Osheaga has started releasing some of its 2019 artists!

On the first day of Spring, Montreal festival Osheaga had a few surprises in store for its fans!

The first announcement was more of a logistical one, about Osheaga’s homecoming to its native grounds of Parc Jean Drapeau, after two years of taking place on Île Saint-Hélène during renovations.

Osheaga 2019 : Homecoming

Two years ago, we hit the road and embarked on a journey to a explore a new island, new stages, and a new experience. Now, we’ve packed our bags and are headed back home to our newly renovated ORIGINAL festival site on Parc Jean-Drapeau with everything you remember, know and love…only BETTER! 💕🌳🎡⏰ Get ready. The real fun starts TOMORROW!

Posted by Osheaga on Wednesday, March 20, 2019

On Thursday, one of the festival’s sponsors Bell Alt Télé also announced the first act on the lineup!  After a performance at the Mile Ex End music festival in 2017, Dallas Green’s acoustic project City and Colour will be back in Montreal this summer!

Bell Alt Télé devoile City and Colour

Pour la seconde année, Bell Alt Télé est présentateur officiel d’Osheaga et dévoile en primeur la présence de City and Colour sur notre scène à Montréal cet été 😁Si vous êtes abonné au service Alt Télé, surveillez vos courriels pour avoir accès à la prévente d’Osheaga et ainsi être les premiers à obtenir votre passe pour le festival!

Posted by Bell Canada (Français) on Wednesday, March 20, 2019

 

Last but not least, Osheaga has launched a little interactive game on its website to give its fans a little sneak peek at the full lineup! The experience features 6 beautiful postcards designed by some amazing illustrators! The game? Each day, email the postcards to some of your friends, and find out 6 new artists from the lineup!

Since the launch of the game on Thursday, the festival has confirmed some very exciting acts: Tame Impala, Beach House, JPEGMAFIA, Lennon Stella, Black Tiger Sex Machine, 070 Shake, Dean Lewis, SuicideBoys, Two Feet, Mac DeMarco, Sofi Tukker, U.S. Girls, Nombe, Sharon Van Etten, Real Estate, Denzel Curry, DJ Koze, Anders and Clairo.

Osheaga is set to release the full line up this Tuesday, so come back here then for our take on it! In the meantime, more artists will be uncovered daily through the game on Osheaga’s website, so stay tuned!

Osheaga 2019 will take place in Montreal August 2nd – 4th. Tickets will go on sale on Tuesday at noon. In the meantime, Diamond passes are already available on the festival’s website.

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