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Sound of Music Festival goes virtual for 2020

The Sound of Music Festival and Live On The Lake will be absent from the downtown Burlington landscape in 2020, however new virtual events will keep the music playing all year long under the name SOM @ Home.

“While forced by circumstances related to the pandemic, the changes we have made to the organization have resulted in innovations that we’re excited to incorporate for years to come.” said Executive Director Myles D. Rusak. “The programming is dynamic and engaging and will help propel us into a new era of alternative ways to connect with our audience.”

Rusak added, “everything we do going forward will be examined with the lens of how we can deliver experiences to a wider audience and ensure that The Sound of Music is in the forefront of the community all year long. There will always be the festival you know and love and we are so excited to get back to it in 2021. Yet these plans we are implementing are designed to be a new part of our regular operations for years to come.

Tickets previously purchased are being honoured for next year’s date. Canada’s largest free music festival will continue in 2021 with nine days of interactive events and multiple live stages.

The full details of the SOM @ Home program and a video message from the Executive Director are available on the newly focused website, www.soundofmusic.ca .

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