Big Red Festival (Update)

Big Red Festival (Update)

By: Amanda Hather

The music festivals on Prince Edward Island are bigger and better than before this year and Big Red Music Festival is no exception. Wonder how they were going to manage to top last year’s star studded festival which included Canadian favourites, Our Lady Peace, Faber Drive, and Hedley? Well wonder no more! This year’s lineup includes Canadian heavy hitters such as Marianas Trench and Lights, and American rock band The Killers.

Big Red Music Festival runs this year on June 28th and 29th, and again on July 12th in Charlottetown. This year’s impressive lineup is:

Saturday, June 28th:
· Marianas Trench

· Bridgit Mendler

· Lights

· Crystalyne

· Macy Kate

· Ariel, Zoey & Eli

· Dylan Menzie

Sunday, June 29th:
· Sam Roberts Band

· Hey Rosetta!

· Adam Baldwin

· North Lakes

Saturday, July 12th:
· The Killers

· Death Cab For Cutie

· Matt Mays

· Drive By Truckers

· Kardinal Offishall

· Bahamas

· July Talk

· Mic Boyd

· The Town Heroes

For tickets to this year’s Big Red Music Festival, head to All other information you would need for this year’s festival can be found on You won’t want to miss out on this year’s performances! Want to head to the Island for both Big Red dates but worried you’ll be bored with the weekend in between? Why not check out the Cavendish Beach Music Festival between July 4th and 6th, one of the Maritimes biggest and best country festivals. This year features country heavy hitters Blake Shelton and Hunter Hayes, and Canadian favourite Dean Brody! Head to for details and ticket information.

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