FESTIVAL D’ÉTÉ DE QUÉBEC’S STAR-STUDDED OPENING SHOWCASED
THE WEEKND, NEIL YOUNG, FUTURE, SHAWN MENDES, CAMILA CABELLO, JETHRO TULL,
LIL YACHTY, CHROMEO, JANE BIRKIN, BROCKHAMPTON, LUKAS NELSON & THE PROMISE OF THE REAL, KURT VILE AND THE VIOLATORS, OH WONDER, AND THE WAR ON DRUGS
New Images for Daily Downloads Available Through July 15
Including Headliners Air Supply, Beck, Foo Fighters, Cyndi Lauper, Lorde, The Chainsmokers, Machine Gun Kelly, Dave Matthews Band, Sturgill Simpson and Avenged Seven Folds, Along with Tomorrow’s Stars and Global Discoveries
WHAT: Images from Festival d’été de Québec–Canada’s biggest outdoor music festival–showcasing one of the largest and most diverse lineups in North America, will be accessible throughout the 51st edition (July 5 – 15). Performances range from pop, rock, and folk to electro, hip-hop and world music over the course of 11 days. The Festival takes place in picturesque Québec City at 10 indoor and outdoor venues including the Bell Stage, one of North America’s biggest outdoor stages, located in a historic battlefield park overlooking the St. Lawrence River.
WHO: The Festival kicked off with headliners including The Weeknd, Neil Young, Future, Shawn Mendes, Camila Cabello, Jethro Tull, Lil Yachty, and Jane Birkin, and will continue with Air Supply, Beck, Foo Fighters, Cyndi Lauper, Lorde, The Chainsmokers, Machine Gun Kelly, Dave Matthews Band, Sturgill Simpson and Avenged Seven Folds. The complete lineup can be foundhere.
WHEN/WHERE: Québec City July 5 – 15, 2018.
MEDIA ACCESS TO PHOTOS AND VIDEOS:
– High resolution images: For press use only, available on a daily basis with this password: ilovefeq
– Streaming videos: A selection will be updated regularly throughout the Festival
Look at the detailed performance schedule to mark your calendar, as photos and videos will be uploaded the morning after the shows.
For more information, visit www.infofestival.com
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, Backstreet Boys, 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, The Who, 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 daily at two outdoor theaters.
About Québec City
Set in the heart of the province of Québec and founded in 1608, Québec City’s European appeal and North American lifestyle, combined with a rich history, thriving arts scene, and vibrant French-speaking culture, make it truly one of a kind. The only fortified city north of Mexico and Old Québec and a UNESCO world heritage treasure, the city is famous for its well-preserved architectural treasures. The Old City offers visitors 400 years of history in the cradle of French civilization in North America. Québec City is also a busy cultural destination with numerous festivals all year round. Parks, wildlife reserves, and scenic attractions are minutes away, with a host of outdoor activities available.
Often called the gourmet capital of North America, eating well in Québec City is part of the lifestyle. With hundreds of restaurants, the cuisine is one of the best reasons to visit Old Québec. Offering more than 17,000 rooms in a variety of categories, the city’s hotel and service network enjoys an enviable international reputation. Québec City can be easily reached by car over a network of expressways and national highways. Train and plane travel connections are also very convenient, with numerous national and international flights daily to and from Aéroport International Jean-Lesage (YQB), a short 10 miles from downtown.
The Festival d’été de Québec is presented by Bell in collaboration with Coors Light.