Published May 20, 2014When defunct Canadian rock outfit Constantines confirmed their reunion this spring, one of the initial dates to be announced was at Ottawa's Arboretum Festival. Now, the full festival schedule has been announced.
The festival runs for six days, from August 18 to 23, across more than a dozen venues around Ottawa and neighbouring city Gatineau, QC.
Along with Constantines, the initial lineup includes Kevin Drew, Chad VanGaalen, Julie Doiron and the Wooden Stars, Steve Adamyk Band, Ought, Hilotrons, Fiftymen, Weaves, Freelove Fenner, Lowell, Evening Hymns, the Yips, New Swears, Posterz, WTCHS, Fresh Snow, Pony Girl, Her Harbour, Bosveld, Blue Angel and Drastik (of Thugli), with more to be announced.
Additional programming will include chef and restaurant showcases, panel discussions, art installations and film screenings.
Early bird passes are available now for $40. They're available here for $45.20 after tax.