The POP Montreal Music Festival Announces Initial 2022 Lineup Featuring Tortoise, The Linda Lindas, Born Ruffians and More
POP Montreal 2022 will present the 21st edition of its annual festival from September 28 to October 2.
“We’re thrilled to be BACK! In fact, we never really left, so a big thank you to everyone who has supported music and artists for the past 2 years,” POP Montreal noted in a statement. had challenges but it meant everything to us that we could perform in all kinds of circumstances! We are excited to move forward and hope to continue building the perfect sandwich of music and art. C It’s very exciting to bring in artists from around the world. This year’s lineup includes post-rock icons Tortoise, British funk pioneers Cymande playing in Canada for the first time, Rupaul’s Drag Race winner Priyanka, rapper Ghanaian electro Ata Kak, and a huge homecoming for Folk Alliance Artist of the Year and Juno Award winner Allison Russell.
One of the headliners Linda Lindas recently shared her unique video for new song “Why” along with her debut album Growing up out now. They also performed with Japanese Breakfast and Saweetie on the 88rising tour.
“Launched in 2002 by friends and colleagues who had the desire to create an important and unifying cultural festival, POP Montreal is now entering its 21st year as an integral part of the Montreal festival circuit and the international musical world. “Taking place in a bilingual environment, each edition offers an eclectic program of more than 200 multidisciplinary artists, including 150+ musical artists and 50+ Quebec musicians to more than 45,000 spectators for 5 days. The 21st edition of the festival will be held from September 28 to October 2, 2022.”