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Buy 4 Tickets for the Price of 3 The 4 for 3 ticket offer has been extended! Available while quantities last!! Get yours now!!! This offer is available through all TicketMaster outlets, Picks and Sticks and Dr Disc. Read the Full Story
Ray LaMontagne Ten years ago Ray LaMontagne released his first album, TROUBLE, the gold-certified start to a fiercely ambitious, Grammy Award-winning, critically praised career that's encompassed three more albums, several EPs, a slew of soundtrack compilations and arresting live performances fronting a variety of ensembles. "It certainly feels like some time has passed," LaMontagne says now. "But I have to say, boy, time flies..." Read the Full Story
Greenbelt Harvest Picnic September Seventh Entertainment Limited and Friends of the Greenbelt present Ray LaMontagne, Daniel Lanois, Bruce Cockburn, Boris Brott & The National Academy Orchestra, Los Lobos, Sarah Harmer, Ron Sexsmith, Gord Downie, The Sadies, And The Conquering Sun, Elliott Brood, and Laura Cole with more artists to be announced. Read the Full Story
Daniel Lanois Daniel Lanois is currently writing and recording new songs for his next release, which is set to debut in the fall of 2014. This new record sees Daniel coming full circle with some of the more ambient work that he and fellow collaborator Brian Eno were at the forefront of in the late 1970’s and early 1980’s. The album is driven intently by his unique instrumentals and cinematic ambience. Read the Full Story
Boris Brott & National Academy Orchestra Boris Brott is one of the most internationally recognized Canadian conductors, holding major posts as music director in Canada and the United States. He enjoys an international career as guest conductor, educator, motivational speaker and cultural ambassador. Read the Full Story
Bruce Cockburn Bruce Cockburn: Kicking at the Darkness For 40 years, this Canadian musical legend has been capturing in song the essence of human experience – while fiercely striving to make it better. by Nicholas Jennings Read the Full Story
Los Lobos More than three decades have passed since Los Lobos released their debut album, Just Another Band from East L.A. Since then they’ve repeatedly disproven that title Los Lobos isn’t just another anything, but rather a band that has consistently evolved artistically while never losing sight of their humble roots. Read the Full Story
Gord Downie, The Sadies, And The Conquering Sun Gord Downie, The Sadies, And The Conquering Sun begins with “Crater”, a ragged anthem that erupts with frayed guitar and thundering rhythm. Dallas and Travis Good’s trudging riffs light the low-slung growl of Gord Downie: Hello there / Gentle Son / A crater / We’re creating! Read the Full Story
Sarah Harmer Sarah Harmer possesses one of the most distinctive voices of the Canadian rock and folk music scenes. In just over a decade, she has established herself among the pantheon of legendary female songwriters this country has produced, her name spoken in the same breath as Joni Mitchell, Sarah McLachlan, Sylvia Tyson and Kate & Anne McGarrigle. Read the Full Story
Ron Sexsmith In a world of workaday singer-songwriters mired in vacuous self-regard, news of a new Ron Sexsmith record can only gladden the heart of those who care about deftly poetic, gently affecting songs that perfectly distil the pitfalls of being human. Especially when that record pairs him again with the producer who, for two decades, has framed his music in its most sympathetic surroundings. Read the Full Story
Christie Lake The natural beauty and splendour of Christie Lake provide an idyllic location for the Greenbelt Harvest Picnic. Located 20 minutes northwest of Hamilton, Christie Lake is one of the most beautiful lake settings in the Region. Click here for more information on The Hamilton Conservation Authority's Christie Lake. Read the Full Story
Elliott Brood Elliott BROOD have always been time travellers. The Toronto trio writes songs steeped in history that feels very present. They've done their share of actual travelling, too, these musical troubadours, acoustic guitars and banjos slung over their sharp suits as they barnstormed across Canada and beyond. Read the Full Story
Laura Cole Born into a musical family, singing came as naturally to Laura as walking and talking. As a child she entertained family and friends with renditions of old favourites around the campfires of late Canadian nights. Read the Full Story

Elliott Brood and Laura Cole
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Special Offer in Time
for Fathers Day!

Volunteer & Vendor Applications 
Now Being Accepted!

Saturday August 23, 2014
Gates at 11AM • Show at 12PM

Christie Lake Conservation Area
1002 Highway #5 West
Dundas, Ontario

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Tickets available online at www.ticketmaster.ca,
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or at Picks and Sticks, 140 Locke Street South
or Dr. Disc, 20 Wilson Street in Hamilton, Ontario

HAMILTON (June 9, 2014): September Seventh Entertainment Limited announced today that alt-country band Elliott Brood and singer-song writer Laura Cole will join the main stage along with Ray LaMontagne, Daniel Lanois, Bruce Cockburn, Boris Brott & The National Academy Orchestra, Los Lobos, Sarah Harmer, Ron Sexsmith, Gord Downie, The Sadies, And The Conquering Sun and more at the 2014 Greenbelt Harvest Picnic on Saturday August 23rd at Christie Lake Conservation Area in Dundas, Ontario. Gates open at 11AM and show starts at 12PM. The event serves to celebrate the importance of the Greenbelt, local farmers, art, the outdoors and the eat-local movement.

Elliott Brood, who now call Hamilton home, take the stage at the Picnic for the first time this year. Their 2011 release, Days Into Years, earned them Roots and Traditional Album of the Year at the 2013 Juno Awards. The album spent eight consecutive weeks in the top 10 on the!earshot Charts and propelled the band to new heights in the music industry around the globe.

In December of 2013, Ancaster-based songwriter, Laura Cole got together to collaborate with Daniel Lanois which resulted in the two co-writing the song, Papineau, which was released in February 2014. Since then, Cole has been performing locally and internationally. Immediately following her sessions with Lanois, she found herself in Morocco for a 2 month gig at The Armstrong Pub, in Casablanca. Cole is currently putting the finishing touches on her debut album with producer, Steve Bigas of Porcelain Records.

Additional performers will be announced in the coming weeks.

The Greenbelt Harvest Picnic also announced today the start of the “Me + 3” ticket offer as a special Fathers Day promotion. The offer is valid for a limited time from June 9-22 and provides ticket buyers with the opportunity to purchase 4 tickets for the price of 3. The Me+3 ticket offer is available through all TicketMaster outlets, Picks and Sticks and Dr Disc.

The Greenbelt Harvest Picnic is also now accepting applications for vendors and volunteers. The Picnic welcomes vendor applications from farmers, food vendors, merchandisers, visual artists, community groups and more. As always, there is no charge for farmers and visual artists displaying their art. Applications for both volunteers and vendors can be found by clicking here.

Ontario’s Greenbelt is almost 2.0 million acres of green space, farmland, vibrant communities, forests, wetlands, and watersheds – all permanently protected by world-leading legislation. In return, the Greenbelt gives back much to Ontario, including $9.1 billion in economic benefits and $2.6 billion in ecosystem services annually.

As a leader in supporting local food, the Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation has provided numerous grants to help farmers in the Greenbelt be more successful; to enhance environmental protection; and to strengthen local economies. For more information about the Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation, please visit www.greenbelt.ca.

Christie Lake is a natural paradise, boasting 830 acres of hiking trails, picnic areas, fishing ponds and beaches. The Greenbelt Harvest Picnic is designed to raise awareness about the importance of the region’s local conservation lands, the arts, local agriculture and home gardening. Concert goers will also be able to enjoy a local farmers market, horticultural workshops, art vendors, food and beverage areas, fishing, swimming and good old fashioned picnicking.

Tickets will be available online at www.ticketmaster.ca, all Ticketmaster outlets or by calling 1-855-985-5000. Children 10 and under are admitted free to the Picnic while discounted tickets are available for youth ages 11-15. Tickets can also be purchased at Picks and Sticks, located at 140 Locke Street South in Hamilton, Dr. Disc located at 20 Wilson Street. Tickets will also be available at Christie Lake on show day only (subject to availability). As this is a green event, fans are being encouraged to carpool. For more information, please visit www.harvestpicnic.ca.

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