M for Montreal’s 11th edition is getting closer and closer, and we’re stoked to announce a second round of artists announced making this year’s lineup one of our best yet!
For the 3rd consecutive year, M for Montreal and SiriusXM will present a special concert benefitting a cause dear to our hearts, the Garage à musique of Dr Julien Foundation. For the occasion, the Club Soda will welcome rising electrosoul collective Busty and The Bass and multigenerational hip hop act Brown (feat. members of Dead Obies and Alaclair Ensemble) on Thursday November 17.
Friday November 18, we’re inviting hip hop fans to the Métropolis for quite a night with over 2 hours of WordUP! Battles and performances from Rymz, Les Anticipateurs, Lary Kidd (Loud Lary Ajust), VNCE CARTER (Dead Obies) and DJ Shash’U. Don’t make any plans for Saturday morning, it’ll be a late one!
If you feel like dancing, head over to the Fairmount Theater where pop duo Darcys willl perform songs off their upcoming album Centerfold, set for release on November 4. Touring with them is Vancouver electro outfit Bear Mountain.
For its part, Newspeak will present New York producer Baauer of Harlem Shake internet fame.
On Saturday, November 19, Montreal rock band The Damn Truth will take over the Corona Theater while local DJ Tommy Kruise and Chicago rapper Adamn Killa will be performing at Newspeak.
Justin Champlin’s project NOBUNNY, Toronto act New Fries, founding member of Broken Social Scene Brendan Canning, Québec-based band Men I Trust and singer-songwriter Gabrielle Shonk will also be a part of M for Montreal 2016.