City and Colour and Dine Alone Records have released more details for what promises to be the biggest live show in celebration of Canada’s 150th Birthday in Southern Ontario featuring an all-Canadian line-up. City and Colour along with Blue Rodeo, The Strumbellas, Stars and Dear Rouge will take over The Commons at Butler’s Barracks National Historic Site in Niagara-On-The-Lake on Sunday, July 2, 2017.
The event will be hosted by Wayne & Daryl from critically-acclaimed Canadian sitcom Letterkenny which kicks off Season 3 on CraveTV, July 1. The event also marks a special “Coming Home” for Dallas Green, a native of St. Catharines who last performed at the national historic site in 2013. Click HERE to stream a very special Canada 150 playlist featuring the best songs from Canada, as curated by City and Colour, Blue Rodeo, Stars, The Strumbellas, Dear Rouge, Dine Alone and the stars of LetterKenny.
Tickets and VIP packages for this all ages event are on sale at ticketmaster.ca. Admission for children under 12 years is free. General admission tickets are $69.50 + service fees. A limited number of VIP tickets will be available for $99.50 + service fees. VIP tickets include access to a VIP area with optimal main stage viewing, VIP bar with premium beverage service, shaded area, premium food vendors, VIP washrooms, and fastpass VIP entry. All tickets will be available at all Ticketmaster outlets, ticketmaster.ca or ph. 1-855-985-5000. Gates will open at 2:00pm. See below for onsite details.
Beyond curating a world-class music event worthy of Canada 150, the day features family-friendly programming and fun activities. With free admission for children under 12, families can enjoy a multitude of entertaining activities on festival grounds without the hefty price tag. Numerous vendors including local superstars of Niagara’s culinary scene (details below), as well as a host of unique activations will be on hand.
Highlights include: Warner Bros. Pictures Canada pop-up movie theatre, Canada Dry bocce court, Air Miles ball pit, Roots pop-up space, endless opportunities to win cool prizes on the spot. Also on hand will be Dine Alone Record’s Wax on Wheels record shop, a truly unique music experience where fans can pick-up a myriad of coveted, limited vinyl pressings and other cool merchandise.