Artist & Delegate Lineups Taking Shape for 2019 Halifax Pop Explosion

The 2019 edition of the Halifax Pop Explosion is set to take over Atlantic Canada's biggest city from Oct. 23-26. The annual event features four nights of concerts at venues across the city, as well as a free conference program, which runs from Oct. 24-25.

Artists confirmed to perform this year include: Arkells, Mother Mother, Kaia Kater, PUP, Jennah Barry, ...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead, Japanese Breakfast, and dozens more.

As for the Halifax Pop Explosion Conference, this year will put a focus on the Northeastern United States, welcoming delegates from New York, Boston, and Portland in hopes of generating new opportunities for local and regional artists.

For more information on the event, visit

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Andrew King is the Editor-in-Chief at Canadian Musician. He is also a co-host of Canadian Musician Radio and NWC Webinars’ series of free music and entertainment industry webinars.
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