In addition to Alberta, British Columbia and Ontario, Virgin Festival will also be held for the first time in Montreal and Nova Scotia.

Leading off the season is Virgin Festival Montreal at Parc Jean-Dreapeau – Île Ste-Hélène June 19-20.

Also on the bill for all five events are Simple Plan, Hedley, The New Cities, Eva Avila, Akon, Live, Lights and Divine Brown. Additional acts will be added in the coming weeks.

General ticket sales for two-day, one-day and VIP weekend tickets begin May 9. Prices run from $75-$313.50, plus facility fees and donations to Virgin Unite Canada that vary based on the cost of the ticket.

For more info about the festival’s roster, as well as updates on the location of the other events, visit