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Halifax Pop Explosion 2012 Lineup, Tickets and Dates
Starts: October 16
Ends: October 20
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Halifax Pop Explosion is Nova Scotia's mid-October surprise. It includes indie rock, electronic music and the occaisional hip hop act for five days of music -- it's also a music conference and features around 150 acts in 18 different venues. Formerly known as the "Halifax On Music Festival," it has a history that dates back to 1993 as a music gathering to promote the Halifax scene as the home of bands like Sloan and Thrush Hermit. The 2012 Halifax Pop Explosion dates are October 16 - 20, and the initial lineup includes Atlas Sound, of Montreal, Black Lips, Zola Jesus; more bands will be announced in September.



Festival 2013 Tickets

Halifax Pop Explosion tickets have already gone through early bird rounds and are currently on sale in the advanced tickets stage. The have three different types: the HPX Wristband which will get you into all of the shows; the Priority Pass, which gives you access to the music shows and the #HPX Music Conference; and the VIP Pass, which includes music shows, #HPX Music Conference, Rebecca Cohn Concert Feat Dan Mangan w/ Symphony NS, the Zine Fair and Record Fair. There's also tickets exclusively for the HPX digital Conference.


Ticket Prices:

HPX Wristband: $65

Advanced Priority Pass: $150

Advanced VIP Pass: $275

Advanced VIP Pass: $275

Advanced HPX Digital: $275 Early bird thru Aug. 17, $350 Advanced until Oct. 17, $425 Walkup



Festival 2013 Lineup

Adventure Club
Atlas Sound
Black Lips
Born Ruffians
Cold Specks
Dan Mangan with Symphony Nova Scotia
Deer Tick
Elliott Brood
Eugene Mirman
King Tuff
of Montreal
Purity Ring
The Pack AD
The Super Friendz
The White Buffalo
Zola Jesus


More to be announced ... Who do you want to see in the FESTIVAL lineup?
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