Sled Island Reveals Initial 2020 Lineup with the Black Angels, Pussy Riot, Sun Ra Arkestra

Nivhek, OM, Alex Cameron, Liturgy, Diet Cig, JOYFULTALK and more will perform

BY Calum SlingerlandPublished Feb 26, 2020

After naming Sudan Archives their guest curator last month, organizers behind Calgary's Sled Island festival have rolled out the initial lineup for their 2020 edition.

The fest's first lineup reveal features the Black Angels, Pussy Riot, Sun Ra Arkestra, Nivhek, Om, Alex Cameron & Roy Malloy, Lydia Lunch Retrovirus, LiturgyDiet Cig, Sacred Paws, Delly, Control Top, JOYFULTALK, Joe Pera and Jo Firestone.

Sudan Archives' own picks include Show Me the Body, SassyBlack, Jamire Williams, Sydanie, Ahya Simone, Los Retros, Sufyvn and Daddy (f.k.a. Cat 500). The vocalist/violinist will also perform a set of her own.

Ahead of this year's edition, Sled Island will announce over 200 more musical acts, as well as comedy, film, visual art, special events and conference programming.

Sled Island 2020 is set to run June 24 to 28 in over 30 venues across Calgary. Find full ticketing information at the official festival website.

Learn more about Sled Island with Exclaim!'s festival profile.

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