Published Jan 13, 2016MEGAPHONO hosted their very own festival last year, and the Ottawa-based music organization has now unveiled plans for the sophomore instalment. Slated to take over Canada's capital from February 2 to 5, the event boasts more than 60 artists across 18 venues, and also includes an industry conference.
Duchess Says, Darlene Shrugg, Andy Shauf, Michael Rault, Emilie & Ogden and Michael Feuerstack top the bill of performers, though a slew of Ottawa's own are also scheduled to play. The Acorn, Lynne Hanson, New Swears, Merganzer, Boyhood, Mehdi Cayenne, SILKKEN, Isaac Vallentin, Scattered Clouds, the Visit and Pipahauntas add some hometown cred to the lineup.
In addition to the musical acts, music critic and author Jessica Hopper will be on hand for a keynote address at St. Alban's Church on February 2. There will also be a film screening of Terminal Device, which was directed by Ross Turnbull, edited by U.S. Girls' Meg Remy and features music by Slim Twig.
Festival passes are available for $50, while a delegate pass for the conference portion of the weekend will run you $100. Find full festival information, including ticket options and day-by-day schedules over at the official MEGAPHONO website.