Bud Light presents the
33rd Annual George Street Festival
Jul 27-Aug 2, 2017
Blue Rodeo, Hey Rosetta!, Sam Roberts Band, Matt Mays, Chilliwack, Shanneyganock, The Navigators, Rum Ragged, a Tribute to Ron Hynes, & more!
2 FREE ALL-AGES SHOWS
(Sat Jul 29 + Sun Jul 30, 12-4pm)
Official Press Release (May 26, 2017) – download PDF
Strong Line-up of Performers Announced for the 2017 George Street Festival
The biggest little street in North America comes alive for seven days of outstanding musical entertainment
ST. JOHN’S, NL – The George Street Association has released its final line-up of artists performing at the 33rd Annual George Street Festival. The George Street Festival is presented by Bud Light and runs from Thursday, July 27th – Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017.
Nightly performances will feature artists and bands that appeal to a wide variety of genres and tastes. Performers include The Sam Roberts Band; classic rockers Chilliwack; local favorites Hey Rosetta! and Fortunate Ones; and one of Canada’s most iconic bands, Blue Rodeo. As tradition dictates, Saturday’s George Street Kitchen Party will feature several crowd favorites including The Navigators, Rum Ragged, The Irish Descendants, The Masterless Men and The Bishops.
“We strive to provide high quality, affordable entertainment that appeals to a wide audience,” said Keith White, Executive Director of the George Street Association. “The George Street Festival attracts music fans from all over North America and we work extremely hard to deliver a diverse collection of artists that our George Street patrons have asked for.”
The George Street Festival is presented by Bud Light. It is further supported by Lamb’s Nation, Red Bull, Palm Bay, NTV, OZFM, The Newfoundland Herald, North Atlantic Petroleum Orange Stores, the Delta St. John’s and Lululemon.
Advance tickets for the George Street Festival go on sale today, Friday, May 26th at Noon at participating North Atlantic Petroleum Orange Stores and www.georgestreelive.ca.
Previously scheduled to headline Classic Rock Friday (Jul 28), Kenny Shields and Streetheart has unfortunately had to cancel their Farewell Tour due to health reasons. We all wish Kenny Shields a speedy recovery and our best to his family and the band. We are pleased to announce that CHILLIWACK is the new headliner for Classic Rock Friday. (If you prefer a refund for Friday night, please email your refund request to firstname.lastname@example.org before midnight, Thu Jul 21.)