Toronto — Toronto Urban Roots Fest (TURF) returns to Fort York Garrison Common Historical Site on September 16th-18th. Today the festival is excited to announce that The Hold Steady (with Franz Nicolay back on keyboards) to the Sunday Main Stage line-up for 2016. See the daily schedule here. TURF’s 2016 Club Bonus Series line-up will be announced on July 13th with tickets going on sale the next day.
Passes are on sale now. Tier One pricing ends on July 7th at midnight. Purchase a MASTER PASS, 3 DAY VIP PASS, or 3 DAY PASS or purchase a FRIDAY SINGLE DAY PASS, SATURDAY SINGLE DAY PASS, or SUNDAY SINGLE DAY PASS at Tier One prices – $75.00 GA or $135.00 VIP. See the daily schedule here.
TURF was recently nominated for two awards in the first ever Canadian Live Music Awards, both for Medium Festival of the Year, and New Kid on the Block, alongside the Winnipeg Folk Festival, Interstellar Rodeo, Field Trip, and WayHome.
The nominations came on the heels of being the only Canadian festival this year nominated by the prestigious Pollstar Awards in the category of North American Festival of the Year alongside The Newport Folk Fest and San Francisco’s Treasure Island.