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SHREDMONTON Fest & Conference Announce 2017 Line Up

By Larry Petro, News Monkey
Thursday, February 2, 2017 @ 2:26 PM


UNLEASH THE ARCHERS, PSYCHOTIC GARDENING, BLEED And More

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Prairie Fire Events Ltd is proud to announce their 2017 line-up for Edmonton, AB's loudest indoor metal festival and conference, SHREDMONTON. Featuring some of the heaviest acts from across Canada to rumble the Alberta prairies, this year's festival will be headlined by Vancouver power titans UNLEASH THE ARCHERS, Winnipeg's doom funeral PSYCHOTIC GARDENING and Edmonton gore masters BLΛED from Friday, May 12th to Sunday, May 14th 2017 at the Mercury Room (full band list below). This year's festival also features an ALL AGES event on the Sunday date, as well as the return of the all-ages industry conference aspect, which includes panels on publicity & promotion, festival booking plus vocal, guitar and recording/live sound clinics.

SHREDMONTON organizer Tyson Travnik comments:

"We're very proud to be able to focus this year's festival on showcasing bands that we feel have supported past Canadian festivals plus helped their local scenes flourish. Focusing on keeping this year's experience intimate, yet retaining top-shelf quality is something that I think will set 2017 apart from events we've done in the past."

Tickets for SHREDMONTON 2017 are available on www.Shredmonton.com and at the following Edmonton locations: Mercury Room, Blackbyrd, Rendezvous Pub, The Forge plus available in Red Deer, AB at Sound House and from Annihilatrix Productions in Calgary, AB.

Ticket Prices:

  • Shredpass: $50
  • Friday, May 12: $20
  • Saturday, May 13 - Conference - Free with Shredpass, $5 at door
  • Saturday, May 13: $25
  • Sunday, May 14: $17
SHREDMONTON 2017 - Line Up

All events at Mercury Room (10575 114 St.)
Follow festival details on Facebook event HERE.

Friday, May 12

Show (18+)
Doors 7:00 pm

  • 8:00 – 8:45 - Days I Die (Calgary, AB)
  • 9:00 – 9:45 - Osryon (Calgary, AB)
  • 10:00 – 10:45 - Sleeping in Traffic (Edmonton, AB)
  • 11:00 – 11:45 - Leave The Living (Red Deer, AB)
  • 12:15 – 1:00 - Psychotic Gardening (Winnipeg, MB)
Saturday, May 13 Seminars (ALL AGES)
  • Publicity/Promotion Clinic - 1:00-1:30 pm
  • Vocal clinic 1:30-2:00 Guitar Clinic - 2:00-2:30 pm
  • Stage Moves with Jesse Valstar - 2:30-3:00 pm
  • Festival Seminar - 3:00-3:30 pm
  • Recording/Live Sound Clinic - 3:30-4:00 pm
Show (18+)
Doors 6:00 pm
  • 7:00 – 7:45 - Valyria (Edmonton, AB)
  • 8:00 – 8:45 - Burning Effigy (Calgary, AB)
  • 9:00 – 9:45 - W.M.D. (Calgary, AB)
  • 10:00 – 10:45 - Gatekeeper (Vancouver, BC)
  • 11:00 – 11:45 - Eye of Horus (Edmonton, AB)
  • 12:15 – FIN - Unleash The Archers (Vancouver, BC)
Sunday, May 14

Show (All Ages)
Doors 3:00 pm

  • 3:00 – 3:45 - Disturb The Dead (Devon, AB)
  • 4:00 – 4:45 - Scarlet Serenity (Edmonton, AB)
  • 5:00 – 5:45 - Krepitus (Calgary, AB)
  • 6:00 – 6:45 - Voltang (Hamilton, ON)
  • 7:00 – 8:00 - Bleed (Edmonton, AB)
For more info, please visit: www.Shredmonton.com.

Last year's first ever SHREDMONTON featured over 20 bands over the course of 3 days at The Starlite Room and The Brixx Bar and Grill (same building), as well as a multi-room industry based conference located at the Shaw Conference Center. The full line up consisted of an ultra heavy hitting bill that included headliners Dying Fetus, Acacia Strain, Jungle Rot, Black Crown Initiate, Goatwhore, Finnish power metallers Thunderstone along with some of Western Canada's best such as Disciples of Power, Planet Eater, Scythia, Tylor Dory Trio, Every Hour Kills among many more! Conference panels were held the Shaw Conference Center on recording, photography, video production, publicity, media relations, journalism, and concert promotion/talent buying for festivals/venues with music industry professionals from across Canada.


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