Sled Island Adds More Artists


Sled Island is pleased to announce the full lineup for the anticipated music and arts festival set to take place at over 30 venues in Calgary, Alberta on June 20 to June 23, 2012. The festival presents the best emerging and established local talent alongside national and international independent music, comedy, film and art. The film component of Sled Island 2012 will take place prior to the music and arts portion from June 18 to June 20, 2012.

Sled Island has recruited over 200 diverse performers to take the stages over the four days, including over 140 newly added acts. Confirmed additions are: seminal San Diego post-hardcore band Hot Snakes, prolific songwriter Lou Barlow, '80s new wave and garage/punk revivalists The Spits, the soulful spinning of DJ Jonathan Toubin, now age psychedelic act Prince Rama, slick electronic soundscaper CFCF, Calgary synth-punk act Teledrome, and many more.

Click here to see this listing in our Festival Guide

Music Lineup Feist

  • The Hold Steady
  • Archers of Loaf
  • Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks
  • Hot Snakes **
  • Andrew W.K. (Guest Curator)
  • The Sadies
  • Thurston Moore
  • The Antlers
  • Lou Barlow **
  • Craig Finn
  • Reigning Sound
  • Shadowy Men on a Shadowy Planet
  • The Strange Boys
  • Timber Timbre
  • Hayes Carll
  • Samantha Savage Smith
  • Willis Earl Beal
  • Tim Hecker
  • Trust
  • Bonjay
  • The Spits **
  • Nomeansno
  • Russian Circles
  • And So I Watch You From Afar
  • How To Dress Well
  • Duchess Says
  • Prince Rama **
  • CFCF **
  • Doldrums
  • BadBadNotGood
  • DJ Jonathan Toubin **
  • Terry Malts
  • Teledrome **

    Comedy Lineup:

  • Todd Barry
  • Tim Heidecker
  • Neil Hamburger
  • Hannibal Buress
  • Gavin McInnis
  • Natasha Leggero
  • Nick Flanagan **

    ** just announced


    [Published on: 5/1/12]

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