SKOOKUM Festival announces the release of single-day passes

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      Organizers have announced that single-day passes for this year’s innagural SKOOKUM Festival in Stanley Park will go on sale this Friday (April 20) at 10 a.m.

      Produced by BRANDLIVE, the three-day festival (September 7-9) will bring headliners the Arkells, Florence + the Machine, and the Killers to Vancouver. Performers on the deep undercard include St. Vincent, Father John Misty, Chromeo, Dear Rouge, Metric, the War on Drugs, and Blue Rodeo.

      Over 50 international and local acts have been booked for SKOOKUM, which will run four stages. Also on offer will be art installations, pop-up performers, and food and drink from the city’s top craft breweries, distilleries, and restaurants.

      Those looking for single-day passes are advised to act quickly. In a news release, SKOOKUM festival director Paul Runnals said, “When we first conceived of SKOOKUM, it was based on a belief that this is the kind of curated experience that music lovers of all ages have been waiting for. The response to date has been overwhelming, with Tier-1 general passes and Tier-1 VIP passes selling out in a matter of minutes, and ticket sales overall have surpassed expectations, both in the Vancouver market and throughout the entire Pacific Northwest region.”

      For info on tickets and pricing, as well as to buy tickets on Friday, go to

      Here's lineup for the three days.

      Friday, September 7 (Gates: 4:00 PM)

      Headliners: Arkells
      Chromeo • Dear Rouge • Matt Mays • Delhi 2 Dublin
      Black Pistol Fire • The Julian Taylor Band • Little Destroyer
      Shred Kelly • Mob Bounce • The Carnival Band • Zynth & Co

      Saturday, September 8 (Gates: Noon)

      Headliners: Florence + the Machine
      Metric • The War on Drugs • St. Vincent • Rodrigo y Gabriela
      Milky Chance • Stereophonics • Current Swell • Said The Whale
      The Zolas • Matt Andersen • Hey Ocean! • Midnight Shine
      The Matinée • Murray Porter • Snotty Nose Rez Kids • Bitterly Divine

      Sunday, September 9 (Gates: Noon)

      Headliners: The Killers
      Father John Misty • Blue Rodeo • Mother Mother • Bahamas
      Greta Van Fleet • Buffy Sainte-Marie • Cold War Kids • Whitehorse
      Yukon Blonde • Barney Bentall • Crystal Shawanda • Belle Game
      The Boom Booms feat Ta’Kaiya Blaney • William Prince
      daysormay • Kelly Derrickson