Category: News

  • Join our Street team this summer!

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    Join our Street team this summer! With several POP events happening this summer and of course the POP Montreal festival in September, we are looking for a new team of motivated volunteers to build our POP Montreal 2014 street team! If you’d like to be involved with POP Montreal as of now while freely choosing… Read more

  • NXNE, WHAT A TRIP

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    NXNE, what a trip. We don’t usually admit it but we are secretly head over heels for the festival that just celebrated its 20th birthday. This year’s edition kicked off on Wednesday June 18th so we over-packed our bags and hopped aboard the train where we decided to not joke around and start with some… Read more

  • Interview with Heather O’Neill of Lit POP

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    Heather O’Neill is the 2014 Lit POP fiction judge. Her first novel, Lullabies for Little Criminals, earned accolades around the world, including being named winner of Canada Reads 2007 and the Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction, and being a finalist for the Governor General’s Award for Fiction and the Orange Prize. Her much-anticipated second novel… Read more

  • MONTREAL FOLK FEST ON THE CANAL

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    Down south by the water is where you will hear the sweet sounds of folk, roots and bluegrass music from June 18-22 thanks to the Montreal Folk Festival. Now in their 7th year, it’s the perfect place to spend a hot summer night while catching The Besnard Lakes, Li’l Andy or Les chansons de Tom… Read more

  • Matthew Zapruder: The Lit POP interview

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    Matthew Zapruder is the 2014 Lit POP poetry judge. He is the author of several collections of poetry, including the recent release Sun Bear, (Copper Canyon/Anansi), Come On All You Ghosts (2010), The Pajamaist (2006), and American Linden (2002). He collaborated with painter Chris Uphues on For You in Full Bloom (2009) and co-translated, with… Read more

  • LE MARCHÉ DES POSSIBLES: A NEW OPEN AIR MARKET IN MONTREAL

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    LE MARCHÉ DES POSSIBLES A Biergarten, Food Trucks, Handmade Goods, Music, Film and Family Activities, All Under One Skyline. July 11th to August 31st Fridays to Sundays Friday: 3 pm to 11 pm Saturday 11 am to 11 pm Sunday 11 am to 7 pm St-Dominique corner Bernard (parking lot of l’Aréna St-Louis) LAUNCH PARTY… Read more

  • SLED ISLAND IS BACK! – 2014 GUIDE

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    Hop on! June 18-22 brings Sled Island‘s takeover of Calgary, AB. Gallop your way down to the festival considered POP’s long lost cousin for a weekend of new discoveries and fresh faces including 250+ bands plus film, comedy and art across 30+ venues. You won’t regret it (and won’t want it to end)! Plus there… Read more

  • TO TORONTO WE GO – POP @ NXNE

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    POP Montreal is thrilled to head back to Toronto on June 19th and rock the Silver Dollar in collaboration with NeXT at the upcoming edition of NXNE. The show will start at 8pm and kick off with Diamond Bones, followed by Look Vibrant, Language Arts, You’ll Never Get to Heaven, Julie Fader, Seoul, B-17 and Heat. Lots more wild stuff… Read more

  • Live From Breakglass – The Luyas + Little Scream + Maica Mia

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    The Live From Breakglass, Suoni Per Il Popolo shows this year at Breakglass will be the debut of the Live From Breakglass live broadcast series, where they will be live broadcasting the performance of a spotlight artist, bookended by a behind the scenes in studio interview with the artist, online from their website breakglass.ca/livefrombreakglass As… Read more