Pop Montreal Turns 10 / Sneak Peak At Pop’s 10 Year Anniversary, September 21 – 25, 2011

Yikes! 10 YEARS! Nuts, crazy, BIG TIME! Lot’s of highlights over the years : Patti Smith at the Gothic St Jean Baptiste Church! Interpol at the tiny Jupiter Room! Poutine with Rocky Erickson! Treats with Devin the Dude! And intense drives with Buffy Ste Marie, Roxanne Shante and many many more. OK! the show goes on. Let’s get ready to rawk a 10th anniversary party like the world ended while the sun kept shining and everybody could eat tacos till 5am. WOOHOO!

Here’s a sneak peak at a little bit of what we have planned. CHROMEO – our homies will be spreading some of that sexy electrofunk, hometown style – while the legendary all female British post-punk band THE RAINCOATS will give an exclusive North American appearance. Another legendary punk rock band, REDD KROSS will also be making an exclusive performance at the fest. The otherwordly tUnE-yArDs will return to Montreal after a sold out show in May. There’s a ton more, 300 bands, all kinds of stuff, our glorious segments (SYMPOSIUM, FILM POP, PUCES POP, KIDS POP and ART POP) musicals, basketball, showcases, tributes, rap, friends, Baul music, booty, party, party, party, party, party!!! THE BIG SHOW!!

See you all September 21st to the 25th in Montreal.
POP. xo

Stuff:
Chromeo
Redd Kross
The Raincoats
tUnE-yArDs
R. Steevie Moore
Marie-Jo Thério
Asobi Seksu
Tahiti 80
Barbara Lynn
Ralph Soul Jackson
Joe Bataan
Gary Lucas’ Captain Beefheart Symposium
The Velvelettes
Babukishan Das Baul
The Socalled Musical
Vockah Redu
Japandroids
Purity Ring
Death Grips
Cave

Pass information:
General public onsale June 2nd via popmontreal.com

Prices and packages start at $250+ tx (early bird special)

Author: James McQuiston

Ph.D. in Political Science, Kent State University. I have been the editor at NeuFutur / neufutur.com since I was 15. Looking for new staff members all the time; email me if you are interested. Thanks!

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