The series will feature 9 Quebecois artists and is made possible thanks to support from the Department of Canadian Heritage via Musicaction. The concerts will take place on August 18, 19 and 20, 2021 at Ausgang Plaza. Single show tickets will be available via Lepointdevente.com for $12 in advance and $15 at the door (plus taxes and service fees). A passport for the entire series will also be available for $30 in advance and $35 at the door (plus taxes and fees).
Indie Montreal’s The Insolitudes is a series of 3 thematic concerts featuring 9 artists in total. Each concert will be presented in a unique setting sculpted by Pestacle and Huis Clos will immortalize the experience on video. Each show will be built around unique musical themes, colors, textures and a singular universe that will immerse the audience in an innovative and unique experience.
The series will begin with a psychedelic night on August 18 featuring performances by MIELS, Hippie Hourrah and Elephant Stone. August 19 will be a multicultural night featuring the talents of Funk Lion, Djely Tapa and Briga. The series will conclude with an urban night featuring energetic performances by Ragers, Sarahmée and Urban Science Brass Band on August 20.
The Insolitudes concert series aims to provide unforgettable moments that feature local artists and original staging and that transport the audience into a unique universe. A maximum of 100 people will have the chance to attend each show. Make sure to buy your tickets before it’s too late!
|Psychedelic night | August 18, 2021 | Ausgang Plaza|
MIELS | A French-American duo comprised of the couple J-F and Paige, MIELS’ universe melds electro-rock and blues. Roadtrips, love and adventure are on the menu!
Hippie Hourrah | Hippie Hourrah is a new psychedelic pop-rock band from Montreal whose name is inspired by Jacques Dutronc.
Elephant Stone | Elephant Stone is a true crossbreed between pop, psychedelic rock and traditional Indian music. The group formed more than 12 years ago has toured steadily over multiple continents since.
|〰️Multicultural night | August 19, 2021 | Ausgang PlazaFunk Lion | The Haitian-born Quebecer Funk Lion composes psychedelic rock music that takes the audience on a journey through a hawkish rock soundtrack infused with Afro-futurism, negro-spiritual chants and voodoo-funk.|
Djely Tapa| A Malian-Canadian musician who won World Album of the Year at the 2020 JUNO awards, Djely Tapa’s animated world blends electronic, blues and Sahelian sounds.
Briga | Both simple and colorful, traditional and contemporary, Briga plays various sounds native to Eastern Europe. Her music is a mixture of Turbo Folk and Groove music from the Balkans and the Maghreb.
|〰️Urban night | August 20, 2021 | Ausgang Plaza|
Ragers | Ragers is an essential part of Montreal’s urban music scene. For years, the group has won over audiences with its eclectic mix of hip-hop and live instrumentation.
Sarahmée | Sarahmée is an established Quebecois rapper. She weaves conscientious lyrics into fiery rhythms that mix traditional African and modern aesthetics.
Urban Science Brass Band | This festive fanfare reinvents hip-hop classics, spreading their contagious energy and intensity wherever they go.