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Bands hit all the right notes as Kempenfest returns to Barrie

Bands hit all the right notes as Kempenfest returns to Barrie

'It was so nice to be at a concert after COVID and to feel a sense of normalcy,' says concert goer
<b>SCENE SETTER:</b> All-female band won't be stereotyped

SCENE SETTER: All-female band won't be stereotyped

Not That I Care's new EP, titled Lost All Sense, will come out Aug. 5, with release party to follow Aug. 11 in downtown Barrie
'Perfect weekend' for Kempenfest's 50th anniversary

'Perfect weekend' for Kempenfest's 50th anniversary

'It's all been very positive. There have been people walking by today and their smiles show it all,' says Kempenfest official
Youthhavenfest returning as part of Kempenfest

Youthhavenfest returning as part of Kempenfest

'Our goal is to raise $25,000 through our Backyard Campout signature. Barrie’s Live Music Show created Youthhavenfest in support of Backyard Campout to help us reach our goal,' says official
Barrie Art Club draws out Kempenfest's origin story

Barrie Art Club draws out Kempenfest's origin story

While some aspects of Kempenfest have changed, others remain exactly the same after 50 years; Popular festival at Barrie waterfront starts Friday
Alliston alt-rocker releases new single, music video

Alliston alt-rocker releases new single, music video

Grant Boyer will perform at Kempenfest in Barrie next weekend on the OLG main stage
Coldwater Steampunk Festival promises fun for all Aug. 5-6

Coldwater Steampunk Festival promises fun for all Aug. 5-6

Event offers live entertainment, street art, birds of prey, duelling knights, a time machine, a hot air balloon, free activities for every age
Midland ready to host Tall Ships and Ribfest events

Midland ready to host Tall Ships and Ribfest events

Water racing a feast for eyes while cooked meat and brewers are feast for soul during harbourside festivals July 22-24
In-person Carrot Fest returns this summer with music, kids zone

In-person Carrot Fest returns this summer with music, kids zone

Bradford's Carrot Fest started more than 20 years ago and has been named a Top 100 Festival and Event in Ontario for over a decade
<b>SCENE SETTER:</b> Indian Handcrafts returns with new album

SCENE SETTER: Indian Handcrafts returns with new album

'This time around, we are bringing some speed to the songs,' says Dan Allen; CD release party taking place July 21 at The Queens