Published May 04, 2017Montreal's annual Piknic Electronik concert series is set to return for its 15th edition this summer, and before kicking off the season later this month, organizers have revealed the event's lineup for 2017.
Taking place from May 21 to September 24, the festival's 2017 edition boasts collaborative sets between Maus and MightyKat, as well as Tiga and Jacques Greene. These are in addition to performances by Seth Troxler, Prins Thomas, Motor City Drum Ensemble, the Black Madonna, Misstress Barbara, Nicole Moudaber, Jennifer Cardini, Cassy, Roman Flügel, Guillaume & the Coutu Dumonts, and a wealth of others.
The schedule also includes various curated events from fellow fests FME, MUTEK, and MEG, in addition to local collectives 64Hz, All Good, Big Tooth, Bolting Bits, Elusion, NVA, and Trash Family.
The 15th edition of the concert series also features a change of scenery, moving its event space to the "Plaine des jeux" in the city's Parc Jean-Drapeau and redesigning its entire festival space. The new site is said to be a "vast space will allow for a multitude of fun and festive new activities that will please both music lovers and families."
Season passes cost $116 or $86 for students. Individual show admission is $13 before 4 p.m., or $17 thereafter. New pricing options offer six events of choice for $70, and a family combo for two adults and a child age 12 or younger can be had for $26. Explore the ticketing options here.