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Job Posting: Communications Assistant (Summer Student)

Job Description: The Communications Assistant will be assisting Northern Lights Festival Boréal with numerous activities including: marketing and communications initiatives, payment/ticket management (shipping, maintaining records, accepting/processing payments), telephone/in-person inquiries, coordination of festival activities (media, sponsor, vendor relations), coordination of Festival logistics, merchandise preparation/inventory control, festival set-up/tear-down, general event coordination and more. Applicant must have strong organizational skills, work […]

Job Posting: Outreach Assistant (Summer Student)

Job Description: The Outreach Assistant will be assisting Northern Lights Festival Boréal with numerous activities including: Payment/Ticket Management (Shipping, Maintaining Records, Accepting/Processing Payments) Assisting in Telephone/In-person inquiries, Coordination of Festival activities (Volunteer Areas) Assisting in Volunteer and Festival Logistics, Assisting in Merchandise preparation/inventory control, Assisting in Festival set-up/tear-down, Assisting in Event Coordination. Applicant must have […]


  Festival will take place at Bell Park July 8th to 10th, 2016 SUDBURY, ON – April 18th 2016 – The time has finally come. The snow banks are slowly receding, restaurants are tentatively putting up patios, and Northern Lights Festival Boréal is announcing its lineup! The ‘cool dad’ of Ontario’s music festival scene will […]

NLFB presents Jason Collett at The Durham Social

Toronto singer-songwriter to play “tapas and a show” at brand new venue NOTE: WAS A GREAT SHOW. THANKS FOR COMING OUT!   SUDBURY, ON – Northern Lights Festival Boréal, in collaboration with Respect Is Burning and Muskoka Brewery, is proud to present Jason Collett, Saturday May 7th, at the Durham Social, downtown Sudbury. Much more than a […]

Meltdown Showcase 2016 gives emerging artists the chance to play NLFB 2016

CLICK HERE TO APPLY AS A SOLO PERFORMER OR BAND SUDBURY, ON – Northern Lights Festival Boréal’s annual Meltdown is back! The event, scheduled for March 19th, gives emerging musicians the chance to compete for a booking at Northern Lights Festival 45, which will take place July 8th to 10th in Sudbury’s Bell Park. This is an excellent […]

NLFB presents klezmer-roots renegade Ben Caplan, March 29

  Acclaimed Halifax songwriter will be playing in Sudbury for the first time SUDBURY – Northern Lights Festival Boréal is proud to present one of Canada’s hardest working and most charismatic musicians, Halifax’s Ben Caplan. Come on out to the Townehouse Tavern on Tuesday March 29th and discover one of the East Coast’s most respected […]

Northern Lights Festival Lineup to Feature Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy

    Sudbury, ON – Feb. 29th, 2016:  Northern Lights Festival Boréal is well into the planning of a blowout 45th edition, to take place July 8th, 9th, and 10th in Bell Park. The 44th edition, held in 2015, was in many ways the best in years, with near-record attendance of over 10,200, a record […]


NLFB is abosolutely THRILLED to present this one-of-a-kind artist in an intimate show. A charismatic charmer and a smasher of pianos. A madman and an earnest poet. A strummer of delicate chords and a lover of bent and broken melodies. Ben Caplan is not any one thing. As he releases his second album, he’s already […]


UPDATE: SALE PRICING EXTENDED UNTIL END OF JANUARY! Early bird weekend passes are now available for Northern Lights Festival Boréal 2016, taking place next July 8th to 10th at Bell Park. The planning of the 45th edition is already under way, and as usual, the festival will feature the wide variety of music, food, artisan […]

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