Here It Comes! The Sled Island 2013 Initial Lineup

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Today in Canadian festival news, we’re checking out the initial lineup for the seventh annual Sled Island Festival (June 19-22, 2013) which takes place in Calgary, Alberta. Organizers have confirmed the first batch of artists:

Jesus and Mary Chain
Explosions In The Sky
Divine Fits
Joel Plaskett Emergency
Mac DeMarco
Colin Stetson
Tim Hecker
Jon Spencer Blues Explosion
Thee Oh Sees

Sled Island is a showcase style festival that’s hosted by over 30 venues in the city. The big shows happen at Olympic Plaza with Explosions in the Sky slated for Friday night and Jesus and Mary Chain throwing the Saturday show.

Tickets: Early bird passes are on sale now for $179 CAN.

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