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Grizfest 2016 partial lineup announced

Grizfest 2016 released part of its planned lineup Wednesday morning.

Grizfest 2016 released part of its planned lineup Wednesday morning.

The weekend music festival in Tumbler Ridge will will take place July 30 and 31 at the Tumbler Ridge Secondary School field, and will feature Tom Cochrane and Red Rider as the Saturday evening headliner.

Montreal's Simple Plan will end the festival as the Sunday evening headliner.

Also added to the Grizfest roster today: Pop Evil, Red Sun Rising, Art of Dying, Pigeon Park and The Standstills.

More artists will be announced at a later date. Three slots remain open for Saturday afternoon/evening.

2016 marks the 15th anniversary of Grizfest.

As always, the weekend will kickoff with a Battle of the Bands competition Friday, July 29 at 7 p.m.

The festival also includes a parade, pancake breakfast, children's games on site, face painters, a horseshoe tournament, helicopter rides and a golf tournament.

More information can be found at: Lineups are subject to change.

Confirmed for 2016:

July 30, 2016

12:30 pm – Vocalist Winner
1:30 pm – Pigeon Park
3:00 pm – TBA
5:00 pm – TBA
7:00 pm – TBA
9:00 pm – Tom Cochrane with Red Rider

July 31, 2016

12:30 pm – Band Winners
1:30 pm – The Standstills
3:00 pm – Art of Dying
5:00 pm – Red Sun Rising
7:00 pm – Pop Evil
9:00 pm – Simple Plan

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