Arkells, July Talk top stacked Area 506 2018 lineup, tickets on sale now!

Following a morning of teases which included The Glorious Sons, The New Pornographers and many more, the full lineup for the third Area 506 festival is here – and it’s pretty great!

AREA 506 Festival has been announced and organizers call it  “the deepest lineup yet”, featuring Arkells, July Talk, Big Wreck, The New Pornographers, The Glorious Sons and many more.  The festival will once again be held on the Saint John waterfront over the New Brunswick Day long weekend, beginning Friday, August 3rd and running until Monday, August 6, 2018.

Saturday’s Main Stage lineup includes headliners July Talk, The New Pornographers, Whitehorse, Reuben in the Dark, Moncton legends The Monoxides, Brent Mason Band, The Tortoise the Hare & the Millionaire and the Kendra Gale Band.

Sunday’s Main Stage lineup includes headliners Arkells, supported by Big Wreck, The Glorious Sons, Les Hôtesses d’Hilaire, Tomato/Tomato, Fredericton’s Olympic Symphonium, Tampa, and Kill Chicago.

“We’ve had two great years so far, but really it’s only driven us to push harder to create an event that makes the people of New Brunswick proud of where they live” says Ray Gracewood, Chairman of the Area 506 committee. “We’ve had a great time developing the event for this year and we’re incredibly excited to announce the details so that people can book the time and set their schedules for the New Brunswick day long weekend.”

Early Bird pricing will begin once Pre-Early Bird tickets are sold and will be priced at $99 while supplies last.   Regular weekend passes are $119.00 + HST and applicable fees, and individual day passes are $79.00 + HST and applicable fees.  VIP tickets will be a new addition to the festival this year.  Priced at $249, they include preferred viewing area, preferred entry, washrooms and bar access.

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