In North America the Virgin name, and recently the Virgin Mobile brand, is used in full to increase brand association, compared with the UK and Australian festivals, where association is simply implied through the use of the V. Like the other variants of the V Festival, the events are sponsored by Virgin Mobilein this case, either the US or Canadian versions. Virgin Festival took place in Vancouver on May 20 and 21, as well as a return to Pimlico Race Track  in Baltimore for an expanded two-day event on August 4 and 5 and Toronto on September 8 and 9.
As has been protocol for the last three years, the Festival extended itself far beyond that of just another music festival. With gates opening for both Saturday and Sunday events at 1 p. Throughout the day, fans were invited to attend one of three stages hosting live bands, as well as the Bacardi B-Live Stage for DJs to spin and attendees to let loose and dance.
Other acts already confirmed for the Sept. Last year it expanded to North America with shows in Toronto and Baltimore, and in another one is planned for Vancouver on May 20 and For more information, click here.
Virgin Festival Lineup Announced. Today, Virgin Mobile announced a tentative lineup for the third annual Virgin Festival, scheduled to be held over the weekend of September 6 and 7 at Toronto Island Park. In past years, the festival has offered dozens of acts performing on multiple stages, so expect many more bands to be added to this list some time after all the tickets have sold out. But have no fear, your ferry ride is included.
The subject who is truly loyal to the Chief Magistrate will neither advise nor submit to arbitrary measures. Virgin's hugely successful British rock festival is bringing its superstar lineup to Canada and the United States this year, starting with Toronto. The festival is expected to stop in Baltimore, Md.
Here Comes Virgin Festival This Saturday September 6th and Sunday September 7th Branson's Virgin Festival will roll back into Toronto, bringing promises of an even bigger, better show than the last two years. Having enjoyed substantial success, this year's Vfest features headliners Oasis and Foo Fighters capping off each of the festival's two jam-packed days.
Part of the proceeds from ticket sales, as well as from on-site fundraising, will go to Virgin Unite Canada, the independent charitable arm of the Virgin Group which works to make an immediate, tangible difference in the lives of people in need across the world. Festival organizers are also working to make the event carbon neutral with on-site recycling, use of biodegradable food and drink containers, use of green energy sources to power as much of the festival as possible, purchase of carbon offsets and planting trees to help ensure future carbon reduction. You will need to upgrade your browser or click below to download the latest version.
Toronto is losing its claim to the popular outdoor summer music jam, Virgin Fest. Festival organizers announced today that the yearly party on Centre Island will be moved to a place just outside of Orillia, Ontario called Burl's Creek Park. V Fest wouldn't explain the reasoning for the location switch, offering only that the new space provides a space upgrade and more room for "music fans with a passion for camping. This could be interpreted as the latest victim of the ongoing city workers strike, with city-run ferries currently floating idle and the logistical nightmare of transporting fans to and from if, for some horrible God-forsaken reason, the strike is still going by August 29 and 30, this year's dates.