Twelve local bands and a second stage added to CanolaFest 2016

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – CanolaFest, presented by Thunder Oilfield, will take over Peace Island Park Saturday July 16.  The all day music festival will feature more music than ever with 14 performers including 2014 CCMA Rising Star Award Winner Tim Hicks with opener the Chris Buck Band.

This year the festival will feature two stages of music to showcase 12 local artists.  The McIntyre Painting Main Stage will feature local favourites the Montney Coulees, Rose Prairie Romance, Scarlet Sway from Dawson Creek, the Boreal, Last Horse Standing and the Social Bulls.

To help showcase even more local music, we’ve added a second stage sponsored by Peace Country Rentals.  This stage will feature acoustic performances from local performers including 10 year-old Madi Cornet-Cooper.  The Peace Country Rentals Acoustic stage will also include performances from The Road Side Distraction, Tom Cole, Mike Strandberg Band, Lorissa Scriven and Joel Primeau.

Tickets go on sale now through the Encana Events Centre  and Tiger Box Office Plus locations.  You can purchase tickets online at, and by phone at 1-877-339-8499.

Tickets have been moving fast with VIP tickets SOLD OUT and only 6 VIP Camping spots left.  Tickets won’t be available at the gate, get your tickets before this show sells out.

This family friendly festival will be held on the island at Peace Island Park and will feature one large stage, VIP tents, food, arts vendors and more. Thank you to our official equipment supplier, Peace Country Rentals for all their help.

Full details about the event can be found at