WayHome Music & Arts Festival is thrilled to announce additional performers to the 2017 edition. Grammy award winning Kentucky rockers Cage the Elephant, DJ / Producer/ hit-maker Porter Robinson, melodic dance infused pop-rock duo Foster the People, New Orleans alternative rock act Mutemath and more join previously announced headliners Imagine Dragons, Frank Ocean and Flume. The three-day music and arts festival held at the custom-designed camping festival grounds, Burl’s Creek provides a unique music fan experience with late-night spectacles, international and local cuisine, original art installations and more.
“We’re thrilled to have such an amazing group of artists joining us for WayHome this year,” said Jacob Smid, Founder, Fource Entertainment. “From artists that sell out arenas, to those with deep catalogs as well as some of the year’s hottest discoveries, we have without a doubt a lineup for this year’s festival that contains the broadest and most exciting music showcased in southern Ontario. We are proud to feature acts that both push the envelope and brings the hits.”
“The new additions to the WayHome 2017 lineup has really completed the multi-genre lineup for live music fans across Canada,” said Ryan Howes, Creative Director, Republic Live. “Only over an hour outside of Toronto, WayHome truly is the one-stop destination for music and art fans alike to enjoy a weekend of music, spectacles, food, libation and camping. The onsite experience this year will be one-of-a-kind and an expansion from WayHome 2016 and we are very excited for fans to see all we have to offer this summer.”
New additions to WayHome Music & Arts Festival 2017 line-up:
Cage the Elephant
Foster the People
Clairmont the Second
Ticket Info: A limited amount of General Admission Passes for $89.99 and VIP Day Passes for $219.99 will be released on Monday April 3 at 10AM EST. Tier 1 Three Day General Admission and VIP Passes are still available at $229.99 & $599.99 respectively. Fans are also able to use Payment Plans for purchases until Friday March 31st.
WayHome Music & Arts, produced by Republic Live, is a three-day music and arts festival held at the custom-designed camping festival grounds, Burl’s Creek. In it’s inaugural year, WayHome featured headliners Neil Young, Sam Smith, Kendrick Lamar, along with Alt-J, Modest Mouse, Hozier and many more. In it’s second year, WayHome Music and Arts 2016 featured LCD Soundsystem, Arcade Fire and The Killers, in addition to performances by Major Lazer, M83, HAIM, Metric, Chvrches, Ray LaMontagne, and 60+ more artists. The festival offers multiple stages, a variety of late-night spectacles and experiences, international and local cuisine, an on-site locally produced farmers market, original art installations – past artists include internally acclaimed artist such as; DoLab and Angus Watt, and more to 40,000+ fans over the course of the weekend. WayHome Music and Arts was recently awarded the New Kid on the Block (Best New Festival) award and was nominated for Major Festival of the Year at the 2016 Canadian Music Awards. Save the date for 2017 as WayHome will be taking place July 28th – 30th 2017 at Burl’s Creek Event Grounds.
ABOUT REPUBLIC LIVE
Republic Live is a Canadian-owned live entertainment company founded in 2011, with offices in Toronto, Ontario and Nashville, Tennessee. Republic Live takes pride in creating world-class, fan-centric, time of your life experiences. The company works with a multitude of partners on a variety of platforms to create unique experiences for fans, artists, industry partners and sponsors. Republic Live’s two flagship events are Boots and Hearts Music Festival, Canada’s largest camping and country music festival and WayHome Music & Arts Festival, a kaleidoscope of sound, smell, colour, and spectacle.
ABOUT FOURCE ENTERTAINMENT CANADA
Fource Entertainment Canada is a company founded in 2016 with a mission to deliver the best music and experiences to as many fans as possible across the country in partnership with leading artists, partners and venues. Fource’s heritage stems from a group of people who have been part of the creation, evolution and management of some of Canada’s premiere concerts, festivals and branded events over the past 20 years. Fource is the exclusive talent booking agency for the 2017 editions of WayHome, Boots & Hearts, NXNE Port Lands, and The Big Feastival Canada festivals.