Sled Island Announces Full Lineup

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 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, Canada from June 18-22, 2014.

Recent additions to the festival lineup include the electro-party sensation of Dan Deacon, American producer, AraabMuzikBrooklyn-based experimental pioneer Oneohtrix Point Never, incredibly fun Norwegian producer Cashmere Cat, lush house sounds of Blondes, a special edition of Punk Rock Fancy hosted by DJ Bob Mould, Constantines front-man Bry Webb‘s solo endeavour and festival fave Ian Blurton’s latest, Public Animal.

These artists join previously announced musical acts including SpiritualizedNeko CaseRocket from The CryptSt. Vincent, Joel Plaskett EmergencyRhyeKiller Mike, The Julie RuinMission of BurmaTouché AmoréEarthlessBob MouldChelsea WolfeBlitzen Trapper, The Fresh & Onlys, Power TripJung PeopleDisappearsWhite LungShannon and the ClamsBass Drum of DeathU.S. GirlsElliott BroodSolidsPS I Love YouRoyal CanoeJerusalem In My HeartThe ShrineEach Other, The Blind ShakeBlack AtlassWilliam TylerRenny WilsonLa LuzFiverAnciients and Dead Ghosts.

In addition, guest curator and Riot Grrl co-founder Kathleen Hanna‘s personal picks include Screaming FemalesHunx and His PunxYounger LoversMindtroll, and Roman Polanski’s Baby. Hanna will be performing with The Julie Ruin and the festival will also feature a screening of the documentary based on her life, The Punk Singer, with a special Q&A with Hanna.

This year’s hot ticket comedy program features Kyle KinaneJon DalyHari KonaboluPat ThrontonKathleen Phillips and Amanda Brooke Perrin. Stay tuned for more details to come in the following weeks.

Sled Island’s film program is back for its 8th year and is built around all of your favourite things: record shops, synthesizers, punk singers and teenagers! Check out Sled Island 2014’s film lineup here.

Festival passes, offering access to every event at the festival subject to capacity, are now on sale for $199 (Discovery Pass) and $349 (Discovery Plus Pass) at All-Ages Passes, giving those under the age of 18 access to the festival’s all-ages programming, are also on sale for $50.

A limited number of individual tickets for select shows are now available. Additional tickets for select shows go on sale May 6th via Sled Island’s website and ticketfly. If you would like to apply for press credentials, you can do so by clicking here.


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