Sled Island ’09: featuring Biz Markie,Liars, These Arms Are Snakes, Whitey Houston

Sled Island 2009’s programming features a line-up of 250+ bands spanning the globe, proudly including over 120 from Alberta, 100+ from the rest of Canada and 32 international bands.

Acts added to the Sled Island 2009 lineup include: Hip-hop icon Biz Markie, New York weirdo-pop act Japanther, Seattle-based post-hardcore band These Arms Are Snakes (with ex-members of Botch), Calgary legends the Ramblin’ Ambassadors, rap visionary Gift of Gab (of Blackalicous-fame), Canadian indie-darlings Woodpigeon, Chad VanGaalen‘s new electro-project Black Mold, Montreal garage rocker Mark Sultan, Canadian punk legends SNFU, Edmonton favourites Whitey Houston, and many, many more.

More info here. Wish I were going…. maybe they’ll fly me out there?