SLED ISLAND MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES FULL 2017 LINEUP
(May 16, 2017 - Calgary, AB) The Sled Island Music & Arts Festival is thrilled to announce almost 200 new additions to its lineup of 2017 artists.
The annual festival sets itself apart by presenting a thoughtfully-chosen lineup of music, comedy, film and art in more than 35 venues throughout Calgary, Alberta each June. This year's festival takes place from June 21 - 25, 2017.
Newly-announced acts include titanic indie rock band Wavves (playing a special all-ages show at The Palace Theatre on June 22), garage-punk poets Tyvek (joining us for three shows), high energy prog-pop project Once and Future Band*, hyperactive, neon-hued producer IGLOOGHOST* (who will be direct support for Flying Lotus on June 24 and will play the Sled Island Block Party earlier that day), the newly reformed Bash & Pop (featuring Tommy Stinson of The Replacements, playing both on June 22 at Dickens and opening for Mike Watt + The Missingmen on June 24 at the #1 Legion), two of footwork's most daring innovators, DJ Paypal* & DJ Orange Julius (performing together on June 22 with fellow Flying Lotus picks Yves Tumor and Ash Koosha), UK avant-club auteur Actress (playing June 21 at Commonwealth), LA bass scene rapper Busdriver* (supporting DJ Quik on June 23) and more.
*Chosen by Sled Island 2017 Guest Curator Flying Lotus