M For Montreal kicks off November 16

The 11th edition of M For Montreal kicks off this Wednesday on November 16th and will be running until November 19th. The unique festival is dedicated to supporting emerging artists and providing opportunities for the exchange of ideas and creativity. This year’s edition features an exciting line up including Martha Wainright, Moonface (Spencer Krug of Wolf Parade), Michael Rault, and more. Over the four-day festival, the event will welcome 200 music industry professionals from over 15 countries and will showcase over 100 artists.

The festival will also present the third edition of the Special SiriusXM Concert benefitting the Garage à musique de la Fondation du Dr Julien on Thursday, November 17 on the 24 Heures scene at Club Soda. The event will feature performances by Busty And The Bass, Brown and Heartstreets.

Founded in 2006 by Sébastien Nasra (Avalanche Productions) in collaboration with Martin Elbourne (Glastonbury Festival, The Great Escape and co-founder of WOMAD festival), M for Montreal’s mission is to help up-and-coming artists establish their careers both locally and on an international level.

New additions to this year’s festival include:

Alex Calder
Anemone
Beat Market
Bif Naked
Cindy Lee
Djette Crème de menthe
Doug Crawford
Ego Death
Frigs
Gabriella Cohen
Ghostly Kisses
Helena Deland
Hoan
Jordan Alexander
Knucklehead + Rude
Dowg
Krief
Lakes of Canada
Le Couleur
Liana
Morthouse
Paul Jacobs
Paupière
Rue de Bois
The OBGMs
Thomas White
Wake Island
We Are Wolves (DJ set)
WYLN

For a full list of 2016 performing artists visit here: http://www.mformontreal.com/artists-list/

Festival Badges are now open to the public and are available here: http://www.mformontreal.com/buy-badges/

Visit www.mformontreal.com for further details.

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