Welcome to the 420 Music & Arts Festival!

Here it is! The first of three line up announcements for the 2019 edition of the 420 Music & Arts Festival!

Last year’s festival fan favourite and crowd-pleaser San Diego’s Great Electric Quest are returning along with festival veterans HERON (Vancouver), Mammoth Grove (Calgary), Brown Dwarf (Red Deer) and Black Hell Oil(Saskatoon). We are super stoked to announce our first ever European act, groovy progressive stoner rock band The Grudge from the UK on their first trip to North America! Joining them will be BORT (Vancouver), Bloated Pig (Calgary), Denimachine (Calgary), The Baseborn Band (Calgary), Shadow Weaver (Calgary), and Row of Giants (Calgary).

Watch for the next line up announcement in mid December.


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Early Bird Festival Passes are now on Sale!

They are only $50 and will be on sale until we announce the full line up or they are sold out.  Be sure to grab yours before they are all gone!

You can get them in our Store or Here as well.

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Early Bird Tickets go on Sale Monday, October 1, 2018!

Limited Early Bird Festival Passes go on sale Monday, October 1, 2018 in the Festival store only.  They are only $50 and will be on sale until we announce the full line up or they are sold out.  You won’t want to miss out on the saving on passes. This year’s festival is going to be off the hook with more events than ever before and some killer bands including our first international act!

Grab your tickets Here.  



You can now find The 420 Music and Arts Festival on Travel Alberta!

 The Festival takes place close to Banff, Canmore and Lake Louise in the Rocky Mountains as well as numerous other attractions in the city of Calgary and the surrounding area.  Make sure to go to the Travel Alberta website and make your trip to the festival an even more memorable experience by exploring while you are here!


The 420 Music & Arts Festival Pin Ball Tournament! 

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We are super stoked to announce that we have added a new event to the festival this year.  The tournament will take place at Pin-Bar located at 501 17th Ave SW on  Saturday, April 20, 2019.  More details of the event will be released later in fall. 

Check the event out on Facebook and join for updates :



Band Submissions for the 2019 Edition of

the 420 Music & Arts Festival are now closed! 

Thank you to everyone who submitted their music to the Festival Selection Committee.  We are currently reviewing all the submissions and hope to have the line up complete later in fall. We will be announcing the full line up in Early January.  Watch for the announcements on all our social media sites and her on the website! 

  Submissions for the 2020 Festival will open June 1, 2019.   Make sure to come back then and fill out the form. We’d love to hear from you!   


Band Submissions for the 2019 Edition of

the 420 Music & Arts Festival are now open!

Are you in a Stoner Rock, Heavy Psych, Sludge or Doom band and are interested in playing the festival?  We are now accepting band submissions. They will run from Monday, June 4, 2018 until Friday, August 31, 2018.  The sooner the better as we are already full into the planning stage and have already booked some bands for 2019.  Please fill out the form as completely as you can.


If you are interested in taking part in the Expo or Festival as an Exhibitor,  Vendor,  Artist, Sponsor or have your Food Truck in attendance, please fill out the corresponding form and we will get back to you shortly.



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Thanks to everyone for attending  420 Music & Arts Festival 2018! 

The turn out for year two was great as were the bands on the bill and the effort of all the artists, small businesses and sponsors who were there throughout the whole weekend.  

We are working on year three. Watch for all the exciting news as it comes available. And watch for  the early bird ticket announcement this fall.  


Here in all it’s glory is the entire lineup for 420 Music & Arts Festival 2018

Featuring headliners Dopethrone, DJ Brant BjorkSasquatchLa ChingaBuffalo Bud BusterBuzzardElectric OwlGreat Electric QuestMENDOZZAOrbital Express (Official)The Electric RevivalBazarabaChronoBotCHUNKASAURUSHERONSet & StonedHAAZESolid BrownThe MothercraftRAWOgimaa, Gin Lahey, Black Hell Oil & Pelican Death Squad!

$50 EarlyBird 3 Day Passes on sale until Friday at 11:59pm then Advance Passes are $69!

Get your cheap passes to the fuzziest, smokiest most stoniest party of the year right here:             www.420musicandartsfestival.ca/store-2 before it’s too late!

Join the event 420 Music & Arts Festival 2018 and get ready for all the good vibes to come!



Here’s the line up for the final day of the 420 Music & Arts Festival!

We are capping off this Festival with Montreal’s Dopethrone as the headliner! This is Dopethrone’s first trip to Calgary and they promise to absolutely obliterate us with their thick, destructive riffs. They are joined by two of last year’s favorites Regina’s psychedelic Orbital Express (Official)and blues-soaked trio The Electric Revival from Calgary. Add B,C,’s crushing trio of BuzzardCHUNKASAURUS and HERON, throw in some Winnipeg Doom Ogimaa – style, the driven sludge of Saskatoon’s Black Hell Oil and get the whole thing started with Calgary’s enigmatic Pelican Death Squadand what do you have? A monstrous finish to the second edition of the Festival!

We have kept 3 day passes at Early Bird prices until Friday, January 12 at 11:59pm MT. Get yours for $50 (+ s/c) and then they go to the Advanced price of $69.

Buy your passes —-> www.420musicandartsfestival.ca/store-2/

Join the Saturday Event —–> www.facebook.com/events/518321405203343/


Here is the killer lineup for Day Two of the 2018 edition of the 420 Music & Arts Festival!

Coming all the way from the deserts of El Segundo, California with the raddest crate of vinyl to DJ on 420 is the legendary Brant Bjork of Kyuss. He is joined by returning favorites Vancouver’s dynamic, psychedelic La Chinga, the down and dirty fuzz of Calgary’s Buffalo Bud Buster, kick ass rock of Bazaraba and SK’s spaced out Cosmic Doom of ChronoBot. The line up is rounded out by festival newcomers BC’s Sludgy MENDOZZA, atrippy ride on The Mothercraft (Edmonton) and the whiskey soaked, haunted blues of Calgary’s RAW.

We have kept 3 day passes at Early Bird prices until Friday, January 12 at 11:59pm MT. Get yours for $50 (+ s/c) and then they go to the Advanced price of $69.

Come back  to see who’s on the line up for Saturday at the Festival.

Buy your passes —-> www.420musicandartsfestival.ca/store-2/

Join the Friday Event —–> www.facebook.com/events/661554384232740/


The 420 Music and Arts Festival is stoked to announce the lineup

for Day One of the 2018 edition of the festival. 

 Headed up from Los Angeles for their first time in Canada, its the big and hairy sounds of Sasquatch! Joining them from California and also on their first trek to Canada will be the retro sounds of Great Electric Quest! We also have Calgary faves Electric OwlSet & StonedSolid Brown, Red Deer’s HAAZE and for the first time ANYWHERE we have Gin Lahey featuring members of Chron Goblin and Witchstone!

We have kept 3 day passes at Early Bird prices until Friday, January 12 at 11:59pm MST. Get yours for $50 (+ s/c) and then they go to the Advanced price of $69.

Check back to  see who’s on the line up for Friday 420 at the Festival.

Buy your passes —-> www.420musicandartsfestival.ca/store-2/

Join the Thursday Event on Facebook —–>www.facebook.com/events/1409803245795383/




Early Bird Festival Passes are on sale  for $50 ( +s/c) until 11:59pm Friday, January 12, 2017.  Advance passes are available starting Saturday, January 13 for $69 (+ s/c) until 11:59pm March 31, 2018 or while quantities last. Regular price passes are $89. 

All passes are currently only available on line in the Festival Store.

Festival passes give you entry to Distortion on April 19, 20 and 21 plus the Expo on Sunday, April 22, 2018 and most other 420 Music and Arts Festival Events to be announced.     

Passes are not transferable between attendees during the event. Passes will be exchanged for wrist bands which must be worn for entrance to the events.  

All passes purchased on line will be either held for pick up or shipped to you depending on your choice of delivery. Physical passes will be ready for shipping in early February.  Any passes purchased for shipping by February 15th, should arrive by March 1st.  If you do not receive you passes by the listed date, please contact us. Watch for shipping confirmation when we ship your passes.

Watch for the announcement for single day ticket sales to begin March 1. There will be very limited single day tickets available.  

All ticket sales are final. No refunds will be issued unless full festival cancellation. We reserve the right to change the line up as required due to band scheduling changes and other circumstances beyond our control.  If you have purchase a ticket or pass and are unable to attend, you can sell them to someone else. If they are being held for pickup, you need to contact us to arrange to have their name on them.

Watch for more news coming soon!



We currently are finalizing the line up and will announce the bands in early 2018.



Watch for the announcement and instructions how to submit your music for the festival! 

Please do not submit music via any other forms on the website other than the Band Submissions.