WayHome reveals 2016 lineup: Arcade Fire, The Killers, Arkells among acts

WayHome announced its 2016 lineup today, which includes Arcade Fire, The Killers, and LCD Soundsystem as this year's headliners.

The festival will take place in Oro-Medonte, Ont., July 22-24

Montreal's Arcade Fire named a headliner at WayHome 2016. (Arcade Fire)

The WayHome festival has announced its 2016 lineup which includes Arcade Fire, The Killers, and LCD Soundsystem as headliners. 

This is the second year the three-day festival will take place at Burl's Creek acreage north of Barrie, where fans camp over the weekend. 

WayHomies played detective all weekend after festival organizers released twovideo teasers that had clues about potential acts. 

The festival confirmed several GTA acts set to perform such as: Stars, Arkells, Shad, and Young Empires.

Hamilton's Arkells set to perform at 2016 WayHome festival. (www.arkells.ca)

The inaugural festival in 2015 included headliners Sam Smith, Kendrick Lamar, and Neil Young.

Here is a list of the full 2016 lineup: 

  • LCD Soundsystem
  • Arcade Fire
  • The Killers
  • Major Lazer
  • M83
  • Haim
  • Chvrches
  • Ray LaMontagne
  • FKA twigs
  • Future
  • Chet Faker
  • Arkells
  • Beirut
  • Gary Clark Jr.
  • Mac DeMarco
  • Wolf Parade
  • The Last Shadow Puppets
  • Foals
  • The Arcs
  • Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats
  • Matt and Kim
  • Kurt Vile & The Violators
  • Glass Animals
  • Third Eye Blind
  • X Ambassadors
  • Bahamas
  • Stars
  • Børns
  • Tory Lanez
  • A Tribe Called Red
  • Half Moon Run
  • Phosphorescent 
  • BadBadNotGood
  • Lucius
  • Patrick Watson
  • Vince Staples
  • AlunaGeorge
  • Unknown Mortal Orchestra
  • Savages
  • The Struts
  • GoldLink 
  • Keys N Krates
  • Femi Kuti & The Positive Force
  • Lindsey Stirling
  • Oh Wonder
  • Robert Delong
  • Coleman Hell
  • White Denim
  • Shad
  • Touris
  • Noah Gundersen
  • Black Mountain
  • Marian Hill
  • Bombino
  • Banners
  • Dilly Dally
  • Young Empires
  • All Them Witches
  • Mothers
  • LANY
  • White Lung
  • Bishop
  • The Paper Kites
  • Little Scream
  • Allie X
  • Braids
  • River Tiber
  • Tennyson
  • Boom Forest 


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