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Sloan & Finger Eleven to Headline CosmoFEST Concert, MI Expo & Fair

Sloan & Finger Eleven to Headline CosmoFEST Concert, MI Expo & Fair
Cosmo Music in Richmond Hill, ON has announced that the next edition of its annual gear exhibition and celebration of live music, CosmoFEST, will be held on Saturday, June 1, 2019. This year’s free concert features Sloan, Finger Eleven, Chilliwack, Terra Lightfoot, and more.

Last year, the free, all-ages event attracted around 14,000 attendees to experience the concert, along with a gear exhibition that hosts more than 120 MI brands under a 14,000-sq.-ft. expo tent.

This year, artist performance clinics are being offered with Iron Maiden drummer Nicko McBrain, session drummer Simon Phillips (Jeff Beck, The Who, Tears for Fears), drummer Omar Hakim (Michael Jackson, Daft Punk, Dire Straits), Danger Danger guitarist Andy Timmons, Testament guitarist Alex Skolnick, and Down From Up guitarist Andy Wood.

Hosted at Cosmo Music’s 56,000-sq. ft. facility and four-acre property, CosmoFEST brings together musicians and music fans with artists, experts, master builders, and industry leaders. Areas include the outdoor main stage, indoor music hall, instrument and gear expo, retail store, kids’ zone, community zone, food trucks, and beer garden.

For more information as it becomes available, go to www.cosmomusic.ca/cosmofest.

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Michael Raine is the Senior Editor at Canadian Musician. He is also a co-host of the popular Canadian Musician Radio weekly podcast.