It was obvious, with the current context, that this evening was to be special. Fighting a battle against cancer, Karl Tremblay, singer of the Cowboys Fringants, received a huge dose of love during the transition from training to the Festivent event.
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The crowd was huge. The biggest of this 39and edition, which ended last night. The weather was nice, there was atmosphere and the rain that everyone was dreading obviously had other things to do.
In full control, hat on his head, goatee, sunglasses, black shirt and purple striped tie, it was a visibly fit Karl Tremblay who led the way, even inviting people on the Ferris Wheel to applaud.
“Hello Levis. You are lucky in Quebec tonight. This is where the funniest show is with Sara Dufour, Salebarbes and Les Cowboys Fringants. You’re going to have a damn good evening”, he promised before launching the whole thing with All the same houses.
The singer has never referred to his illness. We were in the party and it was perfect like that.
after Ti-ass, The Queenincluding any measure of Stunnedof AC/DC, the crowd sang october with force. We could see at that moment a big smile appeared, through the giant screens, on the face of Karl Tremblay.
“Well done Levis. It was beautiful,” he says. And it was indeed the case, before attacking straight ahead and The demonstration.
And the public did it again during the very beautiful south my shoulder. A superb moment when the hair has lifted on the arms.
A fun moment followed when the singer left the stage for a “pee” break, bringing the Jérôme Dupras, Marie-Annick Lépine, Jean-François Pauzé and the guest musicians to a bit of improvisation.
“Sent darling, come back!” launched Marie-Annick Lépine, before her return for a superb version of America is crying.
Sara Dufour, who will kick off the evening, has joined Les Cowboys for marine dealerafter a few notes bloody sunday sunday of U2.
A good version of royal pubthat the band rarely plays, et al. Shooting Starswith the lights of thousands of cell phones, put an end to this beautiful Sunday full of magic.
For this last evening of the Festivent, we had set up a particularly festive program with the presence of Sara Dufour and Salebarbes.
A month and a few weeks after her passage on the Plains, for the national holiday, the friendly Acadian has again that she is firmly establishing herself in the musical landscape.
People know the parts and react. This was the case when Salt water gin, Beanswhere the violin lines of Éloi Painchaud and Georges Belliveau intersect, and Good God.
The group is solid on the boards and demonstrates it with the exciting Bosco Stomp, or the multi-instrumentalist Jonathan Painchaud had a blast on the electric guitar. Salebarbes is delivered in a very dynamic way, with pleasure and aplomb. It works.
Full of energy, as is always the case, Sara Dufour offered a fiery performance. It was a second visit for the singer-songwriter and performer of Dolbeau-Mistassini, after a passage in first in 2019.
On a right, after baseballto a replay of the show’s theme song Watatowin which she played the character of Laurence Bouchard, and to an electrifying piano solo by Dave Chenel during half course.
pendant chic shockson the understanding of some measures of kill in the name of from Rage Against the Machine, or Paul Théorêt an output of Tom Morello-style guitar sounds.
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