Kendrick Lamar Announced as Headliner for Osheaga Festival 2023

Osheaga announced the headliners for its 16th edition featuring Kendrick Lamar as the Sunday closer. Australian group Rüfüs Du Sol, Billie Eilish also headline.

Kendrick Lamar performing live

Kendrick Lamar performing live

Kendrick Lamar performing live

Montreal’s Osheaga Festival is returning next Aug. 4-6, and today they announced that Kendrick Lamar will headline their 2023 edition.

The other two headliners for Osheaga 16th edition are Australian group Rüfüs Du Sol and American star Billie Eilish.

Rüfüs Du Sol will conclude the festival’s first day on Friday, Aug. 4, while Eilish takes the reins on Saturday night. Kendrick Lamar will close out the festivities on Sunday.

Kendrick Lamar skipped Montreal on The Big Steppers Tour, so Montreal fans will likely be relieved with the announcement. He had previously played in the city in 2017 in support Damn and has headlined Osheaga once before.

This will mark the second time in just over a year that Rüfüs Du Sol performs in Montreal. Billie Eilish is also no stranger to Montreal as she had previous shows at Corona Theatre in 2018 and at Place Bell in 2019. She had a show scheduled at the Bell Centre for the Happier Than Ever tour but it wound up getting cancelled.

The full lineup has yet to be revealed, but will likely be announced in the spring. Osheaga will take place between Aug. 4-6, 2023, at Parc Jean-Drapeau.

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