CBC Music Festival Announces Alvvays, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Exco Levi For 2019 Lineup At RBC Echo Beach

CBC Music Festival returns to Toronto’s RBC Echo Beach for its seventh year on Saturday, May 25, 2019. The country’s largest all-Canadian music festival will include headliner Alvvays along with Stars (performing their critically-acclaimed and JUNO nominated album, Set Yourself On Fire), Rhye, Cœur de pirate, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Charlotte Cardin and Exco Levi. The q stage returns this year with acts including Peach Pit, Hubert Lenoir, The Courtneys, Emmanuel Jal and the 2019 CBC Searchlight winner Shopé.

New to this year’s event, CBC Music Festival will also add a JUNO 365 stage, featuring  a lineup of 2019 JUNO Award nominees spanning musical genres, including Elisapie, Nuela Charles, Samantha Martin & Delta Sugar and JUNO Award winner Laila Biali.  As in previous years, the family-friendly festival will offer a CBC Kids Zone that includes crafts, activities and entertainment throughout the day.

Presale tickets will be available through livenation.com beginning today at 10 a.m. ET to Thursday, April 11 at 10 p.m. ET. Tickets will go on sale to the public on Friday, April 12 at 10 a.m. ET through Ticketmaster, and general admission is $39.50 +fees. Children 12 years old and under enjoy free admission with any adult ticket holder (two children per adult).

CBC Music Festival has something to offer for all ages and tastes, showcasing the best of Canada’s music scene including established acts and emerging artists. Between sets guests can explore the onsite entertainment, meet local CBC hosts and try out the best of the city’s cuisine from the Food Truck Fair.

Fans outside the Greater Toronto Area can still enjoy the day’s performances via the CBC Music Festival live stream on cbcmusic.ca and via CBC Music’s Facebook, Twitter and YouTube pages. For more information about CBC Music Festival and updates about the live stream please visit cbcmusic.ca/festival.