Growing into one of Canada’s best events to celebrate 420 culture, METALHEADS UNITED is proud to announce the first batch of bands for the 2019 line-up of the 420 Music & Arts Festival being hosted in Calgary, AB, Canada on April 18th, 19th, and 20th.
The line up features an assortment of stoner, psychedelic, heavy rock, sludge and doom with a range of returning festival alumni and fresh talent that is sure to satisfy attendees and their craving for good times and great music. Last year’s festival fan favourite and huge crowd pleaser San Diego’s Great Electric Quest return with their partying blend of classic metal and stoner rock. They will be joined on the line up by festival veterans Heron (Vancouver), Mammoth Grove (Calgary), Brown Dwarf (Red Deer) and Black Hell Oil (Saskatoon). Confirmed to perform on the festival for the first time will be Bort (Vancouver), Bloated Pig (Calgary), Denimachine (Calgary), The Baseborn Band (Calgary), Shadow Weaver (Calgary), Row of Giants (Calgary) and all the way from the UK, the event’s first ever European act, groovy progressive stoner rock band The Grudge on their first trip to North America (links to the bands listed below).
In addition to the festival’s music programming, the 2019 festivities will be offering an expanded selection of events that will be hosted at various venues in Calgary, which includes a Pinball Tournament at Pin-Bar (501 17th Ave SW) on April 20th. More details events to be announced.
Great Electric Quest (San Diego) Heron (Vancouver) Mammoth Grove (Calgary) Brown Dwarf (Red Deer) Black Hell Oil (Saskatoon)
New to the Festival The Grudge (UK) Bort (Vancouver) Bloated Pig (Calgary) Denimachine (Calgary) The Baseborn Band (Calgary Shadow Weaver (Calgary) Row of Giants (Calgary)
Since their inaugural year in 2017, Calgary’s 420 Music & Arts Festival is three days of rad music and fuzzy vibes. The festival showcases bands from across Canada and USA ranging from stoner rock, desert rock, doom & sludge metal and kick ass rock n roll along with multiple exhibitors and vendors (Hemporium, Millie’s Tree, Norml Canada, SANE Clothing, The Perogy Boyz, Waffles & Chix, Mammoth Beard Co and more) related to 420 culture. Past headliners have been Dopethrone, Brant Bjork (Kyuss, Vista Chino) (special guest DJ set on 420), Sasquatch, La Chinga, Wo Fat, Anciients and Black Mastiff.