CBC Music Festival announces final lineup, two new stages and set times for Saturday’s show at RBC Echo Beach

Jenn Grant, Kacy & Clayton, and Zaki Ibrahim join previously announced acts July Talk, A Tribe Called Red, Charlotte Day Wilson, The Rural Alberta Advantage and a highly anticipated reunion from Rascalz, Checkmate, Kardinal Offishall, Thrust and Choclair of the Northern Touch All-Stars.

CBC Music today announced that JUNO Award-nominated artist Jenn Grant, Saskatchewan folk duo Kacy & Clayton and South African-Canadian singer-songwriter Zaki Ibrahim will join the country’s largest all-Canadian lineup of artists for the CBC Music Festival at RBC Echo Beach on Saturday, May 26. Limited tickets are still available through Live Nation at cbcmusic.ca/festival for $39.50 + fees; admission for children 12 and under is free.

Set times for the Main Stage, q Stage (hosted by Tom Power) and Festival Stage are now available via cbcmusic.ca/festival, as well as the schedule for the popular CBC Kids Stage where A Tribe Called Red, The Rural Alberta Advantage and The Jerry Cans will perform a second, pared-down performance in the Kids’ Zone, hosted by CBC Kids’ Cottonball, Tony and Victor.

New this year, CBC Music will present a fifth stage, the River Bar Stage, showcasing emerging acts from around the Greater Toronto Area, including R&B artist TOBi; pop singer JXCK KXLLY; soul/R&B singer-songwriter Alcordo; and indie-folk duo Moscow Apartment. For the first time ever, CBC Music Festival will also feature a CBC Comedy Stage, with a full lineup of comedic actors and stand-up comedians including comedian Sophie Kohn; comedian Martha Chaves; comedian Jeremy Woodcock; actress and comedian Rakhee Morzaria (Note to Self); an appearance by actress Dani Kind from CBC’s Workin’ Moms; and more.

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