OSHEAGA MUSIC and ARTS FESTIVAL 2017 Announcement and Lineup Released


Virgin Mobile presents OSHEAGA Music and Arts Festival in collaboration with Coors Light is set to take place August 4th through 6th outdoors at Parc Jean-Drapeau in Montreal. The festival is thrilled to announce the official lineup and information about its new location for its 12th edition!

The OSHEAGA Experience

OSHEAGA, consistent as ever, follows up on it’s tradition of bringing festival-goers the best that the music world has to offer. OSHEAGA is proud to welcome Canadian starboy The Weeknd, UK rock band Muse and festival alumnus, New Zealand pop singer Lorde to it’s main stages. All three chart topping artists will headline this 12th edition of the festival! Also performing: Electric hit makers Major Lazer, American blues rockers Alabama Shakes, french live electronic duo Justice, soul singer Solange, Grammy Award winners for Best Rock Album Cage The Elephant , South African rap-ravers Die Antwoord, and many more!

OSHEAGA has always supported talent from its hometown and this year is no different. Emerging locals Heat, Snails, Plants and Animals and Le Couleur are just a few fan favorites that will be performing at the festival this summer and are sure not to disappoint!

With more than 100 artists playing on multiple stages during 3 fun-filled summer days, OSHEAGA 2017 will offer local and traveling music lovers from all around the world a diverse and entertaining lineup on a picturesque festival site.

The OSHEAGA Team is also incredibly excited to be able to present the OSHEAGA experience in an entirely new and unique environment on Île Notre-Dame for the next two years. Just a short walk from Parc Jean-Drapeau metro and the traditional site, all of the stages, activities, spectacular art installations and assorted culinary options festival-goers know and love will be back for this 12th edition. Meanwhile, the City of Montreal will complete renovations on Île Saint-Hélène in time for the festival’s return to its reinvigorated original site in 2019.


Offering 3 tiers of festival passes, attendees can choose from General Admission, Casino de Montréal GOLD Festival Pass, and the PLATINUM Festival Pass.

Casino de Montréal GOLD Festival Pass holders will have access to the Casino de Montréal OSHEAGA Terrasse, a multi-level platform offering a premium view of the Virgin Mobile River Stage, with access to private washrooms, exclusive food & beverage stands.

PLATINUM Festival Pass holders will have access to fast lane entry onto the festival grounds, the Perrier Platinum Lounge, VIP washrooms, giant screens with a live feed of the main stages, charging stations, front stage viewing areas (Virgin Mobile River, Coors Light Mountain, Green and Vans Valley stages) in addition to the Casino de Montréal OSHEAGA Terrasse. Shuttle service between the Perrier Platinum Lounge, the main stages and the secondary stages will also be available during the festival.

Both Casino de Montréal GOLD and PLATINUM Pass holders will also have access to a secondary viewing platform with a premium view of the Coors Light Mountain stage.

For festival pass prices & information visit their site, here.


For the ultimate OSHEAGA experience, festival-goers can take advantage of our OSHEAGA Accommodations! Located in downtown Montreal, only 15 minutes away from the festival site by public transit, our OSHEAGA Accommodations offer some of the best deals in the city! Many affordable options are available to music lovers visiting us from outside the city starting at $290 per person for four nights. For more information about the offers, click here.


For $17, festival-goers can enjoy unlimited bus and metro transportation all weekend long by purchasing the OSHEAGA Special Edition fare, valid from 10 a.m. on Friday to 5 a.m. on Monday, upon purchase of festival passes.


*From Toronto only*

The OSHEAGA train package includes:

  • Round trip train transportation on the OSHEAGA Train from Toronto to Montreal for one person
  • Departure – Thursday, August 3rd at 5:00pm from Union Station in Toronto (train 68)
  • Return – Monday, August 7th at 8:55am from Gare Centrale in Montreal (train 63)

All OSHEAGA train clients will receive e-tickets by email two weeks before the festival and this package does not include festival tickets or accommodations. Reservations for the OSHEAGA Train may only be made on their website, here.

Stay tuned!

OSHEAGA Music and Arts Festival presented by Virgin Mobile in collaboration with Coors Light will announce its day-by-day lineup and many more surprises in the next few months! Stay tuned!


Eric- FestPop Staff Writer

Eric- FestPop Staff Writer

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