Meaford, ON's Electric Eclectics Gets Slash Need, Bile Sister, ZONES for 2024 Edition

The 2024 rendering of "Canada's weirdest experimental music festival" will also feature a Phill Niblock memorial performance

BY Megan LaPierrePublished Apr 8, 2024

Continuing to live up to their high decree of "Canada's weirdest experimental music festival," as per VICE (and former Exclaim! Features Editor, Matt Bobkin), Meaford, ON's Electric Eclectics festival returns to the Funny Farm for 2024 this August 2 to 4. Today, organizers have revealed the lineup details.

Overlooking the scenic Big Head Valley, this year's edition of the fest will host performances from brainwave music innovator David Rosenboom, Exclaim! Class of 2023 alumni Slash Need, fellow Torontonian Bile Sister, Turkish/Kazakh vocalist Saadet Türköz and composer Hans Tammen, as well as a memorial performance for Phill Niblock (directed by his collaborator and partner, Katherine Liberovskaya), and sets from EE faves ZONES and Lary 7.

There will also be art installations by Timothy Glasgow (London, ON), Wilderness Adventure Ride (Toronto), Field Work (Owen Sound) Gayle Young & Reinhard Reitzenstein (Grimsby), Modular Electronic Music Systems (Detroit), Funny Farm Radio (New York/Toronto/Meaford), Jim Kroesen (Toronto) and Bobby Gadda (Toronto).

Discounted advance tickets are on sale now, with options for both day and weekend passes available with or without camping. Find the full lineup details below.

Electric Eclectics 2024 Lineup:

David Rosenboom
Slash Need
Phill Niblock memorial performance
Katherine Liberovskaya
Macula Dog
Saadet Türköz
Inti Pujol
Lary 7
Daniel Añez
Dafna Naphtali
Hans Tammen
José Hernández Sánchez
Bile Sister
Magic Daffodils
JJ Jones
Babies R Stupid
DJ Fire Belly
Hami G

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