Category: News

Spring POP

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Kids POP is back! Come celebrate with us Saturday as we kick off the summer season in style. Spectacular programming for kids of all ages, which might involve a bouncy castle. Spring POP: Music and Kids POP at Place de la gare Jean-Talon (Jean-Talon / du Parc) Saturday May 30th 2015 1pm – Sin and… Read More

  • We were in England last week!!

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    They sure love their music back in the U.K. When I was 15, my BFF and I would dream of attending the Glastonbury Festival, we’d listen to its broadcast over the radio, watch people throw mud at each other on TV, and could only marvel at the excitement in which Brits would show up under… Read More

  • POP guide to Levitation festival

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    The organizers of Austin Psych Fest have more in store in the heart of Vancouver this June 5th-7th for the first edition of Levitation. It’s time to catch some of your favorite bands at Malkin Bowl in the beautiful Stanley Park. Take a look at our Guide to Levitation for our band picks below: Dead… Read More

  • A review of our CMW 2015 experience #FORREAL

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    Working in the music business can be tough. Take Canadian Music Week for example: Ten days straight, 100+ daytime panels, 1000+ bands playing from the afternoon to the early morning, and lots of work to be done in between. With all that day & night action I always end up feeling pretty sleepy during the… Read More

  • #smrtpop series #1: the Polish music scene

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    Kilof: MIX FOR GREEN ZOO 2015 by Kilof_Magazine on Mixcloud Poland isn’t the easiest place to make independent music events happen, but we can’t grumble that there is nothing going on here. We have lots of people for whom it is not all the same. One of those people, who do care about good sounds… Read More

  • Liverpool Sound City, here we come!

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    Not that we are short of festivals in Montreal, but we decided to go visit our mates in the United Kingdom for a rendez-vous that any lover of good music should not miss: Liverpool Sound City, here we come! Just like every other year, the programming promises to deliver magical live moments, and we have… Read More

  • Get to know Spring Puces POP 2015’s new vendors

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    Summer is slowly making its way back into our lives and with that will follow the spring edition of the Puces POP Fair! Free and open to the public, the three day shindig will take place between May 29th and the 31st at l’Église Saint-Denis (5075, rue Rivard) and will bring together over 100 artistes and artisans overflowing with… Read More

  • The Return of Lit POP!

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    POP Montreal and Matrix Magazine present: Lit POP 2015 We are super thrilled to announce that our 2015 judges for this year’s competition are George Saunders (Fiction) and Damian Rogers (Poetry). The submission period is now OPEN! The POP Montreal International Music Festival and Matrix Magazine have once again joined forces to bring you North… Read More

  • Band submissions deadline extended to May 29th!

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    Just your luck! The deadline for band submissions to play the 14th edition of POP Montreal has been EXTENDED to May 29th! Last chance (for real). We want to hear from YOU! Send us your clever, colorful, wacky and unique band submissions in physical format or via the internet. Click here for complete info on… Read More

  • POP’s mega guide to The Great Escape

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    We know a good party when we see one. The Great Escape, all the way from beautiful Brighton, UK, is kind of like a sister festival. It takes off on May 14th for 3 days of new music with over 400 bands from all over the world playing in various venues across the city… and… Read More