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Hawksley Workman and The Strumbellas Join 2014 Muskoka Sound Music Festival, Running 9/12-14

Hawksley Workman and The Strumbellas Join 2014 Muskoka Sound Music Festival, Running 9/12-14

The MUSKOKA SOUND MUSIC FESTIVAL has announced Hawksley Workman and The Strumbellas have been added to the Sunday, September 14 line-up at Lion's Lookout. The MUSKOKA SOUND MUSIC FESTIVAL is a new, three-day, ticketed, outdoors, all-ages and licensed, live music festival in majestic Muskoka, taking place September 12 - 14, 2014.

A staple of the Canadian arts scene for close to 15 years, and hometown hero to Huntsville, Hawksley Workman boasts a catalogue of 14 solo releases, showcasing his now signature spectrum of sonic influence, from cabaret to electro-pop to anthemic rock and plenty in between. The accolades amassed include JUNO nods and wins, and widespread critical acclaim.

The Strumbellas are a six-piece bluegrass-inspired indie rock group from Lindsay, Ontario with songs that weave compelling stories through harmonies, stomps, hollers, claps and gang vocals. The Strumbellas were recently announced as 2014 Polaris Prize Long List nominees for their 2013 album We Still Move On Dance Floors.

MUSKOKA SOUND MUSIC FESTIVAL will feature over 20 performances from world-class Canadian headliners, local bands, emerging break-through bands, plus nationally and internationally renowned artists including Walk Off The Earth, Serena Ryder, Mother Mother, Monster Truck, Shad, Yukon Blonde, and Paper Lions.

MUSKOKA SOUND MUSIC FESTIVAL will also include the HOMEGROWN STAGE, showcasing musicians from Muskoka and surrounding regions, shining light on local talent. The HOMEGROWN STAGE is part of the festival experience and is included in the price of passes, with performances by Sean Cotton's Doghouse, Juan Barbosa, Myrle, Ol' Stampy's Saloon, Laganza, Mystic Naturals, Taktikz, Ruth Cassie, Deni Gauthier, James Gray, Gina Horswood, Douglas Maclean, Big East, Pam Millar Band and J'aime Payne. For the complete festival line-up visit www.muskokamound.ca/line-up/.

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