After unveiling some headliners in May, including Allison Russel, Tortoise and Lydia Képinski, the POP Montreal festival is adding Radio Radio, Sophia Bel, Robert Robert and Joe Rainey to its lineup, among others.
For its 21st year, the festival offers from September 28 to October 2 nearly 200 shows in some twenty venues in Montreal. A wide variety of artists will be featured, including Martha Wainwright, Julie Doiron, Jonathan Nobody and Born Ruffians.
POP Montreal will also feature Quebec artists Maky Lavender, Julie Doiron, Magi Merlin, Patrick Holland, Laroie and Élage Diouf. The lineup also includes 1970s British funk band Cymande, reggae singer Sister Nancy – hit song performer Bam Bam – and the Aboriginal musical ensemble Ombiigizi, nominated for the Polaris Prize.
In addition to musical performances, the festival offers conferences, exhibitions, fashion shows, film screenings and literary encounters.