About Swamp Fest:
Swamp Fest is a community organized, multi-venue, independent music and arts initiative in Regina, Saskatchewan. Swamp Fest is dedicated to increasing the visibility to Regina's alternative music and arts community to a broad and diverse audience, while also showcasing musical talent from across the Western provinces. Swamp Fest believes full heartedly in the transformative power of shared experience to unite and strengthen relationships within a diverse community of independent music supporters. 2017 marks Swamp Fest’s first year with events scheduled throughout the spring and summer months, leading to a two-day music and arts festival on the weekend of September 8 – 9th 2017.
Swamp Fest is:
Swamp Fest is:
Focussed on supporting local and emerging artists, while attracting music lovers from across the country to the city of Regina.
Re-imagining community spaces into immersive, multi-sensory environments through collaboration
with multidisciplinary artists.
Cultivating an inclusive environment where independent music may be appreciated by all!
Strengthening connections across a diverse community through shared creative experiences.
Swamp Fest is further promoted through the evolving mythology of T.A.B. (Toxic Algae Blob) - our mascot and resident swamp creature from Wascana Lake.
Swamp Fest was conceived of in the summer of 2016 by a group of 5 friends who saw a need for an alternative to the current landscape of music festivals in Regina. Registered as a non-for-profit in 2017, Swamp Fest is run by:
Amber Phelps Bondaroff
T. A. B. Legend: Zoë Schneider & Jon Vaughn
Swamp Fest graphic design: Jon Vaughn