Up + Downtown Music Festival is slated to return to Edmonton for its fifth edition this fall, and organizers have lifted the curtain on the first batch of performers for this year's event.
Topping the bill are Wintersleep, DIIV, Dan Deacon, Reverend Horton Heat and U.S. Girls. They'll be joined by a host of talent from home and away that includes the following: Leif Vollebekk, Sister Nancy, Holy Fuck, Weaves, Tei Shi, Cadence Weapon, Julie & the Wrong Guys, Change of Heart, Agent Orange, Black Mastiff, Here Lies Man, TUNS, Molten Lava, GGOOLLDD, the Provincial Archive, Eamon McGrath, HILL, Napalmpom, Whitey Houston, Gary Debussy, Duotang, Louise Burns, Nuela Charles, Mad Bomber Society, Library Voices, Mitchmatic, Alan Cross and Lyra Brown.
A press release notes that further artist announcements will be made in the coming weeks, while a full festival schedule will be revealed in late August.
The 2017 edition of Up and Downtown takes place from October 6 to 8 in multiple venues throughout Edmonton. For further ticketing information and all other festival FAQs, head over to the official Up + Downtown website.
Watch a video recap of the festival's 2016 edition in the player below.
Learn more about Up + Downtown and other summer festivals on Exclaim!'s Summer Festival Guide.