The low dollar isn’t just throwing a wrench into your California vacation plans, it’s causing a TONNE of havoc when it comes to booking Canadian Music festivals. Some of the smaller festivals in rural Ontario are worried that they’ll have to close up shop this year because they’re fighting with the dollar AND the major festivals in Toronto, Ontario, and Montreal.
The news isn’t all bad though! Lots of festivals are looking at booking way more Canadian talent than they may have in previous years and this could be huge for smaller Canadian acts. They’re going to be playing bigger festivals and will be higher on the bill than they would have been when competing with internationals! This could be huge for the growth of Canadian Music… You can find out more, here.