Osheaga guide 2018: 10 non-headliners you won't want to miss

Happy Osheaga weekend! One of the best parts of catching a music festival weekend is checking out all the artists you didn't come for. While we're stoked to see our favourite headliners perform like Post Malone, Travis Scott, Odesza, Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Rae Sremmurd, this year's Osheaga lineup also boasts killer tier three and four performers. Keep reading to find out the list of non-headlining acts you won't want to miss!

Quinn XCII

This pop/rap/R&B singer from Detroit dropped his album 'The Story of Us' back in 2017 with melancholy pop and hip-hop anthems about breakups and wrong love that had us playing them on repeat. Quinn brings a young Hoodie Allen vibe to the stage and packs a set list that will have your night buzzing with a mix slow jams and songs that make you move.

Gang of Youths

GOY is one of the tightest bands to come out of Australia. Leaupepe's distinctive and raspy vocals will pull you in, but the bands indie-rock songwriting will have you hooked. Make sure you check out this gang of Aussie gems.

Tash Sultana

Sultana is one of the rare musical talents of our time. Known popularly for her hit 'Jungle', this gritty indie singer-songwriter and 1-woman-band from Australia loops while she performs live, creating a sound so dynamic you'll forget it's just her and her guitar on stage.


We can't say enough good about Lany. This talented trio combines iconic pop songwriting and R&B. Add Lany to your Osheaga itinerary and set yourself up with some dreamy vocals and killer pop jams.


You might remember Bazzi from fall 2017, when he dropped his song "Mine", which topped charts on Apple Music and Spotify. The American singer-songwriter combines pop/R&B beats with broody lyrics and silky smooth vocals.

St. Vincent

Anne Marie Clarke, known as St. Vincent is a multi-instrumentalist with incredible talent. Clark was a member of Sufjan Steven's touring band before releasing her own solo project in 2006. Her latest album, Masseducation (2017) is a masterpiece and deserves your time and attention.

Anderson .Paak

Since his debut album, Venice (2014) .Paak has taken over the music scene with serene vocals and funk soundscapes. Truly a performer at heart, .Paak has a variety of talents which include his mastery of drums, percussion and piano.

Billie Eilish

Since the debut of her EP, Don't Smile at Me (2017) Billie has captured our attention with her beautiful voice and her unapologetic personality. Her live sets bring as much energy as this 16 year-old powerhouse can muster - this is a set that you can't afford to miss.

Langston Francis

Toronto-native Langston Francis is glowing up from his Kensington roots with his recent string of singles that have us excited for what he has in store for his Osheaga performance. Read more about our recent review of his live performance and feature interview, here.


Since the release of their three consecutive albums in 2017, Saturation, Saturation II and Saturation III, Brockhampton has quickly built a following labelling themselves as the ultimate boyband. Don't miss out on the chance to see them live.

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