Divorce Records Announces Line-Up For Third OBEY Convention

Divorce Records Announces Line-Up For Third OBEY Convention
For the third straight year, Divorce Records will hold its annual OBEY Convention. Set throughout the city of Halifax, NS, OBEY is "a festival of free ideas in both music and art" that brings various media to the city over the course of four days near the end of May. This year, some of the events include live music, video screenings, the Crowd Control Sound & Art Fair, workshops, A Blasted History of Noise audio series, record releases, secret shows and art openings. But more than anything, it's a chance to check out some great bands.

From May 21 to 24, OBEY will feature performances by the likes of Tyvek (Detroit), Noveller (New York), Dog Day, Grand Trine (Montreal), Metz (Ottawa/Toronto), Black Feelings (Montreal), Stolen Minks, Gown, Lukas Pearse, Memories Attack and tons more. A full list can be found below.

Passes for the fest are now on sale for the generous price of $30, and can be purchased here.

More information can be found at the OBEY website.

Thursday, May 21


Cosmic Bubblegum Art Opening


Friendly Dimension

Lost & Found AA

7-9PM | FREE

Friday, May 22

Noveller (New York)

Totally Ripped (Vancouver)

Gown (LP Release)

Omon Ra (C-30 Release)

Lukas Pearse

D'arcy Gray

Amanda Dawn Christie -€“ Live Film Improvisation

BHN Part 5

North St. Church AA

7:00PM-10:15PM | $8 Door

Cosmetics (Vancouver)

Sex Negatives (Vancouver)

Soaking Up Jagged


BHN Part 4

Khyber Ballroom 19+

10:45PM-€“2AM | $7 Door

Secret Show -€“ TBA | FREE

Saturday, May 23

Short works by twelve of the finest young videographers from across Canada, and beyond.

BHN Part 3

Khyber Ballroom AA

3PM-5PM | $5 Door

Metz (Ottawa/Toronto)


Memories Attack



BHN Part 3

North Street Church AA

7:00PM-10:00AM | $7 Door

Tyvek (Detroit)

Black Feelings (Montreal)

Grand Trine (Montreal)

Stolen Minks

The Ether

BHN Part 2

Khyber Ballroom 19+

10:30PM-2AM | $9 Door

Secret Show -€“ TBA | FREE

Sunday, May 24

Crowd Control Sound & Art Fair

Tables + Weird Performances & Workshops

Dead Dog


Secret Colours

Zachary Fairbrother


North St. Church AA


Dog Day (AA Album Release)

Husband & Knife


Chris D'Eon (C-30 Release)

BHN Part 1

North Street Church AA

7:30PM-10:30PM | $7 Door

Obey After Party hosted by All Wound Up!

Gus' 19+

10:30PM -€“ close | $2 Door