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National holiday | What to see, what to do

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What to see, what to do this week? Here are the cultural suggestions of our journalists.

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Stefania Morin

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Montreal is reborn with Patrice Michaud, Alicia Moffet, Roxane Bruneau

In Montreal, on June 23, the Grand National Day Show will take place at Place des Festivals. Entitled I love my language and hosted by Pierre-Yves Lord, it will bring together 30 singers, musicians and dancers, including Patrice Michaud, Alicia Moffet, Jay Scott, Sarahmée, Les Louanges, FouKi, Ariane Roy, Kathia Rock, Roxane Bruneau and Michel Pagliaro. The show will be broadcast the next day on ICI Radio-Canada Télé and TVA.

FouKi, Hubert Lenoir, Klô Pelgag and others in Laval


PHOTO SARAH MONGEAU-BIRKETT, LA PRESSE ARCHIVE

Klô Pelgag, sketched here during his visit to the MTelus, will celebrate in Laval.

Laval is celebrating “Saint-Jean” in grand style this year by bringing together several important names in music on the stage of the Center de la nature. FouKi, Hubert Lenoir, Klô Pelgag, High Klassified, Les Louanges, Lisa LeBlanc, Patrice Michaud, Isabelle Boulay, Samian and Sarahmée will perform Quebec classics, but also musical discoveries. The patriotic text it will launch tonight on June 24 was co-written with Michel Marc Bouchard and Caroline Dawson. At the end of the evening, a free shuttle service will be offered to the Montmorency and Cartier metro stations. Site opening at 5.30 pm, start of the show at 8.30 pm

Salebarbes will pave the way to the plains of Abraham


PHOTO ERICK LABBÉ, THE SUN

The Salebarbes group will be at the center of the show presented in the Plain of Abraham.

The Salebarbes group will host the main musical show presented on June 23 at 9pm in the plains of Abraham, Quebec. The group will be surrounded by several guests, including Richard Séguin, Marjo, Mélissa Bédard, Jérôme 50, Florent Vollant and Lou-Adriane Cassidy. The artists Pépé and his guitar and Marco Calliari will take care of the first part, starting at 18:30. The patriotic speech will be read by Marc Labrèche. The show will air on Télé-Québec from 9.30pm.

Ariane Moffatt and Louis-Jean Cormier in Gatineau


PHOTO MARTIN CHAMBERLAND, ARCHIVES LA PRESSE

Ariane Moffatt (opposite) and Louis-Jean Cormier will be in the Vieux-Hull district on 23 June.

The Rue Laval sector in the Vieux-Hull district will host the National Day celebrations on 23 June. For the occasion, Ariane Moffatt and Louis-Jean Cormier will share the stage. The show is free. Also in Gatineau, but at the Parc des Cèdres, two shows are planned as part of the Outaouais en fête festival with, in one case, Tire le coyote and Hubert Lenoir (23 June) and, in the other, Cœur pirate and Émile Bilodeau ( June 24). For these last two shows, the purchase of the ticket is required.

The Dashing Cowboys in Repentigny


PHOTO SARAH MONGEAU-BIRKETT, LA PRESSE ARCHIVE

The Fringant Cowboys will be at the Parc de l’Île-Lebel in Repentigny on June 24th.

On June 24, the Fringant Cowboys return to their corner of the country to celebrate the national holiday on the stage of the Île-Lebel park, in Repentigny, to present the songs of their 10And album, Antipod. DJ Abeille will open the dance at 5pm, followed by singer-songwriter Steve Provost. Cowboys are expected from 8.30pm. Their performance will be followed by a pyromusical show.

The three agreements in Varennes


PHOTO SARAH MONGEAU-BIRKETT, LA PRESSE ARCHIVE

Les Trois Accords, here during their show at MTelus, will be in Varennes.

“Very pleased! Here’s what we can foresee for viewers who will travel to Varennes on June 23 to hear Les Trois Accords, regardless of whether or not they are playing the title track of their latest studio album. A solar song concert held in a lovely park along the San Lorenzo river followed by fireworks, is ideal for starting the summer on the right foot. Food trucks will be present on site. Hop lovers, take the opportunity to taste one of the three beers specially brewed for the 350And anniversary of this city of Montérégie. Note that the group will be in Saint-Constant the next day. From 19:00, at the Parc de la Commune, in Varennes. The show starts at 8:30 pm.

Quality Motel and Fanny Bloom in Saint-Constant


PHOTO ULYSSE LEMERISE, LA PRESSE ARCHIVE

Fanny Bloom will be part of the party at Saint-Constant.

In Montérégie, the Base de plein air de Saint-Constant will host the National Day show on June 24. On stage: singer Alexis Arbor, followed at 7:30 pm by the Qualité Motel group and their special guests, including Fanny Bloom. Les Trois Accords are then expected from 8.45pm for a one and a half hour show. The evening will end with a fireworks display. During the evening a school bus shuttle service will be offered.

SouthBest to the Lachine canal


PHOTO JONATHAN DUVAL, SUPPLIED FROM SOUTHBEST

The SudBest event

Head southwest of the city for the second edition of the SudBest event, which offers a very special program for this Saint-Jean weekend. A dozen neighborhood merchants and as many restaurants will be on hand to showcase their products, satisfy an empty stomach and quench their thirst. A fine music and arts program will also be honored, including three veterans of Quebec’s alternative scene on national holiday night: Lost Heroes, Lexis and Poirier. Entrance to the site is free and pets are allowed. 24, 25 and 26 June at 40, rue des Seigneurs.

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