Guelph, ON’s Kazoo! Fest is back for its 12th year and the lineup features over 40 musical performances, visual and media art, contemporary dance, the Kazoo! Print Expo, and more!
The festival will take place from April 10-14, 2019 at various locations in Guelph, ON.
This year’s boldly curated music lineup includes a special performance by the Queer Songbook Orchestra – a 12-piece chamber pop ensemble exploring queer narratives in pop music as well as JUNO nominated and Polaris shortlisted indigenous hip hop duo Snotty Nose Rez Kids. Other lineup highlights include a full-band performance by Jennifer Castle, Yves Jarvis (formerly Un Blonde), and a set from legendary Chicago-based electronic producer Hieroglyphic Being (Soul Jazz / Ninja Tune).
This year’s festival will also include a co-presentation with indigenous record label RPM (Revolutions Per Minute) as well as a selection of notable artists from across Canada including: JOYFULTALK, DJ Kookum, Motherhood, John Southworth & The South Seas, Tanya Iyer, Pantayo, TRP.P, Edna King, Bonnie Doon, and many more.
Queer Songbook Orchestra • Snotty Nose Rez Kids • Jennifer Castle • Yves Jarvis • Hieroglyphic Being • JOYFULTALK • Motherhood • DJ Kookum • John Southworth & The South Seas • Pantayo • Bonnie Doon • Miss Eaves • Property • Thanya Iyer • TRP.P • Lo Siento • Obuxum • Edna King • Alex Lukashevsky • Victime • Luna Li • Fake Humans • Gianna Lauren • Steven Lambke • Rotten Column • Ian Daniel Kehoe • Baby Labour • Kitzl • Bleu Nuit • Brave Moon • Nicolette & The Nobodies • Nigel Nigel • Royal Castles • Slutcode • standpartners • I Feel Sorry • Savannah Taylor • Protruders • Anna Wiebe • Shopkeeper • Belly Rub • Drunk At The Library & more!
PLUS: Kazoo! Print Expo • Hand Eye Society • Tasman Richardson • Short& Sweet Guelph Edition • Trinketron Turbo 2000 • David Alexander’s Magic Dungeon Land • Pancake Breakfast & more!
The Kazoo! Crony Pass (festival passes) are on sale now for $75 as well tickets for select events. The full schedule will be announced in the coming weeks. Tickets and more details can be found at www.kazookazoo.ca
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