May 15th was the day that Arboretum Arts Festivals announced their line up at Raw Sugar Cafe for their upcoming event on August 16 and 17.
It’s going to take place at Arts Court’s Waller Park / SAW Gallery Courtyard / St. Alban’s Church.
Tickets on sale Thursday, May 16th at Compact Music locations, Vertigo Records, Antique Skate Shop, and online at ticketweb.ca. $40 Weekend / $30 Saturday / $20 Friday.
There was a handful of people who came out and show their support.
Adam Saikaley was DJing for the event.
It was a fun time to be at.
You have to give thanks to the people at Raw Sugar Café, Kichesippi Beer and Herd Magazine for making this happen this year!
When Rolf announced who was playing.
Besides the beer, I was overcome with excitement and I think I was the only person who gasped and surprised with joy.
Here is the list of musicians playing this year’s event (Taken from their site):
- Owen Pallett
- Jim Bryson
- Holy Fuck
- Roberta Bondar
- Sarah Neufeld (of Arcade Fire, co-presented by the Ottawa Art Gallery/Galerie d’art d’Ottawa)
- Big Dick
- Julie Fader
- Camp Radio
- Micheal Feuerstack
- Alex Lukashevsky
- Neil Haverty (of Bruce Peninsula)
- Flight Distance
- Missing Linx
- Winchester Warm
- Sea Oleena
- Craig Pedersen Quartet
- Her Harbour
- H. De Heutz
- Grime Kings
- New Swears
- Claude Munson and the Storm Outside
- Brandon Allen
- Atherton hosting hip-hop karaoke
- Ceremony DJs
- DJ Male Nurse
- more TBA