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Montreal’s Piknic Électronik welcomes Loco Dice, Öona Dahl and more for its 17th season

Tucked away within Montreal’s parc Jean-Drapeau is the seasonal infrastructure to Piknic Électronik, familiar terrain to the city’s steady events landscape. The series is no stranger to the area, returning for their 17th summer takeover on the island. The weekly Sunday sessions fulfills a variety of purposes, combining the facets of small-scale outdoor music festival […]

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îleSoniq Festival adopts île Sainte-Helene as home for 2019 edition

Montréal hosts a steady stream of premier musical talent at all times of the year. During the summer months in particular, the city welcomes individuals from all corners of the world for back-to-back festival weekends and one-off events held throughout the city’s quarters. Approaching the second weekend of August, event promoter evenko gear up for […]

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A-Trak and Chromeo’s Dave1 star in new MLS ‘Our Soccer’ campaign spot, ‘Like That’

Major League Soccer has steadily been on the rise in North America over the last decade. In the spirit of bringing incredibly passionate fan bases and a diverse array of cultures together, MLS has launched a new addition to the ongoing “Our Soccer” campaign, with a national spot featuring the Macklovitch brothers, Chromeo frontman Dave1 […]

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îleSoniq reveals phase one lineup for Aug. 9-10 takeover: Above & Beyond, Marshmello, Kaskade, and more

îleSoniq has commemorated their sixth anniversary with the anticipated reveal of their phase one lineup, giving festival-goers an idea of the explosion of artists in store. As previous years have found success in fusing the hip-hop and electronic music spheres together, the 2019 edition returns to parc Jean-Drapeau over Aug. 9-10 for the return of […]

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Montréal emblazons their incomparable fiery spirit at Igloofest, the self-proclaimed world’s coldest music festival

What does it take to convince thousands of attendees to venture out in bone-chilling, glacial temperatures, bearing umpteen layers of clothing to join thousands of like-minded individuals in an outdoor winter dance party? Citizens of Montréal will scoff at the question, put on their winter attire and head out their door with a sense of […]

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Igloofest Montréal to return for 13th edition of the winter event series, including headliners Diplo, Above & Beyond and RL Grime

Montréal is no stranger to icy Canadian winters, but that doesn’t stop the local troops from getting down in the snow. Returning for the 13th edition of the winter event series, Igloofest has announced their annual three-weekend takeover at the city’s Old Port, welcoming all as they embark on nine evenings of frosty festivities. As […]

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Enter to win a VIP trip to Produktworld with flight and accommodations [Contest]

New City Gas has teamed up with Dancing Astronaut to provide one lucky winner with VIP passes to its Produktworld festival in Montreal, as well the ultimate fan experience. The 2018 edition of Produktworld will be headlined by EDM fan favorites like Yellow Claw, Galantis, and Virtual Self — just to name a few. In addition […]

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Five years of îleSoniq: a retrospective review on the festival’s growth

In honor of the fifth anniversary of Montréal’s îleSoniq Festival, Dancing Astronaut has prepared a list of highlights from the last few years. Growing from 25,000 attendees in its first year to an expected 60,000 in their upcoming edition, the past five years have brought about an abundance of memorable moments that goes down in îleSoniq history.  […]

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AIM Festival unveils three-tiered lineup of bass, techno and trance for 2018 edition

Home to a multitude of culinary delights, architectural history, and a thriving underground dance music scene, the city of Montréal showcases a quintessential example of Canadian charm. Artists continually praise the city for its people and crowds; deeming them as respectful of others, yet definitely know how to get down. To accompany the numerous club […]

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Kaytranada and Lou Phelps link up once more on ‘Come Inside’

Kaytranada‘s marquee collaboration credits could already form a line out the door and, if you add the list of high-profile hopefuls to that, the line could easily stretch all the way around the block. Despite already having acclaimed joints with the likes of André 3000, Chance The Rapper, Anderson .Paak and more under his belt, the […]

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The Best Montreal Tips From Our Readers

In this column, we always get great recommendations for bars, restaurants, and attractions. But this week Montreal residents and frequent visitors also gave us great tips for interacting with locals, navigating the city, and even getting into the country from the U.S. You can read all 89 comments on the original post,…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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