UPDATE – March 19th, 2014
More artist announcements for this year’s TURF came today: Beirut, Jeff Tweedy, July Talk, Bidiniband (led by Dave Bidini of Rheostatics), The Weeks, Ladies of the Canyon, and Jon-Boy Langford & the Burlington Men’s Welsh Chorus have all been added to the bill.
UPDATE – February 27th, 2014
TURF is excited to announce that Hey Rosetta, Drive-By Truckers, Paper Kites, Tift Merritt, Andrew Jackson Jihad and Caitlin Rose have been added to the bill. A comprehensive list of performers is listed below with more artists (including headliners) to be announced on Wednesday, March 19th.
Tickets for all 3 day early-bird passes go on sale on TODAY. Single day tickets (if not sold out) go on sale in April 2014.
TURF 2014 Performers
Neutral Milk Hotel • Sam Roberts Band
Hey Rosetta • Gaslight Anthem • Local Natives
Gogol Bordello • Violent Femmes • Gary Clark Jr
Andrew Bird • Steve Earle • Jenny Lewis • Drive-By Truckers
Born Ruffians • Hollerado • Shovels & Rope • Deer Tick • Black Joe Lewis
Man Man • Pokey Lafarge • The Strumbellas • Paper Kites • Lucius • Joyce Manor
The Waco Brothers • Andrew Jackson Jihad • New Country Rehab • Willie Nile Band
The Stanfields • Noah Gundersen • Tift Merritt • Sam Cash & The Romantic Dogs
Old Man Markley • Devin Cuddy Band • The London Souls • Caitlin Rose
For Immediate Release
Friday, February 14th, 2014.
TURF returns to Fort York’s Garrison Common on Friday July 4th, Saturday July 5th and Sunday July 6th. This year the festival will be expanding to three stages, forty-four artists over three full days and nights
Toronto – Downtown Toronto’s newest outdoor, multi-day music festival, TURF (Toronto Urban Roots Festival) is excited to begin revealing some of this year’s performers including Montreal‘s Juno Award winning Sam Roberts Band and acclaimed cult band Neutral Milk Hotel.
A number of co-headline artists have also been announced today, including: Gogol Bordello, Gaslight Anthem, Violent Femmes, Gary Clark Jr, Andrew Bird, Jenny Lewis and Steve Earle.
Local area acts that will play TURF 2014 also include Born Ruffians, Hollerado, The Strumbellas, Sam Cash & The Romantic Dogs and Devin Cuddy Band.
A comprehensive list of performers is listed below with more headline and developing artists to be announced in two weeks and throughout March 2014.
Three day TURF early-bird tickets will be available for only $119.50 plus service charge and three day TURF early-bird VIP at $199.50 plus service charge, and three day TURF early-bird master VIP at $299.50 plus service charges. Tickets for all 3 day early-bird passes go on sale on Thursday February 27th. Single day tickets (if not sold out) go on sale in April 2014.
TURF’s after-hour’s bonus club series also expands and will feature a pre-TURF festival opening party on Wednesday, July 2nd and post-TURF club shows on Monday, July 7th. The after-hour’s bonus series will be announced in April.
TURF is brought to you by Toronto’s leading concert promoters Collective Concerts, Eggplant Entertainment, and Buffalo‘s Funtime Presents.
TURF 2014 Performers
- Neutral Milk Hotel
- Sam Roberts Band
- Gaslight Anthem
- Local Natives
- Gogol Bordello
- Violent Femmes
- Gary Clark Jr
- Andrew Bird
- Steve Earle
- Jenny Lewis
- Born Ruffians
- Shovels & Rope
- Deer Tick
- Black Joe Lewis
- Man Man
- Pokey Lafarge
- The Strumbellas
- The Waco Brothers
- Joyce Manor
- New Country Rehab
- Willie Nile Band
- The Stanfields
- Noah Gundersen
- Sam Cash & The Romantic Dogs
- Old Man Markley
- Devin Cuddy Band
- The London Souls
More artists to be announced in two weeks and throughout March 2014…