New Music Fest

Budweiser New Music Fest 2014, On Sale Now!

Festival headliner Classified will be performing live at Heritage Park on Saturday, July 19th, with performances by July Talk, One Bad Son, illScarlett, Indian Handcrafts, and Golden Gate Graves as part of the Budweiser New Music Fest Barrie 2014, powered by Mady.

The 7th annual New Music Fest Barrie will host over 35 live regional and national acts of various genres performing at multiple live music venues. Participating venues will each host three-four established and developing touring artists, collectively sharing multiple festival stages.

Limited Advance Tickets to the Saturday, July 19th Headliner Concert featuring Classified, July Talk, One Bad Son, illScarlett, and others are on sale now!  Early Bird tickets have sold out in record time.

Interested attendees should note that last year’s headliner concert at Heritage Park had sold out, and Classified’s last stop in Barrie (2013) had also sold out, so don’t delay!  Advance tickets are available at Tropical North Surf Shop, downtown Barrie or online at

Festival Headliner Concert
Artist: Classified, July Talk, One Bad Son, illScarlett, Indian Handcrafts, and Golden Gate Graves
Date: Saturday, July 19, 2014
Gates: 3 PM
Event: All Ages/Licensed
Venue: Heritage Park, Barrie, ON

Festival Sponsors include Mady Development Corp, Budweiser, Rock 95, 107.5 Kool FM, SNAPD Barrie, Downtown Barrie, Comfort Inn, Music 21, Tourism Barrie, Domino’s, Barrie Taxi, Digerati Media, Tropical North Surf Shop, Tourism Barrie, and Contractors Rental Supply (CRS).

Festival History

The New Music Fest originated in Barrie, ON (2008) and has since grown to include Sudbury and London ON, on separate weekends. Artists who have performed with New Music Fest in the past include USS, Big Wreck, Monster Truck, The Tea Party, Ian Thornley, The Trews, Big Sugar, Treble Charger, The Reason, illScarlett, Steph Lang, The Balconies, Arkells, Young Empires, Crash Karma, The Glorious Sons and a long list of Canada’s hardest working indie bands and musicians.

Tourism Barrie awarded Admiral Live & New Music Fest with the “Best Marketing Campaign” in 2010 and again in 2012. This award recognizes a marketing campaign that contributes to promoting the city as a quality destination and that demonstrates effectiveness in increasing tourism. 

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