Outdoor festivals provide fans with fresh air, diverse artists, and plentiful food options to throw at performers with tomato allergies. Steer clear of flying fruits with today's GrouponLive deal for general admission to the Open Sky Music Festival at The Heritage Amphitheater at Hawrelak Park on Saturday, August 27, and Sunday, August 28. Children 12 and under are admitted free. Gates open at 10:30 a.m. daily and close at 10:30 p.m. Choose between the following options:
• For $19, you get one single-day festival pass, good for Saturday, August 27 (a $40 value, including GST)
• For $19, you get one single-day festival pass, good for Sunday, August 28 (a $40 value, including GST)
• For $29, you get one two-day pass, good for both days of the festival (a $60 value, including GST).
The Open Sky Music Festival celebrates its sophomore year by infusing Hawrelak Park with reggae, surf rock, and roots music from 30 globally and locally famous performers. Saturday features a relentless cavalcade of melodies, with showcases from rasta-tinged crooner Daniel Wesley at 8 p.m. and Canadian Reggae Music Award-winners Souljah Fyah at 9:15 p.m. Sunday shuffles on with 12 more hours of sonic sunshine, featuring a set from chanteuse Hayley Sales at 4 p.m. Dynamic new-folk troubadours John and Roy, who craft rollicking ditties that grasp the ears like a pack of hugging grandmothers, perform at 6:30 p.m., and professional surfer Donavon Frankenreiter waxes down a longboard of tubular jams at 8 p.m.
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