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Sunday 10:00 pm


Montreal, Québec


Afro-Colombian, Circus, Dance, Eastern European, International


Gypsy Kumbia Orchestra

A potent mix of Afro-Colombian music and dance, with the brass and violin melodies of Eastern Europe, GKO combines live music, choreographed dance, circus, theatrical staging and dynamic audience interaction to take over dance floors everywhere they go. More than a simple band, GKO is a multi-disciplinary, multilingual, multi-sensory experience that is hard to define with words. Formed three years ago, the 16 piece group has already performed over 140 shows, including many festivals across Ontario, Québec, Eastern Canada, Colombia and parts of France. Their first album, Revuelta Danza Party has also been well received by the public and critics, reaching #1 rank on CIBL radio (Montreal) and remaining in their top ten world music rankings since its release this past September. The album perfectly exemplifies their creative potential, creating contemporary music that builds upon the roots of established musical styles.

A. David MacKinnon

Toronto, Ontario


Montréal, Québec • Democratic Republic of Congo

Anique Granger & Mélanie Brulée

Montréal, Québec • Toronto, Ontario


Toronto, Ontario

Brian Dunn

Sudbury, Ontario

Chuck Roberts

Sudbury, Ontario

Cindy Cook of Polka Dot Door

Toronto, Ontario

Collective Roots – Meltdown Winner 2016

Noëlville, Ontario

Dale Pepin's Story Socks

Sudbury, Ontario

Digging Roots

Barrie, Ontario

Dwayne Trudeau

Sudbury, Ontario


Sudbury, Ontario

François Lemieux

Elliot Lake, Ontario

Frederick Squire

Sudbury, Ontario

Gypsy Kumbia Orchestra

Montreal, Québec

Hugh Jazz

Sudbury, Ontario

Jeff Stewart & Community Drums

Sudbury, Ontario

Jennifer Holub

Sudbury, Ontario

Josh Turnbull

Sudbury, Ontario

Kate Maki

Sudbury, Ontario

Les Hôtesses d’Hilaire

Moncton, New Brunswick


Sudbury, Ontario • Toronto, Ontario

Martine Fortin – Meltdown Winner 2016

Sudbury, Ontario

Matt Foy & Little Sir Echo

Sudbury, Ontario

Mike Petersen’s Good Old Fashioned Punch & Judy Show



Guelph, Ontario

Murder Murder

Sudbury, Ontario

Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy

Troy, Nova Scotia

NLFB Arts Village

Northern Ontario

Northern All Stars Steel Pan

Sudbury, Ontario

Orkestar Kriminal

Montréal, Québec

Paul Dunn

Sudbury, Ontario

Pretty Archie

Rose-Erin Stokes

North Bay, Ontario

Sheesham & Lotus & Son

Wolfe Island, Ontario

Steven Page

Toronto, Ontario

Sun K

Toronto, Ontario

The Amazing René

Sudbury, Ontario

Union Duke

Toronto, Ontario


Northern Lights Festival Boréal: July 8-11, 2021

Past Lineups