Arctic Monkeys, Jack White, The National, and Vampire Weekend all play different days, so if you were hoping to catch the big indie/alternative rock names and just go one or two days, that's kind of a bummer. St. Vincent the same day as Vampire Weekend is a nice touch though.
The Montreal festival is gradually revealing its lineup, which so far includes The National, Blondie, Tyler the Creator, Manchester Orchestra, Franz Ferdinand, Portugal the Man, Odesza, Alvvays, and more.
Day one has Jack White, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, and more; day two has The Gaslight Anthem (playing 'The 59 Sound'), Japandroids, Manchester Orchestra, The Menzingers, and more; day three has Eminem, N.E.R.D., and more.
Jam vets The String Cheese Incident are playing for the eighth year in a row, and Bassnectar — who headlined both weekends last year — is back too. The lineup also includes Cut Copy, !!!, Chromeo, Bonobo, Washed Out, Floating Points, Hiss Golden Messenger, Noname, Sinkane, and more.