With all these recent festival announcements, one thing is certain — Montreal is back, baby! And what better way to celebrate the return of music and dancing to the city than with the always popular îLESONIQ?
That's right. Even though the main festival was postponed until 2022, the fine folks at îLESONIQ are bringing îLESONIQ Redux to Montreal over three days this September and the lineup is out now.
re·dux /ˌrēˈdəks/ : ramené; réanimé. 💫
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Shauit, Scott Sinquah, the Buffalo Hat Singers, Moe Clark, Geronimo Inutiq, Corey Diabo and Jeremy Dutcher will all be performing.
The event is set to take place at Cabot Square in downtown Montreal, which has been a gathering place for Indigenous people for several decades and is home to the Roundhouse Café, one of Montreal's only Indigenous cafés.
Spectators will have to sit alone and remain seated at all times, and mask-wearing is mandatory. No re-entries are permitted after you've entered the concert site.
The concert is free, but reservations are required through Eventbrite or at the reservation tent on-site. The event will also be streamed live on Facebook.
National Indigenous Peoples Day Concert
Price: Free, but reservation is required
When: June 21, 3-7 p.m.
Address: Cabot Square; 2322, rue Sainte-Catherine O., Montreal, QC (corner of Rue Lambert-Closse and Rue Sainte-Catherine O.)
The concert "features exciting arrangements of video game music for a chamber ensemble of 10 world-class musicians, performing music from series and titles such as Halo, Super Mario 64, The Legend of Zelda, Sonic, Assassin's Creed, and many others."