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Speedy Ortiz, Besnard Lakes, Kaytranada among final acts announced for Sled Island 2016

Organizers have now rolled out the entire slate of more than 200 acts ready to stock Sled Island’s 10th anniversary event.

Joining the already impressive lineup are: Massachusetts indie act Speedy Ortiz; Canadian tripmasters The Besnard Lakes; veteran NYC post-punkers ESG; acclaimed producer and DJ Kaytranada; metal supergroup Dead Cross, featuring ex-members of Slayer and Retox; T.O. 254 more words

Music

5 things to do this week in Calgary

Peaches Does Herself at The Hifi Club (Tuesday, April 5)

Sled Island offers a primer on its guest curator through this “electro-rock opera” that tells the story of the rocker/performance artists’ career. 267 more words

Swerve

5 things to do this weekend in Calgary

Kensington Music and Culture Week (Until Sunday, March 27)

The business district celebrates the imminent Junos with a ton of free events this weekend. That includes music at the Oak Tree Tavern on Saturday and a free screening of The Transporter on Friday night at the Plaza Theatre. 380 more words

Swerve

Oneida, Crosss, Land of Talk among acts announced for second wave of Sled Island

Surf’s up for Sled Island’s second wave.

The Calgary alternative music and arts festival has added more than 30 acts to the previously announced participants in this year’s event, which will take place June 22 to 26 at more than 35 locations around town. 418 more words

Music

Cool Fuck'n Show Alert: NEW BOMB TURKS LIVE IN 2016

LOOKS LIKE FRIENDS OF THE PODCAST newbombturks ARE GOING TO KICK OUT THE JAMS IN 2016. check it out!

Two dates added. The first is March 25 as part of the… 88 more words

Fuck 'n Right

Sled Island 2016: The detailed lineup

The organizers of Sled Island have announced the first wave of artists for this year’s festival.

Here are the details on each of the acts released Tuesday. 780 more words

Calgary

Guided By Voices, Built to Spill, Deafheaven among first acts announced for Sled Island 2016

Those anticipating something crazy and out-of-the-ordinary from Sled Island as it gets set to celebrate its 10th anniversary might be disappointed.

It is, executive director Maud Salvi says, status quo when it comes to booking acts and artists for the Calgary alternative arts and music festival. 885 more words

Calgary