• Fable winner of the GBOB Challenge Canada!

    Tuesday October 28th 2008

    Quebec, October 28th, 2008– On Sunday, October 26, at the Foufounes Électriques in Montreal, forteen bands from ten Quebec and Ontario regions engaged in a battle of the bands for the Canadian final of the 2008 GBOB Challenge Contest (Global Battle of the Bands). At the end of this highly entertaining evening, before a crowd of 250 people, the jury, made up of five music professionals, named the band Fable the big winner. This Sherbrooke band of five musicians ended up at the…

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    Thursday August 7th 2008

    Quebec City, August 7, 2008 - For its 13th anniversary, the Envol et Macadam Festival is releasing one of its most eclectic and impressive programs ever. A myriad of headliners will shake the foundations of Dufferin Highway on September 11, 12, and 13. Îlot Fleurie, the festival’s new venue, will be transformed into an urban concert hall with the Tremblay and Première Ovation stages set up next to each other to welcome over 6,000 people. A $15 pass will be available through…

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  • The Envol et Macadam Festival is on the move

    Thursday June 19th 2008

    Québec City, June 19, 2008—More determined than ever to drive home its leading role in alternative music, the Envol et Macadam Festival has really made a statement with its move below Autoroute Dufferin (Îlot Fleurie). From September 11 to 13, the 13th edition of the Envol et Macadam Festival will be held in a resolutely urban, festive atmosphere. We would like to thank the borough of Limoilou for welcoming the festival and working with us over the past twelve years. This…

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  • Envol et Macadam is back with the GBOB Challenge!

    Wednesday June 11th 2008

    June 11, 2008 Quebec City, June 11, 2008 - Starting Friday, June 13, alternative bands from ten regions across Quebec will be invited to take part in the GBOB Challenge, a contest hosted by Envol et Macadam in collaboration with Tremblay breweries. The Global Battle of the Bands is an international contest held in over 25 countries, giving participants the chance to win a $100,000 cash prize and a world tour ( The first round will begin in Montreal on September 17 and will…

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