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Rockfest 2016 Day Two

Rockfest 2016 Day Two

After everyone stumbles back to their tents, Air bnb’s or hotels to get some sleep and recharge a bit, it’s time for day two. Of course, not without the help some good ol’ poutine and egg breakfasts, and maybe a couple Gatorades.  This year’s second day may not have been quite as invigorating and intense as the [...]

July 3, 2016 Lucy Sky 90s Rock, Festivals, Live Music Reviews, Metal, Punk, QC Festivals, Rock, Uncategorized 0

Rockfest 2016 Day One – Nostalgia Edition

Rockfest 2016 Day One – Nostalgia Edition

Another year of Amnesia Rockfest shenanigans has come and passed, and what a year it was. The 11th edition of Montebello, Quebec’s two day festival was jam packed with hugs, tears, fights, and couriously enough, a panda suit here and there. This year was especially a treat for anyone who identifies with the music of [...]

June 29, 2016 Lucy Sky 90s Rock, Canadian Music, Festivals, Indie, Indie Rock, Live Music Reviews, Metal, ON Festivals, Punk, QC Festivals, Toronto bands, What's Hot 0

Osheaga 2015 – Day Three

Osheaga 2015 – Day Three

Sunday, August 2, 2015 The first day of Osheaga 2015 was too hot, the second rained- hard, but the third… The third day of Montreal’s Osheaga was graced with perfect summer festival weather. Gary Clark Jr. played early on in the day on the Montagne main stage and his overdriven blues anthems rattled through the [...]

August 25, 2015 Griffin Elliot Blues, Festivals, Indie, Live Music Reviews, Montreal, Montreal Listings, Pop, Punk, QC Festivals, Uncategorized, What's Hot 0

The Rolling Stones Quebec City Summer Festival 2015

The Rolling Stones Quebec City Summer Festival 2015

The Rolling Stones Quebec City Summer Festival 2015 Day 7 – A new attendance record on The Plains Of Abraham 95,000+ Attendance: 95,000+ Set Length: 2hrs 10mins TOTAL SCORE: 10 The Rolling Stones Mick Jagger – Vocals Keith Richards – Guitar Ronnie Wood – Guitar Charlie Watts – Drums Back up musicians Lisa Fischer – [...]

July 16, 2015 Darrell Festival Dete De Quebec, Festivals, Live Music Reviews, QC Festivals, Quebec City 0

Osheaga Daily Schedule Revealed

Osheaga Daily Schedule Revealed

Osheaga Daily Schedule Revealed After many tweets, many emails (we assume) and many Facebook posts, the quintessential question of the biggest Indie music & arts festivals in Quebec has been answered. What is the daily line-up for Osheaga? Earlier today, via Facebook, Osheaga’s team has finally given their fans what they begged for by posting [...]

July 16, 2015 Andrej Ivanov Andrej's Antics, Editorials, Festivals, Indie, Montreal, Montreal pick of the week 2, QC Festivals 0

Quebec City Summer Festival 2015 Boston and The Doobie Brothers

Quebec City Summer Festival 2015 Boston and The Doobie Brothers

Quebec City Summer Festival Day 5 – Boston and The Doobie Brothers brought the classics back to The Plains Of Abraham but it was a strange brew. Pairing up The Doobie Brothers with Boston is like pairing a 1993 Chateauneuf Du Pape with a Tuna Salad from the local grocery store, you just don’t do [...]

July 13, 2015 Darrell Festival Dete De Quebec, Festivals, Live Music Reviews, QC Festivals, Quebec City 0

Backstage With Bands: Rockfest 2015 Day Two

Backstage With Bands: Rockfest 2015 Day Two

Backstage With Bands: How Rockfest has managed to stay successful in the changing festival scene As the pontoon boat I was on turned the river bend my eyes were granted the sight of what my ears had been wondering about since I entered Montebello. One of the aging death metal roadies onboard said, “Great idea [...]

June 30, 2015 Griffin Elliot 90s Rock, Alternative Rock, Classic Rock, Editorials, Festivals, Griffins Groove, Metal, QC Festivals, Rock, What's Hot 2

Amnesia Rockfest Day 1 Montreal Live Review

Amnesia Rockfest Day 1 Montreal Live Review

Amnesia Rockfest Day 1 Montreal Live Review Rockfest Day 1 The first day at Montebello’s Rockfest ended with a disappointing headliner performance by Linkin Park, a band that we reviewed very positively last year, but a few very pleasant surprises from other bands. The crowd started dispersing midway through the set, after the band played [...]

June 24, 2015 Andrej Ivanov Festivals, Live Music Reviews, Metal, Montreal, Montreal bands, Montreal Live Music Reviews, Montreal Top News, QC Festivals 1

Festival D’ete de Quebec Day By Day Suggestions and Why

Festival D’ete de Quebec Day By Day Suggestions and Why

Festival D’ete de Quebec Day By Day Suggestions and Why Festival D’ete De Quebec announced its 48th line up yesterday.   With all the excitement from The Rolling Stones announcement last week, it looked like anything would pale in comparison.  With past lineups which included Bon Jovi (2012), Aerosmith (2012), The Offspring (2012), Rush (2013), Wu-Tang Clan (2013), Stevie [...]

April 9, 2015 Darrell QC Festivals, Quebec City, Uncategorized, What's Hot 0

Rolling Stones coming to Quebec City this summer

Rolling Stones coming to Quebec City this summer

Rolling Stones coming to Quebec City this summer One of best selling artists of all time will be coming back to Canada this summer for one night only.  The Rolling Stones have announced that they will kick off their new 15-city North American stadium, ZIP CODE tour, in San Diego on May 24 at Petco [...]

March 31, 2015 Darrell QC Festivals, Quebec City, Top News 1

Pouzza Fest 5 announces final line up

Pouzza Fest 5 announces final line up

Pouzza Fest 5 announces final line up  – Municipal Waste, 88 Fingers Louie, Joey Cape, Teenage Bottle Rocket Once again this year, a stage will grace the « Parterre du Quartier des Spectacles » area located at the corner of De Maisonneuve and Clark streets. The outdoor site will be accessible during all three days [...]

February 24, 2015 Darrell Punk, QC Festivals, Top News 0

Soundgarden The Pretty Reckless and Truckfighters rock Quebec City

Soundgarden The Pretty Reckless and Truckfighters rock Quebec City

Soundgarden The Pretty Reckless and Truckfighters rock Quebec City It was a hard rock fans dream come true on the Plains of Abraham in Quebec city last night. Over 30,000 gathered to see Seattle rock legends Soundgarden play on the massive 224ft UNISSON stage, where Cornell dedicated ‘Rusty Cage’ to the Ramones late drummer Tommy [...]

July 13, 2014 Darrell Festival Dete De Quebec, Festivals, Live Music Reviews, QC Festivals, Quebec City, Quebec City Live Music Reivews 0

Amnesia Rockfest 2014 – Day Two

Amnesia Rockfest 2014 – Day Two

Amnesia Rockfest 2014 – Day Two On Day Two of Amnesia Rockfest we found out what 200,000 people really look like. As the festival sold out mid-afternoon the grounds were being torn apart by the wake of the crowd. By the second day much of the fantastical element had rub off, the garbage was piling [...]

June 26, 2014 Griffin Elliot Festivals, Metal, QC Festivals, Rock, What's Hot 1

Amnesia Rockfest 2014 Sold Out!

Amnesia Rockfest 2014 Sold Out!

Amnesia Rockfest 2014 Sold Out! Montebello’s 9th annual Amnesia Rockfest sold out with over 200,000 people. Montebello, June 23, 2014 — A record crowd estimated at over 200,000 people passed through the turnstiles for Amnesia Rockfest which was held on Friday and Saturday in Montebello. The 9th edition of Rockfest was a tremendous success thanks in large [...]

June 25, 2014 Griffin Elliot Festivals, Metal, QC Festivals, Rock, Top News, Uncategorized 1

Amnesia Rockfest 2014 – Day One

Amnesia Rockfest 2014 – Day One

Amnesia Rockfest 2014 – Day One Day One of Amnesia ROCKFEST 2014 exceeded expectations, but with the caliber of bands on the first day’s lineup frankly it would be hard not to. A typical journey to Montebello from across the provincial border to Ontario begins with a ferry ride. After floating over the Ottawa River, [...]

June 22, 2014 Griffin Elliot Festivals, Griffins Groove, Live Music Reviews, QC Festivals 1

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