Calgary’s The Electric Highway Festival is inching near with its 3 days of music on March 23, 24, and 25 at Dickens with Canadian bands trekking from across Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba along with American headliners, Los Angeles’ Sasquatch.
To showcase this year’s festival lineup, event organizers are sharing their curated Spotify playlist of bands performing on the 2023 edition of The Electric Highway Festival.
Check out the playlist at spoti.fi/3ZKB9Tm
Buckle up for The Electric Highway Festival!
The 2023 edition of the festival focuses on Desert rock and metal, Doom, Sludge, Heavy Psych and has expanded to include some punk and hardcore bands as well.
The festival features Californian headliners Sasquatch, one of the festival’s past favorites, laying down their brand of fuzzy, kick-ass Desert Rock & Heavy Psych with direct support from Vancouver’s La Chinga returning for their 4th appearance on Saturday night. Black Mastiff returns to headline Friday night with Calgary’s Gone Cosmic and HypnoPilot headlines the Thursday show with support from Citizen Rage. These are just a few of the wicked bands that will be playing at The Electric Highway. The full lineup can be found below.
The Electric Highway Official Nightly Lineups:
Thursday, March 23:
HypnoPilot (Lethbridge, AB) – Daily headliner
Citizen Rage (Calgary, AB)
Musing (Calgary, AB)
No More Moments (Siksika, AB)
Father Moon (Calgary, AB)
Destroy My Brains (Lloydminster, AB).
Doors open at 6:30pm
Music starts at 7:30pm
Show runs to 12:30am
Expo 6:30pm – 10:30pm
Merch 6:30pm – 12:30pm
Friday, March 24:
Black Mastiff (Edmonton, AB/Vancouver, BC) – Daily Headliner
Gone Cosmic (Calgary, AB)
Set & Stoned (Crossfield, AB)
Hombre (Calgary, AB)
Empress (Vancouver, BC)
Molten Lava (Vancouver, BC)
Space Queen (Vancouver, BC)
The Basement Paintings (Saskatoon, SK) Owls & Eagles (Calgary, AB)
Doors open at 5:30pm
Music starts at 6:15pm
Show runs to 1:30am
Expo 5:30pm – 11:30pm
Merch 6:30pm – 1:30pm
Saturday, March 25:
Sasquatch (Los Angeles, CA) -Festival Headliner
La Chinga (Vancouver, BC)
Buffalo Bud Buster (Calgary, AB)
Brown Dwarf (Red Deer, AB)
The Astral Prophets (Calgary, AB)
Iron Tusk (Siksika, AB)
The Sleeping Legion (Winnipeg, MB)
Tebby & the Heavy (Edmonton, AB)
Garuda (Cranbrook, BC).
Doors open at 5pm
Music starts at 5:30pm
Show runs to 1:30am
Expo 5:30pm – 11:00pm
Merch 5:30pm – 1:30am
3 Day Festival Pass holders can pick up their wristbands at Dickens at any time during the event. Pre-order merch sales will also be available for pickup throughout the weekend too. Don’t be disappointed. Order your merch ahead of time.
The Electric Highway is a fully immersive festival experience and offers much more than just music. The festival also features an art & vendor exposition during all three days at Dickens, March 23 – 25, 2023.
Check www.TheElectricHighway.ca to purchase and for more festival information.
All tickets and pass holders will be receiving instructions by email on how to transfer their 2020 tickets for 2023 ones. As well, all vendors will receive an email to confirm their attendance. Anyone that cannot attend this year – both ticketholders and vendors – can transfer their attendance to a future year.
We look forward to bringing this festival to you, and can’t wait to see everyone in March!
Advance 3-day Festival Passes are $75. Advance passes are on sale March 22 or while quantities last.
Regular Festival Passes are $95 at the door if quantities are available.
Limited advance 2-day passes are on sale until March 22 or while quantities last.
Thursday/Friday $45 advance
Thursday/Saturday $55 advance
Friday/Saturday $65 advance
Advance single-day tickets are available until March 22 or while quantities last.
Thursday $20 advance/ $25 door
Friday $30 advance/$35 door
Saturday $40 advance/$45 door
*Door prices are in effect if any are left. Watch the event and page for ticket and pass updates.
Please note: All ticket/pass holders from the canceled 2020 Electric Highway can redeem their tickets and passes for 2023 Festival tickets and passes or can choose to hold on to them to use at a future edition of The Electric Highway. You must contact the Festival via email to arrange the transfer of your passes before attending the festival. We are holding spots for all previous pass holders until February 28, after that tickets and passes are on a first-come, first-serve basis.
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Facebook Event: www.facebook.com/events/849216866328036
Festival Artwork by David Paul Seymour
The Electric Highway Logo by Sketchy Intuitions