Category: News

POP presents :: The Barr Brothers

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Andrew and Brad Barr met Sara Pagé in 2008 when they heard her practising the harp through the thin walls of their neighbouring Montreal apartments. Seven years on, they have released two LPs, performed for crowds of over 30,000 and have received international praise. The Barr Brothers captivate listeners with their blend of traditional folk,… Read More

  • POP presents :: Will Butler


    A member of Arcade Fire for over 10 years, Will Butler released his debut solo album Policy earlier this year. Recorded in Jimi Hendrix’s old living room, Policy is rock-n-roll music with unexpected twists of new-wave, disco and hints of blues n jazz. Butler has been making the rounds with his playful live sets, surprise… Read More

  • POP presents :: Giorgio Moroder

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    POP Montreal welcomes the father of disco! Giorgio Moroder is arguably the man who invented electronic dance music, and has collaborated with the best of the best. The brains behind dance floor classics like I FEEL LOVE and CALL ME, Moroder has crafted a sound that has changed music forever. He has worked with Donna… Read More

  • POP presents :: Coeur de Pirate


    Born and raised in Montréal, Cœur de Pirate is the solo-project of Béatrice Martin. Now an international songstress, Martin released her debut album in 2008 and has since released two more albums, received multiple music awards (two junos!) and recently soundtracked a video game! A skilled pianist and charming vocalist, Martin will release her new… Read More

  • Marché des Possibles – Week 6!

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    This weekend at Marché des Possibles is a very exciting one! Friday night we’ve paired up with RIDM to bring you a special screening of Stories We Tell. Directed by Oscar-nominated Sarah Polley, Stories We Tell explores the nature of memory and storytelling in a documentary format, revealing truths about Polley’s family history. Saturday night… Read More

  • #SMRTPOP 6: The Historic Location of Hydrogen Festival

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    Hydrogen Festival, Piazzola sul Brenta and the water road to Venezia | The location: Villa Camerini, Padova The Villa stands on the ruins of an ancient castle built by the Dente family around the year 1000. Later it became a property of the Carraresi family, who were the rulers of Padua, and was then inherited… Read More

  • HUGE NEWS!!!

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    Oh man, do we have some seriously good news to share with you. Our second wave of artists was announced this morning and we’ve been buzzing ever since!!! Highlights include Tim Hecker, Lee Ranaldo (of Sonic Youth!), Braids, Suuns & Jerusalem in My Heart, The Besnard Lakes, Viet Cong, The Barr Brothers, Vieux Farka Touré,… Read More

  • Food Truck Fridays!

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    Every Friday from now until August 7th, food trucks will be open for lunch from 11am – 4pm, parked on Casgrain next to the Marché des Possibles. This is a perfect way to start your weekend early, with new food trucks being added each week! This Friday July 10th, you can find Nouveau Palais’ Winneburger… Read More

  • Marché des Possibles – Semaine 4!

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    The days get hotter and the fun continues! This week we’ve teamed up with CKUT and PASSOVAH to bring you two showcases of eclectic music on Friday and Saturday evening! Our daytime programming includes yoga, pilates, workshops for kids, a guided tour of the Mile End presented by Mémoire du Mile End, plus a variety… Read More