Jenn Grant Livestream!

With the seasons turning, Jenn Grant has her sights set on the holidays. Her forthcoming holiday record, Forever On Christmas Eve, is set to drop on November 27. Recorded during

Giving Tuesday

Tuesday December 1 marks the eighth annual edition of GivingTuesday and, beyond asking you for financial donations, we want to know what Hillside means to you, via #WhyINeedHillside on socials! GivingTuesday is a global movement

The Rolling Stones | UNZIPPED

Fellow music fans at THEMUSEUM in Downtown Kitchener will host the Canadian Premiere of The Rolling Stones | UNZIPPED! Debuting in Kitchener November 2021, UNZIPPED boasts over 10,000 sq.ft. of impressive one-of-a-kind

Hillside Inside 2021

Hillside– inside your own home! Our annual winter celebration of music, art, literature, and diversity is back for a virtual (or hybrid) edition. Hillside Inside 2021 takes place on the

Introductory Audio & Mixing with Jon Halliwell

Looking for something fun to do over the chilly fall months? Hillside is pleased to present a six-week audio and mixing course for music-lovers, aspiring performers, roadies, stage crew wannabes,

Board of Directors: Call for Nominations

If you love community and music and are interested in becoming part of one of the best festivals around, consider joining the Hillside Festival board of directors.   The Hillside Community

Take our Homeside survey!

Did you “attend” our first ever virtual festival July 24th to 26th? Our website and YouTube data tell us that thousands of you did. Now we’d like to know how

Volunteer Program on hiatus

We have been thinking about all of those dedicated volunteers who work with us year after year to bring Hillside to life. We miss you terribly. And we are grateful

Seimone Kpiniong is FEO Volunteer of the Year

We’re so pleased to announce that our very own Seimone Kpiniong was awarded the Festivals and Events Ontario Volunteer of the Year award!  Seimone has been a dedicated volunteer with Hillside for the

Hillside Summer Festival 2020 Rescheduled to July 23-25, 2021

Our summer festival will not take place in 2020.  As you know, there’s a vital reason for this.  We have to keep practising mitigation strategies involving isolation and distancing, and

COVID-19 Update

Today, in a Tele-Town Hall meeting, Minister MacLeod said that “it is too early to tell” when restrictions on public gatherings will be lifted, and that when they are lifted,

COVID-19 Update

We hope all of you are staying healthy and two metres apart!  Our office is closed until further notice.  We are monitoring our emails ([email protected]) and telephone messages (519-763-6396), and

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