Troubadour Festival is just around the corner and we have all the info you’ll need to get the most out of this awesome musical showcase.
Heritage Estate Winery
Enjoy a unique outdoor venue at Heritage Estate Winery. This beautiful winery is sure to be a fantastic place to rock out, taste some apple wine and listen to headliners Cowboy Junkies.
Foxx Lounge Rock Bar
The Foxx Lounge Rock Bar continues to have it’s a finger on the Barrie music scene pulse with tons of local artists gracing its stage and a huge list of Troubadour Festival shows to check out. Make sure to grab one of their signature hotdogs while you’re there too.
Homestead Artisan Bakery + Cafe
Homestead Artisan Bakery + Cafe is a cozy venue that has seen plenty of fantastic artists pass through and will be your folk music hotspot for the Troubadour Festival.S
Mavricks Music Hall
The Troubadour Festivals biggest indoor venue, Mavricks Music Hall is no stranger to hosting awesome shows. With a huge stage, multiple bars, and fantastic acoustics, you’ll definitely want to catch a show here (or all of them).
Donaleigh’s Temple Lounge
Located in the back of Donaleigh’s, a traditional Irish pub, the Temple Lounge has been a Barrie favorite for a while now with tons of fantastic shows and the Troubadour Festival will be no exception.
St. Andrew’s Church
A short walk from downtown, St. Andrew’s Church offers another opportunity to see some wonderful artists in a unique setting. Add a few of these shows to your schedule and you’re sure to hear some angelic voices.S
Instead of a traditional show, St. Andrew’s Church will host The Songwriter Series from 8 PM to 1030 PM. Hosted by Chas Hay, it will feature Danny Michel, Damhnait Doyle, Charlotte Cornfield, and Brett Caswell.
The Uptown Theatre will host a special viewing of the documentary “Echo In The Canyon” for Troubadour Festival on Saturday night. The film will start at 7 PM and here is a synopsis: “A look at how musical groups such as The Byrds, The Beach Boys, Buffalo Springfield, and The Mamas & the Papas birthed the beginnings of the Laurel Canyon music scene and how the echo of these artists’ creations reverberated across the world.”
Barrie’s premier outdoor venue, Meridian Place will host 8 artists to make sure your day is jam-packed with music. Stand near the stage, take a seat, or bring a blanket and enjoy these artists while you relax on the grass.
There are a number of different passes and tickets you can purchase and here’s how they break down:
Full Festival Pass – $139.50
Includes a weekend festival pass including entry to see Cowboy Junkies at Heritage Estates.
Downtown Festival Pass – $119.50
A weekend pass that DOES NOT include entry to see Cowboy Junkies at Heritage Estates.
Friday Downtown Barrie Day Pass – $49.50
Includes all shows in Downtown Barrie on Friday.
Saturday Downtown Barrie Day Pass – $69.50
Includes all shows in Downtown Barrie on Saturday. DOES NOT include entry to see Cowboy Junkies at Heritage Estates.
Single Pass For Bedouin Soundclash – $34.50
A single show pass for Bedouin Soundclash, The Darcy’s, and My Son The Hurricane at Mavricks Music Hall on Friday.
Single Pass For Matt Anderson – $49.50
A single show pass for Matt Anderson, The East Pointers, and Lydia Persaud at Mavricks Music Hall on Saturday.
Single Pass For Cowboy Junkies -$59.50
A single show pass for Cowboy Junkies, Andrew Hyatt, and Dani Strong at Heritage Estates Winery on Saturday.
Finally, except for The Foxx Lounge Rock Bar, Mavricks Music Hall, and Donaleigh’s (which are 19+ events), kids under 12 are can check out all the other shows for free.
For full details, check out the Troubadour Festival’s website.