Halifax Pop Explosion is Nova Scotia's mid-October surprise. It included indie rock, electronic music and the occaisional hip hop act for five days of music -- it was also a music conference and featured 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.
Festival 2013 Tickets
Halifax Pop Explosion tickets are not on sale yet. They usually 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. There's also tickets exclusively for the HPX digital Conference.