Festival D’été de Québec

> > Aug 02 2008

Festival D'été de Québec
By Sam SutherlandThe Festival D’été de Québec is a big, annual, summertime jimmy-jam that happens in beautiful, old, poutine-filled Quebec City. Being huge and awesome, it's got everyone from Van Halen to Primus, although we missed both by a day. We did, however, get to watch NOFX from the side of the stage, in the middle of the plaines d'Abraham, in front of 40,000 people. If you want footage of me losing my mind with teenage joy while stealing Fat Mike's vodka, hit me up. I have about an hour's worth.

Given the huge breadth of artists present during the few days we were in town, it seemed like the best video to make from all the crap we got was a cheesy tourism video. There's just something about Quebec City thatmakes you want to tell everyone about how gosh darn special it is. Like Fat Mike, I can't imagine living there right now, but I can totally envision myself growing a mustache, learning to smoke cigarettes, and moving there when I'm 60 to mutter sexy things to young French women and drink good wine. Don't know if Mike said that exactly, so maybe that's just me. But basically, Quebec City is preposterously gorgeous and well-preserved. And the Festival D’été de Québec is a perfectly diverse experience for all the different people living in and visiting the city. The vibe is relaxed and the beer is expensive. So it's perfect.


Emelie Clepper "Free She Will Go"



GET IT!
Exclaim! TV RSS
Mailing List
SHARE IT!
Google+
Google Bookmarks
StumbleUpon
Reddit
Tumblr
Be the first to comment
Login
Keep me logged in
Prove You Are Not a Robot
To remove this step go back and login.

More Music / Video

Most Popular Stories

  1. Calgary Folk Music Festival Announces 2014 LineupNEWS: Calgary Folk Music Festival Announces 2014 Lineup
  2. Vancouver Punk Bands Recover Gear After Practice Space RobberyNEWS: Vancouver Punk Bands Recover Gear After Practice Space Robbery
  3. Record Store Day Fallout 2014: How Much Those Exclusives Are Now Fetching on eBayNEWS: Record Store Day Fallout 2014: How Much Those Exclusives Are Now Fetching on eBay

Picks