Festival d’été de Québec announces first round of acts for 2018

Festival d’été de Québec (FEQ) is known as one of Canada’s largest and widely attended music festivals. The 51st installment of the festival will take place July 5-15 and today, we find out some of the artists added to this years’ stellar line-up.

Some of the big names added to the roster so far are Toronto’s own R&B sensation The Weeknd, national folk-rock legend Neil Young (his only Canadian play this summer), and pop-prodigy Lorde who will kick off her UK tour with the Quebec city performance joined by 80s pop-icon Cyndi Lauper. Other great additions to the Bell stage this summer include The Foo Fighters will finish what they started back in 2015 when their performance was rained out. EDM duo, The Chainsmokers, pop star Shawn Mendes, 90s favourites Dave Mathews Band and also Sloan!

On July 9, In collaboration with the Center de la Francophonie of the Americas and the Congrès Mondial Acadien, the FEQ will deliver a platform for Francophone artists of all different backgrounds to come together for an evening celebrating our rich cultural history. Highly acclaimed Acadian artists will be joined by a number emerging Acadian musicians. More details of the Québec-Acadie event will be announced in the coming weeks.

Check the line-ups for various stages below, and grab your tickets HERE.

Bell Stage / Plains of Abraham:
Avenged Sevenfold
Beck
Brockhamptons
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
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 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

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