The Festival Headliner Concert sold out attracting over 1,700 people on Saturday July 20 to Heritage Park, featuring performances by Big Wreck, USS, Crash Karma, The Reason, Young Empires, Golden Gate Graves, & Autumns Cannon. It was the second year that New Music Fest Barrie producers Admiral Live hosted the outdoor concert.
“This years festival, especially considering the sold out outdoor component, was an amazing success for our team”, comments Festival Director Paul Fairley. “There are so many hard working contributors, sponsors and enthused patrons to thank. It was a very exciting, smooth running event, highly enjoyed by all who attended.”
Festival Sponsors included Mady Development Corp, Budweiser, Rock 95, Barrie Advance, Digerati Multimedia, SNAP Barrie, Downtown Barrie, Comfort Inn, Tourism Barrie, Domino’s, Vitamin Water, CRS, Barrie Taxi, Liquid Chrome, Tropical North, Coca-Cola and the Government of Ontario.
Participating Venues included The Mansion Nightclub, Studio Fifty West, The Potted Pig, Sticky Fingers, Memorial Square, Jack Astors, Pie Wood Fired Pizza Joint & Heritage Park.