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  • Envol et Macadam to hold PLANETROX auditions in 15 different countries!

    Thursday March 10th 2011

    Québec, March 10th2011. In 2011, Envol et Macadam will be expanding its ties to the rest of the world and hitting it with a big bang: alternative bands from 15 different countries will be able to sign up for their PLANETROX auditions and thechance to play at the next Envol et Macadam Festival in Quebec City, Canada.   ThePLANETROX project is an initiative of Envol et Macadam in collaboration with the City of Quebec. The mission of this international undertaking is to discover the best…

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  • 2011 a great year for Envol et Macadam

    Thursday January 6th 2011

    The organization Envol et Macadam wish you a great year 2011! We prepare few great projects for this year : We Love Danger, winner of our Battle of the bands Envole-toi pour l'Europe, will be in London on April 8 to give a concert with The Boys, the legendary English punk band;   Envol et Macadam will present a showcase with Quebec City bands (Dance Laury Dance and CEA) to South by South West in Austin, Texas next March, in collaboration with PRemière…

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  • Last chance to get your 3 day pass at $30!

    Tuesday August 24th 2010

    Quebec, August 23rd, 2010- You have until September 1st to take advantage of the presale of Envol et Macadam 3-day festival passes at the very low price of 30$. For the equivalent of 10$ a day, you can see over 60 artists including Mastodon, Cake, Millencolin, Malajube, Patère Rose, The Dø, The Planet Smashers and many others. After September 1st, 3-day passes will be available for 40$ while tickets to each individual concert night will be 30$. Passes are available online at envoletmacadam.com…

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  • Roster Reflects 15 Years of Music & Passion

    Tuesday August 10th 2010

    Quebec City, August 10, 2010 – For the past 15 years, the city of Quebec has rocked to the rhythms of alternative music thanks to Envol et Macadam. The organizers of the Envol et Macadam festival are proud to mark this special anniversary by presenting an amazing and diversified roster of musicians. From September 9 to 11, dozens of musical artists from all over will be performing at the Parc de l’Îlot Fleurie, located under the Dufferin-Montmorency highway overpass.   Thursday,…

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  • The presale continues!

    Friday July 16th 2010

    Constantly looking to offer festival-goers more for their money, Envol et Macadam has announced that it is extending the festival pass presale at the special 15th anniversary price of $30. This announcement is made possible by increased government funding to mark the festival’s 15th anniversary. Envol et Macadam organizers would like to pass this bonus on to loyal spectators.  The presale will continue for a few more days online at www.envoletmacadam.com and at Exo (260 rue St-Joseph…

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  • Three days for $30

    Monday June 28th 2010

    Millencolin, Cake, Against me!, Hatebreed, Malajube, Strung Out, The Do, Emmure, Mother Motherand many others for $30—hard to beat! Buy your three-day pass today at the special price of $30 (a 25% saving). Hurry! The presale ends on July 15. After that date the pass will be sold at the regular price of $40 and tickets for individual evenings will cost $30. The complete program will be presented at a press conference on August 10. A host of other surprises awaits you! Karaoke with a punk…

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  • A promising 15th edition!

    Monday June 14th 2010

    The Envol et Macadam Festival returns to Îlot Fleurie under the Dufferin-Montmorency highway from September 9 to 11. Once again an impressive array of diverse programming awaits festival-goers in a captivating urban setting: September 9 : Millencolin Against me! Cro-Mags September 10: Cake The Do Punk Rock Karaoké September 11: Hatebreed Malajube Strung Out 15th anniversary special: three-day pass for only $30 To mark its 15th anniversary Envol et Macadam…

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  • Japanrocks 2010, and the winners are...

    Tuesday May 25th 2010

    May 25, 2010 From April 6 to May 21, 2010 we had invited you to vote for your top 6 favorite Japanese bands on our website. This initiative has been very successful with over 13,000 votes! After compilation of Internet voting, the 6 finalists are:    1. SCHWEITZER XIANFU with 1 684 votes    2. DOINGLIFE with 1 661 votes    3. FUSE with 1 611 votes    4. LARK with 1 597 votes    5. DESTROIC with 1 583 votes    6. NOLENNIUDEOSSI…

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  • Envol et Macadam, regional winner of the 2010 Grands prix du tourisme québécois

    Wednesday March 31st 2010

    The Envol et Macadam Festival is proud to have won the 2010 Grand prix du tourisme québécois in the Festivals and Tourist Events category for organizations in the Quebec City area with an operating budget of less than $1 million.   Quebec City Tourism unveiled yesterday the winners of the 2010 Grands Prix du tourisme québécois for the Quebec City area. The awards presentation took place at Espaces Dalhousie before a crowd of over 300 people.   Nearly…

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  • You play in a band and are you up to perform at Envol et Macadam Festival?

    Tuesday March 16th 2010

    Quebec City, March 16, 2010 - Starting today, March 16, and until May 14, alternative bands from across Quebec will be invited to take part in the Envol et Macadam Festival’s auditions 2010. This new project named L’Envol de la relève is hosted by Envol et Macadam across Quebec. Auditions giving participants the chance to win a paid show during the Envol et Macadam Festival which will take place at Parc de l’Îlot Fleurie in Quebec city from September 9 to 11. Also,…

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