Area 506 shares 2022 lineup

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Arkells, The Glorious Sons and Sloan among several acts announced for Saint John’s waterfront music festival.

Among the long list of festivals getting back to familiar ground in 2022, Saint John’s AREA 506 have announced plans to return to the city’s waterfront July 29-31.

Organizers announced this year’s artist lineup on March 25, which includes returning headliners Arkells, The Glorious Sons and Sloan among several others.

“Like everyone else, we are excited to get back to the festival format this year” says Ray Gracewood, AREA 506 Founder and Committee Chair. “We have been working hard over the past three years on this lineup, and it will be great to welcome festival attendees back to a format that provides ticketing options to create their own AREA 506 experience”.  
AREA 506 will offer both general admission and pod-based ticketing options for this year’s event, and will be open to all ages, with free admission to those under 12 years of age with adult accompaniment.    

This year’s events will be the first to take place as an extension of the new Waterfront Container Village on Water Street, in Saint John.  The village will host family-friendly programming experiences including a culture stage, food trucks and a vendor market and more.  
AREA 506 Festival Mainstage Lineup: 


Sloan, k-os, Marian, The Tortoise the Hare & the Millionaire, Catherine Kennedy.


The Glorious Sons, The Trews, JJ Wilde, Fake Shark, Jamie Comeau & the Crooked Teeth, Andre Pettipas & the Giants, Sadie. 


Arkells, Mother Mother, Haviah Mighty, Wolf Castle, Adyn Townes, Mckinley Morrison & Williams, Jaclyn Reinhart. 
Full lineup details, schedules passes and tickets are available at

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