For the second year in a row, the Place des Festivals will miss out on the Francos and Jazz Festival in early summer. The Spectra team has announced that it will be holding two festivals in September this morning in hopes that things will improve in relation to the pandemic crisis.
If all goes well, the Francois de Montreal will now take place from September 9 to 12, still at the Place des Festivals. The Montreal International Jazz Festival takes place from September 15 to 19.
“We can’t wait to see the microphones hook up, the lights on the stage, the musicians playing, the singers singing. We can not wait to put the music back in the Quartier des spectacles and above all, we can not wait to see the big smiles of the people! Laurent Sallnier, Vice President of Programming, Cultural Programs and Celebrations of L’Quip Spectra, announced in a press release.
“However, we follow closely the evolution of the health condition and to ensure the safety of those who go to the festival, the artists and the visitors, our two ceremonial presentation will be in accordance with the instructions and recommendations issued by Public Health. Employees, ”he added.
The company said it is working to develop digital and outdoor programming “if the situation allows”.