OVER TWENTY ARTISTS HAVE BEEN ADDED TO THE 51ST EDITION OF THE FEQ

OVER TWENTY ARTISTS HAVE BEEN ADDED TO THE 51ST EDITION OF THE FEQ

Camila Cabello, Bullet for My Valentine, Lil Yachty, Air Supply, Machine Gun Kelly, Sebastian Bach, and many more!

Québec City, Tuesday, May 1, 2018 – Lots of big names are joining an already impressive line-up for the
Festival d’été de Québec, a must-see and must-hear for this summer in the capital of la belle province. There’s
a good sampling of all genres for anyone who comes to the festival’s outdoor and indoor venues.

“We’re adding a lot of depth to each of the nights with these stars, whether it’s on the Plains of Abraham, in
Parc de la francophonie, or at the Impérial Bell. We’re really satisfied with the overall look of this 51st edition,
which is more modern, event-filled, and diverse. Festival-goers will certainly be getting lots of WOWs! during
these 11 days,” said Louis Bellavance, the program director.

BELL STAGE, PLAINS OF ABRAHAM
The Welsh quartet Bullet for My Valentine has finally confirmed it’s coming. With over 5 million albums sold
around the world, festival-goers have been waiting for the metalcore group with bated breath. Silverstein will
kick off the show, to the delight of Canadian fans of post-hardcore. These two groups will provide the opening
act for Avenged Sevenfold on July 14.

Things are looking good for the hip-hop, new generation night on July 7! Eccentric American rapper Lil Yachty,
known for his “bubblegum trap” beats and his work with Migos, Gucci Mane, and Macklemore will open for
hip-hop star Future, in replacement of Busta Rhymes (schedule conflict). The popular Québécois rapper Loud
and the Torontonian Killy will likewise be there to set the mood for this explosive night!

As announced in recent weeks, Camila Cabello will be coming to Québec City for the very first time on July 8.
She’s a global pop diva who’s risen to stardom with her hits Havana and Never Be the Same. She’ll be warming
the crowd for her good friend Shawn Mendes.

On July 6, Kurt Vile and The Violators, a blues, psychedelic folk rock group, will be playing on the Bell Stage
before Neil Young and after Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real. A former member of The War On Drugs, Kurt
Vile reached the Billboard Top 200 as a solo performer before returning to play with his backup band.

LOTO-QUÉBEC STAGE, PARC DE LA FRANCOPHONIE
On July 11, get ready for a ballad-filled night of nostalgia with the Australian soft rock duo
Air Supply. Inducted in 2013 into the ARIA Hall of Fame, an institution that honours Australian singers and
musicians, this 1980s cult band has sold over 40 million albums to fans all over the world throughout their
40-year career.

Rapper Machine Gun Kelly, a rising celebrity in video and hip-hop, will be added to the main July 12 program.
He produced the worldwide hit Bad Things and has created a string of YouTube video clips that have been
viewed tens and even hundreds of millions of times. This is an exclusive Quebec engagement for the talented
young man from Ohio.

On July 9, the FEQ will host Belle et Bum to celebrate La Francophonie and showcase the close links between
French-speaking Québec and Acadia. Details about this night and Patrice Michaud’s freewheeling concept
show will be revealed in the coming weeks.

IMPÉRIAL BELL
On July 7, make way for the flamboyant glam metal star, Sebastian Bach, who has sold over 20 million
albums either as a solo performer or with his band Skid Row. He’ll be performing after the energetic
Canadian blues rock band The Standstills.

After Les Nocturnes, the night will end with French DJ Møme at the Impérial Bell at 11:30 p.m. He’ll dazzle
the audience on July 9 with his electro-organic style. On July 12, Clément Bazin (Live) will brighten up the
summer night by creating an electro-tropical ambience. Forest Boys will play first on July 6.

Good news! A serie of DJ is added at the end of the evening at the Impérial Bell to give musical content
continuously between concerts. Slipmat, Voyage Funktastique, Millimetrik, DJ Charny, Kris Guilty, King
Abid, Bessyvolt, M.I.M, Princess and Nicolas Ouellet will be in charge of getting the festival-goers moving
until the wee hours, from July 5th to July 14th.

To complete our line-up at Place d’Youville, on July 6 the Hydro Québec Stage will welcome Apollo Noir, the
FEQ Award winner as part of the contest Les iNOUïS du Printemps de Bourges.

Many other great acts are being slated for the Fibe Stage, particularly on July 10 with Les Chercheurs d’Or,
who won the third part of Les Apéros FEQ. The winner of the last wave of this music competition will be
revealed during the week of May 3 and will perform on July 12. The name will be announced on our social
networking sites. As for July 13, this will be a special night with artists from the TV show The Launch. The
artists will be announced later.

The Late Nights artists at our District Saint-Joseph venue will keep you rocking and humming, starting at
11:30 p.m. In chronological order they’ll be: KenLo Craqnuques (member of the group Alaclair Ensemble), DJ
Max-E, DJ Shieldie, CHX Sound System, Point Magnétique / Lewis D, Justin Blanc, Funk Connection,
Phranco, Malcolm, and to finish off the night, Gab Rhome & M.I.M.

Passes are still available for $100 until June 5, when the price goes up to $110.

All of the program details are available at infofestival.com

Festival d’été de Québec is presented by Bell in association with Coors Light.

The 51st edition of the FEQ will be held July 5 to 15, 2018.

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