Posted in music | tour dates on May 21, 2012

sledisland

The 2012 edition of Calgary, Alberta festival Sled Island is set to take place from June 20-23 at venues throughout the city. This year includes over 200 bands performing at 30 venues plus a large comedy schedule, film screenings, and art shows.

Sled Island 2012 will once again use outdoor venue Olympic Plaza as its main stage, featuring performances by Feist, The Hold Steady, Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks, The Dudes, Shabazz Palaces, Parlovr, and others.

Acts including Russian Circles, Hot Snakes, The Antlers, Boris, Thurston Moore, Willis Earl Beal, Trust, Yamantaka // Sonic Titan, Terry Malts, Neil Hamburger, How To Dress Well, The Evaporators (aka Nardwuar's band), DJ Jonathan Toubin, Hannibal Buress, Andrew W.K., Tim Heidecker, Archers of Loaf, and many more will be performing at various bars and venues. Check out the full lineup at the bottom of this post.

Festival passes, individual tickets for some clubs shows, and tickets for the Olympic Plaza events only are all on sale. The full festival schedule iwill be announced in June.

Full lineup and 2012 festival trailer below...

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SLED ISLAND FESTIVAL 2012

Aleister X
The Allovers
Ancients
And So I Watch You From Afar
Andrew W.K.
Androgynous Mind
The Antlers
Archers of Loaf
Auntie Mae and the Death Ray
Aunty Panty
B.A. Johnston
Baby Dee
Babysitter
Bad Brilliance
BadBadNotGood
The Ballantynes
Bankrobber
The Bash Brothers
Basketball
Beekeeper
Bel Riose
Bend Sinister
Bennink/West/ExBitter Fictions
The Bitterweed Draw
Black Mastiff
Black Wizard
The Blind Shake
Bloodhouse
Boats
Bonjay
Boris
Brazilian Money
The British Columbians
The Cable Knits
Camp Radio
Cannon Bros
Capitol 6
Castle River
CFCF
Cherie Lily
Chief Navaho
Chron Goblin
Clinton St.John & the Sacred Chester Marching Band
The Collapse
The Collective with The Calgary Youth Chorus
Cousins
Cowpuncher
Craig Finn
Cripple Creek Fairies
Crosss
C▲L▲M▲LK▲
Daedalus & Archimedes
Death by Stereo
Devon Sproule
The Diet
Dirty Ghosts
Dirty Sill
Dirty Spells
DJ Jonathan Toubin
Dog Day
Doldrums
Double Fuzz
Doug Hoyer
Dragon Fli Empire
Duchess Says
The Dudes
Each Other
The Evaporators
Extra Happy Ghost!!!
Falcon
Faux Fur
Feel Alright
Feist
Field & Stream
Fist City
FIVER
Flint
Flosstradamus
Foam Lake
The Folsoms
Forest Tate
Freak Heat Waves
Gavin McInnes
The Get Down
Gold
The Gooeys
Goose Hut
Gothic Tropic
Grave Babies
Greys
GreyScreen
Grown-Ups
Hannibal Buress
Happy New Year
Haunted Souls
Hayes Carll
HighKicks
The Hold Steady
HONHEEHONHEE
Hooded Fang
Hot Snakes
How To Dress Well
HUMANS
Hunter-Gatherer
If I look Strong; You Look Strong
Indian Handcrafts
Jeans Boots
Jeremy Clarkson
Jessica Jalbert
Joe Pernice
Jolie Holland
Jon Gant
Jon McKiel
K-Holes
Keep Tidy
The Ketamines
Kingdom Cloud
Korean Gut
Lab Coast
Larry & His Flask
LEGS
Les Jupes
Lost.Book.Found
Lou Barlow
Love Cuts
Madcowboys
MAGAS
The Mandates
Max Ulis
Michael Feuerstack
Micro Organs
Miesha & the Spanks
MONOKINO
Monomyth
The Mountaineer
Natasha Leggero
Nate Young
NEEDLES//PINSNEEDS
Neil Hamburger
New Friends
Nick Flanagan
Night Beats
Night Committee
No River
No Sinner
No You Hang Up
Nomeansno
Nü Sensae
Oh No! Yoko
Open Channels
Outlaws of Ravenhurst
The Parish of Little Clifton
PARLOVR
Peace
Pho
Pleasure Cruise
PLEIADES
Prince Rama
The Pygmies
Quaker Parents
Rachael Schroeder
Rap X
Reigning Sound
Renny Wilson
Reuben & the Dark
Ricca Razor Sharp
Rococode
Role Mach
The Ruffled Feathers
Russian Circles
The Sadies
Samantha Savage Smith
Scarebro
The Schomberg Fair
Shabazz Palaces
Shadowy Men on a Shadowy Planet
Sheer Agony
Shematomas
Shotgun Jimmie
The Shrapnelles
Sissys
Slam Dunk
Slates
Sleepy Panther
Slow Learners
Smalltown DJs
Snailhouse
SNAKATAK & Tessa G. (of Tayisha Busay)
The Soft Option
Sorry
The Spits
Stalwart Sons
Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks
Steve Adamyk Band
The Strange Boys
Stressed Out
TAPES
Teen Daze
Teledrome
Tent Healer
Terry Malts
This City Defects
This Hisses
Thurston Moore
Tim Hecker
Tim Heidecker
Timber Timbre
Todd Barry
TOO HIGH CREW
Trash Island
Travis Bretzer
Trust
Twin River
Two Towns
Victories
Vinny Slappers
Wake Owl
Waster
Watermelon
Wax Romeo & AMAK
We Are The City
The Weir
White Poppy
The Wicked Awesomes!
Willis Earl Beal
Windom Earle
Witchstone
YAMANTAKA // SONIC TITAN
The You Are Minez
Young Empires
The Zolas

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Tags: Aleister X, Ancients, And So I Watch You From Afar, Andrew W.K., Androgynous Mind, Archers of Loaf, Auntie Mae and the Death Ray, Aunty Panty, B.A. Johnston, Baby Dee, Babysitter, Bad Brilliance, BadBadNotGood, Bankrobber, Basketball, Beekeeper, Bel Riose, Bend Sinister, Bennink/West/ExBitter Fictions, Black Mastiff, Black Wizard, Bloodhouse, Boats, Bonjay, Boris, Brazilian Money, Calmalka, Camp Radio, Cannon Bros, Capitol 6, Castle River, CFCF, Cherie Lily, Chief Navaho, Chron Goblin, Clinton St.John and the Sacred Chester Marching Band, Cousins, Cowpuncher, Craig Finn, Cripple Creek Fairies, Crosss, Daedalus and Archimedes, Death by Stereo, Devon Sproule, Dirty Ghosts, Dirty Sill, Dirty Spells, DJ Jonathan Toubin, Dog Day, Doldrums, Double Fuzz, Doug Hoyer, Dragon Fli Empire, Duchess Says, Each Other, Extra Happy Ghost!!!, Falcon, Faux Fur, Feel Alright, Feist, Field and Stream, Fist City, FIVER, Flint, Flosstradamus, Foam Lake, Forest Tate, Freak Heat Waves, Gavin McInnes, Gold, Goose Hut, Gothic Tropic, Grave Babies, Greys, GreyScreen, Grown-Ups, Hannibal Buress, Happy New Year, Haunted Souls, Hayes Carll, HighKicks, HONHEEHONHEE, Hooded Fang, Hot Snakes, How To Dress Well, HUMANS, Hunter-Gatherer, If I look Strong; You Look Strong, Indian Handcrafts, Jeans Boots, Jeremy Clarkson, Jessica Jalbert, Joe Pernice, Jolie Holland, Jon Gant, Jon McKiel, K-Holes, Keep Tidy, Kingdom Cloud, Korean Gut, Lab Coast, Larry and His Flask, LEGS, Les Jupes, Lost.Book.Found, Lou Barlow, Love Cuts, Madcowboys, MAGAS, Max Ulis, Michael Feuerstack, Micro Organs, Miesha and the Spanks, MONOKINO, Monomyth, Natasha Leggero, Nate Young, Nü Sensae, NEEDLES//PINSNEEDS, Neil Hamburger, New Friends, Nick Flanagan, Night Beats, Night Committee, No River, No Sinner, No You Hang Up, Nomeansno, Oh No! Yoko, Open Channels, Outlaws of Ravenhurst, PARLOVR, Peace, Pho, Pleasure Cruise, PLEIADES, Prince Rama, Quaker Parents, Rachael Schroeder, Rap X, Reigning Sound, Renny Wilson, Reuben and the Dark, Ricca Razor Sharp, Rococode, Role Mach, Russian Circles, Samantha Savage Smith, Scarebro, Shabazz Palaces, Shadowy Men on a Shadowy Planet, Sheer Agony, Shematomas, Shotgun Jimmie, Sissys, Slam Dunk, Slates, Sled Island, Sleepy Panther, Slow Learners, Smalltown DJs, Snailhouse, SNAKATAK and Tessa G. (of Tayisha Busay), SONIC TITAN, Sorry, Stalwart Sons, Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks, Steve Adamyk Band, Stressed Out, TAPES, Teen Daze, Teledrome, Tent Healer, Terry Malts, The Allovers, The Antlers, The Ballantynes, The Bash Brothers, The Bitterweed Draw, The Blind Shake, The British Columbians, The Cable Knits, The Collapse, The Collective with The Calgary Youth Chorus, The Diet, The Dudes, The Evaporators, The Folsoms, The Get Down, The Gooeys, The Hold Steady, The Ketamines, The Mandates, The Mountaineer, The Parish of Little Clifton, The Pygmies, The Ruffled Feathers, The Sadies, The Schomberg Fair, The Shrapnelles, The Soft Option, The Spits, The Strange Boys, The Weir, The Wicked Awesomes!, The You Are Minez, The Zolas, This City Defects, This Hisses, Thurston Moore, Tim Hecker, Tim Heidecker, Timber Timbre, Todd Barry, TOO HIGH CREW, Trash Island, Travis Bretzer, Trust, Twin River, Two Towns, Victories, Vinny Slappers, Wake Owl, Waster, Watermelon, Wax Romeo and AMAK, We Are The City, White Poppy, Willis Earl Beal, Windom Earle, Witchstone, YAMANTAKA, Young Empires

Comments (7)

How far is Calgary from Brooklyn?

Posted by Anonymous | May 21, 2012 6:59 PM

Feist lends an aura of suck to anything she's involved in.

Except Eggs Benedict.

Posted by Anonymous | May 21, 2012 8:38 PM

Is Malkmus brunch wave?

Posted by Anonymous | May 21, 2012 8:57 PM

Malkmus is relaxed waist band post-stoner indie, so brunchwave compatible.

Posted by Anonymous | May 21, 2012 9:22 PM

went to sled island two years ago. what a great festival.

Posted by Anonymous | May 21, 2012 11:55 PM

crowd-i crowd-i its time to party!

Posted by Anonymous | May 22, 2012 3:41 AM

trust is great.

Posted by jordon | July 30, 2013 4:19 PM

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