After the successes of Virgin Festivals in Toronto and Vancouver last year it seemed pretty tough to top. The organizers seemed ready to out do themselves. This year's Toronto show taking place on September 6 and 7 on Toronto Island and will feature headliners Foo Fighters and Oasis. The brand new Calgary show at Fort Calgary boasts the Stone Temple Pilots and Canadian rockers the Tragically Hip. The dates and acts for the Vancouver show are TBA.
Though acts are sure to be added to both festivals here's the complete lists of who they've got booked so far:
Toronto: Constantines, Wintersleep, Spiritualized, Bloc Party, Foo Fighters, Pigeon Detectives, The Weakerthans, Stereophonics, Paul Weller, and Oasis
Calgary: Attack in Black, Pridetiger, Crash Parallel, The Dudes, The Whitsundays, Ten Second Epic, The Spades, Said the Whale, Corb Lund, Face to Face, Constantines, Three Days Grace, The New Pornographers, City & Colour, Matthew Good, The Flaming Lips, Stone Temple Pilots, and the Tragically Hip.
For more information please visit www.virginfestival.ca.
Writer: Michelle Garcia