HAPPY 10th BIRTHDAY POP MONTREAL!

22 Sep

You know what is crazy? I just got off a micro tour and I don’t have a single photo to share. This is what happens when you are completely wrapped up in the shows and have no pizzarazzi to speak of. I promise the upcoming PopMontreal showcase this Saturday will be photographed, videographed – even cellographed! (?) And I will post the images and video right here on this blog. Saturday’s show will be stellar as I’ll be performing with Lederhosen Lucil veterans Shane Watt (bass, vox) and Spencer Warren (drums) + special surprise guests. There will be costumes, lights, cameras, and definitely ACTION! Oh, and music of course…

It’s strange to think that a decade ago my alter ego Lederhosen Lucil performed at the first ever PopMontreal festival at the now defunct “Le Swimming” club. I still sometimes wonder where the entire roll of brand new black & silver Lederhosen Lucil stickers went (someone stole em’ from the curb as we were loading into a cab after the show!). It has since grown to epic proportions inspired, no doubt, by Austin’s SXSW as Pop now boasts Artpop, Filmpop, Symposiumpop, free BBQs and so much more. You can read about some of the highlights here: Hour Community & visit the official website here: POP MONTREAL.

Saturday, September 24th – Ukrainian Federation Hall – Doors 19h30 / Krista Muir at 20h (sharp! if you come late you will miss our part of the show…) / 21h Les Canailles / 22h Marie-Jo Therio –  Tickets $20/24 or with Pop wristband

After the show many of us will be heading over to Cinema L’Amour to see and hear special guest Gary Lucas speak about his life and times with the legendary artist Don Van Vliet (Captain Beefheart) –  00h00 $12/15 or with Pop wristband

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