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St. Vincent at the Commodore Ballroom

St. Vincent, show here at the Commodore Ballroom on March 25, 2014, is among the confirmed performers at the Pemberton Music Festival. Issha Marie photo.

Pemberton Music Festival lineup announced

The lineup for the Pemberton Music Festival has been announced, and it’s a doozy.

The three-day festival (July 18-20) includes generations-spanning musical headliners, lots of up-and-coming second-stagers and even some comedy.

Top headliners include Nine Inch Nails, Outkast and Deadmau5. Soundgarden, Frank Ocean and Kendrick Lamar are also sure to draw huge crowds to the festival site, located about two-and-a-half hours north of Vancouver (and half an hour from Whistler).

The festival will include six separate performance areas, including two mainstages, two secondary stages, a dance tent and a comedy area in a 300-acre area in Pemberton Valley.

Other performers include Metric, Modest Mouse, Snoop Dogg, Above & Beyond,Empire of the Sun, Ms. Lauryn Hill, TV On the Radio, Blondie, Cage the Elephant, Girl Talk, Grimes, the Flaming Lips, Young the Giant, Baauer, Matthew Good, Schoolboy Q, St. Vincent, Tyler, The!Creator, Violent Femmes, Earl Sweatshirt, Gord Downie with the Sadies, The New Pornographers, Sloan, Stars, Best Coast, Big Gigantic Clockwork, Flying Lotus, Hayden, Matt Mays, RL Grime, Shlohmo, Delta Rae, Dinosaur Jr., Fucked Up, Hey! Rosetta, Purity Ring DJ Set, Dan Deacon, Metz, Rich Aucoin, ZZ Ward, Gold & YOuth, Yukon Blonde, Trailer Park Boys, Bob Saget, Lisa Lampanelli, Norm MacDonald, Doug Benson, Tom Breen, Natasha Leggero and more “to be added in the coming weeks,” according to the press release.

The festival is produced and promoted by HUKA Entertainment,in collaboration with the Village of Pemberton and land partners the Sunstone Group and the Lil’wat Nation.

Advance weekend general admission tickets go on sale April 11 at 10 a.m. PST and start at $279, with a choice of shuttle or camping privileges at $89. Visit pembertonmusicfestival.com for more info.

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