This years Sled Island line up, late on the draw, yes. However, also included in the post below is some great pre-post-in-tandem Seld Island festivites. So, stop complaining ok?
Official Sled Island Schedule
(schedules linked, below are my top picks, which are just ’cause I’m stoked to see these).
(Lethbridge = ^ Calgary = # Edmonton = +)
*Sub-linguals# @Tubby Dog – 8:15pm
*The Superfantastics @Verns – 12:30am
*Cool art show @a bunch of places – 5pm-onwards
*Fox Opera# @Dickens – 9:30pm; Endangered Ape^ @Verns -10:30pm; Pine Tarts# @Lord Nelson – 11pm; The Pack A.D. @Pal0mino – midnight; Monotonix @Distillery – 1am
*Summerlad#, Malajube, Biz Markie#, M5, Holy Fuck @Olympic Plaza – 3pm-8pm; NARWAUR VIDEO VAULT (ft. New Danger Kids^, Hot Panda+, and The Evaporators!!) 8pm – midnight; The Breeders @Olympic Plaza – 9:45pm; King Khan and BBQ @Dickens- midnight; HEALTH @Lord Nelson – 1am
Saturday (this is where is gets hard)
*If you can get up…. All Market Collective shopping @Ant Hill-11am
*Square Waves^ @Lord Nelson – 9pm; Myelin Sheaths^ @Dicken’s – 10pm; Bayonets!!!+ @Broken City – 10:30pm; The Moby Dicks^ @Tubby Dog – 11pm; Obits, The Wicked Awesomes+ @Broken City – 11:30pm; Liars @Dickens – 1am
*Find a breakfast house party. Just walk around Kensington for a while with a flask and a pack of ciggies, it will come to you.
Non-Official Sled Island parties (which most have past and now I’m lacking in content).
Mammoth Cave Productions presents: Sled Island South!!!
Saturday June 20th, 2009
The New Danger Kids, Endangered Ape, Myelin Sheaths, Sleepy Head, Square Waves, The Moby Dicks, Mt. Royal, Mount Analog, Sleepy Heads.
@Henontic – 8pm. $12.00 at the door
“All ticket-buyers will be entered to win two passes to the Sled Island Festival being held between June 24 and June 27.”
Beatroute presents: A Sled Island Hangover Breakfast
@Local 510 – 10am
“Come celebrate Sled Island 09 BeatRoute style! Enjoy a free breakfast, cheap drinks specials, and some kick-ass live music courtesy of some festival performers: Githead (featuring Colin Newman of Wire); Hot Panda (Mint Records); No Gold (Rad-couver); Hunter Gatherer (local dudes)
Sponsored by Mint Records”
Lastly, who else is stoked for The Breeders?