The Squamish Valley Music Festival have announced some impressive additions to their already massive lineup with new acts such as Chvrches, Phantogram, tUnE-yArDs, Nas, and the Temper Trap getting thrown onto the bill.
Released by festival organizers today, these new artists grow the lineup to more than 60 performers. The hotly awaited event runs from August 8 to 10 at Centennial Field, Logger Sports Grounds and Hendrickson Fields in Squamish.
Also amongst these new additions announced today are Irish singer James Vincent McMorrow, Canadian reggae-pop band Magic!, Toronto indie-rock act Wildlife, Calgary’s Reuben and the Dark, and Vancouver violinist and vocalist Hannah Epperson.
The pre-festival Campers’ Kickoff lineup scheduled for Thursday August 7th evening will include returning Squamish performers A Tribe Called Red and the Matinée, as well as heRobust, Kastle, the Strumbellas, and Sleepy Tom.
The bill has remained true to it’s focus on local acts with other previously announced B.C. bands the Zolas, We Are the City, Top Less, Aidan Knight, Rykka, Good for Grapes, and Louise Burns taking the stage in 2014.
The Squamish Valley Music Festival 2014 lineup also includes Arctic Monkeys, Broken Bells, Foster the People, The Roots, Lykke Li, Thievery Corporation, The Head and the Heart, Austra, and Kevin Drew.
The event is looking to draw up to 35,000 attendees per day to the expanded festival site, which is up from 19,000 daily attendees last year.
Head to www.squamishfestival.com for more details on this year’s event.