Have your Cake and eat it! Toronto Urban Roots Festival has announced artists for this year’s festival.
Wilco, Of Monsters And Men, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, The Avett Brothers, UB40, Cake and Neko Case are among the first wave of artists confirmed for TURF 2015.
More headliners will be announced in May.
TURF 2015 takes place once again at the historic site of Fort York Common in downtown Toronto. 46 artists will play three stages from 18-20 September. TURF will also program some of the same artists in both Lee’s Palace and the Horseshoe Tavern between September 16th and 21st, as part of TURF’s annual Club Bonus Series and the upcoming 30th anniversary of Lee’s Palace.
TURF early-bird tire one 3 day passes, and 3 day VIP and VIP plus passes go on sale, THURSDAY, APRIL 23rd at noon at Ticketfly.ca and at Rotate This, Soundscapes and the Horseshoe Tavern on FRIDAY APRIL 24th.
Local talent from Toronto will have a stronger precence at this year’s festival, with local bands appearing with opening slots on all three stages throughout the weekend. The “Artists from Toronto” line-up is set to be announced by June.
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