Hillside Summer Festival 2017

July 14 – 16

Performance Schedule

Friday, July 14

TBD

Begonia

On one end of the spectrum there are varieties of the Begonia which can be a dark, grievous, rough around the edges. And on the other end, a petite and elegant flower. In between, the plant attempts t...

Duchess Says

Duchess Says was created in late 2003 by four influent members of the Church of Budgerigars who decided to collaborate together in a common musical project. Their goal was to insure a faithful represe...

Lowest of the Low

Legendary indie band, whose 1991 debut "Shakespeare, My Butt" has been honoured in the Top 10 Canadian Albums of All Time as well as re-released on it's 20th anniversary that included a ...

Ora Cogan

Ora Cogan's versatile, haunted voice opens up a mystical reality; hallowed, forlorn and full of promise. She combines the intricate guitar picking of Americana with grunge and psychedelic dreamsca...

Mbongwana Star

There was a time when Africa’s third most populated city was number one in musical terms. The whole continent danced to its premium musical exports: rumba and soukous. Then war, corruption and c...

Saturday, July 15

TBD

The Jerry Cans

The fast rising northern stars, The Jerry Cans, create music inspired by their hometown of Iqaluit, Nunavut. With their unique mix of Inuktitut alt-country, throat singing, and reggae, the Jerry Cans ...

Charlotte Day Wilson

Charlotte Day Wilson is a 24-year-old singer, producer and multi-instrumentalist from Toronto. With roots in R&B, soul and folk, Charlotte’s artistic focus is to creative music that...

Coeur de Pirate

Coeur de Pirate is the solo project of award-winning singer-songwriter and pianist Béatrice Martin. She released her self-titled debut album in September 2008, to immediate national and int...

Common Deer

They are called Common Deer, but this band is anything but common. You’ve never seen anything like them. Onstage they are mesmerizing; one musician jumps from vocals to violin to guitar while an...

Dead Flowers

Many believe the Stones country period began during the drug-fuelled recording sessions for Exile On Main Street, at Keith Richards’ rented villa/studio in Nellcote, France in 1971. While callin...

Lindy Vopnfjörd

Canadian/Icelandic songwriter Lindy Vopnfjörd has announced his new album, Frozen In Time. Vopnfjörd has once again joined forces with producer Todor Kobakov (L...

Mt. Joy

Mt. Joy is an Indie Folk band from Philadelphia, currently recording their first full-length album in Los Angeles, CA. Matt Quinn (Vocals/Guitar) and Sam Cooper (Guitar) met in high school and started...

The Barr Brothers

More information coming soon! 

The Franklin Electric

After their lightning-bolt breakthrough single This Is How I Let You Down, the Montreal band returns with a highly anticipated second album. The Franklin Electric steps up to the next level with B...

Big Brave

Big Brave

Sunday, July 16

TBD

Las Cafeteras

Born in the streets of Los Angeles, Las Cafeteras are children of (Mexican) immigrants who are remixing roots music and telling modern day stories with what the Los Angeles Times has called a “u...

Lisa LeBlanc

At 26 years old, the captivating Montreal singer-songwriter who hails from Rosaireville, New Brunswick has toured for five years with her band and sold over 140 000 records on two continents. Her ...

Sarah Harmer

Sarah Harmer possesses one of the most distinctive voices of the Canadian rock and folk music scenes. In just over a decade, she has established herself among the pantheon of legendary female songwrit...

Xavier Rudd

Since the very beginning, Xavier Rudd's ability to connect with people has been his most powerful gift. The more he has toured the world, the more hearts he has touched and the more of the wor...

Billy Bragg & Joe Henry

Billy Bragg & Joe Henry will be performing songs from their new album Shine A Light: Field Recordings From The Great American Railroad at Hillside Festival. Shine A Light was recorded dur...

Lucas Stagg

Lucas Stagg