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X-FEST returns to Calgary with The Lumineers headlining

Daily Hive Staff May 30, 2016 4:22 am

Alternative music festival X-FEST returns to Calgary for its sixth year on September 3 and 4 with The Lumineers headlining.

Twenty One Pilots will be using X-FEST’s platform for their triumphant return to the spotlight before they embark on a massive European tour.

X-FEST 2016 is shaping up to be the best year yet,” says festival producer Nhaelan McMillan of Live Nation Canada. The lineup features some of the hottest contemporary artists on tour today and reflects our commitment to developing a diverse and well-rounded festival for Calgary music fans.”

Weekend passes start at $179.50, with VIP passes running $229.50. They go on sale on Friday, June 10 at 10 a.m. at

Expect performances from bands such as:

  • Halsey
  • Vance Joy
  • Arkells
  • July Talk
  • Jake Bugg
  • Wintersleep
  • Banners
  • Atlas Genius
  • Zella Day
  • Modern Space
  • Darcys
  • The Royal Foundry
  • Syd Arthur

X-FEST Calgary 2016

When: Saturday, September 3 and Sunday, September 4

Where: Fort Calgary – 750 9th Avenue SE

Daily Hive Staff
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