Sam Smith, Kendrick Lamar, Alt-J, Modest Mouse and Hozier to Headline WayHome Music and Arts This Summer

Republic Live previously announced this year that Sam Smith, Kendrick Lamar, Alt-J, Modest Mouse and Hozier will be headlining at the inaugural music and arts festival, WayHome Music and Arts, which will take place July 24th – 26th, 2015 at Burl’s Creek Event Grounds, just over 2 hours north of Buffalo, NY. Additional artists announced for the line-up include: Bassnectar, The Decemberists, Passion Pit, St. Vincent, Girl Talk, Vance Joy, Future Islands, The Sheepdogs, Odesza, The Gaslight Anthem, Walk The Moon, Run The Jewels, Kaytranada, Hey Rosetta!, G-Eazy, Sylvan Esso, Danny Brown, Cold War Kids, The Rural Alberta Advantage, Big K.R.I.T, July Talk, Fucked Up, Timber Timbre, Thousand Foot Krutch, METZ, Alvvays, Yukon Blonde, Courtney Barnett, Sloan, Delta Spirit, Broods, How to Dress Well, SZA, Viet Cong, Com Truise, Bear Mountain, Evening Hymns, Lowell, The Highest Order, Dear Rouge, Chris Stapleton, For Esme, and Saxsyndrum with many more still to come.

WayHome Music and Arts is a collaboration between Canadian entertainment company Republic Live and US promoter, AC Entertainment, co-founders and producers of Bonnaroo Music and Arts FestivalForecastle FestivalBig Ears Festival and many other events. All ticket offerings include a choice of tent or car camping and are currently on sale at with GA tickets starting at $185.27 USD / $229.99 CAD. 

“We’ve been talking with and getting to know the team at Republic Live for several years now 
and we’re excited that WayHome Music and Arts is at long last becoming a reality,” said Ashley Capps, CEO of AC Entertainment. “Our initial line-up clearly establishes WayHome as one of North America’s premiere music and arts festivals and provides a strong foundation to build upon for the future. The Burl’s Creek site is amazing – one of the best I’ve ever seen – and with four stages, over 90 acts performing across 3 days and a kaleidoscope of ongoing activities for festival goers, we’re focused on creating an unforgettable weekend for everyone.”

Tickets for WayHome Music and Arts are available in a variety of tiers with options for camping, showers, shuttles and parking. One GA ticket includes GA tent camping and full admission to all three festival days. One campsite is provided per group upon arrival and each campsite can hold up to 8 people, although 4-6 per site are recommended to optimize comfort. A GA ticket will also allow anyone traveling back and forth daily to park in the day parking area at no additional cost. VIP tickets, VIP Glamping, RV and Hotel Packages are also available exclusively at

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