Sled Island Festival 2013: Jesus and Mary Chain, Thermals, Swans, Superchunk, and More

Divine Fits, Explosions in the Sky, OFF!, Thee Oh Sees, Mac DeMarco, Iceage also playing June event

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Sled Island Music and Arts Festival / Courtesy Facebook
Kyle McGovern WRITTEN BY
Kyle McGovern

The Jesus and Mary Chain, the Thermals, Swans, Explosions in the Sky, OFF!, Thee Oh Sees, and Superchunk are just some of the 250-plus acts performing at this year's Sled Island Music and Arts Festival. The four-day showcase takes place from June 19 to 22, with shows happening in more than 30 venues across the downtown and surrounding areas of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. 

Some of the other artists confirmed for this year's Sled Island Festival: Divine Fits, Mac DeMarco, Iceage, the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Colin Stetson, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Ryan Hemsworth, Mount Eerie, METZ, Torche, Javelin, the Gaslamp Killer, Besnard Lakes, THEESatisfaction, Keys N' Krates, Suuns, Pick a Piper, Tim Hecker, White Lung, Arrowz, Joel Plaskett Emergency, and many, many more. For the complete lineup, head here.

Passes range from $50 (for anyone under the age of 18) to $349 (for priority access to events); tickets to Sled Island Festival 2013 can be purchased here

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Now Playing
  • 1 Young Buffalo — No Idea " 03:59
  • 2 Vaadat Charigim — Ein Li Makom " 03:46
  • 3 Lindstrøm — Home Tonight " 09:13
  • 4 Will Butler — You Must Be Kidding " 03:54
  • 5 Clarence Clarity — 1-800-WORSHIP " 04:30
  • 6 The Knocks — Dancing With Myself " 00:00
  • 7 Lady Gaga — Till It Happens to You " 03:24

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