Big Rock Brewery & METALHEADS UNITED Presents the 420 Music & Arts Festival at Distortion – Live Music Venue in Calgary, AB. Canada, April 20, 21 and 22, 2017.
The 420 Music & Arts Festival is a three day celebration featuring 22 Stoner Rock, Desert Rock, Doom & Sludge Metal and Fuzzy, Kick Ass Rock n Roll bands surrounding the culture that is 420. Headlining this inaugural year all the way from Dallas, TX for their first Canadian performance, stoner legends WO FAT, Vancouver’s ANCIIENTS and Edmonton/ Vancouver based BLACK MASTIFF.
In addition to all the rad music, festival attendees will have the opportunity to view and purchase the work of select local artists, artisans and craftsman at the 420 Expo, Saturday, April 22 at Distortion from 10am-4pm. Interspersed with vendors of interesting and eclectic wares will be information on medical marijuana and hemp products and even more 420 enthusiasts. Select vendors, artists and marijuana related companies will be available in the evenings at the festival as well. NORML (National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws) will be in attendance to answer questions.
You will be able to indulge your desire for munchies with a variety delectable culinary creations from some of Southern Alberta’s best food trucks. If that isn’t enough, each night of the festival there will be an opportunity to show off your glorious facial hair in our beard contest. Celebrity judges will decide who moves onto the final round on the last night of the festival where one beard will rule them all!
* Big Rock Beer is exclusive beer for the 420 Music & Arts Festival
* 420 Music & Arts Festival will be the very first Canadian performance by Dallas, TX stoner rock legends Wo Fat
Other sponsors: METALHEADS UNITED, 420 Clinic, Pussy Kush, Weed Girls, Titan Products Group, Absolute Underground, Axe Music Calgary, Calgary Beer Core, Distortion Live Music Venue and more to be announced.
Wednesday, April 19 – Pre-Fest (FREE SHOW + Advance Pass Pick Up)
Thursday, April 20 www.facebook.com/events/240616399708945
Black Mastiff (Edmonton, AB/Vancouver, BC) http://www.facebook.com/Black-Mastiff-144098472319544/ HighKicks – (Calgary, AB) – http://www.facebook.com/HighKicks.FuzzRock/ La Chinga – (Vancouver, BC) – http://www.facebook.com/La-Chinga-389979744359207/ The Electric Revival – (Calgary, AB) – http://www.facebook.com/theelectricrevival/ Buffalo Bud Buster – (Calgary, AB) – http://www.facebook.com/buffalobudbuster/ Hypnopilot – (Calgary, AB) – http://www.facebook.com/hypnopilotband/ Set & Stoned – (Crossfield, AB) – http://www.facebook.com/SetAndStoned/
Friday, April 21 www.facebook.com/events/1702426476734012
Anciients – (Vancouver, BC) – http://www.facebook.com/ANCIIENTSRIFFS/ Dead Quiet – (Vancouver, BC) – http://www.facebook.com/deadquietband/ Lavagoat – (Saskatoon, SK) – http://www.facebook.com/Lavagoat666/ Orbital Express – (Regina, SK) – http://www.facebook.com/orbitalexpress/ ChronoBot (Prince Albert, SK) – http://www.facebook.com/Chronobot/ Lordosis – (Calgary, AB) – http://www.facebook.com/lordosismusic/ Hunted By Ravens – (Red Deer, AB) – http://www.facebook.com/huntedbyravensband/
Saturday, April 22 www.facebook.com/events/795080193963870
Wo Fat – (Dallas, Texas, USA) – First ever appearance in Canada http://www.facebook.com/wofatriffage/ Chron Goblin – (Calgary, AB) – http://www.facebook.com/ChronGoblin/ Cowpuncher – (Calgary, AB) – http://www.facebook.com/Cowpuncher/ Mammoth Grove – (Calgary, AB) – http://www.facebook.com/mammothgrove/ NVGR (Nikki Valentine & Gypsy Riders) – (Calgary, AB) – http://www.facebook.com/NVGRband/ Black Thunder – (Regina, SK) – http://www.facebook.com/blackthunder.ca/ Brown Dwarf – (Red Deer, AB) – http://www.facebook.com/browndwarftheband/ Bazaraba – (Calgary, AB) – http://www.facebook.com/Bazarababand/
Available at Distortion (3828 Macleod Trail S, Calgary, AB), Sloth Records (736B 17th Avenue S.W., Calgary, AB), and at The Soundhouse (4921 48st Red Deer, AB) -Other ticket venues may be added at a later date-
Advance Passes $65 from February 6 until March 31, 2017.
Regular Passes (If available) April 1 to 19 ($75).
Limited single day tickets ranging from $20-$30 are also available on-line and at all other locations while quantities last.