It's the turn of the Festivent to return to its traditional formula, after two years disrupted by the pandemic. The group Young The Giant opened the ball this Wednesday evening, Cage The Elephant, Marie-Mai and The Strumbellas follow in order and, on Sunday, everything indicates for the moment that singer Karl Tremblay's chemotherapy treatments will not prevent not the Cowboys Fringants to take the stage to conclude the event. Who else might catch your eye? Here is a selection of five artists to see over the next few days in Lévis.
His curriculum vitae is prestigious. For the past ten years, he has been the resident saxophonist of Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band, taking over the position left vacant when his uncle, Clarence Clemons, died. He has also been seen alongside Eddie Vedder and Roger Waters, among others. He comes to present his solo project to us.
► August 4, 8 p.m., Loto-Québec Stage
At home, on the south shore of Quebec, these pioneers of Quebec rap, whose return to disc after fifteen years of absence had resonated strongly in 2020, will team up with the popular Souldia for an evening of hip-hop that is likely to brew.
► August 5, 9:45 p.m., Hydro-Québec Stage
Pop punk is once again in the musical taste of the day and Sophia Bel, a Montreal artist originally from the United States, is one of the local standard-bearers of this return to the style that made Simple Plan and Avril Lavigne famous.
► August 5, 7 p.m., Loto-Québec Stage
If ever the Cowboys Fringants were forced to forfeit, the Acadian quintet would undoubtedly become the headliner of the closing night. It wouldn't be by default. Their festive melodies are irresistible and their popularity has soared, as evidenced by the many sold-out concerts on their agenda.
► August 7, 7:45 p.m., Loto-Québec Stage
Like the group Salebarbes, which she will precede on stage in Lévis, this bubbly and proud representative of Lac-Saint-Jean sees itself swell day by day. his pool of admirers thanks to his country-folk melodies.
► August 7, 7 p.m., Loto-Québec Stage
Grands Feux Loto- Quebec
SAMIAN STARS AT A THEMATIC EVENING
Algonquin rapper Samian will perform just before a special presentation of the Grands Feux Loto-Québec devoted to Aboriginal peoples, Sunday, at the Quai Lévis package.
First Nations storytellers, dancers and DJs will also be at work, at Place des Canotiers, on the Quebec side, and at Quai Paquet, on the South Shore during this special event of the Grands Feux. Star Samian will take the stage at 8:45 p.m.
The pyrotechnic show, which will begin at 10 p.m., will be punctuated by a soundtrack created in a Mani-Utenam studio, in collaboration with Florent Flywheel.