Published Apr 07, 2015As Calgary's Sled Island Music and Arts Festival draws nearer, organizers have unveiled a second round of artists who will be performing at this year's event.
Swervedriver, Teengirl Fantasy, Cancer Bats, Obnox, Guantanamo Baywatch, Loscil, Juan Wauters, Sumac, Mammifer, Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, Mdou Moctar, Birdstriking, Duotang and Cousins will all be joining the bill.
Also just added to the lineup are Astral Swans, Black Givre, Blonde Elvis, Corinthian, Crosss, the Dories, Dream Whip, Empty Heads, Energy Slime, Faith Healer, Grounders, Homebody, Hush Pup, JOYFULTALK, Low Life, Michael Feuerstack, Monomyth, Moss Lime, Numenorean, Renny Wilson Punk Explosion, Shaani Cage, Tough Age, TroyBoi, We Hunt Buffalo and the WPP.
As previously reported, Godspeed You! Black Emperor have been enlisted as the festival guest curators this year, and in addition to their own performances, they'll be bringing in artists like Body/Head, the Ex, Matana Roberts, Fred and Toody, Carla Bozulich, Avec le Soleil Sortant de Sa Bouche, Big Brave, and David Dondero.
Previously announced performers also include Television, Drive Like Jehu, Lighting Bolt, Daniel Lanois, King Tuff, Pentagram, Fu Manchu, Viet Cong, Pissed Jeans, Jaga Jazzist, Black Milk, Hundred Waters, Son Lux, Lydia Ainsworth, the Coathangers, Iceage and Oxbow.
The festival will feature over 250 bands, and runs from June 24 to 28 at over 30 venues across Calgary.
It's stacking up to be one heck of a festival, and you can get all the official information over at the Sled Island website.