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Wednesday, December 16, 2015

GridLock, Halifax's newest music fest, announces lineup

Get ready for one hot fucking July with Lower Dens, American Football & more

Posted By on Wed, Dec 16, 2015 at 4:47 PM

SWEET NEW POP FESTIVAL
  • SWEET NEW POP FESTIVAL

Today, Halifax's newest music weekend, GridLock Festival, announced a few of its bookings for the inaugural event from July 8 to 10, 2016. There's so much pop on this lineup, you'd think it's at Forum Bingo. For real, this looks so super sweet, with beer by Stillwell on the grounds of Citadel High. Way to go, Jeremy Macneil and company. Tickets go on sale this Friday, December 18 at 10:00am ($90+HST for early birds, $100 advance, $120 day-of). This is some real real pop music, and it's going to rule. More bands and comics to come. Check this out now: 

Band: Lower Dens
From: Baltimore, MD
This band is insanely amazing; this video. THIS VIDEO!!!


Band: DIIV
From: Brooklyn, NY
This song, though. THIS SONG. 


Band: TR/ST
From: Toronto
"Synth-wave, dark wave" 


Band: Wintersleep
From: YOU KNOW DAMN WELL


Band: Baths
From: Los Angeles
Splash around in this. 


Band: Beach Slang
From: Philadelphia, PA 
One of Ryan McNutt's favourites.


Band: Lowell
From: Calgary
"Canada's next pop export"


Band: American Football
From: C-U, Illinois
REUNION TOUCHDOWN.


Band: Vogue Dots
From: Halifax
Tynan's my roommate. He's really great. So is Babette.


Band: Dance Movie
From: Halifax
Tara Thorne is The Coast's copy-editor. I'm looking at her right now.


Band: Beauts
From: Halifax
HI DARRYL! <3


Band: Partner
From: Sackville
New Brunswick's baddest band (*bad means good*)


Band: Sean Nicholas Savage
From: Montreal
You wish you were him. YOU FUCKING WISH.


Band: Southern Shores
From: Toronto
Lyrics: boop-be-boo-be-boo-boo-boop 


Band: Peach Kelli Pop
From: Ottawa
REALLY? REALLY! WOW! YAY!



You can find out more info here: http://www.gridlockfestival.com/ 



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