Arts & Crafts Celebrates Ten Year Anniversary

Arts & Crafts celebrates 10th anniversary

To commemorate this milestone, Toronto’s renowned independent music company presents AC10, a series of events, releases and collaborations in music, fashion, photography and literature highlighting a decade of creativity and community.

First to be unveiled is the Field Trip Music & Arts Festival, held in Toronto on Saturday, June 8 at Fort York and Garrison Common.

The inaugural one-day event will feature two stages curated entirely from Arts & Crafts’ diverse artist roster, co-headlined by a one-night-only return from hiatus for flagship collective Broken Social Scene and 11-time JUNO Award and 2012 Polaris Music Prize winner Feist. Lineup also includes Bloc Party, Timber Timbre, Hayden, Cold Specks, Ra Ra Riot, Trust, The Darcys, Jason Collett, Zeus, Gold & Youth, Still Life Still and more

Field Trip was built around the themes of discovery and community. In addition to world-class musical performances, the festival will incorporate local art, gourmet food and unique elements of Toronto’s proud culture,” said Jeffrey Remedios, co-founder and president of Arts & Crafts. “Field Trip is a celebration – not just of Arts & Crafts’ 10-year anniversary and our artists – but of Toronto, of community and perhaps above all else, of the collaborative spirit.”

Field Trip will commence at 12 p.m. on Saturday, June 8 with music starting at 1 p.m. and wrapping at 11 p.m. Families welcome. Kids are free.

Arts & Crafts Productions is an independent artist services company, offering expertise as a record label, management firm, merchandiser and publisher in Canada and worldwide.

Launched in 2003 by Jeffrey Remedios and Kevin Drew with the release of Broken Social Scene’s You Forgot It In People, Arts & Crafts has become one of the most influential and progressive voices in independent music.

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