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Canada's THE ELECTRIC HIGHWAY FESTIVAL Reveals First Bands For 2024 Edition

By Larry Petro, News Monkey
Saturday, January 13, 2024 @ 11:37 AM


April 4-6 At Dickens Pub In Calgary, AB

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The Electric Highway Festival is excited to announce the first round of bands for the 2024 edition of the festival being held in Calgary, AB on April 4, 5, and 6 at Dickens (1000 9 Ave SW).

Canadian Juno Award-winning Vancouver band ANCIIENTS will headline the whole festival. They will be joined by various Western Canadian bands including DEAD QUIET, EMPRESS, FLASHBACK, BUFFALO BUD BUSTER, and more.

​ ​Here are all the bands included in the first-round announcement:​

  • Anciients (Vancouver)
  • Dead Quiet (Vancouver)
  • Empress (Vancouver)
  • Buffalo Bud Buster (Calgary)
  • Flashback (Calgary)
  • Pharm (Kelowna)
  • Owls & Eagles (Calgary)
  • Gnarwhal (Yellowknife)
  • Solid Brown (Calgary)
  • The Getmines (Vancouver)
  • Tebby and the Heavy (Edmonton)
  • Musing (Calgary)
  • Blacksmith and Brewer (BC Sunshine Coast)
  • Stone Spear (Kelowna)
  • Black Daggers (Red Deer)
  • Atomic Yeti (Saskatoon)
  • Conjure Hand (Victoria)
Limited Early Bird passes are on sale for $65 until the rest of the bands are announced or the early bird passes sell out. Regular advance passes will be available at that time. There will also be a variety of single-day tickets available as well as 2-day passes. Festival passes are available at https://theelectrichighway.ca/festivalstore/
​ Event info: https://www.facebook.com/events/327207160030277

​ ​The Electric Highway Festival hosts various genres that range from Desert Rock, Stoner Metal, Doom, Sludge, Trippy Psychedelic, Surf Rock, Acid Rock, Noise Rock, Fuzz Rock, Space Rock, Blues Rock, Heavy Psych, Heavy Blues, Southern Rock, Fuzzy Punk, Sludgy Hardcore bands and variations of any of the previously mentioned styles.

The 2023 edition of the festival featured Californian headliners SASQUATCH, one of the event's past favorites, laying down their brand of fuzzy, kick-ass Desert Rock & Heavy Psych with direct support from Vancouver's LA CHINGA who returned for their 4th appearance on the Saturday night. BLACK MASTIFF returned to headline the Friday night with Calgary's GONE COSMIC and HYPNOPILOT headlined the Thursday show with support from CITIZEN RAGE. These were just a few of the wicked bands that played at this past year's The Electric Highway.

​For more info:

Website: TheElectricHighway.ca​
Facebook: Facebook.com/ElectricHighwayFestival​
Instagram: Instagram.com/TheElectricHighway​
Twitter: Twitter.com/TheElectricHwy​
Hashtag #BuckleUp #EHF2024

Business Partners/Sponsors:​

Asher Media Relations
Athena Bookkeeping Services Inc.
Black Collar Manufacturing
Calgary Metal Scene Events
The Celestial Agency
Dickens
High Voltage TV
Loud as Hell Festival
METALHEADS UNITED
New Level Brewing

​ ​Travel and Tourism Partners:​

Tourism Calgary
Travel Alberta
​ ​Media Partners:​

Absolute Underground
Broken Neck Radio
CJSR
CJSW
Digital Distortion
Doomed and Stoned
The Obelisk
Outlaws of the Sun
Metal Devastation
Ghost Cult Magazine
Metal Rules
Trash Talk
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​ Business partnerships and sponsorship opportunities are available. Contact theelectrichighwayfestival[@]gmail[.]com for more information.


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