Here It Comes! The Sled Island 2013 Initial Lineup

explosions in the sky

Today in Canadian festival news, we’re checking out the initial lineup for the seventh annual Sled Island Festival (June 19-22, 2013) which takes place in Calgary, Alberta. Organizers have confirmed the first batch of artists:

Jesus and Mary Chain
Explosions In The Sky
Swans
Divine Fits
Joel Plaskett Emergency
Mac DeMarco
Colin Stetson
Tim Hecker
Jon Spencer Blues Explosion
Metz
Thee Oh Sees

Sled Island is a showcase style festival that’s hosted by over 30 venues in the city. The big shows happen at Olympic Plaza with Explosions in the Sky slated for Friday night and Jesus and Mary Chain throwing the Saturday show.

Tickets: Early bird passes are on sale now for $179 CAN. Pick them up here on the official website.

via Sled Island

Born during a sweaty, backstage, Bonnaroo downpour, the Chief Festival Junkie's mission in life is to dance, write, and travel to every great festival that this wide world has to offer. While his identity remains a mystery, you may have already met him, probably when he helped himself to your party favors.

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