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Artist Submission Deadlines Approaching for POP Montreal & Halifax Pop Explosion 2017

Monday, April 24th, 2017

POP MontrealThe final artist submission deadline for the 2017 edition of POP Montreal is May 13, while the Halifax Pop Explosion’s artist deadline is May 15.

POP Montreal has 85 slots reserved for Sonicbids artists and those selected artists will be compensated between $100-500. The submission cost is $30 USD.

The 2017 POP Montreal festival will take place September 13-17 in over 50 venues around downtown Montreal. Celebrating its 16th anniversary in 2017, each year, the five-day festival presents more than 400 concerts. Past performers include The Kills, Angel Olsen, Giorgio Moroder, Barbara Lynn, David Byrne & St. Vincent, Local Natives, The Unicorns, Ty Segall, Sun Kil Moon, Ronnie Spector, Shuggie Otis, Bernie Worrell, Grizzly Bear, Death Grips, Grimes, Arcade Fire, and many more.

For more information on applying to POP Montreal, go to

The 2017 Halifax Pop Explosion will take place Oct. 18-21 and the artist submission deadline is May 15. The submission cost is $25. Each year, Halifax Pop Explosion presents over 150 artists, comedians, and speakers, in more than 15 venues across the city. It also features a music conference, comedy shows, a zine fair, as well as other partnered events and parties.

For more informaiton on applying to HPX, go to


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