Rock the Park 2015

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Rock the Park is coming to Harris Park this week! The event has been expanded to include five days, not just four as originally planned. They’ve added a new line up of great bands for Friday, July 17 and are all set to keep London rocking. This event is a Bethany’s Hope Foundation fundraiser, raising money for MLD (Metachromatic Leukodystrophy) research.

Here’s the updated lineup:

TUESDAY, JULY 14 (gates open at 4:00pm)

Train

Gin Blossoms

Fastball

Rembrandts

Matt Nathanson

WEDNESDAY, JULY 15 (gates open at 3:00pm)

Keith Urban

Dallas Smith

Easton Corbin

Jess Moskaluke

THURSDAY, JULY 16 (gates open at 3:00pm)

Lee Brice

Thomas Rhett

Joe Nichols

Maddie & Tae

Chad Brownlee

FRIDAY, JULY 17 (gates open at 3:00pm)

Arkells

Mother Mother

Tokyo Police Club

Born Ruffians

Young Empires

Brave Shores

 

SATURDAY, JULY 18 (gates open at 3:00pm)

Billy Talent

Rise Against

Killswitch Engage

The Gaslight Anthem

TBA

TICKETS

There are a few different options for tickets: General Admission or VIP (designated table areas) for Tuesday or Saturday, a special two-day pass for Wednesday and Thursday, and a VIP two-day pass for Wednesday and Thursday (which are  SOLD OUT).

Tuesday G/A $60, VIP (reserved seating) $112

Wednesday/Thursday G/A $142, VIP SOLD OUT

Friday G/A $55, VIP (reserved seating) $85

Saturday G/A $60, VIP (standing room only) $99.50

Purchase tickets HERE or call the Box Office 519-672-1967 10:00am to 5:00pm, Monday through Friday, 10:00am to 2:00pm Saturday or stop by the Centennial Hall Box Office during the preceding office hours.

This is an all-ages event.

Sunfest

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For the 21st consecutive year, Sunfest is coming back to London this July. Running from this Thursday, July 9 to Sunday, July 12 in Victoria Park, this is a festival dedicated to showcasing the arts from around the world. It’s a celebration of music, dance and artwork! Bring the whole family downtown to see everything from Cuban salsa to Celtic traditional folk music.

THE DETAILS

Thursday, July 9 the festival opens at 11:00am. The live stage performances begin at 6:00pm until 11:00pm.

Friday, July 10 the festival opens at 11:00am. The live stage performances begin at 12:00noon until 11:00pm.

Saturday, July 11 the festival opens at 11:00am. The live stage performances begin at 11:30am until 11:00pm.

Sunday, July 12 the festival opens at 11:00am. The live stage performances begin at 11:30am until 11:00pm.

ADMISSION to the festival is FREE for everyone!

In addition to the music and dancing, there will also be vendors selling crafts and artwork from around the world and amazing cuisine.

 

Fiesta London!

fiesta

Fiesta London is bringing the sounds, culture and taste of Mexico to London this weekend! Come to the Covent Garden Market on Sunday, June 14 from 11:00am to 9:00pm for a beautiful cultural experience for the whole family.

This year, there are five fun ways for you to get involved: the chihuahua parade, the jalapeno eating competition, the taco eating contest, the Mexican charro scream contest, and the burrito eating challenge. There are great prizes for the winners! If you are interested in being a part of any of their contests, please register in advance HERE.

The schedule is jam packed with live music, dancing, folklore, pinata breaking, and even a chihuahua dog parade! There will be food and lots of entertainment. All are welcome to this family event.

IME ACTIVITY PERFORMED BY Presenter
11:00am Opening Event
11:05am CHIHUAHUA Dog Parade Reliance Home Comfort
11:45am Piñata Breaking Liliana Lara, All-Risks Insurance
12:00pm Mexican Folklore Adolfo Ranchero & Ana De Mexico
12:20pm Piñata Breaking Collége Boréal
12:45pm TACO Eating Contest Start Communications
1:00pm Mariachi Music Mariachi Viva Mexico London Heritage Council
2:00pm Opening Ceremony
2:30pm Mexican Ballet Le Ballet Mexicain de Montreal CIC Canada
3:15pm EL GRITO Mexicano Adolfo Ranchero Elencanto Salon Spa
3:45pm BURRITO Eating Contest Quesada Burritos & Tacos
4:15pm Piñata Breaking Carranza LLP
4:30pm Mexican Ballet Le Ballet Mexicain de Montreal London Heritage Council
5:30pm Mariachi Music Mariachi Viva Mexico CIC Canada
6:30pm JALAPENO Eating Contest La Jornada Hispanic Newspaper
7:00pm Piñata Breaking RONA
7:30pm Colombian Folklore Ritmo & Café
8:00pm Argentine Tango, Salsa Juan Marin, Tango Studio
8:15pm Fushion Bellydance Sol & Luna
8:30pm Mexican Folklore Adolfo Ranchero & Ana De Mexico
9:00pm Closing