Northern Lights Festival Boréal's 50th Anniversary Edition to Feature the Weather Station, New Pornographers, Judy Collins, Begonia and More

This year's festival runs July 7 to 10 in Sudbury, ON

BY Kaelen BellPublished May 11, 2022

Sudbury's Northern Lights Festival Boréal is finally returning this year for its 50th anniversary edition, and it's recently announced its full line-up — the New Pornographers, the Weather Station, Judy Collins, Begonia, St. Paul & the Broken Bones and many more will be taking the stage from July 7 to 10. 

The festival — which has been running since 1972 — features about 45 acts and 100 performances this year, including appearances from Bombino, Casper Skulls, Wax Mannequin, Bad Actors and a l l i e. Artists will also be coming together to participate in themed workshops, including a special "50th" workshop featuring songs tied to the festival's history, plus Celebrating our Heroes Departed, Global Percussion, Festival Tales, The Cypher: Freestyle Session and Trad Tunes.

Northern Lights Festival Boreal's 2019 edition featured performances from Basia Bulat, Haviah Mighty, Bedouin Soundclash, Sam Roberts Band and a whole lot more. The festival, like so many, was put on hold for the 2020 and 2021 festival seasons. 

This year's festival features both returning artists and some brand-new to the festival grounds. For more info on this year's festival — including how to get tickets — visit the fest's website

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