GUYS! It's finally here. Forget Piknik this summer - and GET YOURSELF to these incredible music festivals all around Canada. It's a chance for you to get to know your country, and discover incredible music at the same damn time.

Here is the OFFICIAL line up of music festivals starting in June-August 2016:  Take out  your calendar, mark all of these down, and get planning for the best summer ever.


1. Pouzza Fest

Where: Montreal, QC

When: May 20-May 22

Tickets: $93

Punk Rock Festival in Montreal.

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2. Field Trip

Where: Toronto, ON

When: June 4-June 5

Tickets: $75-$200

Toronto's Downtown Community music and art festival. Experience world-class music in a friendly environment surrounded by food, art, comedy, family fashion and technology.

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3. Mutek Montreal

Where: Montreal QC

When: June 1-June 6

Tickets: $100-$240

You don't have to go very far for this one, since it's IN Montreal.

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4. North By Northeast

Where: Toronto, ON

When: June 15-June 19

Tickets: TBA

North by Northeast is an annual music and arts festival held each June in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The festival’s main focus has always been live music, but it also includes a film festival, a comedy festival, art components, and a digital interactive media conference.

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5. Amnesia Rockfest

Where: Montebello, QC

When: June 23-June 26

Tickets: $157.96

Camping: Yes

Amnesia Rockfest is an annual outdoor rock, punk, metal, alternative, ska and hardcore music festival, that takes place each June in Montebello, Quebec, Canada.

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6. Sled Island

Where: Calgary, AB

When: June 22-June 26

Tickets: $50-$350

The Sled Island Music & Arts Festival is an annual independent music and arts festival held in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

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7. Escapade

Where: Ottawa, ON

When: June 25-July 2

Tickets: TBA

Escapade Music Festival is an annual electronic dance music festival held on Canada Day in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada and hosts some of the biggest names in the electronic dance music industry.

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8. Dauphin's Countryfest

Where: Dauphin, MB

When: June 30-July 3

Tickets: $239

Camping: Yes

Dauphin's Countryfest is Canada's longest running country music festival located in Dauphin, Manitoba. It is a non-for-profit music festival build from the community for the community.

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9. Woodstock en Beauce

Where: Saint-Éphrem-de-Beauce, QC

When: June 30-July 3

Tickets: TBA

Woodstock en Beauce is a yearly weekend-long music festival held in St-Ephrem-de-Beauce, Quebec, Canada.

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10. Digital Dreams

Where: Toronto, ON

When: July 2-July 3

Tickets: TBA

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11. Valhalla Sound Circus

Where: Montreal, QC

When: July 7-July 11

Tickets: $100-$195

Camping: Yes

Valhalla Sound Circus (VSC) is a non-profit cultural event that evokes an environment of free expression by combining a plethora of live musical performances with numerous visual art installations

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12. Cavendish Beach

Where: Cavendish, PEI

When: July 8-July 10

Tickets: $189.50

Camping: Yes

The Cavendish Beach Music Festival is a music festival held in mid-July in Cavendish, Prince Edward Island, Canada. Cavendish is a resort community located 39 kilometres northwest of the provincial capital Charlottetown.

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13. Centre of Gravity

Where: Kelowna, BC

When: July 8-July 10

Tickets: $170

Center of Gravity Festival is an annual three-day sport and music festival held in Kelowna, British Columbia, at the City Park on the Okanagan Lake and hosts approximately 25,000 people.

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14. Winnipeg Folk Festival

Where: Winnipeg, MB

When: July 7-July 10

Tickets: $243

Camping: Yes

he Winnipeg Folk Festival is a summer folk music festival held in Birds Hill Provincial Park, near Winnipeg, Manitoba. It features a variety of folk artists from around the world, as well as a number of local artists.

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15. Evolve

Where: Antigonish, NS

When: July 8-July 10

Tickets: $195

Camping: Yes

Evolve Festival is an annual music and cultural festival near Antigonish in Canada, dedicated to the promotion of sustainable living and environmental awareness.

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16. Bass Coast

Where: Merritt, BC

When: July 8-July 11

Tickets: $279

Camping: Yes

Bass Coast Electronic Music and Arts Festival returns to Merritt, British Columbia, for its 8th edition: 100+ international and local artists, three immersive audio-visual environments with world class sound design by PK Sound, illuminating workshops and over 50 original art installations. Float down the river to the dance party at Slay Bay Stage.

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17. Calgary Stampede

Where: Calgary, AB

When: July 8- July 17

Tickets: TBA

The Calgary Stampede is an annual rodeo, exhibition and festival held every July in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

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18. Quebec City Summer Festival

Where: Quebec City, QC

When: July 7-July 17

Tickets: TBA

The Quebec City Summer Festival is an annual 11-days music festival in downtown Quebec City during the first week of July.

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19. Bluesfest

Where: Ottawa, ON

When: July 7-July 17

Tickets: TBA

The Ottawa Bluesfest is an annual outdoor music festival that takes place each July in downtown Ottawa, Ontario. While mainly focused on blues at the start, the festival has increasingly showcased mainstream pop and rock acts in recent years.

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20. Pemberton

Where: Pemberton, BC

When: July 14-July 17

Tickets: TBA

Camping: Yes

Pemberton Music Festival is an annual four day music festival that takes place near Mount Currie in Pemberton, British Columbia. Produced by Huka Entertainment, the 2016 event will be taking place on July 14–17.

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21. Calgary Folk Music

Where: Calgary, AB

When: July 21-July 24

Tickets: TBA

Camping: Yes

The Calgary Folk Music Festival is held in late July each year at Prince's Island Park, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. July 25–28, 2013 is the Festival’s 34th edition.

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22. WayHome Music Festival

Where: Oro-Medonte, ON

When: July 22-July 24

Tickets: $209-$249

Camping: Yes

The WayHome Music & Arts Festival is a multi-day music and arts festival held in Oro-Medonte, Ontario, at Burl's Creek Event Grounds between Barrie and Orillia.

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23. Future Forest

Where:Fredericton, NB

When: July 22-July 25

Tickets: $125-$160

Camping: Yes

Hidden in the trees at an incredible lakeside location, a movement is taking place. Future Forest is a collective of artists, visionaries and dancers that gather to create a reality that is transformative

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24. Osheaga

Where: Montreal, QC

When: July 29-July 31

Tickets: $310 CAD

The Osheaga Music and Arts Festival is a multi-day indie music festival in Montreal, Quebec, that is held annually at Parc Jean-Drapeau on Île Sainte-Hélène every summer. The festival takes place on five stages with various audience capacities.

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25. IleSoniq

Where: Montreal, QC

When:August 5-August 6, 2016

Tickets: TBA

Located in Montreal, at Parc Jean Drapeau, Ilesoniq gathers some of the best local and international DJs for 2 days of madness. It is the only electronic music focused festival in Montreal.

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26. Heavy Montreal

Where: Montreal, QC

When: August 5-August 7

Tickets: TBA

Heavy Montreal is a three-day, summer heavy metal and hard rock music festival held annually at Parc Jean-Drapeau in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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27. Squamish Valley Music Festival

Where: Squamish, BC 

When: August 5-August 7

Tickets: TBA

Camping: Yes

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28. Boots and Hearts

Where:Bowmanville, ON

When: August 4-August 7

Tickets: $249.99

Camping: Yes

The Boots and Hearts Music Festival is a multi-day country music festival in Oro-Medonte, Ontario, that is held annually at Burls Creek Event Grounds. 

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29. Shambhala

Where: Salmo, BC

When: August 5-August 8

Tickets: TBA

Camping: Yes

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30. Salmon Arm Roots & Blues

Where: Salmon Arm, BC

When: August 19-August 21

Tickets: $69-$149 CAN

Camping: Yes

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Bonus: OVO Fest in Toronto

Drake's Record Label, OVO will be announcing the 7th annual OVO Fest line up, very soon... We'll keep you posted.

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