It’s about time to start accumulating stimulants to prepare for the Halifax Pop Explosion. Confirmed acts for 2009 are By Divine Right, Cadence Weapon, D-Sisive, Jenn Grant, Mates of State, MSTRKRFT, Two Hours Traffic, You Say Party, We Say Die, The Acorn, Final Fantasy, Japandroids, Japanther, Julie Doiron & Herman Dune and Ohbijou.
Early bird passes for the 2009 Halifax Pop Explosion are available until August 31. Prices are $80 for standard festival passes and $190 for VIP passes. Passes are available online at www.ticketpro.ca and in person at all Ticketpro outlets. Tickets for the MSTRKRFT show go on sale Wednesday, August 12. Tickets are $30 in advance and $40 at the door. Tickets will be available online at www.ticketpro.ca and in person at all Ticketpro outlets. Tickets for the Final Fantasy's performance with Symphony Nova Scotia are available now by visiting: http://artscentre.dal.ca/box.html