• Envol et Macadam unveils part of its hardcore punk rock lineup

    Wednesday July 22nd 2009

    Quebec City, July 22, 2009. Envol et Macadam has announced a few of the hardcore punk rockers slated to perform at the festival scheduled for September 10 to 12, 2009. This year, festivalgoers will be treated to shows by the following artists:

    • Sick Of It All on Thursday, September 10
    • Punk Rock Karaoke with Eric Melvin (NOFX), Greg Hetson (Bad Religion), Steve Soto (Adolescents), and Derek O’Brien (Social Distortion), on Friday, September 11
    • Bad Religion on Saturday, September 12

    Once again this year, the Envol et Macadam festival will be featuring an impressive array of diverse programming. A number of other big names will be released between now and the official press conference on Tuesday, August 11.

    Punk Rock Karaoke Contest: They play… you sing!
    The public is invited to take part in the festival’s Punk Rock Karaoke Contest. How? Simply fill out the registration form available at and, choose a song from one of the 25 titles available, and send us a video of your performance by midnight on August 31, 2009. The public will vote online at from August 3 to 31, 2009, to determine the 10 winners who will get the chance to perform on stage with members of the band. Contest rules and how to enter will be released on August 3.

    The three-day passport is back
    From Friday, July 24 until August 15, you can pick up a three-day Envol et Macadam festival passport at the special rate of $20. Afterwards, from August 16 to September 1, 2009, the three-day package presale will continue at $25 a ticket. Presale packages are available through the Billetech network and Exo.

    For the second year in a row, the Envol et Macadam festival will be held at Îlot Fleurie underneath the Dufferin-Montmorency highway (Cirque du Soleil venue). Come check out this bold alternative festival, set against the hot urban backdrop of Quebec City!
    Envol et Macadam
    Véronique Bernier