Eminem and Arcade Fire to Headline Squamish Valley 2014

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The Squamish Valley Music Festival (August 9-10, 2014) returns for their fifth year dropping a lineup that with Eminem, Bruno Mars, and Arcade Fire as headliners. The site capacity of the British Columbia venue has been expanded to this year from 17,000 to 35,000 along with the number of bands performing.

According to Live Nation who produces the festival:

“This year’s programming will speak directly to these fans. The line-up represents exactly what is happening in music at this moment and will feature an amazing mix of artists from around the globe alongside the best emerging talent from our own backyard. We couldn’t be prouder of who’s coming to our party.”

“This year’s programming will speak directly to these fans. The line-up represents exactly what is happening in music at this moment and will feature an amazing mix of artists from around the globe alongside the best emerging talent from our own backyard. We couldn’t be prouder of who’s coming to our party.”

A number of other bands were announced as well, roughly more than half of the 69 expected acts taking place over four stages. Names announced so far: Arctic Monkeys, Broken Bells, Foster the People, The Roots, Lykke Li, Thievery Corporation, The Head and The Heart, Sam Roberts Band, Atmosphere, Serena Ryder, Tokyo Police Club, Boys Noize, Danny Brown, Gramatik, Walk Off The Earth, Lord Huron, Mayer Hawthorne, Kevin Drew, Hollerado, Mounties, Whitehorse, The Zolas, Felix Cartel, Black Joe Lewis, Cyril Hawn, Herobust, We Are the City, Head of The Heard, Topless, Good for Grapes, Aidan Knight, Rykka, City Real, The Courtneys, Louise Burns, Zerbin, Slam Dunk, And The Oceanographers.

Weekend passes go on sale Friday, February 7 at 10:00 am via Ticketmaster. Virgin Mobile Members presale starts Monday, February 3 at 10:00 am and ends Thursday, February 5 at 4:00pm.

via Squamish Valley Music Festival

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