Johnson’s festival picks plus the the rest of the best gigs this week.
* Immersia at Bâtiment 7
* Afro-groove at Club Balattou
* Spencer Krug at Sala Rossa
* Dramatik at les Francos
A final curtain call for Spencer Krug’s longstanding solo pseudonym.
POP Montreal and A Varning From Montreal are all heart and their programming proves it.
* Montreal Black Film Festival screens Beyond the River
* RYAN Playground album launch
* POP Montreal: Wolf Parade
* POP Montreal: Richard Reed Parry plays new album
* POP Montreal: Annie Sama single launch
* POP Montreal: King Khan and the Shrines
Listen to the best tunes made in Montreal this year.
Highlights of the three-day weekend of shows and partying under the sun and stars, feat. ’90s nostalgia, awesome new musical discoveries, WTF moments and a little gratitude.
Sick shows happening away from the festival grounds this weekend, including the comeback of beloved Montreal indie rockers.
Our Music Team’s annual guide to great non-headlining acts playing the mega fest this year + the best pre-parties and afterparties.
We spoke to Boeckner about Operators’ stellar debut album, the Wolf Parade reunion, the return of Divine Fits and the end of Canada’s Gold Rush.