See the line-up for Passovah Summer Fest 2015

The debut of a new Arcade Fire side project is among the acts announced for the 2015 edition of this festival of Montreal bands.

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Yamantaka // Sonic Titan. Photo by Matthew Masskant

The Passovah Summer Fest is coming!

The annual showcase of top-tier Montreal music talent is spreading out this year, bringing over 100 bands to nine venues from Aug, 26 to Aug. 30. This has been made possible in part due to public support via an Indiegogo campaign (and there’s still time to donate).

Among the acts announced this a.m. are Sam Patch, aka a new project spearheaded by Arcade Fire’s Tim Kingsbury, the return of Yamantaka // Sonic Titan, violinist/composer Jessica Moss, garage rockers the Muscadettes, Holy Data, How Sad, kroy (feat. members of Milk & Bone), the Luyas, Phedre and Wake Island.

There are still 90 acts to be announced for Passovah 2015, but the following shows are set in stone:

Sam Patch + Les Muscadettes + Michael Feuerstack + James Irwin
Brasserie Beaubien (73 Beaubien E.), Thursday, Aug. 27, 7 p.m., $10 (available here)

Yamantaka // Sonic Titan + Jessica Moss + Lungbutter + Caro Diaro + Moss Lime + Adam Kinner
Bar le Ritz (179 Jean-Talon W.), Friday, Aug. 28, 7 p.m., $12 (available here)

Stay tuned for the rest of the line-up, coming later this summer. ■