The M team is eager to meet the English seaside city of Brighton and to take part in the festival The Great Escape by presenting a multi-genre showcase on May 19th, 2018 at Walrus from 12:15pm.
Like any Québecois who respects himself, it is our it is our duty to bring some of our local flavour for the world to discover (or rediscover for some). As such, the M For Montreal showcase will be kicking off with our famous Poutine Party to set the stage for an unforgettable show. Note that the Poutine Party will be free but space are limited and we strongly suggest you reserve your place by clicking here.
While you’ll be enjoying your our national dish, the duo of The Beat Escape will be setting up the mood with their infectious sound.The two Montreal artists will share with the public their common love for electronic music through excerpts from their new album “Life Is Short The Answer’s Long“. This musical escape will tantalize your eardrums and prepare you for the fusion of galactic post-punk, glaucous krautrock and synth-pop from the band Freak Heat Waves.
Continuing to raise the temperature, the female duo Partner will ignite the scene with a “post-classic-rock”.
Finally, you will not want to miss the mesmerizing and evocative voice of the ultra-talented singer-songwriter and Helena Deland to close another signature M showcase.
Special thanks to our partners ; Québec Government Office in London, SODEC and The Foundation Assisting Canadian Talent On Recordings (FACTOR) without which our participation in the festival would not have been possible.
See you in Brighton for an unforgettable show! Follow us on our social networks for highlights of our adventure at The Great Escape festival and take a look ‘‘ behind the scenes’’ !
ABOUT M FOR MONTREAL
Founded in 2006 by Sebastien Nasra (Avalanche Productions) in collaboration with legendary British programmer Martin Elbourne (Glastonbury Festival, The Great Escape and co-founder of the WOMAD Festival along with Peter Gabriel ), M for Montreal is much than just a yearly event. “M” is a not-for-profit organization that has given itself the missions of helping emerging artists get discovered and advancing their careers. Since 2006, M has not only carved a place for itself at the heart of Montreal’s cultural life, but also on the international circuit of music industry showcases. M occupies a key role within the local industry as much for emerging local artists as those from outside Quebec, and has established itself as the most important springboard for québécois music export in the world.