BUSTY AND THE BASS (Montreal, QC)

BUSTY AND THE BASS (Montreal, QC)

The Koop Tent Stage, 5:50-6:35 p.m. Busty and the Bass is a nine-piece collective of musicians from across North America who met during their first week studying music at McGill University. Originally born out of small Montreal house parties, over the last three years...
THE SLACKERS (Brooklyn, NY)

THE SLACKERS (Brooklyn, NY)

The Koop Tent Stage, 7:40-8:30 p.m. The Slackers are self styled masters of Reggae, Ska and Rock’n’Roll from New York City. The Slackers began in 1991 in NYC. After years of local gigs and rehearsing in a dingy basement in Manhattan’s lower east side, the band...
THE ZOLAS (Vancouver, BC)

THE ZOLAS (Vancouver, BC)

Main Stage, 3:05-3:50 p.m. Swooner marks a major departure from both the cabaret rock of 2009’s Tic Toc Tic and the atmospheric minimalism of Ancient Mars. This time around the band dove headlong into vibrant, experimental pop, stirring modern production into the...
JOHN RIVER (Mississauga, ON)

JOHN RIVER (Mississauga, ON)

Dine Alone Records Wax on Wheels Stage, 7:40-8:30 p.m. Born to Carribean parents, Matthew Johnathan Derrick-Huie comes straight out of Mississauga, which he affectionately labels the Row. 20 years Rowside has sculpted and shaped the passionate voice, the unguarded...