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  • Rise Against, Millencollin and Despised Icon to Play at the 20th Edition of the Envol et Macadam Festival

    Monday June 8th 2015

    Quebec City, Monday, June 8th 2015. This year’s Envol et Macadam festival will be held from September 10th to 12th. For this 20th edition, the festival’s organisation is pleased to be presenting festival-goers with two of the biggest names in alternative music: Rise Against and Millencollin. The event is presented in collaboration with Tremblay beer and will once again be held at the Îlot Fleurie park underneath the Dufferin-Montmorency highway overpasses as well as in various venues…

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  • Envol et Macadam Documentary: 20 Years of Support to Emerging Bands

    Thursday May 28th 2015

    Quebec City, Thursday, May 28th, 2015.The Envol et Macadam organisation is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year and today, they are releasing a documentary that highlights their mission, which is to support up-and-coming bands by shining the spotlight on both local and international emerging acts. Whether it’s through the Envol et Macadam Festival, the PLANETROX project, the Party Envol et Macadam de la St-Jean or through their international springboards, the organisation has been creating…

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  • Envol et Macadam Present the 5th Edition of the Planetrox Auditions

    Tuesday February 10th 2015

    Quebec City, February 10th, 2015. Envol et Macadam is proud to announce the return of the PLANETROX auditions for the fifth consecutive year. The auditions were presented for the first time in 2011 and have been a success ever since, garnering appreciation from artists as well as music lovers, who greatly appreciate the various musical discoveries to be made. Throughout the years, Envol et Macadam has thus strengthened its ties to the rest of the planet, allowing alternative music bands from a number…

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  • Less than a week before Envol & Macadam 2014

    Friday August 29th 2014

    Less than a week before the 19th edition of the Envol & Macadam festival in downtown Quebec City. From September 4th to 6th, Sublime With Rome, Screeching Weasel, Sick Of It All, Madball, Grade, Less Than Jake, The Planet Smashers and more than 40 bands will alternate between two stages at our main site (Îlot Fleurie) and five more venues within walking distance. Full lineup here. Tickets are on sale now at Exo Shop in Quebec City and through our online box office. Door tickets will…

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  • Sublime with Rome, Screeching Weasel, Less Than Jake, Grade and The Planet Smashers in Quebec City for Envol et Macadam

    Wednesday June 11th 2014

    Quebec City, Tuesday, June 10th, 2014. The 19th edition of the Envol et Macadam festival will be held from September 4th to 6th. Presented in collaboration with Tremblay beer, the event will take place at the Îlot Fleurie site beneath the Dufferin-Montmorency highway, as well as in various venues in the Nouvo Saint Roch neighbourhood. Throughout the three days of the festival, audiences will be able to enjoy an eclectic line-up presented in a unique urban setting while the heart of downtown…

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  • The 5 finalists of Planetrox Quebec

    Tuesday June 3rd 2014

    Last week, Planetrox team made a long road to meet fantastic people and listen to great music all over the Province of Quebec. It is time now to reveal the winners who will be on stage on September 4th during the Envol et Macadam Festival in Quebec city.   All over the province, their performances raised up the public and judges. The finalists are : From Rimouski – Awake in the noise From Québec –  Meet the mailman   From Victoriaville –  Bladies   From…

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  • FROM QUÉBEC TO FRANCE!

    Tuesday April 22nd 2014

    From Québec to France, the band Good Samaritans, ambassadors of the Hip Hop scene of Québec, will perform at the Natural Games on June 27th. Since 1997, Good Samaritans acquired experience on stage and made to crowds dance with Method Man, I AM, Muzion and FonkyFamily just to name a few. Tour Bus - GOOD SAMARITANS They Wanna - GOOD SAMARITANS Operate - GOOD SAMARITANS From June 26th to 29th, Envol et Macadam will attend Millau's event to see the following…

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  • Planetrox 2014 – Semi-Finalists Announcement

    Monday April 14th 2014

    Since February, alternative bands from China, Japan, Mexico, the Czech Republic and five different regions of Quebec have been making themselves heard in hopes of performing at the Envol et Macadam Festival in September. While listening to all of these talented bands, choosing the semi-finalists was not an easy task! Now we are giving you the opportunity to listen to our musical discoveries from the first five countries in which Planetrox auditions were held. It is now your turn to vote for your…

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  • Envol et Macadam supported by the City of Quebec

    Thursday April 3rd 2014

    We received this message from Mr. Régis Labeaume, Mayor of Quebec City: “The Envol et Macadam Festival, the Planetrox auditions, SXSW, and the Party Clandestin for     Quebec’s National Holiday provide our local talents with many occasions for professional growth. They also allow the city of Quebec to manifest its commitment toward up-and-coming artists and toward culture and music.”                      …

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  • Envol et Macadam under the Texas sun for SXSW

    Monday February 24th 2014

    Quebec, February 24th 2014– The Texas sun will shine for Envol et Macadam this March. For a fourth year in a row, the Quebecois event will participate in the prestigious South by Southwest festival and present performances by Alaclair Ensemble and Alden Penner. This is an exceptional international showcase for these Quebecois musicians, as well as for the Envol et Macadam organization. South by Southwest (SXSW) is a major event for artists and creators from around the globe. It is a place…

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