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Ladies of POP

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Ladies of POP by Sara Levasseur The 13th edition of POP Montreal has certainly proven itself lucky in terms of its lineup of ladies. The roster is so jam-packed that we’ve been agonizing over boiling it down for weeks. Suffice it to say that the below list is only a meagre offering when compared to… Read More

  • Teenage Dream: Learning by Doing with Dot Wiggin and The Shaggs

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    Teenage Dream:  Learning by Doing with Dot Wiggin and The Shaggs By Miranda Campbell of Montreal’s Rock Camp for Girls 1968 in America:  Race riots in Chicago, Martin Luther King, Jr. assassinated, Robert Kennedy assassinated, Jimi Hendrix and Janice Joplin on the radio, counterculture hits American consciousness with full force.  But was there also a… Read More

  • Catching up with: La Luz

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    La Luz is the surf-rock doo-wop four-piece you’ve been craving. Their jangling guitar riffs, infectious chemistry, and tasty four part harmonies immediately command attention. You’d be a sorry fool to miss their slot supporting Ty Segall. The Seattle band recorded their debut EP, Damp Face, in a small trailer on a hot August day. But… Read More

  • Get to know: Dreamboy

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    Listening to Montreal’s Dreamboy feels like an indulgent and hazy foray into your sweet subconscious. Think approachable goth-infused cotton candy dream pop. Catch them on a wild and dancey bill with TR/ST and Mozart’s Sister at Le Late Night Little Burgundy. Get your tickets here!!

  • THANK YOU!

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    Thanks for coming out to our festival program launch with A Tribe Called Red, AroarA, Pierre Kwenders and Masala DJs! It was a BLAST! Photo credit: Vivien Gaumand

  • POP MONTREAL 2014: GET READY, IT’S ON. TICKETS ON SALE NOW!

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    Who’s ready for the #MEGAPARTY! ? That’s right kids!  POP Montreal is back and more fun than EVER. We’re going to celebrate our 13th birthday in full on, coming-of-age, DRAKE style Bar Mitzvah mode and YOU ARE INVITED! Headliners previously announced include The Unicorns, Ronnie Spector, Hailu Mergia, Suzanne Vega and Ty Segall. We added… Read More

  • FILM POP ANNOUNCES ITS 2014 LINEUP

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    Six premieres, a sneak peek screening and a retrospective event of a legendary Quebecois masterpiece is just some of the exciting programming that will constitute Film POP’s 2014 edition. Between September 17th and the 21st, the 11th edition of Film POP will take over several venues across the city to present a selection of 10… Read More

  • THE PUCES POP FAIR, FASHION POP & THE RECORD FAIR!

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    POP Montreal just wouldn’t be complete without its one-of-a-kind indie craft fair, dazzling fashion competition, and incomparable record fair that make up Puces POP. Over the course of three days, the Puces POP DIY Fair will showcase the work of artists, designers, and all kinds of makers-and-shakers at Église Saint-Denis (5075 rue Rivard). Record booths,… Read More

  • THE POP SYMPOSIUM ANNOUNCES ITS 2014 LINEUP WITH STEVE ALBINI, DAMON & NAOMI, TY SEGALL AND MORE!

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    Dancing, cooking, talking, listening, singing, thinking, learning and the possible creation of a written Call to Action– the 2014 edition of POP Montreal’s conference segment is doing it all and keeping it all Sympo. Between September 17th and 21st, the POP Symposium will provide a forum for the discussion of pressing cultural issues, ideas, experiences,… Read More

  • ART POP ANNOUNCES ITS 2014 LINEUP

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    Art POP’s 10th anniversary won’t go unnoticed: 5 international artists, two international Canadian premieres, film screenings, workshops and a youth community project! These are just some of the notable events that will make up the 2014 edition which runs from September 17th to the 21st. A total of 17 (mostly) FREE events will take place… Read More