Osheaga returning in the fall with all-Canadian headliners

Organizers say Osheaga is coming back ``stronger than ever'' with the Foo Fighters set to headline the first night of the event on July 29, 2022. Global News

Osheaga is making a return this fall with a smaller three-day event amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Evenko announced Thursday it will be holding OSHEAGA ‘Get Together.’

The outdoor festival will be taking over Parc Jean-Drapeau from Oct. 1 to 3 and showcasing an all-Canadian line up.

Headliners include Montreal singer-songwriter Charlotte Cardin, Jessie Reyez and local rock band Half Moon Run.

According to organizers, about a dozen shows or concerts will be hitting the stage each day.

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A full list of entertainers will be announced in August.

The festival will have a limited capacity, with only 5,000 people per day in accordance with the province’s COVID-19 guidelines.

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Organizers say more tickets could be made available if restrictions are further eased.

In a statement, Evenko said it is still to early to comment on whether masks and proof of vaccination will be mandatory for people to participate due to the “constantly changing situation.”

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Organizers added they will abide by all government recommendations and all on-site COVID-19 health and safety measures will be implemented.

General admission tickets for the event start at $85.00 for a single day and $245.00 for the weekend.

Passes for the fall event will go on sale Friday at noon.

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