Arcade Fireplace will exchange Foo Fighters as a headliner at Osheaga this summer season.
The music pageant says the Montreal-based band are a becoming addition to their fifteenth anniversary lineup, noting the “hometown heroes” placed on a memorable Osheaga set in 2010.
Foo Fighters cancelled all of their live performance dates final month, together with their July 29 present at Osheaga, following the dying of drummer Taylor Hawkins.
Hawkins died throughout a South American tour with the rock band. He was 50.
Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins lifeless at age 50
Arcade Fireplace will now headline the primary day of the outside pageant, which runs till July 31 at Montreal’s Parc Jean-Drapeau.
Different headliners embody rapper A$AP Rocky on the second evening and singer Dua Lipa on the ultimate evening.
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“When the Foo Fighters sadly needed to cancel, it was extraordinarily vital to us that we ebook a band which means one thing particular to our native music followers in addition to an artist that may attraction to an enormous fan base internationally,” Osheaga founder Nick Farkas mentioned Thursday in a launch.
“Our ideas stay with our associates within the prolonged Foo Fighters household on this tremendously tough time.”
Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins lifeless at age 50, band says
Additionally on Thursday, Arcade Fireplace added a last-minute gig at Coachella to its schedule.
Organizers of the California music and humanities pageant mentioned the group will carry out April 15 between fellow Canadian performer Carly Rae Jepsen and British-Irish rockers Idles.
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