Montreal's biggest European style music festival, Osheaga Festival Musique et Arts , is back for its 11th year at Parc Jean-Drapeau from July 29th-31st. Last year's festival saw more than 135,000 people in attendance. With festival organizers consistently bringing a world-class lineup to the festival grounds, this year's superb lineup will undoubtedly draw in the same amount of energy and excitement over the weekend.
While bigger indie acts hold a strong presence over the festival, this year's top headlining artists include Radiohead, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Lana Del Rey. Must-see indie acts Best Coast, Bastille, Beirut, Alex G, Death Cab for Cutie, Foals, HAIM, Half Moon Run, Kurt Vile, Leon Bridges, The Last Shadow Puppets, St. Lucia, The Lumineers, and The Paper Kites are also slated to play at this year's festival. Hip hop heads can bounce to Busty and the Bass, Cypress Hill, Future, Goldlink, Jazz Cartier, Little Simz, Logic, Mac Miller, Skepta, SonReal, The Underachievers, and Vince Staples. For those looking to sway to something smooth, Hiatus Kaiyote, Jack Garratt, JAHKOY, Marian Hill, Oh Wonder, Post Malone, and Tory Lanez will be setting the mood. Looking to dance? Baauer, Boris Brejcha, Classixx, Disclosure, Flume, Fakear, Gramatik, Kaytranada, M83, Mura Masa, RUFUS DU SOL, Snakehips, Synapson, Tennyson, and Years & Years will all be making sure you get some cardio in this weekend.
Whether you already know exactly whose sets you're going to be catching or want to peep on an act you haven't heard before, let our curated festival playlist soundtrack your 72 hours of anticipation. To view the full lineup and purchase tickets to the festival, visit Osheaga's website.