New Music Fest

New Music Fest Barrie – VIP Festival Packages Sold Out!

VIP Festival Packages for the Budweiser New Music Fest Barrie are now sold out! Festival VIP Packages include a Hotel Room and a Pair of Tickets to the July 20th Headliner Concert with Limo Service.

The 6th annual Budweiser New Music Fest Barrie, powered by MADY, will host over 50 live regional and national acts of various genres performing at multiple live music venues. Participating indoor venues will each host three-four established and developing touring artists, collectively sharing multiple festival stages.

Limited Advance Tickets to the Saturday, July 20th Headliner Concert featuring Big Wreck, USS, Crash Karma, The Reason, Young Empires & more are only $33.50 in advance, available at Liquid Chrome, Tropical North Surf Shop or online at and

Free Outdoor Concert
Artist: Die Mannequin & Courage My Love
Date: Friday, July 19, 2013
Tickets: Free – General Admission
Event: All Ages
Venue: Memorial Square, downtown Barrie, ON

Festival Headliner Concert
Artist: Big Wreck with guests USS, Crash Karma, The Reason, Young Empires, Golden Gate Graves and Autumns Cannon
Date: Saturday, July 20, 2013
Tickets: $33.50 Advance (+ tax & SC’s) – General Admission
Event: All Ages/Licensed
Venue: Heritage Park, downtown Barrie, ON

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 The Tea Party, Ian Thornley, Big Wreck, The Trews, Big Sugar, Treble Charger, Monster Truck, USS, illScarlett, and a long list of Canada’s hardest working indie bands and musicians.

Tourism Barrie awarded Admiral Creative Group & 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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