Second day of Pop Montreal 2017’s BBQ day show outside Pop HQ. The acts that I caught were The Belle Game, Slight, The Baggios and Zoe Sky Jordan.
Started off Day 2 (September 14) of Pop Montreal by attending a KEXP taping at Breakglass Studio. Performing was Montreal act Napster Vertigo. Really enjoyed this set that had Dan Boeckner introducing the band. Also Basia Bulat is in this band. Music had that art-pop mellow rock vibe to it!!
CHUO 89.1FM presented a show at House of Targ on September 21, 2017. Sort of a funding drive for the station. Performing at the show were Telecomo, Organ Eyes and Warp Lines. Check out the photos!
To end off the first night of Pop Montreal on September 13, 2017. The late night show at Rialto Theatre had Love Theme and Bernardo Femminielli. It was the after party/show for the film premiere of A. Basically all the acts that performed where in the film.
Over at La Vitrola during Pop Montreal on September 13, 2017. I caught Montreal’s Phern and Olympia/Seattle’s Naomi Punk.
Debaser and Boiled Records held their Pop Montreal showcase at Casa Del Popolo on September 13, 2017. I only managed to catch two acts which were Gladys Lazer and Pulgas. Both acts were definitely interesting to check out if you are into the experimental alternative and rock music.
Pierre Kwenders held his album release for MAKANDA at the End of Space, the Beginning of Time at Phi Centre during the first night of Pop Montreal 2017. Date was September 13, 2017. It was a packed show, filled with people dancing to his music!
Wake Island, Pelada and Algodón Egipcio performed on the first day of Pop Montreal 2017 on September 13, 2017. Playing outside Pop HQ for a BBQ day show.
There was a band that I really wanted to see perform at Bar Robo on September 19th. It was the amiskwacîwâskahikan (In the Edmonton area) band nêhiyawak The band had their debut recording on The Line of Best Fit‘s Ho! Ho! Ho! Canada VIII compilation last year. There was no way of missing out this …
Attended the 2017 Polaris Music Prize Gala at the Carlu in Toronto. The winner this year for best album went to Lido Pimienta’s La Papessa. Wonderful performances by Lisa LeBlanc, Tanya Tagaq, Leif Vollebekk, Feist, Lido Pimienta and Weaves. Check out the photos.