Arts and Crafts

Robyn and The National to headline Field Trip Music & Arts Festival 2016

TORONTO, ONArts & Crafts today announced the lineup for Field Trip Music & Arts Festival 2016, headlined by indie rock band The National and dance pop icon Robyn. The city’s favourite community festival returns to historic Fort York & Garrison Common for its fourth year on Saturday, June 4 and Sunday, June 5. With early Explorer Pass now sold out, Field Trip tickets officially go on sale Monday, February 22 at 10 a.m. EST.

Recognized as the essential boutique music event in Toronto’s very own backyard, the two day showcase of top Canadian and international artists also prides itself in a parade of the city’s top food trucks and culinary pop-ups, as well as a range of collaborative and family friendly programming highlighting art, fashion, technology and more. This year’s diverse lineup features a mix of talent from across genres, including local pop-rockers July Talk, rapper Jazz Cartier, ethereal singer-songwriter Basia Bulat; as well as funk and soul singer Charles Bradley from Brooklyn, New York, dreamy folk band Boy & Bear from Sydney, Australia, and many more. 

"There are many amazing festival experiences these days, but we take pride in the intimacy and diversity of Field Trip, and the deep connection we have with the city of Toronto,” Aaron Miller, programming director, Arts & Crafts. “Field Trip has something for all of us, and something new every year."

2016 will expand on popular Field Trip traditions like the Mess Hall, the Comedy Stage in the Barracks building, and a custom, on site virtual reality experience for the technologically curious of all ages. With free festival admission for children 12 years old and under, 2016 also marks the expansion of Field Trip’s ‘Day Camp’ programming for youth.

Arts & Crafts entrants to 2016 programming include indie rockers Ra Ra Riot, singer-songwriter Tei Shi and Broken Social Scene member Jason Collett.

FIELD TRIP 2016 LINE UP

THE NATIONAL
ROBYN
JULY TALK
SANTIGOLD
OF MONTREAL
DIIV
CHARLES BRADLEY & HIS EXTRAORDINAIRES
JAZZ CARTIER
BOY & BEAR
BASIA BULAT
HOLY FUCK
BULLY
PLANTS & ANIMALS
RA RA RIOT
DEAR ROUGE
JASON COLLETT
TEI SHI
LENNON & MAISY
ELIOT SUMNER
MEG MAC
TOR MILLER
BRAVE SHORES
CHARLOTTE DAY WILSON
MOST PEOPLE
KALLE MATTSON
And more!

Stay tuned for full lineup and programming announcements in the months to come. Ticket prices start at $75 for single day general admission and can be purchased online via FieldTripLife.com, TicketMaster or LiveNation.com. Field Trip is a joint production by Arts & Crafts Productions and Live Nation Canada.

ABOUT Field Trip

Field Trip is one of Canada’s fastest growing urban music and arts Festivals. Launched in 2013 in line with the celebration of producer Arts & Crafts Productions 10th Anniversary, the Festival occurs annually in June in the heart of downtown Toronto at Fort York & Garrison Common. Providing a stage for local and international artists, Field Trip has featured headliners Broken Social Scene, Feist, Interpol and The Kills. The annual festival is produced by Arts & Crafts and Live Nation Canada. For more information visit: FieldTripLife.com.

ABOUT Arts & Crafts

Arts & Crafts Productions is a premium music focused artist services company, offering expertise as an independent record label, management firm, festival & events producer, merchandiser, and publisher worldwide. Entering its second decade with over 100 album releases to its credit, Arts & Crafts has employees in Toronto, Los Angeles and Mexico City. For more information visit Arts-Crafts.ca.

ABOUT Live Nation

Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) is the world's leading live entertainment company comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, Live Nation Media & Sponsorship and Artist Nation Management. For additional information, visit: www.livenationentertainment.com.

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