POP Montreal will be putting on a showcase at CMW in collaboration with NeXT at the Silver Dollar on May 10th. Advance tickets are only $10 and available here.
Artists + Set times:
8pm – blueVenus
9pm – Motel Raphaël
10pm – Grounders
11pm – PKEW PKEW PKEW (gunshots)
12am – OPERATORS
1am – Orkestar Kriminal
2am – Sunshine & The Blue Moon
3am – Liver
Dan Boeckner (Divine Fits, Handsome Furs, Wolf Parade) who will perform with his new project, OPERATORS. He said this about OPERATORS, “It’s a real mix of like electronics and lots of live drums and guitar. I’m kind of tapping into my…I listened to a lot of Fugazi when I was a kid, so it’s that plus my love of New Order. That’s kind of how it’s shaking up.”
Watch their live set at Double Happiness in Columbus, OH below via YouTube.
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Enchanting psych-pop melodies.
Sidewalk Hustle said about Grounders, “[a] well loved local indie rock act who’s Wreck a Smile EP is a MUST own.” Find out more about Grounders on their Bandcamp –grounders.bandcamp.com.
PKEW PKEW PKEW (gunshots)
A punk rock band who writes short, blisteringly catchy shout-along anthems about growing up and giving up, failure in life and love, and getting drunk with your best friends. Find out more about PKEW PKEW PKEW (gunshots) on their Bandcamp – pkewx3.bandcamp.com.
This gang of punks is the new project of Giselle Weber (Gigi French, Hot Spring) and also features members of Thus Owls, Clues, Monogrenade, Bloodshot Bill, Sexareenos, Random Recipe and more! Find out more about Orkestar Kriminal on their Bandcamp – orkestarkriminal.bandcamp.com.
Motel Raphaël is a young Indie-pop band from Montreal, led by Clara Legault, Emily Skahan and Maya Malkin. In this, their first year as a seven piece unit, they’ve represented Montreal at a national level in CBC’s Searchlight Competition. Find out more about Motel Raphaël on motelraphael.bandcamp.com.
They are described as Lo-fi shoegaze. Find out more about Sunshine & The Blue Moon on their Bandcamp site.
Liver is dedicated to playing aggressive, triumphant and drunken Canadian rock. Find out more about Liver on their Bandcamp – livertheband.bandcamp.com.
Pop/Rock with Jazz and Latin influences. Andrea’s vocal style is organic and heartfelt which earned her “Best Acoustic Act” and “Best Female Fronted Band” nominations at the Toronto Independent Music Awards. Find out more about blueVenus on their Bandcamp – soundcloud.com/andreadeboer