Tag Archives: Pop Montreal

Shtetl and POP Montreal brunch it up with musicians doing covers of their favourite Leonard Cohen tunes. Live broadcast from Bagel Etc. Win tickets to Cohen’s Mtl. show!

In his last interview with Jewish media, Daniel Sieradski of Occupy Judaism talks about why the Jewish world needs rebranding and how Jewish ethics are relevant to Occupy Wallstreet & Snowblink sings a live rendition of the Yom Kippur prayer: Kol Nidre.

Balkan / Romanian ensemble Shukar Roma, featuring acclaimed Montreal-based accordion player Sergiu Popa. Playing at Parc de la Petite Italie (St. Laurent & St. Zotique) for “Kids POP in the Park” during POP Montreal. FREE.

Montreal-based pop/rock ensemble Lakes of Canada take their harmony-filled tunes to Petit Campus (Prince Arthur coin St. Dominique) during POP Montreal. They’re booked to play alongside three other sweet bands – all for just $10. Great bang for you buck at the fest!

Four-piece Montreal-based rock band First You Get the Sugar (referencing a Simpsons quote!) has been described as new wave, post-punk, ‘60s pop, classic rock, and ‘70s funk/soul.

Acclaimed experimental / folk duo Snowblink will play Club Lambi during POP Montreal, fresh off the release of their sophomore record “Inner Classics” (produced by Ohbijou producer Chris Stringer), due out on September 11th.

Vancouver-based accordionist and singer Geoff Berner brings his irreverent and politically charged folk-klezmer-punk act to the Rialto.

Circumcision bans in Germany and a new PQ government, lots of separation anxiety going on! We talk w/German Jew Martin Schubert, Dan Seligman of Parti POP + Foreskin Man! Plus 1st Jewish frosh ever in Montreal.

Be sure to buy tickets for this all new, puppet-heavy indie musical by Montreal’s one and only Socalled.

Karen Sherman, (choreographer of Slippery: a dance performance piece on ice), talks roller derby vs hockey.  Daniel Seligman, Creative Director of POP Montreal, talks smoked meat, poutine and indie music.  Plus, Zak Rosentzveig of “Hamantashen for Haiti” talks…hamantashen.