Pop Montreal adds artists

POP Montreal 2015 announces new line up Additions, including Viet Cong, Albert Hammond Junior, Besnard Lakes, and more.

Pop Montreal 2015 has added new acts to it’s lineup, highlights include a once in a life time performance by The Besnard Lakes playing as a 17 piece band (strings, horns, vibes, percussion, vocals). They will perform classic tunes from their 6 full length albums, followed by the worldwide premiere of their forthcoming album set to be released in early 2016. Tim Hecker returns from L.A. to present his extra-sensory olfactory sound piece Fog Works II at The Phi Centre. After a HUGE headlining Jazz Fest spectacle, The Barr Brothers will perform at the majestic St Jean Baptiste Church. Other artists include Brazilian songwriter Arto Lindsay who will come to Montreal and work with a cast of local musicians for a special collaborative show; the British avant-pop composer Micachu returning to Montreal with her bands The Shapes; Malian blues troubadour Vieux Farka Touré performing at the intimate and historic Ukrainian Federation; and the return of early 90’s Halifax indie trio Rebecca West.

previously announced artists include: a North American exclusive performance by ambient drone godfathers Stars of the Lid and R&B legend Barbara Lynn’s first ever show in Canada. Check out the list below for the list new artists, new shows on sale (including the Suuns & Jerusalem in My Heart and The Cribs shows) and all the other information YOU NEED.

2015 FESTIVAL ARTISTS
Albert Hammond Jr. – Arto Lindsay – Babes in Toyland – Barbara Lynn – The Besnard Lakes – The Barr Brothers – Braids – Bully – Built to Spill – Cairo Gang – Calvin Love – Cannibal Ox – CE Schneider Topical – Coeur de Pirate – Clarke and the Himselfs – The Cribs – Crosss – The Diodes – Eleni Mandell – Empress Of – The Elwins – Fanfaraï – Farao – Giorgio Moroder – Godflesh – Grey Lands – Greys – Heartless Bastards – Hartley C White – Jean Grae – Jerusalem in my Heart – Jess Glynne – Jib Kidder – Junglepussy – The Key Lites – Lady – Last Lizard – Le Youth – Lee Ranaldo – Les Marinellis Lil Buck Sinegal – Louisahhh!!! – Lyric Michelle – Macka Diamond – Mary Ocher – Mega Bog – Micachu & The Shapes – Mikal Cronin – Murder by Death – Nick Diamonds – The Orb – Ought – Pathway to Paris, with Thurston Moore, Anne Waldman and fast Speaking Music, Jessie Smith, Rebecca Foon, AroarA Bill Mckibben and more! – Police des Moeurs – Prurient – Pelvic Floor – Rebecca West – Royal Canoe – The Royal Streets – She-Devils – Stars of the Lid – Suuns & Jerusalem in My Heart – Tim Hecker – Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats – Viet Cong – Vieux Farka Touré – Will Butler – Xarah Dion

+ 350 more!!

New shows announced:
POP Montreal presents:
Vieux Farka Touré + guests
Wednesday, September 16th, 2015
Ukrainian Federation (5213 Hutchison)
Doors 7 pm / Show 8 pm
Tickets $25 av / $30 at the door, on sale July 10th

POP Montreal and evenko present:
Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats + guests
Wednesday, September 16th, 2015
Théâtre Corona (2490 Notre-Dame West)
Doors 7 pm / Show 8:15 pm
Tickets $26.90

POP Montreal presents:
Suuns & Jerusalem in My Heart + Jerusalem in My Heart (album launch!) + guests
Wednesday, September 16th, 2015
Théâtre Rialto (5723 Parc)
Doors 8 pm / Show 9 pm
Tickets $16 av / $18 at the door, on sale July 10th

POP Montreal presents:
Micachu & The Shapes + guests
Wednesday, September 16th, 2015
Bar le “Ritz” PDB (179 Jean-Talon West)
Doors 8 pm / Show 9 pm
Tickets $18 av / $20 at the door, on sale July 10th

POP Montreal presents:
Fanfaraï + guests
Wednesday, September 16th, 2015
“Le Late Night” Little Burgundy Piccolo Rialto (5711 Parc)
Doors 11 pm / Show 12 am
Tickets $15, on sale July 10th

POP Montreal presents:
The Barr Brothers + guests
Thursday, September 17th, 2015
Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste (309 Rachel East)
Doors 7 pm / Show 8 pm
Tickets $29.50 av / $35 at the door / $39.50 in the golden circle, on sale July 10th

POP Montreal, Indie Montreal and Paquin present:
Royal Canoe + The Elwins + Grey Lands + The Royal Streets
Thursday, September 17th, 2015
Petit Campus (57 Prince Arthur East)
Doors 8:30 pm / Show 9:30 pm
Tickets $15, on sale July 10th

POP Montreal & I Love Neon present:
Louisahhh + guests
Thursday, September 17th, 2015
Newspeak (1403 Sainte -Élisabeth)
Doors 9pm / Show 10 pm
Tickets $10, on sale July 10th

POP Montreal presents:
Braids + Empress Of + She-Devils
Thursday, September 17th, 2015
“Le Late Night” Little Burgundy Piccolo Rialto (5711 Parc)
Doors 11 pm / Show 12 am
Tickets $15, on sale July 10th

POP Montreal, Phi Center and Unsound Festival present:
Tim Hecker: “Fog Works II” + guests
Friday, September 18th, 2015
Phi Center (407 rue Saint-Pierre)
Doors 7 pm / Show 8 pm
Tickets $20, on sale July 10th

POP Montreal presents:
Arto Lindsay + guests
Thursday, September 18th, 2015
Sala Rossa (4848 Saint-Laurent)
Doors 8 pm / Show 9 pm
Tickets $18 av / $20 at the door, on sale July 10th

POP Montreal, evenko and Blue Skies Turn Black present:
Viet Cong + Greys
Friday September 18th 2015
Théâtre Fairmount (5241 Parc)
Doors 8:30 pm / Show 9:30 pm
Tickets $16 av / $20 at the door, on sale July 10th

POP Montreal presents:
The Besnard Lakes + guests
Friday, September 18th, 2015
Rialto Hall- Upstairs (5723 Parc)
Doors 8:30 pm / Show 9:30 pm
Tickets $20, on sale July 10th

POP Montreal, Greenland, evenko and I Love Neon present:
The Orb + guests
Friday, September 18th, 2015
The SAT (1201 Saint-Laurent)
Doors 9 pm / Show 10 pm
Tickets $29.25

POP Montreal and I Love Neon present:
Le Youth
Friday, September 18th, 2015
Le Belmont (4483 Saint-Laurent)
Doors 9:30 pm / Show 10 pm
Tickets $15, on sale July 10th

POP Montreal, Bonsound Concerts and Ubisoft present:
Lee Ranaldo + Eleni Mandell
Saturday, September 19th, 2015
Ubisoft’s Rooftop Terrace (5480 Saint-Dominique, 6th floor)
Doors 5 pm / Show 6 pm
Tickets $35, on sale July 10th

POP Montreal, Greenland and evenko present:
Jess Glynne + guests
Saturday, September 19th, 2015
Le Belmont (4483 Saint-Laurent)
Doors 8:30 pm / show 9 pm
Tickets $15 av / $18

POP Montreal, Greenland and evenko present:
Albert Hammond Jr. + guests
Saturday, September 19th, 2015
La Sala Rossa (4848 Saint-Laurent)
Doors 8:30 pm / Show 9:00 pm
Tickets $25 av / $27

POP Montreal presents:
Nick Diamonds + guests
Saturday, September 19th, 2015
Rialto Hall- Upstairs (5723 Parc)
Doors 8:30 pm / Show 9:30 pm
Tickets $15, on sale July 10th

POP Montreal and Arts & Crafts present:
The Cribs + Farao + guests
Saturday, September 19th, 2015
Théâtre Fairmount (5240 Parc)
Doors 8:30 pm / Show 9:30 pm

POP Montreal presents:
Macka Diamond + Lady + Junglepussy + The Salivation Army
Saturday, September 19th, 2015
“Le Late Night” Little Burgundy Piccolo Rialto (5711 Parc)
Doors 11 pm / Show 12 am

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