Sled Island Festival Releases Partial Lineup

Sled Island Festival: June 24-27, 2009
Sled Island Festival

(CALGARY) The Sled Island Music and Arts Festival — taking place at various venues in Calgary, Alberta from June 24 to June 27 — is pleased to announce the initial line-up and the inclusion of Olympic Plaza as the main venue on Friday, June 26.

This year will include over 200 bands performing at 23 venues plus art shows, film screenings, and a comedy component at the Sled Island Music and Arts Festival.

The complete lineup will be unveiled on June 1, here’s what it looks like so far:

Women, Woodhands, Tricky Woo, The Breeders, Obits, Anvil, The Coathangers, HEALTH, Liars, The King Khan & BBQ Show, The Evaporators, Mount Eerie, Hot Little Rocket, The Pack A.D., Sub-linguals, Githead, Final Fantasy, The Rural Alberta Advantage, The Whitsundays, The Dead Science, Andrew W.K., Agnostic Mountain Gospel Choir, Novillero, The Bronx, Nardwuar’s Video Vault, The United Steel Workers of Montreal, Slim Twig, Quintron and Miss Pussycat, O’Death, Monotonix, Jonathan Toubin, Malajube, Ladyhawk, Library Voices, Hollerado, Japandroids, The Dudes, Flash Lightnin’, The Cripple Creek Fairies, Holy Fuck, and and Battle Snakes.