City and Colour, Jessie Reyez to headline Riverfest Elora 2019

Dallas Green of City and Colour performs at Iron City on March 6, 2017 in Birmingham, Alabama. David A. Smith / Getty Images

Canadian acts City and Colour and Jessie Reyez, along with American band, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones will headline this year’s Riverfest Elora.

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Organizers have lined up over 40 performers for the weekend festival which will run Aug. 16-18 at Bissell Park along the Grand River.

There will also be performances by Alice Merton, A Tribe Called Red, Joel Plaskett Emergency and K-OS.

Weekend and camping passes are already on sale, but day and after party passes go on sale April 8.

Riverfest Elora 2019 lineup. Supplied

Now into its 11th year, Riverfest Elora started as a backyard event in 2009 with around 700 people. In recent years, the festival draws in more than 5,000 a day, organizers said.

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Ticket information can be found on Riverfest Elora’s website.

Here is a schedule of the main show lineup, which is subject to change.

Friday, August 16, 2019

Jessie Reyez
Joel Plaskett Emergency
Single Mothers
Kalle Mattson
Moscow Apartment

Saturday, August 17, 2019

City and Colour
Black Caviar
The Darcys
Ben Rogers
Skye Wallace
Los Poetas
John Jacob Magistery
Dennis Ellsworth

Sunday, August 18, 2019

The Mighty Mighty Bosstones
A Tribe Called Red
Mix Master Mike
Hubert Lenoir
Terra Lightfoot
Pkew Pkew Pkew
Lowdown Brass Band
Jim Bryson
Art d’Ecco
Pale Lips
The Redhill Valleys
Brett Newski
Sarah Smith
Cubs Refrain
Hello Delaware

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