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SAD Fest


Wanna cry to your favourite bands, both local and not? 

Then join us for the first ever SAD FEST, a two-day music festival taking place in the historic Sadleir House. Don’t know about Sadleir House? Get ready to get schooled on this awesome, multi-functional building as you rock out and move about the space. We’re located at 751 George St N! (

The two-day fest is taking place on Thursday July 27th and Friday July 28th, with performances happening from 5 until 10/11pm. That way you can have your fun here, and then go enjoy how easily accessible we are from the downtown. Parrrtayyy!

Now to the good stuff, the performers!

The line-up for Thursday July 27th:

5:00 – Rhys Climenhage (
6:00 – Julie Arsenault (
7:00 – Banquet (
8:00 – The Golden Bus Tour (Joyful, Joyful & Shopkeeper & Bird City)
10:00 – ELMS (
11:00 – Tough Age (

And Friday July 28th:

5:00 – Nick Ferrio (
6:00 – Merival (
7:00 – Pins & Needles (
8:00 – TBA
9:00 – Meowlinda (
10:00 – Goodbye Honolulu (

To see all of these amazing folks:
Only $15 for a two-day pass, or $10 for a day. 
Donations welcome, no one turned away for lack of funds.
Tickets can be purchased at Sadleir House or call 705 313 5464 for immediate information on how to buy a pass!

Sadleir House is primarily an accessible space, but performances in the upper parts of the building will require further assistance. 

This event would not be possible without the love and support of our sponsors:
- Long & McQuade Peterborough
- Rocky Ridge Drinking Water Ltd.

Poster art: The wickedly talented Claire Valant

Our Upcoming Events section is brought to you by Patrick McAuley of Bowes & Cocks LTD Brokerage.

Earlier Event: July 28
Live and Local Lunches