Published Mar 14, 2016Montreal's annual celebration of "liberation music" is set to return to the city, with Suoni Per Il Popolo announcing that its 2016 edition will run from June 2 to 20.
The weeks-long run of shows will take place at multiple venues, including Casa Del Popolo, La Sala Rossa, La Vitrola and Café Resonance.
The initial list of performers for this year's festival has been revealed, and the 2016 roster includes the following long list of artists:
Sunn O))), Hissing, Mommy, Murderer, Nandas, Gazm, Wolf Eyes, No Negative, Blankets, Thus Owls, åGQ, Willie Thrasher & Linda Saddleback, Kid Millions, Jim Sauter, Curse Purse, Shining Wizard, JLK, Alberich, the Empire Lines, Liz Harris and Paul Clispon, Thor Harris & Friends, Echo Beach, Sivani, Damien Dubrovnik, Lust for Youth, Xarah Dion, Dernier Sex, Jooklo Duo, Marie Davidson, Varg, Croatian Amor, Jean Derome with Klaxon Gueule, Trading Places, Screaming Females, Nervosas, Criminal Code, Tasha Wada, Yoshi Wada, Julia Holter, Urochromes, Video Filth, Ultrarat, Luc Ex Assmblée, Daniel Menche, Hyena Hive, Céline Bion, Roche Ovale, Wet Brain, Sneaks, Lungbutter, the Thing, and James Blood Ulmer.
More artists are expected to be announced in the months to come. A full list of the upcoming shows, as well as all pertinent details, can be found over at the Suoni Per Il Popolo's Facebook page.