2014 Artist Submissions are NOW OPEN

January 15th, 2014 by

2014 HPX ARTIST SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW OPEN The 22nd Halifax Pop Explosion will take place October 21-25, 2014. The 2013 Halifax Pop Explosion was a huge success showcasing more than 200 artists over 5 days. With headliners like Killer Mike, Japandroids, The Walkmen, Wavves, Brian Posehn, and Todd Barry, it’s not hard to see why [...]

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Halifax Pop Explosion 2013 – In Review

April 7th, 2014 by

So many memories!! Thanks Noisography!

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New Executive Director

March 21st, 2014 by

The Halifax Pop Explosion is pleased to announce that James Boyle has been named the festival’s new Executive Director. For more than a decade, Boyle has been a staple in the Maritime music scene working as a core organizer for the Harvest Jazz & Blues Festival, technical director for the Evolve Music Festival, and production manager/talent buyer for Sonic Concerts. Through his [...]

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WORK WITH HPX! 2014 Job Opportunities

March 14th, 2014 by

THESE POSITIONS HAVE STRICT ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA THROUGH JCP. PLEASE REVIEW BEFORE SUBMITTING YOUR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST. Halifax Pop Explosion is seeking three dynamic individuals to join our team of highly motivated and enthusiastic event professionals in producing the award winning Halifax Pop Explosion Festival and Conference. Candidates must qualify for the Job Creation Partnerships Program (details below), be [...]

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Whitehorse w/ Symphony Nova Scotia – First 2014 Artist Announce

March 12th, 2014 by

Whitehorse w/ Symphony Nova Scotia, is the first performer announcement for the 2014 Halifax Pop Explosion!! Epic arrangements. Masterful songwriting. Smoldering vocal chemistry. The husband-and-wife duo of Whitehorse is one of Canada’s hottest new acts, with a 2013 Polaris Prize nomination, a passionate fan and media following, and a sold-out nationwide tour. Now, these “space [...]

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Rich Aucoin Needs Your Parachute Videos!

March 11th, 2014 by

Our pal and yours, Rich Aucoin is looking for your help with his next video project! “ever taken a video under the parachute?? please send me the clip for my next music video!!!! upload to: – please include date/location” Check out the full post on Rich’s Facebook Page

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Sled Island Announces 2014 Line-Up

March 5th, 2014 by

After the super bummer cancellation of their fest last year, our pals at Sled Island are back for 2014! Check out the sweet promo vid:

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