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Ness Creek Music Festival

Festival information

Big River, SK

Jul 13, 2022 - Jul 16, 2022




The Ness Creek Music Festival is a festival held on Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Metis, just outside of Big River in Saskatchewan, Canada. An evolution of “The Ecological Fair”, a smaller event held at the current site featuring ecological workshops and displays as well as local musicians on a small evening stage.

Today, Ness Creek Music Festival, on it’s 30-year running, is a 4-day event, featuring over 100 artistic and cultural performances to over 3000 attendees, artists, volunteers and staff.

Showcasing Saskatchewan, Canadian and international artists. Ness Creek hosts different genres ranging from blues to bluegrass, folk to funk and everything in between.

This year’s Ness Creek Music Fesival


You can purchase your weekend passes directly at the Ness Creek Music Festival tickets page. Day Passes are only available for purchase on the day-of at the festival gate. The available tickets are as follows:

  • Day Passes
    • Kids (0-12 years old) - FREE
    • Thursday - $70
    • Friday - $80
    • Saturday - $90
    • Sunday - FREE
  • Weekend Passes
    • Kids (0-12 years old) - FREE
    • Limited Early Bird - $150 (Dec 1st to April 30th or while supplies last!)
    • Advance - $175 (May 1st or Early Bird Sellout to July 13th)

How do I get there?

The festival site is located just outside of Big River, SK and for first timers, it could be an adventure in itself to look for it. Make sure to stock up on friends, tunes and road snacks, and travel during daylight to ensure you do not miss any road signage. The easiest is to use Google Maps and search for Ness Creek Site and follow the directions.

Please know that cell service can be spotty, so download your map and directions on Google Maps before heading off.

Who's playing?

  • Carolyn Mark & Oldseed
  • Colin Farnan
  • Crooked Creek
  • Erroll Kinistino & The Dog River Band
  • Dump Babes
  • Eekwol
  • Eemi
  • Fancy Diamonds
  • Farideh
  • Gopher Broke Orchestra!
  • Jeremy Gray
  • Johny 2 Fingers & The Deformities
  • Kacy & Clayton
  • Kiran Ahluwalia
  • Kobo Town
  • LJ Tyson
  • Mechadroid
  • Megan Nash & The Best of Intentions
  • Minivandal
  • Moontricks
  • Nige B
  • Night Switch
  • ODR (One Day Record)
  • Oscars Hollow
  • People of the Sun
  • Pierre Kwenders
  • Stephen Lewis & The Big Band of Fun
  • The Shakey Elevators
  • This Way North
  • Villages
  • Wolf Willow
  • Christopher Sleightholm & The Beautiful Band

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