The Pemberton Music Festival has announced its long-awaited lineup.
Headlining the July 16 to 19 festival are rockers The Black Keys, rappers J. Cole and Kendrick Lamar and Dutch DJ Tiësto.
They are joined by: Hozier, Kid Cudi, Missy Elliott, Weezer, Jane’s Addiction, The String Cheese Incident (for two nights), Bassnectar, Passion Pit, M.I.A., Billy Talent Chromeo, Dada Life, Sam Roberts Band, The Decemberists, The War On Drugs, Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, Portugal, The Man, Partynextdoor, Chvrches, Chet Faker, Rl Grime, Banks, De La Soul, Sts9, Duke Dumont, Matt And Kim, Earl Sweatshirt, Flux Pavilion, Dan Mangan + Blacksmith, Father John Misty, Galactic Featuring Macy Gray, Run The Jewels, Paul Oakenfold, Courtney Barnett, Cut Copy (DJ Set), Bleachers, Ryn Weaver, Logic, Tobias Jesso Jr., Real Estate Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Flatbush Zombies, Yung Lean, Givers, Moon Taxi, Ryan Hemsworth, July Talk, Badbadnotgood, Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires, Judah & The Lion, Gay Nineties, What So Not, Beats Antique, Kali Uchis Spooky Black (Corbin), The Suffers, Giraffage, DJ Dodger Stadium, Bas, Sango, Jacklndn, Ppl Mvr, Boyfriend and Maggie Koerner.
Back for year two is the Pemby Comedy stage with Tim & Eric, Cheech & Chong, Reggie Watts, T.J. Miller, Doug Benson, Eric Andre, Harland Williams, Tig Notaro, Ali Wong, Ben Gleib, Gorburger and Chris Trew.
And it was confirmed that American DJ Skrillex would perform at Pemberton as part of his Full Flex Express tour, alongside Diplo, Zeds Dead, A$AP Ferg, Tycho, Hundred Waters & Anna Lunoe, Mija (B2B).
Skrillex leaked his presence at Pemberton on March 23, when he released the poster for his own tour of Canada.
Organizers were happy with the lineup.
“We might be announcing our lineup on April Fool’s Day, but we aren’t joking around,” says HUKA Entertainment co-founder A.J. Niland.
"The lineup is exceptionally deep and each and every day will be full of surprises and special moments to match the magic of our beautiful Pemberton Valley festival site. It’s always a bit of a battle as a small indie promoter to get the acts you want, but we worked extra hard this year to make sure we’re bringing the best to B.C.”
Advance weekend general admission tickets go on sale this Friday, April 3 at 10 a.m. PDT and start at just $279, plus a choice of camping or shuttle privileges for $89 or $29 for a Go Green pass — which are in limited supply.
Full ticketing details and 2015 prices, including VIP and Super VIP packages, are available at www.pembertonmusicfestival.com.