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POP Montreal 2024 Will Pay Tribute to Lhasa de Sela with Feist, Calexico, Helena Deland and Klô Pelgag

The festival has also just revealed the first lineup announcement for its 2024 edition, which includes Stars, The Dears, Beverly Glenn-Copeland and more.

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POP Montreal will celebrate Lhasa de Sela almost 15 years after her death.

The 2024 edition of the alternative music and arts festival, taking place September 25-29, is set to feature a unique tribute concert to the influential folk artist, who died in 2010. La Route Chante: Hommage à Lhasa will take place at the Rialto Theatre in Mile End, the neighbourhood where the artist felt at home, closing the festival on September 29. Her friends and collaborators, as well as a new generation of musicians who were influenced by the musician, will perform her songs on stage.


Under the musical direction of Joe Grass, Feist, Calexico, Juana Molina, Silvana Estrada, Klô Pelgag, Myriam Gendron, Bibi Club, Helena Deland, La Force, The Barr Brothers, Laurence Anne, Yves Desrosiers, Samantha de la Vega and the Stone Bonnet Choir will rock the Rialto with their interpretations of Lhasa de Sela's recordings.

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At the same time, a posthumous album with Yves Desrosiers, First Recordings, will be released on September 27. The first single, "El Cosechero," is set for release on June 5.

Beyond the tribute event, the 23rd edition of POP Montréal will feature international performers like American artists Iris DeMent and Mannie Fresh and the French group Edith Nylon, as well as 2000s Montreal indie rock favourites Stars and The Dears.

Other highlights from the first lineup announcement include Beverly Glenn-Copeland, SAM.IITO, Alix Fernz, Emilie Kahn, Mimi O'bonsawin, Unessential Oils, Erika Angell, Afternoon Bike Ride, Fernie, Homeshake, Los Bitchos and Kroy.

More details here.

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Future, Metro Boomin & Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Like That’ Tops Two More Airplay Charts

The song has now ruled four radio rankings.

Future, Metro Boomin and Kendrick Lamar’s “Like That” adds two more Billboard airplay No. 1s to its collection, rising to the top of the Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay and R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay tallies dated June 1.

The coronation of “Like That” on both lists accompanies its continued reign on Rap Airplay for a fifth week and Rhythmic Airplay for a third frame.

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