We were privileged to cover the WayHome Music & Arts festival for a SECOND consecutive year in 2016 and cannot wait for what Republic Live has in store for us this summer! Check out our coverage from last year here.
The WayHome Music & Arts Festival is a multi-day music and arts festival held in Oro-Medonte, Ontario, at Burl’s Creek Event Grounds between Barrie and Orillia. It was first held from July 24–26, 2015 with an announced 35,000 attendees. The event offers four stages: WayHome, WayBright, WayBold, and WayAway, as well as camping, food trucks, and art installations. It is produced by Canadian promotion company, Republic Live.
Update: February 10, 2017 – 10:02pm
Official lineup leaked on Reddit?
Update: February 10, 2017 – 5:03pm
Click HERE to check out all of the 2017 line-up clues.
Check back soon to view our answers for all 25 polaroids!
In the meantime, here are the top guesses via Reddit:
Artists such as Kendrick Lamar, Childish Gambino, Lorde and Chance the Rapper all seem to be the common names popping up on festival lineups across North America this summer and all theoretically could fit into WayHome’s schedule as well.
Redditor nv9 has thoroughly categorized the availability and likelihood of all relevant artists who could potentially perform at WayHome. To view this live Google Doc file, click here.Other alumni touring: Nine Inch Nails, A Tribe Called Quest, Cage the Elephant, Milky Chance, James Vincent McMorrow, The Growlers and Canadian rock band The Strumbellas, who have gained popularity over the past year.
As more information and teasers roll out, I will update this post with all relevant information. The lineup should be expected to be released in the upcoming weeks! Stay tuned.