Sappyfest, July 31st – Aug. 2nd in Sackville, New Brunswick. Sappyfest is a yearly music festival taking place in Sackville, NB. A small college town with a population of just over 5000, it’s a scenic and intimate setting for this collection of renowned and acclaimed musical acts to gather and perform. Now in its fourth year, the festival is produced collaboratively alongside the Ok.Quoi?! Arts Festival and Struts Gallery & Faucet Media Arts Centre. The festivals main stage is a large street tent in downtown Sackville with an old movie theatre, church, tavern and decrepit music hall serving as satellite stages.
Here’s a list of the artists playing the fest: 100 Dollars, The Adam Mowery Organization, Attack In Black, Baby Eagle, The Baird Brothers, BA Johnston, Bloodsport, Brent Randall & His Pinecones, The Burning Hell, Calvin Johnson, Cat Pontoon, Clues, Destroyer, Dog Day, The D’ubervilles, Eric Chenaux, Eric’s Trip, Fembots, Fuerermusik, Gambletron, The Gertrudes, Harbour Coats, Horses, Jon Rae Fletcher, Jon Mckiel, Julie Doiron, Julie Fader, Justin Haynes, Ladyhawk, Laura Borealis, Lonnie James, Lovesinger, Luyas, The Magic, Motion Ensemble, Old Man Luedecke, Ohbijou, Rick White, Rock Plaza Central, Ryan Driver, Shapes & Sizes, Shotgun Jimmie, Snailhouse, Spring Break Up, Timber Timbre, We Are Action, Windom Earle, Wintersleep & Woolly Leaves.
Wish I could go, do you want to?
Contest: One lucky winner will win two passes to the festival. To enter, comment on this post with the word ‘Sappy’ before Monday, July 13th at 9pm EST and we’ll draw one winner.