Today marks the first day of POP Montreal! Our 12TH annual international music festival, that runs from the 25th – 29th of September. The POP fest is a nice way to end the summer and embrace the season change with an explosion of creativity that surrounds the city. The streets vibrate with music, art, film, fashion and conferences at every block.
Here are a few FREE events not to miss:
Tonight : POP Montreal 2013 Opening Party! 6-7:30pm , Quartiers POP, 3450 St-Urbain
Grab a complimentary drink ( or two) and snacks! To kick off the festival right with special musical guests!
Tonight : Fashion Pop / 8pm @ The Rialto , 5723 Parc
Presenting the work of this year’s most promising local emerging creators in fashion design. A panel of fashion industry judges will pick their favourite collection and the winning designer will receive a slew of prizes to help give them that push to jumpstart their career.
Madeleine Voizard & Daniel Quiroz
26- 29th of September : Puces pop @ Eglise St-Michel ( 105 St- Viateur W.)
For Art lovers, here is your chance to discover local artists at affordable prices. Eglise St-Michel ( 105 St- Viateur W.)
Friday 27th @ 4:30/ 3450 St. Urbain
” One of the most important legal minds in the Canadian Entertainment Industry, Susan Abramovitch, will be joined by startups, technology, and new media lawyer Reuven Ashtar (moderator), Secret City Records President, Justin West, and Montreal-based, Polaris Prize winning musician, composer and band leader, Patrick Watson, to discuss the development of music as intellectual property in a contemporary digital context, the cultural impact that this may be having, and how society might want to proceed.”