Bartees Strange is 2023’s guest curator of the Sled Island Festival, the four-day, city-wide event in venues across Calgary, Alberta taking place from June 21-25 this summer. Strange will headline a show himself, and has enlisted acts such as Helado Negro, Mannequin Pussy, Spellling, Osees, Dehd, Emma Ruth Rundle, Akintoye, Water For Your Eyes, and many more in support. All told, over 150 artists will perform at Sled Island this year. Find tickets here.
first time helping curate a festival. S/o to all the bands/friends I’ve asked to come, @HeladoNegro, @maassai_, @kainacastillo, + many more. If you’re in Alberta June 21 - 25th pull up 🤘🏾https://t.co/rfuIKnGxvb pic.twitter.com/pCiML6IEmF— STRANGE (@Bartees_Strange) January 31, 2023
Farm To Table, Strange’s sophomore album, was released last year. It’s the follow-up to Live Forever, one of our favorite albums of 2020. Hear Strange discuss Farm To Table on the a 51st episode of our podcast, The FADER Interview.