Top Five: Bands & Artists to check out at Field Trip 2022

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Top Five bands & artists to check out at Field Trip 2022, as chosen by Canadian Beats Media Photographer, Maddie Maitland

Top Five is back and ready to recommend some music to you! This week, our Maddie Maitland is sharing her top five bands or artists to check out at this year’s Field Trip.

Field Trip is a music festival that’s been around since 2013, and takes place at Fort York and Garrison Commons in downtown Toronto on July 9, 2022. Get your tickets here.

Kurt Vile & The Violators

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Kurt Samuel Vile is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer. He is known for his solo work and as the former lead guitarist of the rock band the War on Drugs.

Connect with Kurt Vile:
Website
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Twitter
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Haviah Mighty

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Haviah Mighty is a Canadian rapper from Brampton, Ontario. She rose to prominence in 2016 as a member of the hip hop group The Sorority, before releasing several EPs on her own, most notably Flower City, in 2017.

Her first album, 13th Floor, was released in 2019 and won the 2019 Polaris Music Prize.

Connect with Haviah Mighty:
Website
Facebook
Twitter
Instagram
TikTok

Peach Pit

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Peach Pit is an indie pop band from Vancouver, British Columbia, made up of singer and rhythm guitarist Neil Smith, lead guitarist Christopher Vanderkooy, bassist Peter Wilton, and drummer Mikey Pascuzzi.

Connect with Peach Pit:
Website
Facebook
Twitter
Instagram
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Ombiigizi

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OMBIIGIZI is a Canadian musical project, consisting of Adam Sturgeon of Status/Non-Status and Daniel Monkman of Zoon. Their debut album Sewn Back Together was released in 2022 and was longlisted for the 2022 Polaris Music Prize.

Connect with OMBIIGIZI:
Bandcamp
Facebook
Twitter
Instagram

The Halluci Nation

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The Halluci Nation, formerly known as A Tribe Called Red, is a Canadian electronic music group that blends instrumental hip hop, reggae, moombahton, and dubstep-influenced dance music with elements of First Nations music, particularly vocal chanting and drumming.

Connect with The Halluci Nation:
Website
Facebook
Twitter
Instagram

Those are Maddie’s top five picks to check out at the festival, but there are many more we love, and you should just check out everyone!

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