New Glasgow Riverfront Jubilee music festival returns in 2022

The Riverfront Jubilee Music Festival returns to New Glasgow in 2022 for its 25th edition, featuring several icons of Canadian music.

In a Dec. 14 statement, the organizers of Riverfront Jubilee said the festival lineup includes several well-known and award-winning Canadian musicians.

The three-day event kicks off on Friday, July 29, 2022, with headliners Glass Tiger performing fan favorites including Don’t Forget Me When I’m Gone and Someday.

The Friday show will also feature Joel Plaskett of Nova Scotia, whose 25-year accolades include a Juno Award, multiple East Coast Music Awards, Canadian Folk and Music Nova Scotia Awards, and two Polaris Shortlist nominations.

On Saturday, July 30, 2022, multiple Juno Award winner Serena Ryder will headline the Jubilee’s first-ever all-female lineup, featuring the hit of her eighth studio album, The Art of Falling Apart.

The festival will conclude on Sunday July 31, 2022 with performances by Halifax native Sloan and Canadian rock legend Tom Cochrane.

Sloan is set to perform in her home province for the first time in three years, while Cochrane will perform for the first time at the Riverfront Jubilee.

A full festival lineup announcement and more details will be shared in Spring 2022. Tickets and information are available online at

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