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Countdown Begins for Festival D'été de Québec (July 9-19) - New Additions to 2015 Roster


JULY 9 - 19

Megadeth, Porter Robinson, and Joe Robinson Join a Star-Studded Line-up of

More Than 300 Events and 1,000 Artists of Every Genre

The Districts and Galaxie to Open for The Rolling Stones on July 15

Limited Quantity of 11-Day Festival Passes at $88 CAN Available Through June 8;

Last Chance Sale at $98 Starts on June 9 Until Sold Out
From July 9 - 19, Festival d'été de Québec - Canada's largest outdoor music festival - will offer a knockout 48th season presenting some 1,000 artists in 300 events at 10 singular indoor and outdoor venues over the course of 11 event-packed days in historically picturesque Québec City. Just added to this year's Festival are the sounds of heavy metal from Megadeth (July 18), Porter Robinson's electro music (July 12), folk from Joe Robinson (July 10), and the rock of The Districts and Galaxie (prior to The Rolling Stones on July 15). They all join the previously announced line-up of headliners that includes The Rolling Stones, Foo Fighters, Keith Urban, Iggy Azalea, The Doobie Brothers, Royal Blood, Vance Joy, Future Islands, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Viet Cong, Interpol, and Milky Chance, along with Icona Pop, Boston, Tragically Hip, and Zappa Plays Zappa.

A citywide event, Festival d'été de Québec also features street performers, acrobats, jugglers, stilt walkers, and family activities. Detailed listings of programming and schedule are available at www.infofestival.com

The 48th edition of Festival d'été de Québec takes place in scenic Québec City. The Festival's main outdoor stage, the largest in North America, is on the Plains of Abraham, an historic battlefield park overseeing the majestic St. Lawrence River. A map of the Festival venues can be found here.  

July 9 to 19, 2015            

$88 CAN (taxes and service included, plus shipping): Through June 8 (limited quantity available)

Last chance sale at $98 CAN (taxes and service included, plus shipping): From June 9 until sold out.

 Passes can be purchased online at www.infofestival.com and by phone at 1-855-800-3347 (toll-free), with a limit of eight passes per transaction. Passes are also available at the box office during the Festival, pending availability. Children up to 11 years old accompanied by an adult do not need a pass.

Free Access at All Time

D'Youville Square

Family Place

Street performers on St. Jean Street and Cartier Avenue

About Festival d'été de Québec
Festival d'été de Québec, Canada's most important outdoor music festival, is set in modern, yet historic and picturesque Québec City. With global shows attendance usually topping over one million entries each season, the Festival celebrates music for 11 days in July. With 10 indoor and outdoor venues, it offers the perfect setting to discover up-and-coming artists and enjoy world-renowned stars. Over past few years, the Festival has presented artists including Lady Gaga, Bon Jovi, The Killers, Snoop Dogg, Aerosmith, Skrillex, Lionel Richie, The Offspring, Metallica, Elton John, The Black Eyed Peas, Rammstein, Iron Maiden, Plácido Domingo, Sting, Charles Aznavour, and KISS. Every year, more than 1,000 artists and close to 300 events, from rock to pop and French song, hip-hop, electro, jazz, and world music greats are showcased. The Festival is easily accessible and affordable for American and international travelers.

About Québec City
Set in the heart of the province of Québec and founded in 1608, Québec City's European appeal and North American lifestyle, combined with a rich history, thriving arts scene, and vibrant French-speaking culture, make it truly one of a kind. The only fortified city north of Mexico and Old Québec and a UNESCO world heritage treasure, the city is famous for its well-preserved architectural treasures. The Old City offers visitors 400 years of history in the cradle of French civilization in North America. Québec City is also a busy cultural destination with numerous festivals all year round. Parks, wildlife reserves, and scenic attractions are minutes away, with a host of outdoor activities available.

 Often called the gourmet capital of North America, eating well in Québec City is part of the lifestyle. With hundreds of restaurants, the cuisine is one of the best reasons to visit Old Québec. Offering 17,250 rooms in a variety of categories, the city's hotel and service network enjoys an enviable international reputation. Québec City can be easily reached by car over a network of expressways and national highways. Train and plane travel connections are also very convenient, with numerous national and international flights daily to and from Aéroport International Jean-Lesage (YQB), a short 10 miles from downtown.

 The 48th edition of the Festival d'été de Québec takes place from July 9 to 19, 2015.

 The Festival d'été de Québec is presented by Bell in collaboration with Molson Canadian
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