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
Joel Plaskett Emergency
Jon Spencer Blues Explosion
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.