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Featured Artists of our 2019 summer festival

We're presently working away to construct our 2020 lineup, but in the mean time check out this lovely batch of folks we were lucky enough to host for last year's festival.




The Sadies
Friday and Saturday

The Sadies are a Canadian rock and roll / country and western band from Toronto, Ontario. The band consists of Dallas Good, Travis Good, Sean Dean and Mike Belitsky. In addition to their own recordings, the Sadies often collaborate with other artists, such as Blue Rodeo, Jon Langford, Gord Downie, Andre Williams (on the 1999 country-influenced Red Dirt and the 2012 release entitled "Night and Day"), Neil Young (track "This Wheel's On Fire" on the album "Garth Hudson Presents A Canadian Celebration Of The Band") and have recorded, written and toured extensively as backing band for singer Neko Case.


Barney Bentall
Saturday Only

Barnard Franklin "Barney" Bentall (born March 1956 in Toronto) is a Canadian pop/rock singer-songwriter who is most well known for his band, Barney Bentall and the Legendary Hearts. Their most successful Canadian singles included "Something to Live For", "Life Could Be Worse", "Crime Against Love" and "Come Back to Me".


Pharis and Jason Romero
Friday and Saturday

Horsefly's own Juno Award winning duo will be joined by an all-star assortment of friends as they return to their hometown festival stage.


2019 Lineup
Arts on the Fly's 2019 roster includes:
The Sadies | Barney Bentall | Pharis and Jason Romero | Tonye Aganaba | Ganges Delta | Bad Hoo | Annie Lou | Steve Brockley | Richard Inman | Viper Central | Andrew Phelan | Kitty and the Rooster | Ora Cogan | Jenny Banai | Cassidy Waring | Dańse | Cole Patenaude band | Blocktreat | Naomi Shore | Interstellar Jays | Newtronbomb | Athabasca Barnburner | Lyle Bats | Wolf and the Raven | Torsten Müller | David J Harder | Ben Lamb-Yorski | Aria MacInnis | M.Lund | and more.