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NLFB Meltdown – March 10, 2024

📢 UPDATE! Meltdown schedule & lineup:


13:00 – solos/duos
16:00 – bands ensembles




Moonlight Buskers





Sponsored by Deadpan Studios, Long & McQuade Sudbury.

Applications to compete are now closed.


NLFB is excited to announce a thrilling addition to the highly anticipated BLOOM festival – NLFB’s MELTDOWN competition. MELTDOWN, is a juried showcase/audition event for Northern Ontario musicians, with winners receiving the incredible opportunity to appear for a paid performance at the summer festival. This year, NLFB is boosting the benefits for aspiring artists, with the solo and band prize packages including items such as recording time with Deadpan Studios, rental credits from Long & McQuade Sudbury, consultation with Cultural Industries Ontario North, and more. Acts will perform live, on The Townehouse stage, in front of a distinguished panel of judges and a supportive community. Tickets for this show will be $10 at the door only. Be part of the experience, support local artists, and witness the extraordinary talent Northern Ontario has to offer at MELTDOWN.

Special thanks goes out to Deadpan Studios for their support of this event: https://deadpanstudios.ca/.

You may also like the following events from Northern Lights Festival Boréal:

Saturday, 9th March, 07:00 pm, BLOOM 2024 in Sudbury 

Cassandra Young – lead vocalist (21)
Melanie St-Pierre – musician (Casper Skulls); Music Sector Sector Development Officer, Cultural Industries Ontario North
G-RANT – host & radio personality, HOT 93.5
Will Himsl – lead vocalist, Harvey King & The Grindstone
Andrea Solski – vocalist Harvey King & The Grindstone, No Sugs
Tessa Balaz – musician; Executive Director, Northern Lights Festival Boréal