The first edition of Electro Parade Montréal, part of the official programming of the 375th anniversary of Montréal, presented by evenko and MEG Montréal Festival kicks off tomorrow at 2pm, it’s FREE and you’re invited! Here is everything you need to know:
Let’s meet at the base of Mount Royal, between avenue Mont Royal and des Pins where our 9 parade floats will be waiting for you.The parade starts at 4PM! Get ready to dance all the way down avenue du Parc to Place des Festivals. Check out the parade route now: http://electroparade.com/en/
Nine DJ topped floats by Électro Parade Montréal, îleSoniq & Elevation, Beachclub, Piknic Electronik& Igloofest, I Love Neon, MEG Montréal Festival, Ancient Future & La Bacchanale, Garorock and La Vie Bud Light will be ready to get this party started! Here are the floats and the DJs who will be playing them; http://electroparade.com/en/
The party continues at Place des Festivals in the heart of Quartier des Spectacles – don’t miss our GRAND FINALE featuring Paul Kalkbrenner presents: Back to the Future, Agoria and Montreal’s own Prince Club!
Don’t miss the official Électro Parade Montréal Afterparty at Metropolis featuring Maus, Clyde P andKris Guilty. Tickets are $12 at the door or buy yours now on www.electroparade.com.
To keep our fans safe some articles are not allowed on during the parade and at Place des Festivals. We suggest you take a look at the list before coming. More info here.
Since this is a FREE event, everyone is welcomed to attend. No media accreditation is necessary. If you’d like to cover our official afterparty or if you have any questions, please email Philip Vanden Brande at [email protected].
evenko is a Quebec company which is the most important independent promoter and producer in Canada. Presenting more than 1,200 musical, family and sporting events annually throughout the province of Quebec, Atlantic Canada and the eastern United States, evenko plays host to the biggest entertainers in the world and invests in the development and promotion of Quebec artists. It is the creator and producer of four major festivals: Osheaga Music and Arts Festival, HEAVY MONTRÉAL, îleSoniq all held at Parc Jean-Drapeau in Montreal, and the Festival YUL EAT which takes place at the Old Port of Montreal. evenko is also the promoter of the 2017 Montreal ePrix for the international season finale double-header of the 2017 FIA Formula E Championship. Moreover, evenko is the exclusive manager of the Bell Centre, the Corona Theatre and the future Place Bell in Laval. In January 2017, Pollstar, the entertainment industry’s most respected source, ranked evenko as the top independent promoter in Canada and the 10th most important promoter in North America. The evenko trademark is the property of L’Aréna des Canadiens Inc.
The Society for the Celebration of Montréal’s 375th Anniversary is a non-profit organization whose mission is to organize the 2017 celebrations. With a focus on promoting Montréal expertise, it acts as a catalyst to realize its mandate: mobilize the community, implement a funding strategy, rigorously manage funding, devise quality programming and ensure visibility of the celebrations.
The Society receives financial support from the Ville de Montréal, the Canadian government and the Québec government, as well as private funding from twelve Great Montrealers. For more information: www.375mtl.com
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Through the years, the MEG Festival has become the reference for electro, hip-hop and pop rock music by gathering crowds of curious and trendy night owls and by proudly representing Canadian music as well as creating strong bonds with the USA and Europe.
This year, MEG will be taking place from August 31st to September 3rd, 2017 to end the summer with a bang. For this 19th edition, the city will vibrate to the rhythm and sounds of MEG, which will bring party, encounters and wonderful discoveries to Montreal!
Philip Vanden Brande, Manager media relations and social media, evenko
514 925-2005 | [email protected]