Concerts

POP Montreal Wrap-up

Music festivals are overwhelming. So many great acts, so much going on, all at the same time. All you can really do is make educated guesses and hope what you chose is worth it, and cooler than the thing going on down the street. With so much at this year’s POP Montreal, it was a safe to say that wherever you were, it would be worth it.

Humans @ POP Montreal (ION Showcase)

As soon as Humans took the stage to close out ION's Showcase at POP Montreal,with Boompa and Hybridity, people couldn’t stop moving. The music, so direct, so instantly gratifying, so much fun, jumped, leapt and then took off, almost seeming to be dancing itself, to be leading the way in a procession.

Grimes @ POP Montreal

Two young women wrapped in plastic jumped out onto the stage and took their place at their stations, as thrilled as their audience to be there. Moments later out comes Vancouver-born, Montreal-bred Grimes, glowing, hungry, ready to do her thing, to be herself.

Eight and a Half @ POP Montreal

“I’ve gained a lot of weight since I was twenty-two… and then I wrote a song about it… and this is it,” frontman Dave Hamelin of newly formed Eight and a Half shared with his audience last night at La Tulipe, kicking off the first night of POP Montreal.

Festival de musique émergente 2012

Think about the last ten years of your life. Who were you back then? What were you wearing? Is there any constant over that decade that remains with you today? Working on any project close to one’s heart that long, is near impossible.

ION Showcase @ POP Montreal

POP Montreal is back for another year of bringing us the best in emerging musical artist from around the globe. The five day festival, from September 19th to 23rd, will showcase everyone from David Byrne and Saint Vincent, Doldrums and Grimes, Laetitia Sadier, Mozart's Sister, Peaches and Purity Ring, to touch just the sides of this ridiculously good line-up.

Live stream of Yeasayer tonight

Holy Yeasayer! Yesterday we posted the audio stream for the new Yeasayer album, Fragrant World. Now you can catch them performing live in HD from New York. The live video stream starts at 10PM EST (7PM PST) and you can catch it here.

Jack White | Surprise concert in the woods [video]

Jack White was one of the headliners at this past weekend’s Outside Lands Festival in San Francisco, but imagine the surprise for a few lucky people when he did a second surprise performance in the woods close to the festival. White and his all-female band played a short set of both solo and White Stripes songs.

Win a pair of weekend passes for Bass Coast

Win a pair of weekend passes for Bass Coast. You and one of your lucky friends will be able to enjoy the fun, sun, and electronic music festival for 4 days and 3 nights on us (value for the pair $380). Catch over 100 eclectic local and international artists at the Squamish Valley Campground, including San Fran Dirty Bird legends Justin and Christian Martin, deep bass favourites Sepalcure and the Machine Drum and the funk-tastic Fort Know Five vs. Thunderball.

BASS COAST | Music Festival

This beat heavy dance festival, Bass Coast, is back for its fourth consecutive year. Catch over 100 eclectic local and international artists at the Squamish Valley Campground, including San Fran Dirty Bird legends Justin and Christian Martin, deep bass favourites Sepalcure and the Machine Drum and the funk-tastic Fort Know Five vs. Thunderball.

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