Sled Island Music and Arts Festival: June 21-25

Calgary’s eclectic one-of-a-kind festival is ready to fire up your summer!

Join CBC Calgary at the city wide party!

When: June 21-25

Where: Over 35 venues around Calgary

CBC is proud to sponsor this five-day festival that brings an eclectic mix of music, art, comedy and film to the Calgary culture scene. Over 30,000 attendees transform Calgary into an arts lover's paradise and offers something fresh and new to the independent spirits of our city. 

Acts include titanic indie rock band Wavves, garage-punk poets Tyvek, high energy prog-pop project Once and Future Band, sizzling rapper Pierre, stoner legends Shooting Guns, lush indie-folk act Tispur, black metal purveyors Wilt and much more! 

Sled Island is also about showcasing the amazing talent we have right here at home. Some choice Calgary artists include synth weirdos Aiwass, battering electro-punks DRI HIEV, garage-pop band Glaux, internationally celebrated bass music champ HomeSick, international traditionalists HYMN, perhaps Calgary's finest songwriter Kris Ellestad, wily young rapper Louis CZA The Black Greek God, freshmen rock n' roll renegades Sellout, haunting composer Valiska and zesty stoner rockers Woodhawk.

Check out the full Sled Island lineup. You can also get a sneak peek of who's coming on the Sled Island music stream here

For more information about Sled Island and tickets visit their website.

Listen to CBC Radio One's The Homestretch with Doug Dirks and Jenny Howe weekdays from 3-6 p.m. on 99.1FM/1010AM and follow us on Facebook and Twitter for your chance to win passes!