The Festival de musique émergente is quite possibly the best music festival experience in Canada.
The 16th edition of the Festival de musique émergente promises to be a special time in a special place.
Listen to the best tunes made in Montreal this year.
The critics’ pick for best Canadian album will be named, and seven shortlisted artists will perform, beginning at 8 p.m.
The Montreal-based singer-songwriter tells us about shifting to pop while letting her roots shine through on the Jim James-produced Good Advice.
Hear local musicians’ favourite Bowie tunes and read about how his music affected them and their work + watch Arcade Fire’s memorial Bowie parade in New Orleans.
Tim Kingsbury will debut his new project live in Montreal this week, backed by his Arcade Fire bandmate Jeremy Gara and Basia Bulat.
* Articule gallery alley party
* Montreal Folk Festival on the Canal outdoor shows
* The Fringe Festival Drag Races at Parc des Amériques
* Pole fitness provincial championships
* Suoni la Nuit party w/ Jock Club, Pelada, Babi Audi & more
* La Vox Pop Up Cinema screens From Dusk Till Dawn
The Southwest festival has a new outdoor site with more stages and more venues than ever in its eighth year.
* Trans* Time art vernissage
* Comic Book Confidential screens at the Cinemathèque
* Poppie magazine launch
* Vernissage of art by Anvil drummer Robb Reiner at BBAM!
* Basia Bulat, Owen Pallett and Thus Owls play the Corona Theatre