Published Feb 10, 2017Quebec's Festival International de Musique Actuelle de Victoriaville is set to celebrate its 33rd year from May 18 to 21, and organizers behind the long-running festival have revealed the full lineup for the 2017 edition.
Making up this year's bill this year are Terry Riley and son Gyan, Colin Stetson, Bill Coleman, Gordon Monahan, the Nels Cline Four, Karl Lemieux, B.J. Nilsen, Tristan Honsinger, Nicolas Caloia, Joshua Zubot, Kasper T. Toeplitz, Linda Sharrock, Mia Zabekla, Mario Rechtern, Gunda Gottschalk, Ute Völker, Senyawa, Ex Eye, Nate Wooley, Jean-Luc Guionnet, Maja Osojnik, Tim Brady, Bent Knee, Battle Trance, Novi_Sad, Rdeca Raketa, Michaela Grill, René Lussier Quintet and Anthony Braxton.
The artists listed above won't all be performing solo sets either. The festival will mark the debut Canadian performance from father-son duo Terry and Gyan Riley, while the Nels Cline Four will also make their first trip to the Great White North. Colin Stetson is slated to perform his SORROW LP, while BIll Coleman and Gordon Monahan will perform "Dollhouse" for the first time in Quebec.
Full scheduling and ticketing information has yet to be revealed, though a full festival passport can currently be had for $250 until March 3. Further information can be found at the festival's official website.