Go North Music Festival Announces Lineup


St. Joseph Island’s Go North Music Festival has announced its official line-up for its sixth annual festival set for July 25-27, 2024. This year will feature an incredible group of Canadian talent led by this year’s Saturday night headliners, six-time Juno Nominees and Canadian Favourites THE TREWS! Joining them on Saturday will be the high energy rock group BLEEKER, genre bending crowd pleasers Daniel Romano’s Outfit, blues powerhouse Terra Lightfoot, local favourites Handsome Sandwich and the Hollow Heads, with the party getting started with CASS FM.

DAVID FRANCEY TRIO (Thursday at the Old Town Hall)

This year the festival is adding a Thursday event with an intimate concert at the Old Town Hall by Juno Award winning Singer Songwriter and 2024 Juno nominee and Canadian folk favourite David Francey
with his trio.

David Francey is a Scottish-born Canadian carpenter-turned-songwriter, who has become known as “one
of Canada’s most revered folk poets and singers” (Toronto Star) This show has limited seating and will sell out fast!


Entering year six, we’ve adjusted our dates to the end of July. This year Go North coincides with the Richards Landing Community night, holding three nights of Music! Thursday night, kick things off with the David Francey Trio concert at the Old Town Hall in the heart of Richards Landing. Friday Night, the Richards Landing Community Night is held at the Centennial Grounds – Parade starts on HWY 548 at 7pm, followed by fresh baked pie, food vendors, kids games and games of chance – all in support of the Matthews Memorial Hospital NSHN Auxiliary to help provide equipment for the Hospital. After games end (8:30pm) the fun moves down to the waterfront Marina for the Boat Parade of Lights, FREE live concert by L!ME, and dancing in the streets!


Saturday, the Go North Music Festival gates open at 3:30pm featuring fantastic talent. Early bird online tickets for Saturday go on sale Tuesday March 12 th at 9am! Use this promo code TREWSGONORTH to get the early bird price of $55 (First 200 tickets ONLY!). After Early bird sales end, tickets are $60 for advance for Saturday, and $35 for the David Francey Concert. Admission for kids 12 and under is free, and for youth 13 to 18 years old and 19-25 with valid student ID, student rates apply. Camping is available for Friday and Saturday nights in the festival campground. Tickets are available online or at the gate only. check the website for updates and FAQs


The Go North Music Festival is a family-friendly event, featuring a variety of talented and critically acclaimed musical acts from across Canada, local artisans, ice cold beverages, and delicious food (including gluten-free and vegan options).

The festival site, The Richards Landing Centennial Grounds, is a lush green space, nestled in the center of old-growth maple trees. The space was built for large events and offers wide-open spaces and room to stretch out and make a zone for you and your crew.

L!ME (Friday Free Concert at the Waterfront)

Saturday there are activities for kids and a kid’s stage with performances by select main stage acts.

The family zone will feature interactive exhibits by Science North and has games, crafts, and a giant community mural project families can help with.


Plan your weekend to include overnight camping. Available Friday and Saturday night. This year will again feature “Fireside Jam” after hours.

Stay tuned for more details at www.gonorthmusicfestival.ca

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