Julie Doiron is one of several acts confirmed for this yearâ€™s SappyFest, which takes place Aug. 1-3.
Constantines, Julie Doiron, Basia Bulat, PS I Love You, and Cousins are among the acts confirmed for SappyFest 9: Bring it on Home. Taking place in Sackville, New Brunswick, the festival runs from Aug. 1-3.
Artists performing at this year's festival include Banded Stilts, Basia Bulat, Bry Webb, Constantines, Cool, Cousins, Dusted, Duzheknew, El Ron Maltan, Eons, Freelove Fenner, The Grubbies, JOYFULTALK, Julie Doiron, Michael Feuerstack, MOON, Motherhood, Nick Ferrio, The Olympic Symphonium, Ought, PS I Love You, Rae Spoon, Shotgun & Jaybird, Spencer Burton, The Weather Station, Weird Lines, and Wet Denim.
"Everything came together so smoothly. We're really excited about how things look this year," says new Creative Director, Lucas Hicks. "It's always great to have such amazing talent here in Sackville, NB."
SappyFest recently released the crowd-funded book SappyForever. The 250-page retrospective traces the evolution of the festival from a small stage in a parking lot to an event that spreads across Sackville, NB and has hosted acts such as Arcade Fire, Charles Bradley, Ladyhawk, Sloan, Eric's Trip, and Felice Brothers.
Tickets and passes for the festival are available online at www.sappyfest.com or in person at the SappyFest office, second floor of 131 Main Street in Sackville, N.B.