Hello Supporters! We've got some exciting news coming up including info about our 6th Annual "Band Battle" and how to submit. Also, we have some great news for Early Bird ticket buyers about an amazing prize pack from EPITAPH RECORDS that a lucky supporter will win. And for all you tattooed folks waiting for details about our "1st Annual Maritime Metal & Hard Rock Tattoo Competition"... those are coming soon. First dibs for entering your tattoo will go to advance ticket buyers.... so keep that in mind. There will be prizes for numerous categories. We will be offering FIVE Maritime tattoo shops the chance to be part of this event, so if you are a customer at one that you think should be involved... give them the head's up. Lastly, we are now SOLD OUT of Food Vendor spots for this year, but we have lots of craft/merch/artisan vendor spots available, both for indoors and outdoors. HIT YOUR TARGET CROWD and BE A VENDOR!!! For more info, email email@example.com In the meantime.... SHOW YOUR MARITIME SPIRIT AND BUY YOUR TICKETS TODAY!!!! You don't have to spend $800, book a week off and drive 1500KM to enjoy a weekend of quality heaviness.... Come support and join OUR PARTY!!!! No huge lineups, no parking 5km away, no $45 parking spaces, no $9 cups of beer..... Just good music, good people and good times!!!! www.maritimemetalfest.com... See MoreSee Less
The Maritimes’ own festival of all things heavy, this weekend celebration of East Coast metal and hard rock bands has proven year after year to bring the best in regional bands, with the occasional ...
Thanks for this wonderful description of the festivals Tony.HERE WE GO!!! The "Double Fest Press Release"!!! SHARE this press release (copy and paste this entire post) AND one of the two, or both of the posters and you will be entered to win 1 of 5 PAIRS OF WEEKEND PASSES to the event of your choice!!!! On February 28th, we will go through all the shares, from all the pages this contest is posted on and will choose the winners.
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Alright East Coasters… Your Weekend-Long, Musical Paradise Awaits!!! One town…. One Weekend…. TWO Festivals!!!
July 6th and 7th, 2018 at Hants County Exhibition Grounds in Windsor, NS we will be hosting SMOKIN’ BLUES FEST 8 and MARITIME METAL & HARD ROCK FESTIVAL 6. Different areas of the same venue, completely isolated from each other, but we will offer “Floater Passes” so that folks who enjoy a wide spectrum of music can get the ultimate weekend of musical insanity and float between the events.
Tickets for BOTH of these events go on sale FRIDAY, FEB. 9th at 5PM Atlantic time. Please take advantage of our EARLY BIRD prices…. There are a LIMITED # of Early Bird passes for each festival.
SMOKIN’ BLUES FEST 8 “A Beacon of East Coast Blues” A family-friendly celebration of East Coast blues and blues rock. We’re happy to announce that a portion of ticket sales this year will be going to Laing House. So not only are you enjoying a great weekend, but you’re supporting a great cause. The focus this year is to showcase the best of the best up-and-coming Maritime acts, with a few legends and veterans in the mix to balance things out. With on-site camping, lots of food and craft vendors, an Open Mic on Friday and Saturday and a special addition of a “Late Night Open Jam”, we are certain this will be our best year yet. If you’re in the mood for getting a dose of the future of East Coast blues… THIS EVENT IS FOR YOU! Multiple award-winning acts to make us East Coasters proud. Round up your crew, grab your tickets, reserve your campsites and get ready for some “summertime blues”. Featuring Christine Campbell Band (NS/PEI), John Campbelljohn (NS/CB), Beauwater (NFLD), Stonehouse (NS), Kendra Gale Band (NB), Dan Doiron (NS/CB), Ced, Marty & Dave (NS), Curtis Matheson (NS/CB) and Logan Richard Band (PEI). We’ve got Atlantic Canada/The Maritimes covered! Show your support to these fine acts and treat yourself to a wonderful affordable weekend. Just minutes-walk away from NSLC, SUPER 8, Superstore and much more. Visit our website www.smokinbluesfest.ca Tickets at www.ticketpro.ca , all Ticket Pro outlets or toll-free at 1-888-311-9090
MARITIME METAL & HARD ROCK FESTIVAL 6-6-6th Year Bash “Loud Times in The Maritimes”
This all-ages event does what a lot of other events in Atlantic Canada will not do…. Showcase the heaviest of the heaviest metal, punk and hard rock bands, giving them the support they deserve for their talent and art. You’ll also be supporting Canadian Mental Health Association because once again, we will be donating a portion of ticket sales. This year is absolutely-destined to be the best yet. With “Special Guest Headliner” from Ottawa OBEY THE BRAVE bringing the goods, these guys will show the East Coast why they are one of the fastest-rising heavy bands in the world. New additions to this year’s festival include “Maritime Metal Olympics”, “Maritime Metal & Hard Rock Tattoo Competition”, “Maritime Metal Karaoke Contest”, “Maritime Metal Flea Market”, “The Sunday Morning Banger’s Hangover Breakfast” and the return of our Saturday afternoon “Band Battle”. Check out this phenomenal lineup of loudness… Obey The Brave, Brass Knucklehead, Lionsault, Last Call Chernobyl, Doom Machine, Spirit of the Wildfire, Monsters are Human, Glacial Skies, Elevate the Virus, Jester, Obscure Illusions, Dark Shrine, The Dead Minutes, The Meat Sweats, Impact Eleven, Dark Sky Parks, Monteith, Keith Doom & The Wrecking Crew, Aron Scott Earthquake, Engage the Threat and 7 Mile Stare. Just minutes-walk away from Super 8, NSLC, Superstore and much more… the area has everything you need. Visit our website www.maritimemetalfest.com Tickets at www.ticketpro.ca , all Ticket Pro outlets or toll-free at 1-888-311-9090 As of pre-release, we are 20% SOLD OUT…. so don’t snooze and lose. Want water and power for your campsite…. Go splits with your crew and it’s a VERY, VERY cheap way to keep your phone charged, your lights on and fresh, drinkable water right at your home for the weekend. ONLY $25, plus tax. ... See MoreSee Less
Hello Music Lovers!!!! Here is a list of where you can get your tickets and show your support for SMOKIN' BLUES FEST 8 and MARITIME METAL & HARD ROCK FESTIVAL 6... www.ticketpro.ca Toll free at 1-888-311-9090 Outlets- Alderney Landing Theatre- Dartmouth Pharmasave locations- Bridgewater, Sydney, Antigonish, Truro, Shelburne, Berwick and Kentville Capital Exhibit Centre- Fredericton City Drug Store- Yarmouth Cochrane's Pharmacy- Wolfville Convenience 4 U- Antigonish Glasgow Square Theatre- New Glasgow Heroes Beacon- Saint John Jack Byrne Arena- Torbay Pharmachoice- Liverpool Marigold Cultural Centre- Truro Saulnierville Pharmacy- Saulnierville Spin-It Records- Moncton Home Hardware- Windsor ... See MoreSee Less