Toronto Urban Roots Festival 2016 lineup revealed

May 26th, 2016


The lineup for the fourth annual Toronto Urban Roots Festival at Fort York Garrison Common was revealed earlier this morning via Indie88. TURF 2016 will take place September 16-18, and will be headlined by James Bay, Death Cab For Cutie, and a mystery act to be revealed soon.

The lineup also includes Canadian acts Barenaked LadiesMatthew GoodThe SheepdogsRheostaticsMatt Anderson & The Bona FideMatt Mays, and Corb Lund.

Tickets will go on sale Friday May 27 at noon, beginning at $175 (plus fees) for a 3-Day pass. A weekend pass for the new and improved VIP area will be available at $300 (plus fees), as well as a Master Pass for $400 (plus fees). The Master Pass will ensure all the VIP amenities, as well guaranteed admission to all TURF Club Bonus Series shows at The Horseshoe Tavern & Lee’s Palace September 15-19, 2016.

19 more artists will be announced in the coming weeks, as well as the club series and festival schedules.

In 2014, Collective Concerts’ and Toronto Music Advisory Council member Jeff Cohen opened the festival urging attendees to contact their City Councillors in support of live music in community greenspaces like Fort York. Festival-goers are still encouraged to contact their Councillors using our online tool to voice their support for #TOMusicCity!