1000 Islands Region to Host One of Ontario's Largest Music Festivals

    Line Up To Be Announced In Gananoque - Press Conference May 28th

    TORONTO, May 22 /CNW/ - The organizers of this year's inaugural 1000
Islands Music Fest are proud to announce the festival is now confirmed! This
will be one of Ontario's largest music festivals of 2009, The 1000 Islands
Music Festival will take place August 13, 14, 15, 2009 at The Dingman Farm
located at 15 Pykeview Drive, Gananoque, in Leeds and 1000 Islands Township.
    It's expected that The 1000 Islands Music Festival will draw crowds from
all over Ontario, Quebec and upper New York State and bring an expected 15,000
new visitors to the region. The festival organizers have assembled a roster of
artists that have established world-wide success, and also a great list of
Canadian independent and major label recording artists. The location will
house two stages; accommodate over 30,000 people, camping for as many as
4,000, with food vendors, 2 beer gardens, and a VIP LLBO tent near the main
    The festival kicks off on the evening of Thursday Aug 13th with a
celebration of the community. The event will wrap up with a large fireworks
display Saturday August 15th.

    Press Conference: Thursday May 28 2009, 8am, The Gananoque Inn & Spa.
Continental Breakfast will be served. RSVP to rian@watsonentertainment.com

    Resource Websites: Festival Website
http://www.1000islandsmusicfestival.ca, Watson Entertainment:

For further information:

For further information: Festival President - Rod MacDonald,
1-866-258-8810, rmacdonald39@cogeco.ca; Artistic Directors - Watson
Entertainment (905) 637-8188, rian@watsonentertainment.com,

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