Category: News

POP Montreal at Arboretum Festival

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Arboretum Festival is an intimate and immersive festival held in Ottawa, ON. Now in it’s third year, Arboretum brings together the region’s new music, and presents local and nationally curated showcases. Happening August 19th to 22nd, this year is set to be a blast. We’ve put together a list of our picks for this years… Read More

  • POP Hostel is back!

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    Couch surf with POP Hostel! POP Hostel is a special initiative where we strive to put visiting artists and festival-goers on the spare beds and couches of Montrealers. When you sign up via the POP Montreal website as a host or a guest, we use your information to match you with someone who shares and… Read More

  • POP Montreal 2015: 3rd ANNOUNCE!

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    Yes! It’s true! The festival is inching closer and even more artists have been added to our 2015 line-up! MOTÖRHEAD, Born Ruffians, Kaytrananda, Homeshake, Mild High Club, Last Lizard, Tasseomancy, Un Blonde, Johnny de Courcy, Girl Arm and Vesuvio Solo are JUST A FEW of the names that we’re super stoked on. For more info… Read More


    Photo by Richmond Lam. Fashion POP is celebrating its 9th year of seeking Montreal’s brightest emerging fashion designers. This year’s event will be hosted in the beautiful Rialto Theatre, where 6 young designers will present their Spring/Summer 2016 collections to a panel of industry judges comprising journalists, stylists and buyers. One designer will receive the… Read More

  • Record Fair 2015: CALL FOR ARTISTS/VENDORS!

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    HEY! We all know that the Record Fair is the hidden gem of the POP Montreal International Music Festival. Everybody will be in town for the five day event which attracts music lovers, artists and industry folk from across the world. The two day Record Fair segment is a chance for record labels, collectives and… Read More

  • Marché des Possibles – Week 7!

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    The end of this years Marché Des Possibles is nigh! We’ve been enjoying these summer days and nights so much— if you haven’t joined in, now is the time! Friday night, Art Not Love Records is presenting a showcase featuring The Marquis, Pomegranate Tea, Tamara Sandor and Montreal’s rising emcee, Hua Li. Saturday night at… Read More

  • Call for Vendors! #MEGAPUCES – CLOSED!

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    Thank you for applying at the festival’s 2015 edition of the Puces POP Fair! Three times a year, Puces POP Fair presents an ever-evolving roster of artists, designers, and makers of all stripes to a growing audience of over 8000 visitors. For its 11th year, Puces POP is part of the larger POP Montreal International Music Festival, which takes… Read More

  • 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