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Hometown proud

Hometown proud

OLG Hometown Sounds supports rising stars by giving them a platform to share their music.

Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) is proud to sponsor community music festivals around the province.

By supporting the events that bring people together, we’re helping to strengthen communities – it’s all part of OLG's commitment to make Ontario better.

Here’s a snapshot of some of the local music events that OLG sponsors!

Learn more here.

Recently sponsored events

TD Ottawa Jazz Festival

"OLG Free the Jazz" Series Sponsor

A series of 24 free pop-up in-person shows over 4 days in August featuring local musicians.

ROTARYFEST – The Sault’s Summer Festival!

Main Stage Sponsor

ROTARYFEST, The Sault’s Summer Fesitval! is a three-day celebration that will be celebrating its 100th anniversary next year.

Thunder Bay Live on the Waterfront: Parkade Sessions

A four-part local performance series filmed from Parkade rooftop, with the cityscape and the beautiful Lake Superior as the backdrop.

Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival

Presenting Sponsor of Summer Solstice Closing Celebrations.
Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival (SSIF) is a multi-disciplinary arts festival that brings together Indigenous artists, performers, educators, students, and community members to share knowledge and celebrate Canada’s diverse Indigenous cultures.

Northern Arts Festival: Sudbury

Sudbury Performance Group showcases performances by local musicians in Greater Sudbury during the Northern Arts Festival, streaming live from the Couloson Nightclub & Diamonds. Musical genres include pop/folk (francophone), country/rock, jazz, piano, blues, and more.

Kitchener Blues Festival: Crossroads

Crossroads Sponsor
A series of patio concerts at 8 local establishments, 58 shows in total, with a goal to bring live music back to downtown Kitchener, attract patrons back to local shops / dining establishments.

Peterborough Music Fest

Showcase Sponsor
Since 1987, Peterborough Musicfest (PMF) has been offering free-admission concerts showcasing renowned musicians.


For a full list of OLG-sponsored events, visit the sponsorship page on