POP Montreal

POP Montreal

Big Wreck, Instagram
August 31, 2020
by Kerry Doole

POP Montreal (pictured) is forging ahead with a hybrid festival, The Weeknd comes up big at The VMAs, and Big Wreck will help relaunch The El Mocambo. Others in the news include Leonard Cohen, Madeline Merlo, Meghan Patrick, the New Rebel Westerners, T. Thomason, SUUNS, The Orchard, Madisyn Whajne, MusicNL, ECMA podcast, and farewell Riley Gale.

Joey O'Neil  Photo: Nate Jones
May 27, 2020
by Kerry Doole

Kaelan Roddy wins the final OMA, Joey O’Neil (pictured) starts a virtual tour, and POP Montreal brings Le Funhouse fest. Also in the news are Arthaus, CIMA, MMF, WHOOP-Szo, Martha and The Muffins, Land of Talk, Ken Tizzard, and farewell Jimmy Cobb, Bucky Baxter, and Allan Baekeland.

Nickelback  Facebook photo
October 11, 2019
by FYI Staff

A feud with Trump boosts Nickelback (pictured), Drake at odds with his dad, and Canadian musicians discuss the election. Others in the headlines include Aaron Carter, Rihanna, POP Montreal, Black Keys, Audius, HMV, Aurora, Vulfpeck, Iceland, the business of celebrity, and Michael Jackson.

 

Mavis Staples a headliner at POP Montreal. Facebook photo
September 27, 2019
by Kerry Doole

Mavis Staples (pictured) is a serious draw at POP Montreal, SESAC has completed a major refinancing, and Latin music is set for another historic year in the US. Others in the headlines include Dwayne Gretzky, Rob Stringer, Jay & Jo, Dolby Atmos, Nick Cave, the Beatles, and Harry Nilsson.

George Canyon
August 15, 2018
by Kerry Doole

George Canyon (pictured) announces a major fall tour, Arkells set a date for their new album and a Foreigner-based musical premieres in Calgary. Others in the news include Jack White, POP Montreal, Focus Wales, CNE, Folk Music Ontario, FAI, Drake Underground, Not Of, and Northern Power Summit. Videos included for your enjoyment.

September 11, 2017
by FYI Staff

Roddy Doyle, Skip Prokop, Hal Willner, political punk rock, Neil Young, WayHome, TIFF, Tom Wilson, Geoff Berner, Pop Montreal, and Allan Beardsell all feature in today's headlines.