New Brunswick Music 2011

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New Brunswick will be filled with the sounds of music during the summer of 2011. Visitors to this fair province can enjoy the annual festivals and musical events. Discover the music of Atlantic Canada, as well as international tones, on a summer holiday to beautiful New Brunswick. Regional music includes contemporary and traditional song and dance and unexpected rhythms such as jazz and blues.

The annual four-day Rock N’ Roll Festival in downtown Miramichi is scheduled for June 30-July 3, 2011. Although the talent line-up has not been released yet for this event, it is bound to include nothing less than spectacular performers. Check out the Rock N’ Roll Festival website regularly to be one of the first to find out about this year’s list of fantastic musicians.

Miramichi is the home of all kinds of music. The 28th annual Canada’s Irish Festival takes place in this marvellous New Brunswick city between July 14 and July 17, 2011. This event celebrates Irish music.

In fact, this town hosts Canada’s longest running folk festival – The Miramichi Folk Song Festival. This year, the festival will run between August 1 and August 5. It is expected to be a memorable summer celebration.

Located in Fredericton, the New Brunswick Summer Music Festival (NBSMF) is a unique event that has taken place for the past twenty years. This professional classical chamber music festival provides entertainment from some of the best chamber musicians in Canada including local performers. The main concerts are held in Memorial Hall situated on the University of New Brunswick campus.

During a two-week period in August (15/08/2011 – 28/08/2011), however, the artists perform at several venues – even free noon-hour concerts. This festival has everything from concert performances to kids’ workshops. On January 23, 2011, The Garrison District Ale House in Fredericton hosted ‘Roll Over Beethoven’ (a craft beer-tasting event) to benefit the New Brunswick Summer Music Festival. The fundraiser included craft beers, food pairings, and musical entertainment by the Don Bossé Trio with Mary Milliken.

The Caraquet Acadian Festival (August 1 – August 15, 2011) celebrates Acadian culture. Tourists can expect sounds from soft ballads to fiddle music to the vibrant atmosphere of Tintamarre (a street parade). Visitors can also catch the charming sounds of Sackville’s annual Concerts in the Park during July and August.

The Gospel Music Festival takes place in Rusagonis from August 12th to August 14th, 2011. Country music fans can also hear their favourite tunes sung by talented local performers. As well, country music lovers like to visit the New Brunswick Country Hall of Fame honouring musicians hailing from Atlantic Canada such as Wilf Carter and Don Messer.

Many music lovers schedule their vacation to New Brunswick around their favourite music festival. Yet an ever-increasing number of tourists are planning their holidays so that they can visit festivals throughout the province. People love the entire experience – from the splendid music to the natural beauty to the superb accommodations.

Visitors can stay in excellent New Brunswick hotels, charming bed and breakfasts, cozy cottages, and New Brunswick motels, as well as rustic cabins. Tourists are always thrilled with the comfortable surroundings, affordable prices, and friendly service. There is nothing to stop you from enjoying New Brunswick Music 2011.

Travel is a passion for Richard and he had the good fortune to visit over 30 countries – working and living around the globe. This broad experience, coupled with his business adventures as an entrepreneur, gives him a unique perspective on travel destinations. Richard writes about his favourite spots and hopes that you will follow him on his adventures.

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