May 30, 2016 11:05 am
Updated: May 30, 2016 11:13 am

Twenty One Pilots and The Lumineers to headline X-Fest 2016

The Lumineers' Jeremiah Fraites, left to right, Wesley Schultz and Neyla Pekarek pose in this undated handout photo.

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The Lumineers and Twenty One Pilots are set to headline X-Fest in 2016.

Halsey, Vance Joy, Arkells, July Talk, AWOLNATION, Jake Bug and Wintersleep are among other artists scheduled to perform.

The two-day alternative music festival will be held at Fort Calgary on September 3 and 4.

Last year, X-Fest was cancelled at the last minute due to heavy rain which had turned the venue into a muddy mess. Organizers said the adverse weather had “created an unsafe environment.”

READ MORE: X-Fest cancelled due to ‘adverse weather conditions’

Previous performers at X-Fest include Jack White, the Arctic Monkeys, Weezer and Blink 182.

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