Published Mar 31, 2015SappyFest is set to celebrate its 10th anniversary in Sackville, NB, this summer, and the festival has nabbed some high-profile performers to help mark the occasion.
Organizers have rolled out the initial lineup, and it features Angel Olsen, Doldrums, Speedy Ortiz, Frog Eyes and PUP.
Over 30 artists are expected to join the bill, with more to revealed as the event draws nearer. A press release promises that attendees can expect "small town charm" and a "friendly atmosphere" — in addition to great music, of course.
It adds, "2015 marks the 10th anniversary of SappyFest and promises to deliver an eclectic mix of new and old favourites as well as many other usual and unusual shenanigans. We hope you'll celebrate this milestone with us in the swamp."
The festival will run from July 31 to August 2, with shows taking place at the covered outdoor main stage, as well as satellite venues around town. Weekend passes are currently on sale for $100.