Sled Island presents: Beverly Glenn-Copeland and Indigo Rising with FOONYAP

Sled Island is pleased to partner with The King Eddy to present Beverly Glenn-Copeland and Indigo Rising on Monday, September 10 at 8pm.

A classically-trained musician, Beverly Glenn-Copeland has been writing, recording and performing music for over 40 years, including a large body of music for adults, music for film, six albums of his own songs (from folky jazz in the vein of Joni Mitchell to soulful electronic music), and four musicals for children. His songs have been performed by various Canadian artists including Rita MacNeil and Jackie Richardson, as well as by the Toronto Pops Orchestra under the direction of David Warrack.

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Sled Island presents: Zaki Ibrahim

Just announced! Sled Island presents globally-distinguished singer, songwriter and producer Zaki Ibrahim at The HiFi Club on Saturday, September 22.

The two-time Polaris Music Prize nominee (2013 Shortlist and 2018 Longlist) is fast becoming one of Canada’s hip-hop and soul icons. Alongside three EPs and two mixtapes, she has opened for Erykah Badu, Saul Williams and The Roots, and has collaborated or co-written with the Hyperdub family, Okzharp and Young Fathers.

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Thank You!

Sled Island 2018 is officially done! As sad as we are to have it end, we're filled with gratitude for our volunteers, staff, artists, sponsors, partners and you.

Extra-special thanks to Deerhoof, Steam Whistle, First Calgary, Lukes Drug Mart, Structured Abstraction, Four20, Green Event Services, the Fairmont Palliser, the Inglewood BIA, Victoria Park, Showpass, Sunrise Records, RNDSQR, the Alberta College of Art + Design, Citizen Dental Hygiene, KIND Snacks, the Calgary Tower, Uncommon Cider, Eau Claire Distillery, the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra and all of our venues. We couldn't have done it without you!

Miss us already? Revisit festival highlights on Flickr!

(Photo: Mike Tan)

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Schedule Changes

With more than 250 bands, comedy, film, art and special events happening at Sled Island 2018, a couple hiccups are only to be expected! We've compiled all of them in this handy blog post and will be updating it if any more tweaks happen. This is the most up-to-date information about all scheduling.

(Photo: Mat Simpson)

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Win Flights from WestJet at Lilac Festival

Lilac Festival returns to 4th St. SW on Sunday, June 3 from 10am to 6pm. Come check out the Sled Island booth between 22nd Ave. and 23rd Ave. and you could win one round trip flight for two guests to any regularly scheduled and marketed WestJet destination*!

Raffle tickets for this amazing prize will be available for $5 each. A winner will be drawn at random and notified on Monday, June 4. Our amazing volunteers will also be selling Sled Island 2018 passes, tickets and other goodies to kick off your festival season right.

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