We had a few challenges from Mother Nature but the show went on, and wonderfully well at that.

The music was great, our vendors were the finest as always and the smells of great food wafted through Victoria Park. Highlights were plenty and as usual, everyone discovered a number of new favourites to add to their music collection.

We also saw the departure of our Artistic Director, Darin Addison and welcomed his successor Tim Fraser to our ranks. 

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With dozens of great musicians onstage this weekend, one Spotify playlist just won't do.  Give a listen to the new Home County 2018 2 collection of songs


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Home County 2018


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Congratulations to the winners of our first Home County Raffle!  The tickets were drawn live on our Main Stage on Sunday evening and the winners are as follows:

Two subscriptions for the Karen Schuessler Singers valued at $110 was won by Ron Hicks.

Two 3-month YMCA memberships valued at $340 was won by Chuck Reid.

$500 in London Downtown Dollars was won by Joanne Does. 


AND The GRAND Prize of the Blueberry Guitar, valued at… Continue Reading

We've gathered a sampling of songs from many of the artists playing the Home County stages July 20 to 22.


Listen and then plan your trip to London's longest running summer festival!


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The Home County Music & Art Festival has released the schedule for the Mainstage Performances.

It is as follows:


Friday Mainstage

The Jim Cuddy Band (10:00PM)

Donovan Woods (9:00PM)

Rose Cousins (8:00PM)

Broomsticks & Hammers (7:00PM)

Mama's Broke (6:00PM)


Saturday Mainstage

Harrow Fair (10:00PM)

Tom Wilson (9:00PM)

Mike Stevens (8:… Continue Reading

The Jim Cuddy Band will make their Home County debut as the headline act on the opening night of the 45th edition of London’s Longest Running Summer Festival. Folk/rock duo Harrow Fair and PEI vocal powerhouse Irish Mythen will be making sophomore appearances at the festival as MainStage headliners for Saturday and Sunday evening, respectively.


Jim Cuddy is best known as one of the founding members and creative forces of one of Canada’s favourite bands, Blue Rodeo.… Continue Reading

Home County hosts a special event where Artistic Director, Darin J. Addison will reveal the lineup of performers for the 45th edition of London's Longest Running Summer Festival.

The event takes place in the Rosewood Room of the Jack Richardson Music Hall of Fame and will feature live performances by Tara & Tom Dunphy of The Rizdales (6:10pm) and Chad Price (6:50pm). The lineup will be announced at 6:30pm. Doors open at 5:45pm.

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The Home County Folk League (HCFL) and Jack Richardson London Music Awards (JRLMA) are pleased to present a Homecoming Concert with folk singer-songwriter Laura Smith at the Jack Richardson Ballroom (182 Dundas Street) on Thursday, April 12th, 2018.  Doors open at 7:30 p.… Continue Reading

It's warming up outside and here at Home County we know that means July is practically right around the corner.  Before we get to the festival itself though, we are very excited to announce our first raffle!  This is a raffle to raise money to support the Home County Folk League and it’s activities year-round.  The raffle runs until the last night of the festival, July 22nd at 8 p.m., when we will draw the winning ticket.  There are only 400 tickets available and they are going to sell… Continue Reading