2023 LINEUP ANNOUNCED!

MUSIC COMEDY DRAG PODCAST WRESTLING WINTER

JAN 25-29, 2023

Edmonton's Winter Festival

LINEUP UPDATE!

We regret to announce that due to the postponement of the Destination Chaos festival in the Dominican Republic, UK artists Shame have cancelled their trip to North America, and our festivals. Winterruption YEG/ Big Winter Classic are thrilled to announce California rock n roll punks Joyce Manor as replacement on Friday Jan 27 in Edmonton and Saturday Jan 28 in Calgary.
All Shame tickets will be honoured for this event. Ticket links have been updated and we expect both events to sell out in the coming weeks.

 

SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED!

Time to plan your festival! Will it be comedy or drag, rock or hip hop? Why not a bit of both! Plan your running around now by bookmarking this year's schedule

 

LINE-UP ANNOUNCED!

Highlights of this year’s festival include the UK's Shame, Toronto's Fucked Up, RuPaul Drag Race star Kornbread "The Snack" Jete, Parquet Court's A. Savage, Holy Fuck, Tempers, Wax, Hannah Georgas, Mauvey, Hawksley Workman, Comedy from Nick Thune, Natasha Lyn Myles and Girl Brain, Polaris winner Pierre Kwenders, Queer Vegan Punk Band From The Faroe Islands Joe & the Shitboys, Mexico's Sgt. Papers, Jasmyn, Mattmac, Fartbarf, The Cups N Cakes Episode 200 Recording featuring The Garrys, Zoon, Status/ Non Status, Stripmall, Wolf Willow, Sean Davis Newton & Motherhood, Local wrestling from Love Wrestling, up & coming and establihsed locals Verttigo, Munashe, Home Front, Jesse Jams & the Flams, Raygun Cowboys, Pepper, Brasstactics, Velocitractor, Stretcher Hymen, Ladonna Stone, Colleen Brown and much much more.

ARTIST LEAK!

2022 Polaris Prize Winner Pierre Kwenders will be performing at this year's Winterruption YEG.

TICKETS ON SALE OCT 11!

Festival wristbands are only $49 and individual tickets are on sale now

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Connect OUR 2023 SPOTIFY PLAYLIST

WinterruptionYEG has a new 2023 Spotify playlist of our artists to get quickly familiar with any and all that you haven't connected with before. What a great time to be alive!