Sled Island is an annual four-day independent music and arts festival in Calgary, AB, Canada, that brings together over 300 bands and artists in more than 30 venues throughout the city. Since 2007, Sled Island’s innovative, eclectic programming and independent spirit have combined with Calgary’s youthful energy to produce a festival that now attracts a diverse and global audience, draws the attention of local, national and international media, and was recently voted one of the top 10 music festivals in Canada by listeners of CBC Radio 3.
"this year's event delivered, with two extra days of music, a wider range of venues spread throughout Calgary, another rock solid bill, and at least one dream-come-true collaboration." — Pitchfork
“There was a hint of sadness as the whirlwind weekend wound down, with fans wishing every weekend was this legendary.” — Exclaim! Magazine
"Sled Island transformed the Alberta city into an indie music paradise" — Spinner
“Every available venue in the city was stuffed with musicians playing and art events and all the rest of it. What happened was quite extraordinary.” — Wire