A Stellar Roster for the 51st Edition of Festival d’été de Québec

Festival d’été de Québec (FEQ), one of Canada’s largest and most widely attended music festivals, once again announces a long list of internationally acclaimed acts as well as national, local and emerging artists all performing July 5-15. The stellar roster of for the 51st edition includes Toronto R&B pop sensation The Weeknd, national folk-rock treasure, activist, singer-songwriter Neil Young (his only Canadian play this summer) and pop-prodigy Lorde who kicks off her UK tour with the Québec city performance joined by 80s feminist pop-icon Cyndi Lauper. In addition, returning after their rained out performance in 2015, The Foo Fighters will finish what they started on the Plains of Abraham along with EDM duo The Chainsmokers, genre-bending avant-garde artist Beck, Canadian pop star Shawn Mendes, 90s jam band legends Dave Mathews Band, and Atlanta rap-god Future, all performing on the legendary Bell stage this summer. Full list of announced artists below.

Festival d’été de Québec 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 street performers, and outdoor activities for children. The Festival is easily accessible and affordable for national and international travellers alike. For additional details, including tickets, visit infofestival.com.

Bell Stage / Plains of Abraham:
Avenged Sevenfold
Beck
Brockhampton
Busta Rhymes
Chromeo
Cyndi Lauper
Dave Matthews Band
Foo Fighters
Frank Turner
Girls in Hawaii
Gorgon City
Greta Van Fleet
Loud
John Butler Trio
Lorde
Lukas Nelson & The Promised of the Real
Milk & Bone
Neil Young
Oh Wonder
Patrice Michaud
Phoenix
Shawn Mendes
Sturgill Simpson
The Chainsmokers
The Weeknd
Tory Lanez
Young Bombs

Lotto-Québec Parc de la Francophonie Stage:
2Frères
Alexandre Poulin
Aliocha
Altin-Gun
Bonobo
Casual Rites
Charlotte Cardin
Galaxie
Geoffroy
Jane Birkin
Jethro Tull
Les Hôtesses d’Hilaire
Lo’ Jo
Lou-Adriane Cassidy
M. Ward
Make-Overs
Pierre-Hervé Goulet
PUP
Rouge Pompier
Sum 41
The Spencer Lee Band
The War on Drugs
Yamantaka // Sonic Titan
Zach Zoya

Hydro-Québec Place d’Youville Stage *Free Concerts:
Angel Forest
Barry Paquin Roberge
Con Brio
Da Cruz
Espoir Printemps de Bourges (à venir)
Femi Kuti & The Positive Force
Flavia Coelho
Gabarcho Maroc
Gato Preto
Hannah Williams & The Affirmations
Hubert Lenoir
Jain
Klô Pelgag
La Chiva Gantiva
Marinah / Ojos de Brujo

Fibe – Coeur du FEQ Place de l’Assemblée Nationale Stage *Free Concerts:
Altin- Gün
Ariane Roy
Bad Dylan
Birds of Bellwoods
Dany Placard
Gaspard Eden
Hillsburn
Jason Bajada
Lila
Liza Anne
Make-Overs
Maude Audet
Modern Space
Pale Grey
Partner
Sam Tucker
Sax Machine
Scott Helman
Seba et Horg
Texas King
The Funk Hunters
The Pick Brothers Band
The Spencer Lee Band
Tintamare

Impérial Bell and District Saint-Joseph and L’Anti Bar & Spectacles presented by Groupe Voyages Québec:
Alaclair Ensemble
Bella’s Bartok
Canailles
Car Seat Headrest
Chixdiggit
Félix Dyotte
FouKi
Glass Tiger
Hey Ocean
Le Nombre
Les Chien de Ruelles
Les Deuxluxes
Liz Wright
Mappe of
Mélanie De Biasio
Metz
Mononc’ Serge
Passenger
Pierre Lapointe
Québec Redneck Bluegrass Project
Random Recipe
Raphaël Denommé
Shame
The Box
The Franklin Electric
The Julian Taylor Band

L’Anti Bar & Théâtre Petit Champlain:
Ala Ni
Atroce
Behind the Revolver
Bhatt
Chet Doxas
Come on Jazz
Dany Laj & The Looks
Élégie
Endless Rebirth
Feels Like Home
Gilles Bernard Quartet
Go Great Guns
Gramofaune
Inner Odyssey
Kaotik
Lockwell
Maestronautes
Mattew Stevens
Meet the Mailman
Morgue
Morpheu’s Arms
Outre Tombe
Red Sideburns
Rope
Saccage
Shai Maestro
Squidmilk
Sufferize
Sweet Tooth
Tagada Jones
The Death Wheelers
The Dreadnoughts
The Johans
The Outborn
Tiger Tea Club
Twice on Tuesday
Universe Effects
Watts