This week were clearing our schedules and taking to the night for Pop
Montreal. Seven years in, this edgy-but-lovable fest makes use of
charming venues (churches and social clubs) and offers an eclectic
pairing of musical genres.
Our top pics include performances by Burt Bacharach, French
synthesizer-and-drums duo Zombie Zombie, and experimental group
Interceiving. Were also jonesing for the Film
Pop screening of Patricia Chica and Mike Wafers Rockabilly 514,
about a Montreal sub-culture influenced by music from the 1950s.
Tired of cabbing it from venue to venue? Rent
a bike and youll be Speedy Gonzales on two-wheels ($50/week).
Pop Montreal, October 1-5, www.popmontreal.com