ugg slippers for kids Harbourfest to take place over two days in 2018
Northwestern Ontario largest music festival is thinking small to get even bigger.
The Harbourfest 2018 Board of Directors announced Tuesday, Feb. 27 that the festival will run for two days instead of the usual three starting this year.
Sandra Ivanowich, the president of the board, explained the move will help to provide better concert experience for festival goers. idea is to bring in bigger shows for the two nights, she said in an interview with the Miner and News. of having one big name act, we wanted to have big name acts throughout the nights. until now, the main headlining act has performed at the Friday show, the country night takes place on Saturday and the festival concludes with classic rock on the Sunday. Now with two nights instead of three, that going to change, because we have to drop one of the genres depending on who we book, Ivanowich said.
She added that festival planners are currently in negotiations with several acts right now and expects to have them wrapped up in a few weeks.
In the press release that announced the change, entertainment director Dave Blake said the public should tuned for more concert updates in the future.
Ivanowich said the board had discussed the change since the fall of last year, and also said she hopes the new format will bring in more volunteers since they will have to work only two days instead of three.
The 2018 edition of Harbourfest will take place Saturday, Aug. 4 and Sunday, Aug. 5 under the Whitecap Pavilion.