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Festival News: Virgin Toronto, Goodstock and the High Sierra Music Festival

A number of music festivals are firming up their plans for 2007 and here are the details on the Virgin Festival Toronto, Goodstock and the High Sierra Music Festival.


The Virgin Festival Toronto will be taking place on the beautiful Toronto Islands On September 8th and 9th, 2007. Featuring acts already announced are Bjork, Interpol, Paolo Nutini and Amy Whitehouse on the 8th and a retooled Smashing Pumpkins, The Killers, Tokyo Police Club and Jamie T on the 9th. Full details can be had at the official festival website. Tickets go on sale Saturday, March 24, 2007.


Artie Kornfeld, one of the original organisers of Woodstock is looking to recreate the magic in West Virginia with this summer’s Goodstock 2007. With nearly 50 bands booked so far, Goodstock 2007 will be a 3 day camping festival that will take place July 19-21, 2007 at the Good Evening Ranch in Summersville, West Virginia. You can view the list of bands with links to their sites on their band page which is constantly being updated. I am curious about this one and I am going to look into it a bit more but it certainly sounds intriguing.


Finally, the High Sierra Music Festival has announced their lineup for 2007. Set to take place in Quincy, California from July 5-8, 2007, this year marks the 17th anniversary of the festival. You can check out their confirmed list of artists at This is always an eclectic festival and well recieved by everyone who either attends or plays it.