Poster artwork designed by Deano Robertson
Returning in a haze of smoke for the third year is Calgary’s 420 Music & Arts Festival slated for the weekend of April 18-20, 2019.
This three-day festival celebrates the 420 culture with a varied selection of stoner, sludge and psychedelic music, and the 2019 edition promises a solid lineup of local and international talent.
The full festival pass is $60 CAD in advance, with single day tickets and other ticket packages available.
The New Level Brewing Co. brewery tour with a beer tasting, which includes a tasting of the official 420 Music & Arts Festival beer entitled "Sweet Leaf Blonde".
Entrance to the event is free and there will be some great draft beers that you won't see at the festival on tap! Flights of beer will be only $5 and there were be specials on take-home beer for all festival attendees. Tours will run on Friday, April 19th in the afternoon at 1 pm, 1:30 pm and 2 pm. Must be 18+ to attend.
Plus for pinball enthusiasts, 420 Music & Arts Festival will be hosting their first ever tournament at Pin-Bar (501 17th Ave SW) on April 20th. The is event is open to all; there will be prizes galore and $5 entry for 420 festival ticket & pass holders and $15 for general participation.
The general public can watch the tournament for free.
Practice session and registration begins at 11 am, the tournament starts at 12 pm and runs to 5:30 pm.
The 420 Music & Arts Festival Expo will be a FREE event open to all festival attendees and the general public as well.
There will be a variety of vendors including local artists, designers, craftspeople, unique local businesses and representatives from
the Calgary Cannabis Community.
The festival will also have some great Calgary food trucks by Capone's Strada Cuchina, Seriously Cereal and Dogzilla in attendance.
The expo's opening hours and days are as follows in the same building as the festival venue Town and Country Hotel (1825 50 St SE).
The main event will take place at the County Line Saloon (1825 50 St SE) April 18-20, 2019 and will include the musical stylings of Crobot, Valley of the Sun, Disenchanter, Mark Deutrom's Bellringer, The Grudge , Great Electric Quest and more!
Expanding the genre selection even more than past years, there is something for every rock and metal lover from groovy rock, to hard rock blues, to party metal and sludgy psychedelic rock.
Friday, April 19: 4 pm to 10 pm
Saturday, April 20: 1 pm to 10 pm
Full Festival Schedule:
Thursday, April 18: Doors at 6:30 pm - Show at 7 pm
The Baseborn Band
Friday, April 19:
Doors at 4 pm - Show at 6 pm
Buffalo Bud Buster
Black Hell Oil
Saturday, April 20:
Doors at 4 pm - Show at 5:45 pm
Beard Contest sponsored by Mammoth Beard
Crobot Valley of the Sun
BORT Row of Giants
Thursday $15 Advance/ $20 Door
Friday $25 Advance/ $30 Door
Saturday $30 Advance/ $35 Door
Three day pass $60 Advance / $75 Door (unless sold out)
Other multi-day ticket packages are available on the website.
The 420 Music & Arts Festival is a Calgary-based Festival owned and organized locally. The Festival founders created the unique annual event as a medium to unite music, artists and both medical and recreational cannabis with a focus on changing common stereotypes.
Since their inaugural year in 2017, Calgary’s 420 Music & Arts Festival is three days of rad music and fuzzy vibes. The festival showcases bands from across Canada, USA and overseas ranging from stoner rock, desert rock, doom & sludge metal and kick ass rock n roll along with multiple exhibitors and vendors related to 420 culture. Past headliners have been Dopethrone, Brant Bjork (Kyuss, Vista Chino) (special guest DJ set on 420), Sasquatch, La Chinga, Wo Fat, Anciients and Black Mastiff.
For all news about 420 Music & Arts Festival events, please visit the following links:
Absolute Underground Magazine
Broken Neck Radio
Calgary Metal Scene Events
CJSW 90.9 FM
Metal Devastation Radio
Metal Master Kingdom
Taylor Made Radio
Asher Media Relations
Be Seen Street Team
The Celestial Agency
Clearview Accounting Services
County Line Saloon
From the Floor Entertainment
International Avenue BRZ
Long and McQuade
Loud As Hell Festival
Mammoth Beard Co.
New Level Brewing Co.
Titan Products Group
Physical Tickets at Sloth Records, New Level Brewing Co and Deadly Tattoos.