Halifax Pop Explosion Expands 2017 Lineup

METZ, the Courtneys, Yukon Blonde, Rural Alberta Advantage, Bambii, Ralph, Lido Pimienta, Partner and more have been added to the bill

BY Sarah MurphyPublished Aug 23, 2017

Halifax Pop Explosion returns to Nova Scotia's capital this fall, and a more extensive lineup of this year's performers has just been unveiled.
It includes (in alphabetical order): ✘O ✘V ✘T, Aquakultre, Aron D'Alesio, Bad Pop, Bambii, Bat Sabbath, Beach Season, Beliefs, Casper Skulls, Cedric Noel, Crossed Wires, Dabin, Dance Movie, Designosaur, Devarrow, Devonte, Digging Roots, Duo Tang, Elijah, Elliott BROOD, Emma Willmann, Fake Palms, Frigs, Future Girls, Inland Island, Jon Mckiel, Julie and the Wrong Guys, Kirsten Olivia, Kurt Braunohler, LA Foster, Lee Watson, Lido Pimienta, Lou Canon, LUKA, Maje, Malcolm London, Maylee Todd, Megan Nash, METZ, Milk & Bone, Motherhood, Mountain of Wolves, Mozart's Sister, Ms Banks, New Swears, Not You, OVAV, Owen Meany's Batting Stance, Partner, Pony Girl, Pony, Quake and Kayo, Ralph, Reeny Smith, Rural Alberta Advantage, Scott Helman, Silver D'Apple, Slowdown Mollasses, Sorrey, Tanika Charles, Taylor Holden, Texas King, the Avulsions, the Boo Radley Project, the Courtneys, the Mattson 2, the Very Reverend, Thick Business, Thrillah & Jay Mayne, Twist, Weakened Friends, WHOOP-Szo, Wyatt Cenac, Yamantaka // Sonic Titan, Yes We Mystic, Yukon Blonde, and Zoology.
They join already announced acts like Japandroids, Patrick Watson, Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires, Weaves, Ria Mae, Clairmont the Second, Cloud Nothings, Charlotte Day Wilson and Tasha the Amazon.
As previously reported, the 2017 edition of the festival marks Halifax Pop Explosion's 25th anniversary, and it will run from October 18 to 21 at venues around the city. Find full festival information and updates at the official Halifax Pop Explosion website.

Learn more about Halifax Pop Explosion and other music festivals on Exclaim!'s Festival Guide.

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