Music Fest ëPopsí into Montreal

Published: 2006-08-18
The fifth annual Pop Montreal festival is hitting the city this fall.

Taking place in the city of Montreal from October 4 - 8, the fest will feature some of the finest local and international talent the world has to offer.

To start, artists attending include Joanna Newsom, The Mighty Sparrow, Akron/Family, Tapes 'N Tapes, the Cat Empire, Regina Spektor, Cadence Weapon, The Lovely Feathers, Islands and Hylozoistsójust to name a few.

Though music will obviously be the centre of the festival, a slew of other activities will be available. The Future of Music Coalition will be holding their 6th annual policy summit at the festival as well as the Film POP festival, which will be working with the National Film Board to showcase local work. Last but not least the Puces POP arts and crafts fair will take place as well as Art POP, showcasing an assortment of art show and special events.

According to the site the fest is not to be missed.

"We will all share moments of sublime beauty, knee-slapping good times and, of course, some crazy misadventures we'll only remember in our dreams." And they add, "LOTS more to come."

Writer: Michelle Garcia



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