Rifflandia Festival Announces 2012 Artists

The fifth annual Rifflandia Festival is thrilled to announce the final wave of artists for this year’s event, September 13-16 in Victoria, British Columbia. 117 artists from Canada and around the world will descend on Victoria, making this year’s event the biggest Rifflandia Festival yet, including The Flaming Lips, Cake, DJ Shadow, Best Coast, Dan Mangan, Fucked Up, Everlast, Reggie Watts, Saul Williams, The Antlers, Band of Skulls, Austra, Chixdiggit!, Mother Mother, The Head & The Heart, The Jezabels, Doldrums and many, many more. For the second year in a row, Royal Athletic Park will serve as the festival’s flagship venue from Friday-Sunday, where concert-goers can expect headlining performances over two stages, 10 food vendors, art installments and more. Once again Rifflandia will host night venues throughout the city of Victoria, including the legendary Market Square, which will feature internationally acclaimed electronic artists such as DJ Shadow and Morgan Page. Also returning this year is ArtLandia, the War Child Lounge, Wristband Connect and the ever-delightful RifflandiaTV hosted by Christopher Vickers.





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