Festival d’été de Québec Announce First 50 Acts

Kendrick Lamar, P!NK, Metallica, Muse, and Arkells among artists playing Quebec City festival

Festival d’été de Québec is set to rock Quebec City with one of the most eclectic lineups of the summer. The 2017 edition will take place at the world heritage UNESCO site of Québec City, from July 6 – 16, and will see the likes of Kendrick Lamar, P!NK, Metallica, Muse, Flume, and Migos perform.

A total of 50 artists have been announced Wednesday to mark the festival’s 50th year, coinciding with Canada’s 150th anniversary. Phantogram, BROS, DJ Shadow, Andy Shauf, Arkells, and The Strumbellas will also play the 11-day festival.

Here’s a look at the 50 artists announced today:

“As we look forward to the 50 th year of Festival d’été de Québec, we couldn’t be more
excited,” said general manager Daniel Gélinas in a release.

“We are so proud to remain one of the few major non-profit, independent festivals in North America. Throughout our history, we’ve been able to make the music of both emerging artists international celebrities alike accessible to all. It has always been our mission since the inception of the Festival, and the 50th anniversary will more than ever continue to showcase that vision.”

Festival tickets run a cool $95 until June 6, so get ’em early.