Official day-to-day lineup for Skookum 2018 announced

Apr 19 2018, 2:04 am

The day-to-day lineup for Skookum 2018, as well as sales for single-day passes to the festival, have just been announced.

Metro Vancouver’s newest music festival will take place over three days at Brockton Field in Stanley Park, from Friday, September 7 to Sunday, September 9, 2018.

The inaugural three-day festival is the result of a collaboration between BRANDLIVE and Virgin Mobile. More than 50 performances will take place over the course of the festival from some of the biggest names in music, accompanied by live art installations, gourmet culinary experiences, and some of BC’s best wines and craft beer.

The full, single-day lineups for Skookum 2018 are as follows:

Friday, September 7 – Gates open at 4 pm: 

  • Arkells
  • Chromeo
  • Dear Rouge
  • Matt Mays
  • Delhi 2 Dublin

As well as Black Pistol Fire, The Julian Taylor Band, Little Destroyer, Shred Kelly, Mob Bounce, The Carnival Band, and Zynth & Co.

Saturday, September 8 – Gates open at 12 pm: 

  • Florence + The Machine
  • Metric
  • The War on Drugs
  • St. Vincent
  • Rodrigo y Gabriela

Along with Milky Chance, Stereophonics, Current Swell, Said The Whale
The Zolas, Matt Andersen, Hey Ocean!, Midnight Shine, The Matinée • Murray Porter, Snotty Nose Rez Kids, and Bitterly Divine.

Sunday, September 9 – Gates open at 12 pm: 

  • The Killers
  • Father John Misty
  • Blue Rodeo
  • Mother Mother
  • Bahamas

Followed by Greta Van Fleet, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Cold War Kids, Whitehorse
Yukon Blonde, Barney Bentall, Crystal Shawanda, Belle Game, The Boom Booms
feat Ta’Kaiya Blaney, William Prince, daysormay, and Kelly Derrickson.

Paul Runnals, Festival Director, shares that festival response has been overwhelming so far. Tier-1 general passes and Tier-1 VIP passes have sold “out in a matter of minutes, and ticket sales overall have surpassed expectations” in both the Vancouver Market and “the entire Pacific Northwest region”.

Single-day passes for the festival will go on sale to the general public on Friday, April 20 at 10 am. Passes for Friday, September 7 start at $114; passes for Saturday and Sunday will start at $169.

SKOOKUM 2018 Vancouver Music Festival

Where: Brockton Field in Stanley Park, Vancouver

When: Friday, September 7 to Sunday, September 9

Tickets: Available online as of Friday, April 20, starting at $114

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