Welcome to the HPX 2013 FESTIVAL BUS! Artist Announcement & Ticket Info


On August 14th 2013, the Halifax Pop Explosion invited us to take a ride on their brand new festival bus, which will provide free transportation between venues, for wristband holders, at this years festival. 

Check out the video below, as we tour the city and hear the live announcement of this years HPX musical headliners!

A full list of headlining artists is available below.


Press release provided by Pigeon Row 
http://www.pigeonrow.com/
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Halifax Pop Explosion confirms Japandroids, The Walkmen, Wavves, Killer Mike, Action Bronson and Hannah Georgas for 2013 lineup


Halifax Pop Explosion has announced the headliners and lineup for its 2013 festival, including Japandroids, The Walkmen, Wavves, Killer Mike, Action Bronson, and Hannah Georgas. Offering more comedy programming this year, the festival also features performances from renowned comedians Brian Posehn and Todd Barry.

Halifax Pop Explosion (HPX) is Music. Digital. Culture. Taking place from October 22nd to 26th, the international festival presents 200 bands in 20 venues over five days to 22,000 fans and industry delegates from around the world.

Acts performing at this year's festvial include: 

Japandroids, The Walkmen, Wavves, Killer Mike, Action Bronson, Fucked Up, Shad, The Besnard Lakes, Young Galaxy, Metz, Braids, Great Lake Swimmers (solo), Chad VanGaalen, Hannah Georgas, Hollerado, No Joy, Joel Plaskett w/ Symphony Nova Scotia, Brian Posehn, Todd Barry, Doldrums, BadBadNotGood, Dirty Beaches, Obits, Grandtheft, Zeus, Dusted, LuniceThe Plan, Suuns, KEN mode, We Are Wolves, Aqua Alta, Mo Kenney, Leif Vollebekk, Ladies Of The Canyon, Royal Canoe, By Divine RightThus:Owls, Lindy, The Beards, The Zolas, Louise Burns, BA Johnston, Pick a Piper, Jay Arner, Groenland, Woodpigeon, Kayo, Quake Matthews, Poor Young Things, and The Highest Order.

"The 2013 lineup is the most comprehensive and diverse we've ever put together," says Halifax Pop Explosion's Exectuive Director, Jonny Stevens. "Whether you want to discover next year's breakout artists or the best in new music, the Halifax Pop Explosion has something for you. Book the time off work, get a babysitter and have the best week of your musical calendar. We'll see you at the shows!"


HPX 2013 wristbands and passes are on sale now. The festival has put together early bird rates and bonus packages for those who make their purchase by August 30th. The bonus package includes an exclusive screen-printed HPX 2013 poster and access to the Deezer Early Bird Concert featuring Chad VanGaalen. Tickets cannot be purchased for this show. Admittance is only guaranteed to those with early bird passes and wristbands. The various types of wristbands and passes are as follows. 
All prices subject to HST and service fee: 

FESTIVAL WRISTBAND

Five Day Access to all Music, Comedy and Culture Events (subject to venue capacity; not including Symphony Nova Scotia)

★ Pop!Talks Conference

★ Bike Concierge Parking at Key Venues

★ HPX Festival Express Bus Pass

★ Pop Expo! (Records / Zine / Craft and Art fair) Entry

★ Insider festival communications and special offers

Early Bird Rate (until August 30th) - $65 

PRIORITY PASS

Five Day Skip the Lineup Access to Music, Comedy and Culture Events (subject to venue capacity; not including Symphony Nova Scotia)

★ Reserved Seating at Pop!Talks Conference

★ Bike Concierge Parking at Key Venues

★ HPX Festival Express Bus Pass

★ Pop Expo! (Records / Zine / Craft and Art fair) Entry

★ Insider Festival Communications and Special Offers

Early Bird Rate (until August 30th) - $129 

VIP PASS

Guaranteed Access to all Music, Comedy and Culture Events One ticket to Symphony Nova Scotia w/ Joel Plaskett with Mo Kenney

★ Reserved Seating at Pop!Talks Conference

★ Bike Concierge Parking at Key Venues

★ HPX Festival Express Bus Pass

★ Pop Expo! (Records / Zine / Craft and Art fair) Entry

★ 2013 HPX Tote Bag

★ Insider Festival Communications and Special Offers

Early Bird Rate (until August 30th) - $249 

HPX DIGITAL PASS HPX

Digital Workshops, Sessions, Keynotes and Parties

★ 5-Day Access to all Music, Comedy and Culture Events (subject to venue capacity; not including Symphony Nova Scotia)

★ Pop!Talks Conference

★ Bike Concierge Parking at Key Venues

★ HPX Festival Express Bus Pass

★ Pop Expo! (Records / Zine / Craft and Art fair) Entry

★ Insider Festival Communications and Special Offers Standard

Early Bird Rate (until August 30th) - $249 / Student Early Bird Rate (until August 30th) - $149 

HPX DIGITAL FLEX PASSES (Transferable Pass)

Want to share your pass with another person? Add another name to your pass with this flexible option.

Early Bird Rate - $349 (until August 30th) 

Festival wristbands and passes are available now at http://halifaxpopexplosion.com 

Tickets to Symphony Nova Scotia presents Joel Plaskett are available in person at the Dalhousie Arts Centre (Rebecca Cohn Auditorium Box Office - 6101 University Avenue). They will also available online at http://www.symphonynovascotia.ca/Tickets/ and by calling (902) 494-3820.

Sponsors of Halifax Pop Explosion 2013 include: Molson, Lixar, SiriusXM, Eastlink, Porter, The Coast, Impact, Deezer, Radio Starmaker Fund, Province of Nova Scotia, Halifax Regional Municipality, FACTOR, and Government of Canada

For details on HPX Digtial, visit: http://halifaxpopexplosion.com/digital/ 

For more information on Halifax Pop Explosion, visit: http://halifaxpopexplosion.com/

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