Vancouver's Music Waste Announces 2024 Lineup with Apollo Ghosts, Devours

The 30th anniversary edition features Amanda Sum, Future Star, worrywart, Stephen Hamm and more

BY Alex HudsonPublished Apr 29, 2024

Legendary Vancouver underground festival Music Waste has announced the details of its 30th anniversary edition, which will be taking place from June 6 to 9, 2024.

The locally-minded lineup includes Apollo Ghosts, Devours, Future Star, worrywart, Stephen Hamm: Theremin Man, WUT, Midnight News (with members of Supermoon), la lune and Amanda Sum. There are also a few Alberta acts, including Mustafa Rafiq, Stem Champ and Truster.

The full lineup is: 2girls1DAW, Amanda Sum, Apollo Ghosts, Archie Arnold, Ayanna Seymour, BEEBOMB, Bill Can, Blackberry Wood, BLIMP, Blue Rivera, Be Afraid, Coastal Drifters, DANI YOUR DARLING, Dawson Forsey, Death Drops, Devon Parkin, Devours, Doozy, Douglas Schmidt and John Oliver, Dream Funeral, drive your plow over the bones of the dead, Freak Dream, FREE PLAY ANGEL, Future Star, goddaughter, Hatim, Hush Hush Noise, Ira Hardly, Jackson Ramsey, June Hawthorn, Kids Don't Float, la lune, M01E, Matias Roden, Midnight News, Morning Bun, Mustafa Rafiq, My Name is Del, myngvs ft. justin juan, NATLAK, Nat, New Meds, Nightjars, Patrick Farrugia, Petaluna, Phuture Memoriez, PISS, Primp, Rainbows end., Roach McGuirk, runner, schnudlbug, Serengeti, Sleuth, Slowicide, Speedreader, Stem Champ, Stephen Hamm: Theremin Man, Sunny Daydream, Super Krystal, text-dial video archive, the Magic Triangle, Tough Sell, Truster, username, worrywart, WUT, Yaris Paris, and yep. (Note that Big Rig and Megamall are featured on the poster but have since had to drop off the bill.)

The multi-venue festival also includes Art Waste and Zine Waste as visual components. Passes cost $40 and are on sale now from the festival website. Tickets for individual shows are $15 or PWYC.

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