FEQ: Milky Chance offers a catchy and well-paced show

There is one thing that is certain. The love story between Quebec City and Milky Chance is as strong as ever, with the Parc de la Francophonie showing once again full for the passage of the friendly German band.

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For the second time in seven years, Milky Chance has closed the « Pigeonnier ». Like during their very first visit on July 19, 2015.

FEQ: Milky Chance offers a catchy and well-paced show


We let people in bit by bit, between performances, depending on the number of spectators leaving the premises, but the site was closed long before the arrival of Clemens Rehbein and Philipp Dausch on the boards. Unlike yesterday, this time there was no broadcast on a giant screen.

Milky Chance got off to a good start with an energetic Fallen and then, with a delirious version of Fado, transformed the “Pigeonnier” into a dance floor.

FEQ: Milky Chance offers a catchy and well-paced show


Milky Chance’s indie-folk is lively, rhythmic and quite irresistible. It’s pleasing to the ear. The sound quality was quite exceptional.

» I can not believe. Incredible to see that there are so many of you, ”said singer and guitarist Clemens Rehbein.

FEQ: Milky Chance offers a catchy and well-paced show


“You are the best,” he added, as onlookers waved hearts with their hands.

The new room Synchronizewhich refers to a strong connection, was significant of what was happening at the Parc de la Francophonie.

Rehbens admitted to being completely overwhelmed by the reaction of the spectators.

After good versions of Colorado and Flashed Junk Mindthe singer-guitarist indicated that Stolen Dance reached one billion streams on Spotify yesterday.

FEQ: Milky Chance offers a catchy and well-paced show


« Let’s celebrate together, » he said, before taking out the champagne, toasting with the musicians and starting, with the voices of the crowd, this immense success.

The party continued with Egothe bouncing Running and Sweet Sun. Never two without three, we bet that Milky Chance will again fill the site during a next visit to the FEQ.

Move your thang

We expected Clay and Friends, with their big grooves, to set the party up in the square and they did, slowly but surely. Kicking off their performance with OMGthe Verdun collective slowly warmed up the crowd.

FEQ: Milky Chance offers a catchy and well-paced show


Name On It, Ahoritawith a beautiful rhythm and It’s only water from the new album AGUÀ EXTED’WATER were off to a good start, but it’s with the catchy Move your Thang that the service has taken off and the party has started.

FEQ: Milky Chance offers a catchy and well-paced show


During Going Up the CoastMike Clay allowed himself a little cruise on the floor aboard an inflatable boat.

“A cruising estie. The most beautiful of my life”, he remarked, on his return to the stage.

Clay, who allowed himself a little trumpet solo, during Ahorita, then indicating to the crowd that they were listening to popular music from Quebec. He also slipped in the words Rage Against the Machine during Name on It.

« We don’t take anything for granted, Clay and Friends, Quebec, without you, it’s nothing, » he added.

The singer asked the public to shout “1, 2, 3, we love you Karim, in memory of the author, composer and performer from Quebec.

« I’m sure he hears us, » he said.

Last year, during the Solaire series, presented by the FEQ at the Armory, beatboxer and beatmaker Adel Kazi of Clay and Friends enthusiastically launched, at the end of the concert, a « see you next year on the Plains” enthusiastically.

FEQ: Milky Chance offers a catchy and well-paced show


This wish did not quite come true, but the Verdun collective is approaching this mythical place. We never know. With Clay and Friends, anything can happen. It’s about believing it.

The Incredible Jay Scott

Alone on the guitar, in shorts, t-shirt and white stockings, Jay Scott, who calls himself the Fernand Gignac of modern times, was welcomed as a hero with his songs of life inspired by everyday life. Not sure, however, that Fernand Gignac had a tattoo on his right leg.

When he asked if there were people who didn’t know him, very few hands went up. The site was well filled and we had the impression of being in front of the star of the evening.

“My name is Jay Scott. I make music in my bedroom as a boxer and I make music today in front of thousands of people. It is thanks to you that I am here tonight,” he said.

The author, composer and performer from Terrebonne has taken control of the place with great efficiency with his mix of folk, rap and pop.

It was honestly awesome to hear people sing the last segment of the song Broken and Copilot of his album His Greatest Successes, which totals 15 million plays, all platforms combined. All the same. We are talking about a phenomenon.

People started chanting his name just before Koriass came on stage to matusalem. An arrival that provoked a delirious reaction. Many left the site after his performance, making room for those in the very long line to enter.

Electrified pop

Just before Jay Scott, Lauren « Renforshort » Isenberg launched her performance with force, with the title I Miss Myself. The 20-year-old Torontonian’s electrified pop sounded particularly good.

Barefoot and stripped of her electric guitar, it was impossible not to think of Alanis Morissette who was on the Plains the day before. Energetic, she moved and danced on stage.

We then fell into a little more generic and conventional pop, before the electric guitars resonate again to Will Make This Ok, Mosh pit, fall apart and I drive me madwhere the audience participated by sweeping their hands.

A name, certainly, to watch. Ah yes, the drummer was wearing a Rage Against the Machine jersey.

After a short performance by Montrealer Marilyne Léonard, around 5 p.m., Magi Merlin offered her mix of R&B, alternative and neo-soul. She even dove into drum & bass sounds, which made for a really good time.

Accompanied by an excellent drummer, who wore a red Coca-Cola cap, the Montreal singer offered the entirety of her mini-album Drug Music, launched in March 2021.


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