Dates: August 19th & 20th
Location: Downtown Waterdown (Griffin, Franklin and Main Street)
A celebration of arts in all its forms – this year Waterdown ArtsFest is bigger and better than ever! On August 19th & 20th, Historic Waterdown will be the home of free concerts, fine art exhibits, artisan vendors, theatrical performers, and many more activities for the whole family – and it’s all free!
Join JAZZ.FM91’s CEO and President, Ross Porter, the Gallery Stage host, with live performances, including:
Saturday, August 19th:
Natalie MacMaster, Donnell Leahy’s Celtic Kitchen Party; Lunch at Allen’s the songwriting supergroup featuring Murray McLauchlan, Ian Thomas, Marc Jordan and Cindy Church; Robert Michaels, Les Survivorman Strong; Valdy, Walter Ostanek and more!
Sunday, August 20th:
See the Order of Canada Jazz Ensemble with Sophie Milman, Alex Pangman, Genevieve Marentette and the Swing Shift Big Band; Canadian Brass, the Shuffle Demons, Susan Aglukark, The Mozart Effect Orchestra, and the Canadian 150 All Star Blues Band with JAZZ.FM91’s very own Danny Marks … and many more!
ArtsFest Family Zone features live entertainment, theatrical and dance performances, interactive craft & art activities, storybook reading – there’s something for art lovers of all ages!
In addition to a number of featured artists with pop-up galleries during the festival, make sure to visit True North Gallery on the festival site – the world’s only fine art gallery dedicated to visual art by musicians.
Waterdown is only 40 minutes west of downtown Toronto, on Highway 403, between Burlington and Hamilton. For full festival info and line-up, visit artsfest.ca