The initial wave of artists for SappyFest 13 is out and it includes a batch of fresh faces and old favourites. Artists announced for the festival in Sackville, N.B. this summer include U.S. Girls, Bonjay, Jennifer Castle, Julie & The Wrong Guys (Julie Doiron with members of Cancer Bats), Leanne Betasamosake Simpson, Jeremy Dutcher, the Burning Hell, BA Johnston, Witch Prophet, Special Costello and Whoop-Szo.
This year’s edition of the festival takes place from August 3-5. Early-bird tickets are available now.
While you’re waiting for summer to roll in, check out our Spotify playlist of artists playing SappyFest 13. We’ll update it throughout the spring as more artists are announced.
Press photo of U.S. Girls by Colin Medley