​Halifax Pop Explosion 2018 Adds Zaki Ibrahim, Astral Swans, Jeremy Dutcher

Eamon McGrath, Holy Hum, Jon McKiel, Kalle Mattson, Moon King, Steve Lambke and more will also perform

BY Sarah MurphyPublished Sep 4, 2018

Halifax Pop Explosion is set to return to the Nova Scotian capital this fall, and the lineup of performers for this year has just been expanded.
Zaki Ibrahim, Astral Swans, Eamon McGrath Devastation Trio, Holy Hum, Jeremy Dutcher, Jon McKiel, Kalle Mattson, Moon King and Steve Lambke are just some of the names that have been added the list.
The rest of the newly confirmed performers include (in alphabetical order): Anemone, Aquakultre, Art d'Ecco, ATX6, Basement Revolver, Beach Body, BlakDenim, Bonnie Trash, Carinae, Céleste Godin, Chudi Harris, Chunder Buffet, Devarrow, DJ Mel Boogie, DJ Shub, DJ Uncle Fester, Expanda Fuzz, Fossil Cliffs, Future Peers, Gaelynn Lea, Georgian Bay, Ghettosocks, Gone In April, Hello Delaware, Hillsburn, Hua Li, I M U R, Ian Harvie, Jayd Ink, JayWood, Jon Bryant, Jordan Roberts, Joseph of Mercury, Juice Girls, Justin Nozuka, KAYO, Keonte Beals, KP The Great, Kxng Wooz, Lakes of Canada, Living Hour, Lost Cousins, Maggie Estey, Maje, Matthew Broussard, Matty Galaxy, Miesha and the Spanks, Millimetrik, Moscow Apartment, Motherhood, Natalie Lynn, Nilla, OBUXUM, Owen Meany's Batting Stance, Praises, Property, Quake, Quiet Parade, Rain Over St. Ambrose, Rayannah, Sean-One, Shevy Price, Skye Wallace, Soap Opera, Sorrey, Sportsfan, T. Thomason, Tachichi, Tallies, The Sorority, Thrillah, Trails, Valfreya, Van Buren Boys, Weary, Witch Prophet and Yani M.
They join previously announced acts Zola Jesus, Born Ruffians, CupcakKe, Cadence Weapon, Sean Leon, Reuben and the Dark, Helena Deland, Fat Tony, and AppleCat.
The festival runs from October 17 to 20 at various venues around Halifax. Tickets are on sale now, and are available here.
Check out the Halifax Pop Explosion website for full festival details and updates.
Learn more about Halifax Pop Explosion on Exclaim!'s Festival Profiles.

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