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Kids POP and Friends: uRockaoke

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Urockaoke is Montreal’s answer to your live music karaoke needs! Featuring an all-star lineup of Montreal indie superstars, they will be treating kids and parents to an afternoon of singing and rocking out during our KIDS POP DANCE PARTY Sunday September 21st at Vida Sana (435 Rue Beaubien Ouest #201). We interviewed founder Michael Felber… Read More

  • Label Spotlight: Banko Gotiti

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    Meet Banko Gotiti Records, the newest local label soon to be on everyone’s radar. Currently representing Noni Wo, Vesuvio Solo, The Group Sound and Pat Jordache, the startup already has plenty to offer. Named after a small co-op weigh station in Southern Ethiopia where farmers bring their crop for processing and distribution, the label similarly… Read More

  • POP Recap: Friday September 19th

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    WOAH! Last night was CRAZY!! If you remember anything, you might be getting flashbacks of dancing with a stranger at Twin Shadow or experiencing withdrawal from Mutual Benefit’s haunting set, maybe you head bobbed at Solids or fell in love with Jimmy Hunt or went all out and caught “If It Makes You Happy” during… Read More

  • POP Recap: Thursday September 18th

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    NO SLEEP ‘TIL MONDAY! It’s Friday which means another jam-packed POP schedule is coming your way, although it’s going to be hard to beat yesterday! Le Révélateur played a mesmerizing set at wonderful Uk Fed, the crowds came out to hang with Dan Burke at NeXT’s massive line up at Divan Orange and who could… Read More

  • 5 Alternative Spaces

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    by Nick Cabelli Since its inception, POP has situated sounds in alternative spaces to evoke new and poignant relationships between performer, listener, and the space/time they share. Ukrainian Federation SALLE ST.AMBROISE 5213 HUTCHISON The “Ukie Fed” is a staple in the POP roster of alternative spaces, we’re presenting shows for the NINTH year here. Originally… Read More

  • POP vs JOCK III: Win Butler’s Charity Basketball Game

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    POP Montréal is very happy to be working with Win Butler of the Arcade Fire and Dexter John of DJ Sports Club to bring you our third annual POP vs JOCK Charity Basketball Game. All proceeds from this game will go towards DJ Sports Club, a non-profit charity organization in Montreal’s south west borough that… Read More

  • A night to honor “yé-yé”

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    by Patrice Caron Dans le cadre de son exposition Révolution Rock, un hommage à l’époque yé-yé, le Musée du Rock’n’Roll présente un revival de l’esprit garage des années 60 au Québec sous la forme d’un fameux jamboree. Et qui de mieux pour donner le ton de cette soirée de danse suprême que Simon Brouillard des… Read More

  • POP Recap: Wednesday September 17th

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    What a night! We hope you made it through the first day and had just as much fun as we did. Whether you stopped by to say hello at the mega Opening Party filled with art and electrifying performances by Look Vibrant, Chloe Mercedes, Young Paris and The Salivation Army, listened to the insightful discussion… Read More