The festival game has come a long way since the dawn of days like Woodstock. Even the first ever Osheaga was thirteen years ago, in September 2006.

Nowadays, people travel far and wide to experience music fests like Coachella and Lollapalooza, so lineups are scrutinized now more than ever.

And it seems that the much-anticipated Osheaga lineup has let down more than a couple fans.

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TL;DR People have been yearning for the Osheaga 2019 lineup, and now that it has dropped, the opinions are coming out... 

Some of the artists were teased yesterday and the full announcement was dropped today at noon

Before long, people took to Twitter to share their disappointment. 

The reality is that music is a subjective thing and people are inevitably going to have differing opinions. You can't please everyone. 

But Osheaga has been known for amazing lineups, year after year, so people definitely have high expectations at this point.

And with a pretty steep ticket price, it takes a solid handful of artists that really excite before people are ready to drop that kinda dough for a show.

That said, Osheaga does have a lot of other perks that make buying a ticket worth it. The Hammock Village and the YUL Eat Garden are both notable perks that are coming back to the Jean Drapeau location this year.

The other huge thing Osheaga has over some other American festivals?

Weed is legal in Canada, and you're allowed to bring 30 grams into the festival this year.

But even weed can't fix bands you don't like. 

Another criticism that was made a couple of times on Twitter is the number of female headliners.

While Janelle Monae is going to be at Osh this year, she's not the main headliner on her night, which some people are seeing as an oversight.

Are you excited for the lineup this year? Or is this year getting a pass?

Stay posted for more Osheaga news along with lineup releases for all your Montreal music festivals. 

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