The 2018 edition of Pop Montreal happens September 26-30 at venues all over the Canadian city. The first wave lineup of artists has been announced and includes Wolf Parade, U.S. Girls, SOPHIE, The Charlatans, Bill Callahan, Wanda Jackson, Bush Tetras, Bodega, The Weather Station, Blitzen Trapper, The Proclaimers, Venetian Snares X Daniel Lanois, Nap Eyes, Homeshake, King Khan & the Shrines, Molly Nilsson, No Joy, Electric Six, Corridor, JPEGMAFIA, and more.

Pop Montreal is a very fun, laid back festival that always manages to include interational aritsts while still feeling like a showcase for their city's best musicians. There's also includes seminars, panel discussions, film screenings, and more. Discounted Discovery Passes are on sale now, and the full First Wave lineup is listed below.

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POP MONTREAL - 2018 Initial Lineup
SOPHIE
Wanda Jackson
Bill Callahan
Wolf Parade
Venetian Snares X Daniel Lanois
Kilo Kish
Homeshake
U.S. Girls
Lena Platonos
King Khan & The Shrines
Bush Tetras
Molly Nilsson
JPEGMAFIA
The Charlatans UK
Palm
Blitzen Trapper
Equiknoxx
Sista Majesty
Dounia
Bbymutha
Socalled's Porn POP
Leif Vollebekk
No Joy
Corridor
The Weather Station
Bodega
Leanne Betasamosake Simpson
Nap Eyes
Clairmont The Second
The Proclaimers
Juant
Thus Owls
Vile Creature
Saint Sister
Mauno
Christina Schneider's Locate S,1
Koriass
Lydia Képinski
Elisapie
Electric Six