Festival d’été de Québec announces The Who, Gorillaz, Death From Above 1979 + more for 50th anniversary

      Comments Off on Festival d’été de Québec announces The Who, Gorillaz, Death From Above 1979 + more for 50th anniversary

Festival d'été de Québec logoFestival d’été de Québec has announced additional artists performing at the 50th anniversary of the festival. Classic rock legends The Who, animated supergroup collaboration Gorillaz, drum and bass duo Death From Above 1979 and more join the previously announced artists Kendrick Lamar, P!nk, Backstreet Boys and Metallica. New additions to the lineup also include pop songstress Tei Shi, indie-rock mainstays Wolf Parade, folk-rockers The Wooden Sky, and east coast favourite Ria Mae. The full list of new additions to the 50th edition of the Festival can be found below. In celebration of the 50th anniversary, music fans can look forward to a series of free events taking place across the city. For a full list of this year’s new initiatives, visit here.

The Festival, known for it’s diverse programming, will once again showcase the world’s top talent across all genres over 11 days. The 2017 edition will take place at the world heritage UNESCO site of Québec City, from July 6 – 16, with tickets starting at only $95CAD. Tickets are onsale now and can be purchased here.

Festival d’été de Québec lineup additions

Aeternam
Amélie Nault
Atsuko Chiba
Aut’ Chose
Avec pas d’casque
Ben Caplan & The Casual Smokers
Bernard Adamus
Beyries
Bixiga 70
Bondaries
Brisa Roché
Caravane
Cardinal Spride
Chocolat
Common Deer
Corey Ledet & his Zydeco Band
Damn The Luck
De La Reine
Death From Above 1979
Di Astronauts
Émile Bilodeau
Faada Freddy
Floes
Francis Faubert
Gab Paquet
Gabrielle Shonk
Gazoline
Geoffroy
Gilles
Gorillaz
Gypsy Sound System Orkestra
Harfang
Heat
High & Mighty Brass Band
Jacques Jacobus
Jérôme St-Kant
Jo Mersa Marley
Jonathan Roy
Lary Kidd
Laura Lefebvre
Le Couleur
Leif Vollebekk
Les Dales Hawerchuk
Les Goules
Les Ordures Ioniques
Les Sales Majestés
Les Trimpes
Lesbo Vrouven
Leyla McCalla
Liana
Lou-Adriane Cassidy
Manu Militari
Matt Holubowski
Mauves
Mhedved
Mister Weather
Mute
Mydy Rabycad
Nefe
Nerve More than Less
Nick Jonas
Nicolas Michaux
Nordheim
Of Mice & Men
Orloge Simard
Peter Peter
Pierre-Hervé Goulet
Prieur & Landry
Raton Lover
Ria Mae
Samito
Samuele
Sara Dufour
Sarah Toussaint-Léveillée
Tei Shi
Tété
The Atomics
The Beaches
The Beatdown
The Damn Truth
The Devil Wears Prada
The Dirty Nil
The Dizzy Brains
The Glorious Sons
The Souljazz Orchestra
The Who
The Wooden Sky
Throes + The Shine
Trollwar
Tze Texas Redmecs
Velvet Vice
White Nails
Wolf Parade
Yonatan Gat
Zagata

More about Festival d’été de Québec? Festival d’été de Québec, Canada’s most important outdoor music festival, is set in modern, yet historic and picturesque Québec City. With global attendance usually topping more than one million entries each season, the Festival celebrates music for 11 days in July at 10 indoor and outdoor venues. It offers the perfect setting to discover up-and-coming artists and enjoy world-renowned stars. Over the past few years, the Festival has presented artists including The Rolling Stones, Lady Gaga, Bon Jovi, Sting & Peter Gabriel, Sheryl Crow, Duran Duran, Selena Gomez, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Foo Fighters, The Killers, Snoop Dogg, Keith Urban, Aerosmith, Skrillex, Lionel Richie, The Offspring, Metallica, Elton John, The Black Eyed Peas, Billy Joel, Iron Maiden, Plácido Domingo, Sting, Charles Aznavour, Megadeth and KISS. Every year, more than 1,000 artists and close to 250 events, from rock to pop and French song, hip-hop, electro, blues and world music are showcased. Festival d’été de Québec also features FREE entertainment with numerous street performers, and outdoor activities for children. The Festival is easily accessible and affordable for American and international travelers.

For more information on Festival d’été de Québec, visit infofestival.com.