This year’s WayHome Fest features Jazz Cartier, Frank Ocean, ScHoolboy Q, Jahkoy & more
Oro-Medonte, ON – The south-central Ontario township of Oro-Medonte is the place to be between July 28 and 30 as it hosts another year of the WayHome Music & Arts Festival. This year’s event features Frank Ocean, ScHoolboy Q, Danny Brown, Jazz Cartier, Daniel Caesar, Allan Rayman, Jahkoy, and more. Check out the official poster and press release after the jump.
WayHome Music and Arts Festival announces line-up featuring Imagine Dragons, Frank Ocean, Flume, Justice, Solange & more
Republic Live, organizers of WayHome Music and Arts Festival are pleased to announce the 2017 line-up with headliners Imagine Dragons, Frank Ocean, and Flume. Music fans will once again have the opportunity to see some of the greatest musical acts, across all genres, share a stage at the custom-designed camping and festival grounds, Burl’s Creek Event Grounds, in Oro-Medonte from July 28-30. Indie-pop rock, Grammy Live Performance Award winners, Imagine Dragons, critically acclaimed, cutting edge R&B rap artist Frank Ocean, and double platinum 2017 Grammy award winning Australian producer Flume will headline the main stage. The 2017 headliners will be joined by France’s electronic-duo Justice, chart topping singer-songwriter of the standout 2016 release “A Seat at the table” and Grammy award winner Solange, one of the hottest electronic music DJs and producers Marshmello, Grammy nominated rapper Schoolboy Q, multi-platinum Australian singer-songwriter Vance Joy, Canadian indie-pop and multiple Juno nominees Tegan and Sara, power alt-pop tunesmiths The Shins, whose much anticipated fifth studio album will be soon released, and many more.
“We are thrilled to share our WayHome 2017 line-up with our fans,” said Ryan Howes, Creative Director, WayHome Music and Arts. “Entering our third year of WayHome we are not only excited about our amazing headliners but also extremely pleased about acts such as Constantines, Jagwar Ma, Allan Rayman, Jazz Cartier, PUP, Royal Blood and more. The overall line-up shows just how eclectic WayHome Music & Arts has become in it’s early years and we’d like to thank our talent booking partners, Fource Entertainment Canada, for curating such a well rounded program to appeal to music lovers of all genres. In addition to a stacked line up, WayHome will again offer the best in art installations, late night entertainment, food and beverage curation and some of the best camping Canada has to offer.”
Full-event passes will go on-sale Friday, February 17, 2017 at 10 A.M. EST only at WayHome.com – with Tier 1 General Admission passes priced at $229.99 and VIP passes priced at $599.99.
WayHome Music and Arts Festival 2017 line-up:
Imagine Dragons – Frank Ocean – Flume
Justice – Solange – Marshmello – Vance Joy
Schoolboy Q –– Tegan and Sara – The Shins
Car Seat Headrest
Charles Bradley and His Extraordinaires
Death From Above 1979
Louis The Child
The Dirty Nil
The Naked and Famous
WayHome Music & Arts, produced by Republic Live, is a three-day music and arts festival held at the custom-designed camping festival grounds, Burl’s Creek. In it’s inaugural year, WayHome featured headliners Neil Young, Sam Smith, Kendrick Lamar, along with Alt-J, Modest Mouse, Hozier and many more. In it’s second year, WayHome Music and Arts 2016 featured LCD Soundsystem, Arcade Fire and The Killers, in addition to performances by Major Lazer, M83, HAIM, Metric, Chvrches, Ray LaMontagne, and 60+ more artists. The festival offers multiple stages, a variety of late-night spectacles and experiences, international and local cuisine, an on-site locally produced farmers market, original art installations – past artists include internally acclaimed artist such as; DoLab and Angus Watt, and more to 40,000+ fans over the course of the weekend. WayHome Music and Arts was recently awarded the New Kid on the Block (Best New Festival) award and was nominated for Major Festival of the Year at the 2016 Canadian Music Awards. Save the date for 2017 as WayHome will be taking place July 28th – 30th 2017 at Burl’s Creek Event Grounds. WayHome.com
About Republic Live
Republic Live is a Canadian-owned live entertainment company founded in 2011, with offices in Toronto, Ontario and Nashville, Tennessee. Republic Live takes pride in creating world-class, fan-centric, time of your life experiences. The company works with a multitude of partners on a variety of platforms to create unique experiences for fans, artists, industry partners and sponsors. Republic Live’s two flagship events are Boots and Hearts Music Festival, Canada’s largest camping and country music festival and WayHome Music & Arts Festival, a kaleidoscope of sound, smell, colour, and spectacle.
About Fource Entertainment Canada
Fource Entertainment Canada is a company founded in 2016 with a mission to deliver the best music and experiences to as many fans as possible across the country in partnership with leading artists, partners and venues. Fource’s heritage stems from a group of people who have been part of the creation, evolution and management of some of Canada’s premiere concerts, festivals and branded events over the past 20 years. Fource is the exclusive talent booking agency for the 2017 editions of WayHome, Boots & Hearts, NXNE Port Lands, and The Big Feastival Canada festivals.
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