About HPX

HPX is the Halifax Pop Explosion, an annual festival that presents over 150 artists, comedians and speakers in more than 15 venues across the city. HPX has a long-standing tradition of presenting the best in new and innovative music from across Canada and the world. 

Talk To Us

All general inquiries can be sent to info@halifaxpopexplosion.com

All press/media inquires can be sent to Trevor Murphy at Pigeon Row trevor@pigeonrow.com


James Boyle, Executive Director james@halifaxpopexplosion.com 902.482.8176 ext 114

Ashley Corkum, Operations Manager
Ashely will be on maternity leave until spring 2018.

Kelsey Butt, Operations Manager Interim
kelsey@halifaxpopexplosion.com 902.482.8176 ext 112

Gabrielle Archer, Festival Manager
gabrielle@halifaxpopexplosion.com 902.482.8176 ext 113

Sara Russell, Marketing Manager
sara@halifaxpopexplosion.com 902.482.8176 ext 115

Josh White, Conference Coordinator

Graphic and Web Design by Sara Russell

Board of Directors

The Halifax Pop Explosion Association operates the festival on behalf of our membership.

Stephanie Purcell – Chair of the Board
Georgie Dudka – Vice-Chair
Lulu Healy – Treasurer
Trevor Murphy – Secretary
Chris Toms – Director
Kristin Cameron  – Director
Nigel Jenkins – Director
Josh Hogan – Director