Kazoo! Fest 2020 Lineup Announced
Kazoo! Fest is back with our 13th festival April 16-19th, 2020 featuring a genre-defying lineup of independent artists. Following the announcement that this will be the final installment of our festival, we’ve put together a lineup that includes some all-time favourite artists alongside a selection of Canada’s most unique emerging artists.
Over 4 action-packed days, the festival will showcase 40+ artists performing in churches, warehouses, gallery spaces, bars, and community spaces throughout downtown Guelph. Highlights include a headlining performance by critically acclaimed DIY songwriter Mount Eerie, the high-energy hip hop of Cartel Madras, Houston-via-NYC hip hop artist Fat Tony, and experimental Egyptian singer and multi-instrumentalist Nadah El Shazly.
The festival will feature the return of some Kazoo! Fest fan-favourites including the live return of local hip hop legend Noah23, Toronto folk-art-rock masterminds Bruce Peninsula, and Constellation Records’ Sandro Perri. The boldly curated music 2020 lineup will also feature some of Canada’s most exciting new artists including: Luge, Zoon, Nyssa, Ducks Unlimited, and over 30 more artists.
View the full Kazoo! Fest 2020 Lineup here!
A number of well-loved Kazoo! Fest traditions are back this year including the Kazoo! Print Expo featuring comic-makers, zinesters, and printmakers. The festival will also include the annual family-friendly pancake breakfast concert at 10C Shared Space as well as a full day of events capped off with a Sunday evening church show. In partnership with Ed Video Media Arts Centre the weekend festival will feature live visuals, media art, and performance art. A highlight of the festival will be an art installation and comic book launch by Shawn Kuruneru with Jennifer Castle.
The Kazoo! Crony Pass (festival passes) are on sale now for $75 as well as tickets for select events. The full schedule will be announced in the coming weeks. Tickets and more details can be found here!