Calgary’s Sled Island Festival All Set to Go

Here’s the line-up so far:


The Hold Steady

Archers of Loaf

Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks

Hot Snakes

Andrew W.K. (Guest Curator)

The Sadies

Thurston Moore 

The Antlers

Lou Barlow

Craig Finn

Reigning Sound

Shadowy Men on a Shadowy Planet

The Strange Boys

Timber Timbre

Hayes Carll

Samantha Savage Smith

Willis Earl Beal

Tim Hecker



The Spits 


Russian Circles

And So I Watch You From Afar


How To Dress Well 

Duchess Says

Prince Rama




DJ Jonathan Toubin

Terry Malts



Plus, an impressive comedy lineup:

Todd Barry

Tim Heidecker

Neil Hamburger

Hannibal Buress

Gavin McInnis

Natasha Leggero 

Nick Flanagan

More details and participating artists here.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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