Halifax Pop Explosion, an unquestionable staple of the arts in Atlantic Canada, is celebrating 25 years as an annual gathering for fans of independent music. The festival has not only brought talented performers from a plethora of genres, and locations, to the east coast but has also helped to establish a yearly conference in Halifax which benefits both people new to the music industry, as well as those looking to build on their years of experience. Continue reading Halifax Pop Explosion Announce Impressive 2017 Headliners
It would seem that the attendees of this year’s Halifax Pop Explosion had silently taken a mail carriers vow before the festivities started on Wednesday. Through sun and rain (and wind and cold and near tropical humidity levels in the Forum and was that snow for a second there?) crowds appeared at the various stages to laugh, dance, mosh and shuffle their feet back and forth awkwardly, to the talent provided. Squadrons of coordinators, volunteers and staff flitted about the venues holding the sprawling event together, and doing it well I’ll add. Continue reading SNAP! CRACKLE! HALIFAX POP EX 2016!