ARTS Etc.  June 2018 By: Ilania Abileah 



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Upper Laurentians International Festival

 Thur. July 5 until Sun. August 5:  Celebrating its 20th anniversary, the Upper Laurentians International Festival.  1 855 776-4080 Toll free

Thur. Jul. 5, 7:30 pm, at the Mont Tremblant village church, 1829, chemin du Village, Mont-Tremblant: Opening concert Alexandre Da Costa & Denis Brott. They will play Bach suite No. 3 for cello and violin, followed by the duo by Kodaly, and the Passacaglia of Händel-Halvorsen.  $35 


Thur. Jul. 12, 8 pm: Centre sportif et culturel de la Vallée de la Rouge, 1550, ch. du Rapide, Rivière-Rouge.  Alexandre Da Costa with his ensemble “Le Stradivari Sinfonia” play baroque classical music by Bach and Vivaldi, and Electro-pop.  $35 


Fri. Jul. 13, 7:30 pm: at the Saint-Ignace de Loyola church, 2263, rue du Sacré-Coeur, Nominingue, QC J0W 1R0.  “Ma belle si tu voulais” - Baritone Marc Boucher and soprano Andréanne Brisson-Paquin will sing romantic songs accompanied by the ensemble Romanesco.  $35  


Sat. Jul. 14, 7:30 pm: Saint-Hugues de Lac Saguay bldg. 8 B, chemin de l’Église, Lac-Saguay J0W 1L0.  Billy Love Band Violinist, composer, and singer William Lamoureux, accompanied by musicians: Benaias Lemma, guitar, voice; Jean-Philippe Lapensée, bass; Samuel Goswell, drums.  The music is inspired by Radiohead, Andrew Bird, Chris Thile, classical music, Jazz, and folk.  This is a Free Outdoor Concert!



Mont Tremblant

July 6 – 15 - 25th International Blues Festival of Tremblant: Featuring blues musicians from Australia, Canada, Chicago, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Missouri.  Free concerts!


Sat. Jul. 7: The legendary Elvin Bishop, who sings the blues for almost 60 years, will perform at the Casino. 

Sun. Jul. 8: Singer/song writer Eric Bibb acoustic blues. 

Wed. Jul. 11: World renowned Beth Hart.

Thur. Jul. 12:  guitarist Robert Randolph. 

Fri. Jul. 13: from New York Shemekia Copeland. 


/Over seventy local and international artistes will perform free of charge for ten days in the village.  These include: Myles Goodwyn & Friends of the Blues, Mr. Sipp, Christone Kingfish Ingram, Devon Gilfillian, Lachy Doley Group.  Also playing will be Blackburn, Michael Jerome Browne, Monkey Junk (winner of the Juno 2018, Jack de Keyzer, Steve Strongman, Victor Wainwright, and the well known Quebec musicians: Carl Tremblay, Guy Bélanger, Jim Zeller, Angel Forrest, and Dawn Tyler Watson.  819-681-4800 #47801


Intimate Musical Performances in a variety of Styles, at the Promenade Deslauriers, of the Pedestrian Village: Free shows at 5:30 pm, and 6:45 pm, Tue. July 3; Wed. July 4; Thur. July 6; and Mon. July 16.



St. Faustin


June 9 to Aug. 11: 22nd Annual Competition 2D and 3D artwork: Maison des Arts & de la Culture Saint Faustin, 1177 rue de la Pisciculture, St. Faustin Lac Carré.  819 688-2676.  Open: Wed. – Sun. 11 am to 5 pm.  819 688-2676.    



Ste. Agathe


Théâtre Le Patriote, 258, Rue Saint-Venant, Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts.  819 326-3655.  


Salle Percival-Broomfield


Sat. June 16, 8 pm: Christian Marc Gendron – Piano Man Experience – from the 40s to the present, legendary pianist held a place at the top with their songs, from the piano bars of New York to the hotels of Las Vegas, names such as Ray Charles, Billy Joel, Jerry Lee Lewis, Elton John and many others have brought their songs to life. Christian Marc Gendron has invited Manon Séguin, to join him in the “Piano Man Experience.”  $45


Sat. June 30, 8 pm: Claude Dubois “Dubois en Liberté.”  Song writer/Singer Claude Dubois has been coming to the Patriote since he was discovered in the auditions. This is a new program which will also include some of his past successes.  $50

Free Concerts at Place Lagny

Free concerts by popular musicians including: Le Boogie Wonder Band, King Melrose, Marjo, Ludovick Bourgeois, La Chicane, Vilain Pingouin, Hubana Café & Isabelle Blais/Pierre-Luc Brillant.  New this year, Street kitchen will be available during these concerts. 819 326-0457



Val David

Val David Exhibition Centre:  Open: Wed-Sun 11 am – 5 pm.  Centre d’exposition de Val David, 2495, rue de l’Église, Val David. 819 322-7474.




St. Adolphe d’Howard


L’Ange Vagabond, 1818 Chemin du Village, St. Adolphe d’Howard, 819 714 0213


Fri. June 15, 8 pm:  Free Admission - Match d’Impro. Sat. June 16, 8 pm: Intakto $25, Italian Weekend - Fri. June 29, 8 pm: Imatti del Guincaie $20.  Sat. June 30, 8 pm: Marco Calliari & Peppe Voltarelli $25. 


Sun. Jun 10, 4-6 pm at the St. Adolphe d’Howard Church.  The Ô Chœur du Nord choir, directed by the composer Louis Babin, presents three concerts the program includes a variety of pieces.  The fifty choir members will be accompanied by the pianist Céline Laverdure, and a string quintet.   Tickets are $25, students $15 (cash only) at the Dépanneur Robert Gauthier, 1750 chemin du Village, St. Adolphe d’Howard.   Info: Marlène Gosselin, 819-321-7121. 



Val Morin


Theatre du Marais: 1201 10è Ave. Val Morin. 819 322-1414.


Thur. June 14, 8 pm: Singer, song writer Arthur H, was born in Paris in 1966.  His musisc is influenced by Rock and Jazz music in particular Thelonious Monk, and Tom Waits.  He will perform material from his tenth album, “Amour chien fou.” $53



Ste. Adele


17th Nostalgia Evenings: Outdoor amphitheatre of the Family Park 8 pm – Six free shows.   Sat. July 7th: Lady’5 - five ladies dressed in colourful outfits sing in harmony and dance, accompanied by musicians including four brass musicians, drums, guitar and bass.  July 14th the young singer Ludovick Bourgeois winner of La Voix 5 with his guitar, and his invited guest, from the previous La Voix 4 Travis Cormier.


St. Sauveur


Saint-SAU Pub, 236 rue Principal, St. Sauveur, live music on Mon. Wed. Thur. Fri. & Sat.  Reservations required for live music nights.  450-227-0218  


Sat. June 9: Dupré All Star Band.  Mon. June 11, 8 pm: Cadieux.  Thur. June 14, 7:30 pm: J.B. JO.  Fri. June 15, 8 pm: Valérie Jalbert.  Sat. June 16: Stephan McNicoll & GCR.  Mon. June 18, 8 pm: Good Hearted Women.  Thur. June 21, 7:30: Dupré/Millaire.  Fri. June 22, 8 pm: Valerie Jalbert.  Sat. June 23: Gilbert Charlebois en duo.  Sun. June 24 & Mon. June 25: Gilbert Charlebois.  Thur. June 28, 7:30 DM Zone.  Fri. June 29, 8 pm: Hugo Laliberté.  Sat. June 30: Stephan McNicoll & GCR.  Wed. July 4, 8 pm: Marc Déry.



Morin Heights

ARTS Morin Heights at the Morin Heights Library opening hours of the Library: 823, Village Rd.   450 226-3832.  Until Jun. 16: Ginette Fontaine - a solo exhibition. Sat. June 16 to Sept. 29 – a group show with the theme “Abstraction”.


Morin Heights Legion, 127 Watchorn, Morin Heights, Qc. J0R 1H0 450 226 2213

Wed. June 20, 7 – 10 pm: Dwane Dixon and Double D Tickets $10.00 at the door  Sat. June 20, 8 pm: The Paolo Stante Band - Free show celebrating Canada Day  Fri. July 6, 8 pm – 11 pm: Paul Arthur & Raisin' Cain Tickets $10.00 at the door.

Café Mickey’s, 832 Chemin du Village, Morin-Heights, QC J0R 1H0.  450 644-0060

Until Wed. July 4, during Café opening hours, four local artists, exhibit their watercolour paintings: Monique Bélisle, Joanne Hayes, Judy Lazarus, and David Roffey.




Holy Trinity Church: 4 Cambria Rd, Gore/Lakefield.   8 pm, doors open 7:30 pm.  Call Linda 450-562-9620


Sat. June 16, 8 pm:  Jabbour Band – Guillaume Jabbour is a local musician who is back to share his musical talent and that of his amazing band.  Jabbour brings together some of Montreal's finest musicians and songwriters.  Bassist Carl Rufh comes from Jazz, blues and folk background.  Bill Collier plays the Ukulele, and does percussion with Cajun foot tambourine.   Bill Gossage, on fiddle, has recently joined the group. $25 with reservation; $30 at the door! Cash only!



St. Jerome


Theatre Gilles Vigneault! (En Scène), 118, rue de la Gare, Saint-Jérôme J7Z 0J1 450 432-0660  


Sat. June 9, 8 pm:  Musical Revue “Britishow” - Mike Gauthier teamed up with Musical director Philippe Turcotte.  Four singers were chosen: Renee Wilkin; Philippe Berguella; Pascal Dufour; and Yvan Pedneault.  $51


Summer Theatre in St. Jerome “Le Concierge” from June 20 to Aug. 11

Wed. June 20, Thur. June 21, & Fri.  June 22; Thur. June 28, Fri. June 29, Sat. June 30; Thur. July 5, Fri. July 6, Sat. July 7; Thur, July 12, Fri. July 13, Sat. July 14; 8 pm, duration 2 h with an intermission.  It is in French, yet promises to be very good after great success in 2017, 75 full house shows, and over thirty-thousand spectators. 


The play: Twenty years ago, Evelyn was left by her husband Jean-Pierre, a flamboyant business man without scruples.  She found herself alone and impoverished, then decided to take her life in her hands.  She started a publishing house which thrived.  One day Jean-Pierre reappeared in her office asking for forgiveness and employment.  Guess what?  He became the Janitor and the condition was that no one would know who he really is, which led to all sorts of humiliations. 



St. Placide


Sunday Matinée concerts in the park by the lake: 11 am, in case of rain the concerts will be held at the church.


Sun, Jul. 8: Corde Vivante (Classical) - Natalia Kononova, violin (founder of the quartet);           Hélène Heneault, violin; Madeleine Germain, viola; and France Veillette, cello.


Sun. Jul. 15: ADokta (World music):  The musicians are: Bruno Rouyère (Quebec) the leader,  Aboulaye Kone (Ivory Coast), and Atna Njock (Cameroon).



St. Eustache


9th Opera Festival of St. Eustache

Centre d’art la Petite Église de Saint-Eustache.  Tickets: 450 974- 2787; 514 528-2828.


Fri. July 6, 8 pm: Love Duo at the Opera: Soprano Eleonora de la Pena, and baritone Hugo Laporte accompanied by Louise Andrée Baril at the piano.  They will sing about love, comedy, conquests, in solos and duets.  Enjoy the most popular opera love songs. $35


Sat. July 7, 8 pm: Opera and Ballet.  Centre d’art la Petite Église de Saint-Eustache Four artists will share the stage Soprano Christine Williams, and tenor Rodrigo Ocampo, will accompany “Les Oiseaux du Paradis” (Birds of Paradise) by aerial ballet dancer Elsie Morin, and acrobat Mathieu Roy they use a device they invented fully automated 360 degree rotating mast.  The artists will explore the theme of hope for a better future.  The music included Tabemera Del Puerto, Michel Legrand Medley, Spente Le Stelle, and more.  $35.


Sunday July 8 – 2:30pm: A free concert presented by the Promenade Paul Sauvé.  In case of rain, the concert will be held at Centre d’art la Petite Église. The young singers will perform the most popular Opera songs. The singers are: soprano Suzanne Taffot, mezzo Jacinta Barbachano de Aguero, tenor Mathieu Abel, and baritone Hugo Laporte.

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