Smashing Pumpkins, Bjork Headline V Fest

Published: 2007-03-16
The first acts for Toronto's second annual Virgin Festival were announced yesterday (March 15).

Taking place on Toronto Island Park from September 8-9 the festival has announced the first round of acts. September 8 will be headlined by Icelandic singer-songwriter Bjork and will also feature New York alt-rockers Interpol, Italian singer-songwriter Paolo Nutini and UK jazz, soul musician Amy Winehouse.

September 9 will be headed up by Billy Corgan and the newly reunited Smashing Pumpkins, Vegas electo-rockers The Killers, Canadian indie rockers Tokyo Police Club and English singer-songwriter Jamie T. According to a press release on the V Fest website another 30 acts will be added over the coming months.

Early bird tickets will go on sale March 20 for $128 for a two day pass and regular priced passes will go on sale March 24 for $138. No word on whether any one day passes will be available.

Writer: Michelle Garcia



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