M for Montreal Gets Mattmac, Les Shirley, Boy Golden, Hawa B for 2023 Edition

They'll be joined by Arielle Soucy, Thierry Larose, Bells Larsen, 36?, blesse, Billianne and more

BY Allie GregoryPublished Sep 6, 2023

Having already announced its lineup for 2023's SiriusXM-sponsored MARATHON programming, M for Montreal has now unveiled the 28 artists picked for this year's official selection from a whopping 624 applications.

Francophone artists joining the lineup include Arielle Soucy, blesse, Lou-Adriane Cassidy, LaF, Thierry Larose and VioleTT Pi. Additionally, M for Montreal will present Frais Dispo, Totalement Sublime, Kanen, zouz, Super Plage, Afternoon Bike Ride, Bells Larsen, Hawa B, Joseph Sarenhes, Les Shirley, La Sécurité, Elliot Maginot, Boy Golden, Mattmac, Dump Babes, Ellen Froese, Teon Gibbs, Winona Forever, Miesha and the Spanks, 36?, AVIV and Billianne. Get your PRO badge to see these bands and more, performing across multiple venues in Montreal from November 15 to 18, here.

The MARATHON lineup — accessible by PRO badge holders as well as the general public — has also added Banx & Ranx, Choses Sauvages and Hippie Hourrah to its lineup. Frais Dispo, Mattmac, Totalement Sublime and Boy Golden will also perform a CISM-presented MARATHON opening showcase at Ausgang Plaza on November 15. Tickets for the MARATHON showcase are available here, while festival passes, which grant access to 30 shows, are available here

While you prepare for M for Montreal's official selection and MARATHON festival, get ready with the playlist below, and visit M for Montreal's website for more information. 

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