Nine Inch Nails, Pixies, Grizzly Bear and Pet Shop Boys All Lined Up for Virgin Festival Ontario

Nine Inch Nails, Pixies, Grizzly Bear and Pet Shop Boys All Lined Up for Virgin Festival Ontario
Rest easy, Canadian Nine Inch Nails fans: Trent Reznor and his dour crew of noisemakers are indeed headlining Virgin Festival Ontario, which has announced its initial line-up.

During the two-day fest, Nine Inch Nails will top a list of headliners that include Franz Ferdinand, Grizzly Bear, Pet Shop Boys, Sloan, Our Lady Peace, Ben Harper & Relentless7 and - get this - the Pixies.

All the above and more will play at Orillia, ON's Burl's Creek Park on August 29 and 30. Tickets go on sale Saturday (July 18) at noon via Ticketmaster and Future Shop, with weekend passes going for $99 and VIP weekend passes for $275.

For more information about the passes, transportation to the site and other Virgin Festival business you can visit the fest's website.

More acts are expected to be announced shortly but here is the initial lineup for Virgin Festival Ontario:

August 29:

Ben Harper & Relentless7
Pixies
Franz Ferdinand
Paolo Nutini
Grizzly Bear
Mates Of State
Sloan
Lights
Plants and Animals
Down With Webster
The Rural Alberta Advantage
Iglu And Hartly
Anjulie
Candy Coated Killahz

August 30:

Nine Inch Nails
Pet Shop Boys
Our Lady Peace
N.E.R.D.
Cold War Kids
Mutemath
Mew
Thunderheist
Coeur De Pirate
The Von Bondies
Datarock
Hyper Crush
Trouble Andrew
Silver Starling
The D'Urbervilles
Sean Kingston
Melonie Fiona
The New Cities