We are proud to announce that folk singer-songwriter Martha Wainwright will headline our opening night at the Rialto Theater on November 16. She will be sharing songs off her brand new studio album Goodnight City, set for release just a couple of days before the show.
On Friday, November 18, the Club Soda will host a concert – co-presented with our friends at Mundial Montreal – featuring Poirier Migration Soundsystem, Boogat and Sonido Pesao.
Other acts set to perform during the festival are : rock veterans Caspian with special guest The Appleseed Cast, Canadian psychedelic act Michael Rault, vibrant DJ RYAN Playground, the eccentric Bernardino Femminielli, electronica band Ghostly Kisses and folk singer-songwriter Ego Death.
British electronica band Hot Chip will also be stopping by for a special DJ set.
To go with this first announcement, five shows are on sale starting NOW :
- Martha Wainwright + guests at Rialto Theater on Wednesday, November 16
- Poirier Migration Soundsystem + Boogat + Sonido Pesao at Club Soda on Friday, November 18
- Caspian + The Appleseed Cast at Le Ritz P.D.B. on Saturday, November 19
- Hot Chip DJ set at Fairmount Theater on Saturday, November 19
You can also get your hands on a 2016 Festival Badge! Get access to all shows*, at the early bird rate of $100 until September 30.
Welcoming200+ delegates from all over the world, M for Montreal has also an important conference component and is a great meeting place for industry pros and artists for exchanging ideas and generating solid opportunities for their businesses and careers to grow.
This year’s first confirmed attendees include Imran Ahmed of XL Recordings, Rebecca Rienks of NBCUniversal, and Josh Roth of Superfly, the company behind Bonnaroo and Outside Lands festivals.
*Access to venues depends on allocated badges and accreditations spots and of maximum venue capacity. First come, first served.