Sappyfest 2022 Announces Preliminary Lineup with OMBIIGIZI, Sook-Yin Lee, Apollo Ghosts

Jon McKiel, Kelly McMichael, Wolf Castle and more will also play Sackville, NB

BY Alex HudsonPublished Jun 10, 2022

East Coast institution Sappyfest has announced the preliminary slate of artists playing its 2022 edition. Sappyfest 17 runs from July 29 to 31 in Sackville, NB.

Artists who will be performing include OMBIIGIZISook-Yin Lee (appearing both under her own name and with Lee & Gamble Unlimited), Apollo Ghosts, Jon McKielKelly McMichael, Wolf Castle, Ami Dang, Bird Feet, Cedric NoelCircuit des Yeux, Klarka Weinwurm and Weary.

There will also be screenings of Sook-Yin Lee and Dylan Gamble's films Death and Sickness and Who Cares? More festival details will be announced in the coming weeks.

"We are grateful to be making plans to reconvene in person this year, to fill our cups with music and friends, and in deep reverence of the gifts that live music and art bring," Sappyfest's new Creative Director Andrea Vincent said in a statement. "In some ways making plans has felt big, scary, and a little hesitant. But as our dear friend and former director Steve Lambke once wrote, 'To make a plan is to claim a hope for the future.' It's that hope and a vision of coming together under summer skies that propels us forward."

Weekend passes cost $124.99 and are on sale now.

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