Friday AUGUST 9th

24X award winners and current JUNO Breakthrough Group of the Year and CCMA Group/Duo of the Year, the Washboard Union have defied classification and continue to be one of the most talked about bands in Country Music.


Country Superstars
Live in Concert

Thursday August 8th

Chris and Thomas perform as a duet to many of Country’s most famous duo. George and Tammy – Johnny and June – Tim & Faith – Kenny and Dolly to name a few. This duo also celebrates the music of Merle Haggard, Martina McBride, Johnny Cash, Trisha Yearwood and more. These are two excellent country artists who will bring you to your feet.


Saturday August 10th

The Playdowns start at 10 a.m. on Saturday August 10th.  The Championship will culminate on that evening at 6:30 p.m. and will feature the crowning of the Canadian Open Champion and Canadian Open Junior Champion, and entertainment by Scott Woods Band

69th Canadian Open Old Time Fiddle Championship Live Stream

View a live stream of the 69th Canadian Open Old Time Fiddle Championship.  Starting Saturday August 10th at 6:00 p.m.

The 2020 Lineup will be announced soon!

The Heritage Music Festival, featuring the 70th Canadian Open Old Time Fiddle Championship, will take place August 6-9, 2020 in Shelburne, Ontario. Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Shelburne, the event features a variety of entertainers, as well as Canada’s top fiddlers in competition for thousands of dollars in prizes. Community events include camping, Bands and Brews at the Fiddle Park, a pork bbq, a giant fiddle parade, and non denominational church service.

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Proceeds of the Heritage Music Festival support Shelburne Rotary’s many charitable projects, including: Music and Memory Program at Dufferin Oaks Home for Seniors, BMX track at Greenwood Park in Shelburne, major contribution to the digital imaging department at the Headwaters Health Care Centre, breakfast clubs at local elementary schools, Centre Dufferin Robotics Club, Shelburne Girl Guides and Boy Scouts, a variety of minor sports, including hockey, baseball, gymnastics, lacrosse, and figure skating, Dufferin County Meals on Wheels, Hospice Dufferin, Shepherd’s Cupboard Food Bank, PolioPlus – a program to eradicate polio worldwide, and many more

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