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Hillside Festival releases 2023 lineup

Festival returns to Guelph Lake July 28 to July 30
Canada's Drag Race winner Priyanka will be one of the performers at this year's Hillside Festival.

Hillside Festival has announced the lineup for this summer's festival, which takes place at Guelph Lake Conservation Area July 28 to July 30.

This is the 40th anniversary of the festival.

The actual schedule for the festival will be released next month.

Weekend passes are currently on sale and are $159 plus tax and fees until the end of April. They will increase by $10 per month as the festival approaches and are $189 at the gate.

Day passes are not yet on sale.

For more info on artists, tickets and the event, go to

The performers:
Adrian Sutherland
Andrew Collins Trio
Ariel Posen
Balaklava Blues
Bedouin Soundclash
Bianka Dunleavy
Bibi Club
Braeden Etienne
Carlos Morgan
Catherine MacLellan
Cheikh Ibra Fam 
Clarence Cachagee
Coral Andrews
Daniel Romano's Outfit
Emmanuel Jal 
Ghostly Kisses
Golden Feather
Harley, Kimbro, Lewis
Hellion Ton
Hillside in Harmony
The Human Rights
Izzie Walsh
Jey Plourde
Jilian Van Kester
Julianna Riolino 
Julie Tripp
Kandy Guira
Kathryn Bell
Klyde Broox
Leith Ross 
Leyla McCalla 
Lola Kirke
Lonesome Ace Stringband 
Luna Li
Lynn Jackson
Martha Wainwright 
Melissa Brizuela
Mike Biggar 
Mike Sharp and Local Honey
Moira & Claire
Mountain City Four 
New Friends 
Nico Paulo
Nour Hadidi
Owen Pallett
Royal Castles
Riki Gee's Time's Front Lawn
Scott Wicken
Steph Strings
Steve Lambke
Sultans of String 
Tami Neilson
Tarta Relena
Tia Wood 
Tiny Horse
Tré Burt
U.S. Girls
Vivek Shraya
Wax Mannequin
Wendy McNeill
Will Butler 
Willie Nile
Witch Prophet
Youth Showcase
Zoh Amba


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