Balconfête / Porchfest, "it's a day for NDG residents (and friends) to discover local musicians as they perform on neighbourhood front porches. Think of it as self-guided walking tour of NDG, with mini-concerts as your stepping-stones. Can you think of a better way to spend one of the first weekends of spring in NDG? We certainly can't!"
Coup de coeur francophone, "le Festival de musique et de chanson francophone à Montréal et au Canada. Programme, extraits musicaux, réservations en ligne et les coups de coeur du public. Inscrivez-vous et gagnez de nombreux prix!".
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EM15, "celebrating our crystal anniversaries this year, and recognized as unique events within the multidisciplinary field of cutting edge contemporary digital creation, electronic music, new media and culture, Montréal's venerable digital arts festival Elektra, and electronic music and digital creativity institution MUTEK, have joined forces, synchronized dates and created one powerhouse combined event. This two-festival-in-one affair, christened EM15, runs for six jam-packed days from Tuesday May 27 until Sunday June 1, and showcases more than 100 Canadian and international artists in several new venues."
Festival Kinetik / Kinetik Festival, "on is third edition will be a reflection of electronic music and its evolution during the last 25 years from May 12 to May 16 2010. Once again, It will touches more than one style of music and it will bring a lot of attention to the Canadian scene, with many internationals acts and a special place for Canadians bands."
Festival Mondial de Musique des Femmes D'ici et D'ailleurs, "la mission du FESTIVAL DES FEMMES D'ICI ET D'AILLEURS est de créer un vecteur de transmission de cultures des femmes qui viendront de partout à travers le monde dans leur mode de musique propre à chaque pays. Le festival veut créer une synergie pour tous et de mettre en valeur les talents des femmes, leurs valeurs, leurs traditions et leur savoir-faire".
Festival Montréal Baroque, "Old Montreal's Early Music Festival, Montreal Baroque offers a unique experience on North American soil: An opportunity to hear a series of magnificent concerts of music of the 17th and 18th centuries in appropriate and unusual settings. The festival has created several events worthy of Montreal, city par excellence, of festivals.....Snaking through the narrow streets of the Old City to the sound of a hundred flutes at the festival's Grand Parade, relaxing at a garden concert, catching a choral concert in a chapel or simply enjoying a street performance, this original festival gives a new cultural identity to Old Montreal, attracting international tourists and local music lovers as well as novices to Early Music. Created by Susie Napper, Montreal gambist and cellist, the festival works with the museums, members of the community and commercants to bring the architectural gems of Old Montreal to life with the sound of music!"
Fête de la Musique, "la Fête de la Musique aura lieu le 21 Juin 2009 dans le Vieux-Montréal et permettra au public d'assister gratuitement à des spectacles présentés par des artistes amateurs, des artistes nationaux et internationaux".
Guitare Montreal, "un festival consacré à la guitare classique. Le Festival et compétition internationale de guitare classique de Montréal propose une vitrine pour les guitaristes de talent. Des artistes reconnus sont invités pour les concerts et les classes de maîtres".
Heavy MTL, "Gillett Entertainment Group is proud to announce the creation of HEAVY MTL, a unique event in North America, which will take place on Saturday June 21st and Sunday June 22nd at Parc Jean-Drapeau.Loud, intense, heavy, HEAVY MTL will feature many hard rock and metal bands performing on different stages located outdoors on the breathtaking site that is the Saint-Hélène Island."
Igloofest, "one of Montreal's winter must-dos, Igloofest has forged a reputation for itself through its excellent program-- a unique and punchy audio-visual concept, and a wacky ski suit competition that has contributed to Montreal's climate warming for 3 years!"
Jivefest de Montréal / Montreal's Jivefest, "a weekend event held from April 18th to April 21st 2013 that is 100% focussed on Rockabilly Jive. The entire event will be held at the Rialto Theater, one of Montreal's classiest vintage venues! You will literally feel as though you are transported to another era for the duration of the festival."
KlezKanada, "founded in 1996 to teach, nurture and present to a broad public the best of Jewish traditional arts and Yiddish/Jewish culture. Arising from the wellsprings of Jewish culture and expertise unique to Montreal and Canada, over the past decade KlezKanada has grown into an event with international resonance and cultural/artistic impact, drawing nearly 500 intergenerational participants from nearly every province of Canada, 25 U.S. states and 12 countries throughout the Americas, Eastern and Western Europe, as well as Israel."
Meg Montreal Festival, "All MMOI activities and concerts will offer guests, from near and far, a festive and beneficial experience. Thanks to this annual gathering, a network spanning countries and continents will grow, sharing and developing ideas, all the while contributing to Montreal's cultural output on an international level."
Pop Montreal International Music Festival, "a five-day international pop music festival that pays homage to great names and rising stars. Located mainly on the Plateau, Montréal's hippest neighbourhood, the event features international stars paired with the best acts from Québec and Canada, numerous industry events, a film fest, a fair, a conference, and late night loft parties."
PouzzaFest, "a party / event that takes place downtown Montreal. Featuring over 100 bands performing in 4 different venues, walkable from each other. Put together by L'Ecurie, the focus of the event is to bring excitment and the sense of community that is a big part of the punk scene, since it's beginning. We want this to be fun for everyone and to be an opportunity for the fans to meet new friends, hear new bands and visit the great city of Montreal."
Suoni Per Il Popolo Festival, "the Suoni Per Il Popolo Festival (Sounds for the People Festival) presents Liberation music to audiences in Montréal, Québec . Liberation music is inspired by freedom of expression, improvisation, and sonic exploration and appeals to music aficionados world wide. Liberation music is comprised of an eclectic collection of genres which includes but is not limited to free jazz, noise, electronica, turntable art, soundscapes, experimental rock, electronica, musique actuelle and spoken word. Given the context in which much of this music is made and the reaction it provokes, it is also music that resonates with progressive social movements. The festival presents both established musicians who bring a wealth of tradition, experience and history to their playing as well as younger, emerging artists."
Zoofest, "Bilingual, eclectic and multi-genres, Zoofest is a festival devoted to emerging talents from here and outside in comedy, music, theatre, magic, cabaret, storytellingÉ Its goal : let an adventurous public discover totally unusual shows and up-and-coming artists. 120 different shows for more than 600 performances will be proposed to the hungriest of you, and all at affordable prices! And if you're still starving for fun, take a look at Zoofest.tv for completely out the box experiences and share with your friends our many videos available!"