With some serious standout performances, the 13th edition of this music festival won’t soon be forgotten.
We spoke to programmer Mikey Bernard about the new surge in Montreal music and this year’s line-up highlights.
This year’s festival introduced our Music Team to some pretty impressive bands.
*Insect Ark play Casa with Pandiscordian Necrogenesis & Echo Beach
*Oui Mais Non Labor Day garage sale
*Mile Ex End open-air comedy shows
*Radiation Risks, Beep Test, Faze and Neighbour’s Guitar play secret show
*Synthwave night at Bar la Shop
* Mile Ex End music fest day 1
*OSM presents a free screening
*Jean Cocteau’s Orpheus, screens at Cinémathèque
Don’t fall into the festival hole or frosh hell — these are the best gigs in town this week(end).
* Montreal Improv 10-year anniversary
* 19th edition of MONTREAL IN MOTION
* Ubisoft’s 5 à 7 Crème de la Crème du Mile End
* 20th edition of MTL Electronique Groove music fest
* Ian Shatilla will appear in conversation with BBAM’s Ralph Alfonso
The second annual event, now expanded to two weekends, brings a range of (primarily) hometown talent to the grounds below the Van Horne overpass.
*Wellington street sale
*Moksha Yoga’s free outdoor class
*Sunset on Somerled block party
*Sunflower pop-up market
*MUTEK Métropolis 2
*Harvest Edition of Alexandraplatz’s Marché de Nuit
*Verdun’s Festival Arts de Rue
*DJ Tommy Kruise & Nate Husser perform at FMD
*Black Tusk, Whores, Venomenom & White Nails at Foufounes Electriques