Westward Music Festival Announces Lineup ft. Blood Orange, Kali Uchis, Angel Olsen & More

Westward Music Festival Announces Lineup ft. Blood Orange, Kali Uchis, Angel Olsen & More

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Last fall, Westward Music Festival swooped in like the new kid on the block with a stacked lineup to boot. Acts like Vince Staples, Clairmont the Second, Charlotte Day Wilson, PUP and A Tribe Called Red hit the stage at a variety of intimate venues across downtown Vancouver compliments of MRG Concerts. Back for it's second year, headliners were just announced for the multi-day music and arts showcase. This year's lineup features British singer, songwriter, composer, producer and all around musical virtuoso, Blood Orange, two-time Grammy nominee Kali Uchis, critically acclaimed rhythmic pop star Kelela and notable acts like Angel Olsen, Rhye, and Tei Shi to name a few.  

 "The MRG Concerts team and myself are very much looking forward to the 2018 edition of Westward. Due to the incredible support from Vancouver over the past year, we have been able to grow the festival to include more shows and venues, all while keeping with our mission to provide the city’s music fans the memorable experiences they are looking for," says Matt Gibbons, President / Founder of MRG Music Group.

Pre-sale global wristbands for Westward Music Festival 2018 are now SOLD OUT!
On-sale tickets are available Tuesday Feb 13th @ 12pm PST
Tickets are available online at Westwardfest.com + Ticketfly.com + in person at Red Cat Records, Vancouver

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