Montreal's 375th anniversary celebrations - Official programming: August 24 to August 31, 2017


MONTRÉAL, Aug. 24, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Montréal and country music lovers will be heading to the big roundup this week at the Nomad Fest Urban Rodeo! Discover the world of cowboys and country music at Quai Jacques-Cartier starting Thursday. Get down for some very generous helpings of music, food, and rodeo fare guaranteed to have visitors smiling from ear to ear! Normand Brathwaite, Laurence Jalbert, Paul Daraîche, and Martin Deschamps will pay tribute to Dédé Fortin, while country music sensation Brett Kissel, 24 star Kiefer Sutherland, and many others will also be on hand to fill the bill for your listening pleasure.

La Grande Tournée is setting up as well in Parc Jarry in the Villeray-Saint-Michel-Parc-Extension borough this week. Join in the fun with friends, family, and neighbours to savour the flavors of this unique city district!


Concert Sept stations musicales des berges
This concert will present a musical journey that will showcase the banks of the rivière des Prairies around the visitor center at Gouin course, at the dusk. Spectators will witness a unique chamber music concert by moving seven plates close together in the enchanting Basile Routhier Park. The evening will end with the creation of an original work dedicated to the Ahuntsic-Cartierville.
August 25th - Parcours Gouin - Parc Basile-Routhier

Ultimate frisbee championship
AULD 2017 championship weekend VI. The best teams in North America will be meeting up in Montréal this coming August to see who will be crowned the top team of the American Ultimate Disc League (AUDL).
August 26th and 27th - Complexe sportif Claude-Robillard

City Thread
City Thread is a multidisciplinary interactive performance that takes place outdoors. Live geolocated dance, music, and video performances come together to offer viewers an exceptional experience. More than observers, they become active participants when they choose to follow one or another group of dancers on a designated path using an exclusive smart-phone application made specifically for the FDV performance.
August 29th to September 10th - Esplanade de la Place des Arts

The Quartier des Spectacles Partnership presents a large-scale art walk, from August 30 to October 15, 2017. The event features more than 20 original pieces and permanent art work, in the visual arts, digital arts, design and architecture, to be displayed outdoors on building walls, in public squares and at several unconventional sites within the Quartier des Spectacles.
From August 30st to October 15th - Quartier des spectacles

To find out more about all events, go to the programming section at or download the 375MTL app.

About the Society for the Celebration of Montréal's 375th Anniversary

The Society for the Celebration of Montreal's 375th Anniversary is a non-profit organization whose mission is to organize the celebrations and socioeconomic contributions that will highlight Montreal's 375th anniversary in 2017. With a focus on promoting Montreal expertise, it acts as a catalyst for local forces to carry out its mandate: mobilize the community, implement a funding strategy, rigorously manage funding, develop quality programming and ensure the visibility of the celebrations.

The Society benefits from the support of the Ville de Montréal, the Government of Canada, the Government of Québec and private funding from 12 Great Montrealers. For more information:

For the complete list of press releases and other images and videos, go to our virtual press room here.

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To learn more about the Government of Quebec's contribution to Montréal's 375th anniversary, click here.


SOURCE Société des célébrations du 375e anniversaire de Montréal

For further information: Media relations, Isabelle Pelletier,, 514-238-4178


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