Virgin Music Festival Day 1. Although the major concern over this year's festival has been the move to the downtown Toronto venue, it actually worked out 'ok'. Strange sound mixing issues continued to plague the performers, and there was a definite absence of a 'festival' vibe this year
No need to get fancy with the lede. Like last year, the lineup is weighted toward mainstream-y indie rock and poppy, internationalist electronica. There are a few great bands.
This copy is for your personal non-commercial use only. After much speculation and some premature announcements by participating artists, the lineup and new location for Virgin Festival Ontario have officially been announced. As previously reported, it's taking place on Aug.
V Festivaloften referred to simply as V Fest or VFwas an annual music festival held in England during the third weekend in August. The event was held at two parks simultaneously which shared the same bill; artists performed at one location on Saturday and then swapped on Sunday. It was announced by Richard Branson on 30 October that V Festival would be discontinued but that a new festival would replace it.
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This program encouraged fans to volunteer eight hours of time at designated homeless youth shelters in exchange for an upgraded VIP seat. The Virgin Mobile FreeFest brought an amazing group of artists, bands, and events covering more than 40 acres at the Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Maryland. Those who made the donation received a Virgin Mobile FreeFest mash-up of the entire lineup.
Sign up now for local breaking news alerts Subscribe. The event will be held on August 8th and 9th at Canada Olympic Park and some big names are in the line up for this year's event. Other artists will be added as the event gets closer and organisers say they were keen to return to Calgary because of the response they recieved last year.
Already-purchased tickets will be honoured, while all camp fees paid will be fully refunded. Festival tickets will also provide free access to the Canadian National Exhibition and Ontario Place. We've sent an email with instructions to create a new password. Your existing password has not been changed.
Virgin Mobile FreeFest, arguably the area's most prominent music festival for the past eight years, will not take place this year, organizers said Tuesday. Virgin Mobile did not explain what brought about the decision to cancel the concert at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Howard County. But they had hinted in previous years that the free shows would not go on indefinitely.
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