#KeepOnSleddin | Sled Island 2022 Fundraising Campaign


Help us #KeepOnSleddin!

If you have attended Sled Island in the past, you know that it is a one-of-a-kind music festival full of new experiences, friendships and connections. Sled Island is dear to attendees, local artists, small businesses and hundreds of community partners who come together each June to celebrate our independent music and arts scene, while also welcoming exciting talents from far and wide.

Beyond our annual festival, we work hard year-round to nurture the local music scene, advocate for our sector, give opportunities to local musicians and offer you more unique shows, all while operating with a small permanent staff of four people.

Putting on a festival like Sled Island in Calgary is expensive. The current high inflation rate, coupled with the increasing price of flights and a weak Canadian dollar are putting unprecedented stress on our budget. We are committed to our event remaining financially accessible but for that, we need your support. 

As the holidays approach, we are asking for your help to get us to our $20,000 fundraising goal, which will be directly invested in the production of our 2023 festival. The Government of Alberta will match 30% of funds raised (up to a max of $15,000) for eligible campaigns that raise a minimum of $5,000. 

To make a donation, click on the box below. Thank you for your generous support!

For more information, email


CJSW, Sled Island & Village Brewery present: The Garden of Earthly Delights Halloween Party


Get ready for the return of the legendary CJSW x Sled Island Halloween Party

That’s right! CJSW 90.9 FM, Sled Island, and Village Brewery are excited to present The Garden of Earthly Delights Halloween Party happening at the #1 Royal Canadian Legion on October 29, 2022

Join us to celebrate the 2022 CJSW Broadcast in Bloom Funding Drive, wrapping up with three floors of fun ranging from the best local bands playing your favourite ear worms on the main floor, a video dance party with DJ Chris Brennan & friends upstairs, and CJSW DJs dropping heavy club vibes in the basement! 

Tickets go on sale this Friday, October 7 at noon MDT This event sells out very fast, so get ‘em while you can! 

This year, enter our 50/50 raffle for a chance to win up to $10,000! Tickets can be purchased online and ahead of time, as well as at the event. For more info and to buy your raffle tickets, visit our raffle page

Remember to support Calgary's campus and community radio station by donating to the 2022 CJSW Broadcast in Bloom Funding Drive by visiting


Job Opportunity: Festival Manager



Who We Are

Sled Island is a charitable organization with the mandate of fostering understanding and appreciation of music & arts underrepresented in mainstream media, and to nurture the local artistic community through performance and educational opportunities. Our main activity is the presentation of the annual Sled Island Music & Arts Festival, a pillar of Calgary’s cultural calendar taking place each June, that brings together thousands of artists, volunteers, partners, and attendees from across the country and beyond. We also present year-round artistic and educational programming through numerous community partnerships, aimed at increasing awareness of Sled Island on an ongoing basis.

Sled Island is a community-centric organization driven by values of curiosity and diversity, on and off the stage, and committed to principles of equity, anti-racism, and anti-oppression. We recognize the systemic lack of representation of equity-deserving communities in the current non-profit art space, and strongly encourage members of Indigenous, Black, and racialized communities; people with disabilities; people identifying as LGBTQIA2S+; and women to apply.

Would you require any accommodation during the application or hiring process, please contact us at so we may meet your needs.

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