Manitoba Bands at Calgary's Sled Island Fest

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Manitoba bands are heading to Cowtown this week for one of Canada's top music fests. Sled Island kicks off its run on June 24, taking over venues across Calgary for five nights. Eight local acts are making the trip, including noisey post-punks Pop Crimes, shoegaze garage-rockers Vampires, resurrected bass-and-drum act Duotang, noise-rock Tunic, indie pop-punk group The Zorgs, and more. The locals join a lineup that includes Polaris winner Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Yo La Tengo, Daniel Lanois, De La Soul, and a couple hundred more. 

Check out when and where the Manitoba bands are playing on the schedule below and visit to see the complete lineup.


Wednesday, June 24
Conduct at #1 Legion (upstairs), 10:30PM
The Zorgs at The Palomino (upstairs), 9PM

Thursday, June 25
The Zorgs at Broken City (patio), 6PM
Dead Ranch at Dicken's,11:30PM
Tunic at Nite Owl (downstairs), 12AM

Friday, June 26
Vampires at The Palomino, 9:30PM
Duotang at Nite Owl (upstairs), 11:30PM

Saturday,  June 27
Pop Crimes at The Palomino (upstairs), 9:30PM
Domestic at The Palomino,  10PM
Duotang at Ship & Anchor, 5PM

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