Rifflandia Announces first wave of lineup

Canadian classics Sloan will be bringing songs from their 20-year, 10-album career to Rifflandia 5.

Canadian classics Sloan will be bringing songs from their 20-year, 10-album career to Rifflandia 5.

Calling all Rifflandians!

Atomique Productions released the first wave of the lineup for the 2012 festival, which takes place at Royal Athletic Park Sept. 13 to 16. Making their way to Victoria for Rifflandia 5 are: The Flaming Lips, Cake, Sloan, Dan Mangan, The Aggrolites, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, Austra, Black Uhuru, The Jezabels, Rich Aucoin and MC Yogi. Find out more at rifflandia.com.

Lineups were also released for the TD Victoria International Jazz Fest (Janelle Monae, Chris Botti, George Benson, more at  jazzvictoria.ca) and the Tall Tree Music Festival (Mark Farina, Longwalkshortdock, The Pack AD, more at talltreemusicfestival.com).  M

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