Pop Montreal Expands 2015 Lineup with Viet Cong, Braids, Tim Hecker
Published Jul 08, 2015Pop Montreal had already announced some of the artists who will be playing at this year's 14th annual edition of the festival, and now the organizers have confirmed more acts that will be coming to the city between September 16 and 20.
These new additions include Viet Cong, Braids, the Besnard Lakes (performing in a 17-piece formation with strings and horns), Tim Hecker (presenting his Fog Works II), the Barr Brothers, Last Lizard (formerly known as Dirty Beaches), Nick Diamonds, Greys, Suuns & Jerusalem in My Heart, Lee Ranaldo (Sonic Youth), Micachu & the Shapes, Crosss, Arto Lindsay, Vieux Farka Touré, the Elwins, Royal Canoe, Eleni Mandell, Rebecca West and more.
These acts join previously confirmed performers Giorgio Moroder, Godflesh, Will Butler, Built to Spill, Mikal Cronin, Ought, "Pathway to Paris" (a concert featuring Thurston Moore, AroarA and more), the Cribs, Albert Hammond Jr. (of the Strokes), Coeur de Pirate, Bully, the Orb, Cannibal Ox, Heartless Bastards, Jerusalem in my Heart, Murder by Death, Stars of the Lid, Cairo Gang, Babes in Toyland and others.
These artists will perform at venues around Montreal. Tickets for the previously announced shows are on sale already, and tickets for the newly unveiled gigs will be available as of this Friday (July 10).
See Pop Montreal's listings (for the festival in addition to the organization's events throughout the year) right here.