Performances by local artists, bands and comedians as well as many theme nights and minor events throughout the week.
See calendar below
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The Lost Ideas performance will have you UP and DANCING with their fusion of 2tones Ska, Funky reggae and Worldbeat groove accentuated by their powerful horn and rhythmic section. Performing since 2009 all over Montreal including at the Montreal Ska Festival alongside The Slackers, Inspector 7 and the GreenRoomRockers these musicians are ready to throw their love for world music and partying in your face!
One-man band from Montreal, Green Cup, and also another one from New Brunswick
The new facilities include repurposed shipping containers hosting bar and restaurant services, a large patio covered by a luminous canopy, a stage, areas dedicated to urban agriculture and a local produce market (at the end of summer). A new architectural video projection on a building adjacent to Place Émilie-Gamelin unveiled, as a superb hanging illuminated work.
The Lanaudière Festival is the premier classical music event in Canada with performances enjoyed by 55,000 visitors each year. Concerts are held at the Fernand-Lindsay Amphitheatre (30 minutes away from the eastern tip of the island of Montreal) and in the region's beautiful churches.
Zoofest is a new festival spotlighting emerging talents through alternative programming that includes comedy, theatre, music, and other genres. Its purpose is to create a wild adventure and unique experiences. By focusing on an eclectic offering, Zoofest is the off-the-wall equivalent to the Just For Laughs Festival. With a scouting team that scrutinizes artistic productions from around the world, Zoofest selects only the craziest, not to say the most disturbing, acts to present to some of the most influential people in the industry.
Horror, fantasy, Hong Kong action, animation, gored up sci-fi, gratuitous nudie shot B-movies, name your non-PG genre and chances are Fantasia has it covered in its programming, particularly Asian films which make up almost half of every year's selection.
This festival is a multidisciplinary event that celebrates Aboriginal cultures from throughout the three Americas. During the event, the vibrant and multicultural metropolis of Montreal becomes a point of convergence for First Nations, and a meeting place where people reinforce links of friendship and collaboration.
La Ronde presents a new edition of the Montréal International Fireworks Competition, the International des Feux Loto-Québec. During the most prestigious event of its kind, pyrotechnicians from nine countries display their daring talent to compete for the world's most coveted honours: gold, silver and bronze Jupiter awards.