Guelph, ON's Hillside Festival Announces 2011 Lineup with the Rural Alberta Advantage, Dan Mangan, Shad

Guelph, ON's Hillside Festival Announces 2011 Lineup with the Rural Alberta Advantage, Dan Mangan, Shad
Hillside Festival has been a staple of the Canadian summer for 28 years, and 2011 will be no different. From July 22 to 24, the annual event will be returning to Guelph, ON's Guelph Lake Conservation Area.

As usual, the organizers have recruited an impressive selection of performers for the festival's 2011 instalment. This includes such highlights as the Rural Alberta Advantage, Memphis, Dan Mangan, Mother Mother, Shad, Braids, Little Scream, Hollerado, Karkwa, Hannah Georgas, Kevin Drew with the Beauties, North Mississippi Allstars, Grimes, Old Man Luedecke, One Hundred Dollars, Snailhouse and Gobble Gobble.

You can see all the artists currently scheduled for the fest below, and expect even more to be announced.

Tickets for the event go on sale at starting May 7. If you're in Ontario, you can also buy tickets from Ground Floor Music (Guelph), Soundscapes (Toronto) or Encore Records (Kitchener). You can also pick them up from the Hillside Office in Guelph, but only on May 7.

Prices are still to be determined. Single-day tickets and weekend passes will be available. Stay tuned tuned to Hillside's website for the details to be finalized.

Hillside 2011 Lineup:

Chali 2na
Charlotte Cornfield
Common Grackle
Etran Finatawa
The Fugitives - Spoken word
Hannah Georgas
Ganga Giri
Graveyard Train
Hooded Fang
Emmanuel Jal
Karl Denson's Tiny Universe
Kevin Drew & The Beauties
Seun Kuti
Little Miss Higgins
Little Scream
Lost In The Trees
Dan Mangan
The Midway State
Modern Field Recordings
Mother Mother
North Mississippi Allstars
Old Man Luedecke
One Hundred Dollars
Gobble Gobble
Pat Jordache
Doug Paisley
Paper Lions
The Recipe - Spoken word
Rundown Royalty
The Rural Alberta Advantage
Serena Ryder
Shannon Kingsbury Band
The Stanfields
Sweet Thing
Tacoma Hellfarm Tragedy
These United States
Les Tireux d'Roches
Jude Vadala
Chris Velan
The Woodshed Orchestra & Shlomo