Thursday, April 7, 2011

Halifax Is Burning :: S03E14

Finally! A large-scale concert to get excited about here in Halifax. On Monday, the Halifax Pop Explosion announced M Fest, a good old fashioned summer bash happening at Alderney Landing.

As you can see from the poster above, the line-up - though only four acts have been confirmed - is stacked. Broken Social Scene, Ted Leo & The Pharmacists, Surfer Blood and Diamond Rings will all grace the Dartmouth waterfront on Sunday, August 7, 2011.

On this week's program, I caught up with Jonny Stevens, the Executive Director of the Halifax Pop Explosion, to talk about how M Fest was developed, and what else we can expect from this pretty rad one-day festival.

Check it out:

April 5, 2011

Broken Social Scene - Forced To Love
Surfer Blood - I'm Not Ready
Phone Interview with Jonny Stevens
Ted Leo & The Pharmacists - Even Heroes Have To Die
Diamond Rings - It's Not My Party
Botnek - Dozer
AA Wallace - Shake It Out
JJ Ipsen & The Paper Crown - DaDaDa
Gianna Lauren - Cardigan
Andrew Hunter & The Gatherers - Capo 2nd
Construction & Destruction - Bear
The Deadly Hearts - Handshake
The Graboids - I Got A Gut
Rain Over St. Ambrose - DG Gold Paint

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