The June 21-22 event will take place at Fort Calgary Historic Park.

Joining Stone Temple Pilots on day one so far are The Flaming Lips, Three Days Grace, Corb Lund, Face to Face, The Dudes, Pride Tiger and Crash Parallel.

Besides The Tragically Hip, day two’s lineup currently includes Matthew Good, City and Colour, Stars, Constantines, The New Pornographers, Attack In Black, Ten Second Epic, The Spades, The Whitsundays and Said the Boys.

Additional artists will be added in the coming weeks.

A limited number of early bird tickets for Virgin Festival Calgary are available at

General ticket sales begin April 12 at Future Shop and

One-day passes are $75.50 (including a $1 donation to Virgin Unite Canada), with two-day passes at $125.00 (including a $2 donation to Virgin Unite Canada). Additional info is available at

As noted above, part of the proceeds from ticket sales, as well as from on-site fundraising, will go to Virgin Unite Canada, the independent charitable arm of the Virgin Group which works to make an immediate, tangible difference in the lives of people in need across the world.

Festival organizers are also working to make the event carbon neutral with on-site recycling, use of biodegradable food and drink containers, use of green energy sources to power as much of the festival as possible, purchase of carbon offsets and planting trees to help ensure future carbon reduction.