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Cicada Music & Arts Festival

OCTOBER 5, 2019 • ST. CATHARINES, ON

Enjoy a beautiful day on St. Catharines’ own Henley Island in scenic Port Dalhousie, featuring live music, local food, craft beer and spirits, local artisans and more.

Music & Arts Festival | St. Catharines | Fred Penner

Artist Line Up

Announcing your headliner Joel Plaskett Emergency! See all 2019 performers and artists below.

Joel Plaskett Emergency

Joel Plaskett Emergency

From Halifax, Nova Scotia
9:45 - 11:00pmSince spending his teenaged years recording and touring with Halifax indie upstarts Thrush Hermit, Plaskett has been writing his own story.

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Wintersleep

Wintersleep

From Halifax, Nova Scotia
8:00 - 9:00pmOn Wintersleep's seventh full-length record, In the Land Of, this geography is both real and imagined. It is understood that our surroundings are not, in fact, essential or concrete elements they're constructed in relation to us, the inhabitants.

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Born Ruffians

Born Ruffians

From Toronto, Ontario
6:30 - 7:30pmTen years ago, on the very first song on their very first album, Born Ruffians revealed their ambitions to start their own country.

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The Weather Station

The Weather Station

From Toronto, Ontario
3:30 - 4:30pmThe Weather Station is the project of Canadian songwriter Tamara Lindeman folk music based in classic elements of songcraft – melody, tension, meaning.

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My Son The Hurricane

My Son The Hurricane

From St. Catharines, Ontario
5:00 - 6:00pmMy Son the Hurricane is a multi horn, multi drummer, multi singer brass funk beast. No dance floor is safe.

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The Wooden Sky

The Wooden Sky

From Toronto, Ontario
9:00 - 9:45pmThe title of The Wooden Sky’s fifth full-length album is an abridged quote from Frank Herbert’s 1965 sci-fi novel, Dune: “Survival is the ability to swim in strange water.”

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Logan Staats

Logan Staats

From Six Nations / Brantford, Ontario
2:00 - 3:00pmFrom a young age, Logan’s haunting and distinct voice has won him multiple opportunities to share the stage with acts like Buffy Sainte-Marie, Keith Secola and Mumford and Sons, to name a few.

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The Mandevilles

The Mandevilles

From Niagara Falls, Ontario
7:30 - 8:00pmThe entirety of Windows and Stones is just as creatively, spiritually and emotionally intense and takes the listener on an aural and experiential journey that they won’t soon forget.

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Spencer Burton

Spencer Burton

From Niagara, Ontario
1:00 - 1:30pmSpanning a musical life with hardcore beginnings, to the somber strings of his acoustic guitar in his country-folk infused solo project, Spencer Burton is a mainstay musical virtuoso.

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This celebration of music would not be possible without the help of our corporate and community partners, a true thank-you from the bottom of our hearts for making this possible!

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