CBC On Board as Wapiti Music Festival Sponsor in Fernie, BC

This summer catch the hottest indie bands on the CBC Stage at Wapiti Music Festival in Fernie, BC. Wapiti welcomes CBC Radio One on board as the Premier Media Sponsor, for a weekend of fresh Canadian indie hosted by CBC’s radio personalities.

Committed to Canadian and committed to fresh indie, the match just made sense. The CBC Stage will showcase bands and artists from across Canada.

Montreal’s Plants and Animals and West Coast favourite’s Current Swell are the weekend's headline acts. Loon Choir, Shred Kelly, Portage and Main, No Sinner and David Celia will be rocking out sets. Cranbrook’s breakout stars, The Good Ol’ Goats from the CBC Searchlight contest will also take the stage. Wapiti will release additional bands in the weeks to come.

Visit the Wapiti website for the full lineup, band bios and advance ticket sales.

The Wapiti Music Festival runs two days, Friday August 9 and Saturday August 10. Plan to join the kickoff Friday evening and dance into the night, return Saturday for a full day and night of entertainment. "Expect to rock, expect to dance, expect the unexpected."

Children 12 and under and adults 65 and older are FREE
. Weekend Passes are currently on sale, with advance pricing still available.