PEMBERTON, B.C. (CelebrityAccess) — Organizers HUKA Entertainment have announced the lineup for the Pemberton Music Festival, which will take place Friday, July 18 through Sunday, July 20.
The full list of performers includes Nine Inch Nails, Outkast, Deadmau5, Soundgarden, Frank Ocean, Kendrick Lamar, Metric, Modest Mouse, Snoop Dogg, Above & Beyond, Empire of the Sun, Ms. Lauryn Hill, TV On The Radio, Blondie, Cage The Elephant, Girl Talk, Grimes, The Flaming Lips, Young the Giant, Baauer, Matthew Good, Schoolboy Q, St. Vincent, Tyler, The Creator, Violent Femmes, Earl Sweatshirt, Gord Downie, The Sadies, The New Pornographers, Sloan, Stars, Best Coast, Big Gigantic, Clockwork, Flying Lotus, Hayden, Matt Mays, RL Grime, Shlohmo, Delta Rae, Dinosaur Jr., Fucked Up, Griz, Hey Rosetta!, Kaytranada, Purity Ring DJ Set, XXYYXX, Dan Deacon, Lettuce, Metz, Rich Aucoin, Wild Belle, ZZ Ward, Aer, Gold & Youth, Flash Lightnin', The Tontons, Tory Lanez, Yukon Blonde, Hallelujah Train Featuring: Daniel Lanois, Pastor Brady Blade, Brian Blade, Brady Blade Jr, Anders Osborne, Will Sexton, Chris Thomas, Malcolm Burn with Gospel Choir, and comedy from Trailer Park Boys, Bob Saget, Lisa Lampanelli, Nick Swardson, Norm MacDonald, Doug Benson, Hannibal Buress, Tom Green, Brian Posehn, Jim Breuer, Natasha Leggero, Brian Scolaro, and Kyle Dunnigan with more announcements expected in the coming weeks.
The three-day festival will feature six separate performance areas, including two main stages, two secondary stages, a dance tent and a comedy area. The festival is produced and promoted by HUKA Entertainment, in collaboration with the Village of Pemberton and land partners the Sunstone Group and the Lil'wat Nation. Sponsors for this year's festival include Molson Canadian, SiriusXM Canada, and Somersby Cider.
"It took a little longer than expected, but we wanted to make certain we put the best experience together, one that exemplifies the most beautiful festival site in the world," says HUKA Entertainment co-founder and CEO A.J. Niland. "With today's announcement, we are confident we have done exactly that. We appreciate all of the patience, goodwill and positive comments from our communities and supporters, and are excited for July to come, so everyone can see what we have in store for them at this one-of-a-kind event." – Staff Writers