Sophie in the City

Two free outdoor concerts not to be missed! / Deux concerts extérieurs gratuits à ne pas manquer!

Osheaga Festival is presenting a serie of free outdoor concerts in Montreal. Bloc Party and Timber Timbre will be performing for the occasion. / Osheaga présente une série de concerts extérieurs gratuits. Bloc Party et Timber Timbre s'y produiront. more »

Apr 16, 2013 Sophie in the City 1 Comments

A Jazz & Blues Festival that is worth going to! / Un festival qui vaut le détour!

The 18th edition of Saguenay's Jazz & Blues Festival is starting on Tuesday April 16th. Learn more about it here. / La 18ième édition du festival Jazz et Blues de Saguenay débute mardi le 16 avril. Apprenez-en davantage à ce sujet. more »

Apr 14, 2013 Sophie in the City

A predictably awesome night!

What happens when you gather some awesome musicians to play a tribute to Tom Petty and you sponsor the event by a delicious microbrewer? more »

Apr 11, 2013 Sophie in the City

The fifth edition of Snoe.Down Festival in Killington VT starts Thursday

Now in its fifth edition, Snoe.down, the all-ages winter music & sports festival hosted by moe., returns to Vermont’s popular and dynamic ski and snowboard destination, Killington Resort, from March 21st to 24th. more »

Mar 20, 2013 Sophie in the City

Marie-Pierre Arthur is a singer songwriter from Québec with a smooth and melancholic voice who knows how rock a crowd!

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Marie-Pierre Arthur nominated at JUNO Award 2013!!!

The amazing Quebecer singer songwriter Marie-Pierre Arthur is a nominee for the JUNO Award that will occur in April 2013. Discover more about this adorable natural talented musician. more »

Mar 11, 2013 Sophie in the City

Another nice evening at MEL; thanks to Argentinian food and The Zombies

Good Argentinian food and British music formed the perfect combination to enjoy another great night at Montréal en Lumière Festival. more »

Mar 6, 2013 Sophie in the City

Montréal en Lumières festival offers plenty of activities for free from February 21st to March 3rd 2013.

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Montréal en Lumière shines bright over the city!

Pictures from the 14th edition of Montréal en Lumières festival (outdoor part). more »

Feb 27, 2013 Sophie in the City

The Igloofest is an incomparable winter experience for music lover.

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Igloofest; the most invigorating and incomparable electro music festival.

For the seventh year, the outdoor electro music festival Igloofest presents the best DJs of the planet in front of the magnificent old Montreal for four weekends. The experience is incomparable! more »

Feb 7, 2013 Sophie in the City

Piers Faccini; my words and video could never tell

Seeing Piers Faccini perform live leaves you speechless. Interviewing him transforms you. Attempting to capture either of these surreal moments on camera creates a mere aberration. Luckily my memory serves well... more »

Jan 31, 2013 Sophie in the City

Photo from VioleTT Pi newest video - Fleur de Londres. The new album eV will be available on Feb.5.

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VioleTT Pi: a delightful tripped character / VioleTT Pi: un délicieux personnage disjoncté

VioleTT Pi is a francophone singer who plays with words impressively, but what impresses the most is his theatrical live performance. more »

Jan 28, 2013 Sophie in the City

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''Sophie in the City'' captures the essence of the urban Montreal lifestyle from the perspective of a music lover. Learn about music concerts and festivals, activities to do in the city, good places to eat, and a whole lot more! You'll also get great tips and hints that will help you make the most of your Montreal experience.

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