Founded by Zak Pashak in 2007, The Sled Island Music and Arts Festival is an annual independent festival held in over thirty venues in downtown Calgary, Alberta. Sled Island allows many generations of festival goers to gather for four days each year to celebrate the wealth of creative talent that exists within the Calgary, and experience an array of music, film and visual art. The mandate of Sled Island is to celebrate, showcase, and nurture emerging and established local talent alongside national and international music, film, and visual art in an inclusive, engaging setting.

Sled Island Music & Arts Fest Announces Full Lineup, the fest takes place June 18-24 in Calgary, artists performing include Spiritualized, +many more

Sled Island Announces Full Lineup

Sled Island has announce the full lineup for the 8th annual festival edition featuring over 250 bands, films, artists and comedians spread across 30+ venues concentrated in the downtown core and surrounding areas of Calgary, Alberta,

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Sled Island Music & Arts Festival Returns June 18-22, 2014 in Calgary Second Wave of Headliners Announced, including White Lung and Mission of Burma

Sled Island Festival reveals second wave

Organizers are excited to announce a second wave of artists playing this year’s festival: Boston post-punk legends and long-time festival wishlist performers Mission of Burma, punk rock DIY stalwart White Lung,

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Sled Island anounces more acts and final schedule

Sled Island Announces New Artists

The newest additions to Sled Island’s line-up include experimental-folk favorites Akron/Family, soul-shaking Vancouver-based rock & roll duo The Pack A.D. and the return of San Francisco indie-rockers The Dodos

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Sled island announced further additions to film festival

Sled Island Festival Announces Film Program

“The Sled Island film program is a terrific mix of independent and unconventional cinema,” says Programmer and Coordinator Jeanette Burman. Burman elaborates, “Whether it be getting a glimpse into arists’ on tour in Apocalypse: A Bill Callahan Tour Film and Suuns Europe 2011

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