Halifax Pop Explosion announces 2015 lineup

An outdoor hot dog party, well the Halifax Pop Explosion lineup announcement, was moved indoors on Tuesday because of rain. But the party continued with a performance from Halifax psych rockers Walrus and a DJ set from feel-good hometown hero Rich Aucoin.

Earlier this spring the first wave featuring Alvvays, Purity Ring and Rich Aucoin with Symphony Nova Scotia was announced.

The second wave of artists includes Travis Scott, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Cloud Nothings, Stars, A Sight For Sewn Eyes, Andy Shauf, Braids, Jenn Grant, Black Tiger Sex Machine, Mauno, Each Other, The Weather Station, Best Fiends, Mardeen, Cancer Bats, Don Brownrigg, Doldrums, July Talk, Grounders, Majical Cloudz, Moon, Nap Eyes, Vulva Culture, Walrus, Seoul, Dear Rouge, the Men, White Reaper.

Photo of Rich Aucoin by Vanessa Heins