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Home County announces 2019 artist lineup for 3-day festival

The 46th edition of the Home County Music & Arts Festival will include performances by former Barenaked Ladies frontman Steven Page and children's favourite Fred Penner this year.

Former Barenaked Ladies' frontman Steven Page and Fred Penner are among this year's performers

James Keelaghan playing at the Home County Music & Art Festival on July 20, 2014. (Travis Dolynny/CBC)

Organizers for the 46th edition of the annual Home County Music & Arts Festival have announced the lineup for the three-day summer event at Victoria Park.

Taking place from July 19 to 21, festival headliners will include former Barenaked Ladies' frontman Steven Page, world music pioneers Delhi 2 Dublin, Canadian alternative rockers Odds, and children's favourite Fred Penner.

London folk trio The Pairs and children's performer Saidat have also been confirmed.

For the full line up, visit the Home County website.

Home County is Ontario's longest running summer festival with over 55,000 people attending the three-day event every year. There will be around 50 music acts across six stages, run by some 200 volunteers.

Along with the live music, there are over 120 craft vendors. Art initiatives include live graffiti and a live art battle where a artists will have 60 minutes to create a piece that will be auctioned off to support the festival.

While admission is by donation, the local economic impact of Home County is estimated to be about $1.4 millon.

What you need to know

  • The 46th annual Home County Music & Art Festival
  • Victoria Park, downtown London, Ont.
  • Friday, July 19 to Sunday, July 21
  • Admission is by donation

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