The Québec Chronicles
with Danielle Tremblay
Number Five - July, 1998
Québec's Biggest Music Festivals
1- FESTIVAL D'ÉTÉ DE QUÉBEC/QUÉBEC CITY SUMMER FESTIVAL: July 9th to 19th
Programming: francophone songsters and songstresses from around the world,
world music, classical music, street artists and children's workshops on a
grand and colorful scale.
2- FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DE JAZZ DE MONTRÉAL/MONTREAL INTERNATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVAL: July 1st to 12th
Official site. Warning! Heavily saturated
on visits. All the info on all the artists and the currents developed in
the latest edition.
NOTE! Promising unofficial site LAUNCHED ON JUNE 30th.
3- MONDIAL DES CULTURES DE DRUMMONDVILLE (FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DE FOLKLORE DE DRUMMONDVILLE): July 3th to 12th
Eighteen groups of dancers and musicians from seventeen countries are
officially scheduled for the 1998 edition. And this doesn't count all the
workshops, outdoor concerts and activities with thousands of musicians and
traditional artists. Stay tuned for upcoming information about the big
shows featuring some of Québec's major world music artists.
Quebec music correspondent