Since 2006, Virgin Mobile presents Osheaga Music and Arts festival in collaboration with Molson Canadian has established itself as the most important festival of its genre in Canada. With its numerous outdoor stages located at parc Jean-Drapeau on Montreal’s Saint Helen’s Island, Osheaga attracted 135 000 music lovers from North America and Europe last year. A huge celebration dedicated to music and visual arts, Osheaga has given itself the objective of discovering local and national emerging talent offering them the opportunity to play alongside some of the biggest international artists in the business including: Coldplay, The Killers, Iggy & The Stooges, Sonic Youth, The Roots, Rufus Wainwright, Arcade Fire, Eminem, Beck, Mumford and Sons, The Black Keys, Krendrick Lamar, Snoop Dogg, The Cure and Jack White as well as up and coming artists such as The Stills, Coeur de pirate, Hey Rosetta!, The Barr Brothers et Half Moon Run. Over the course of several days, approximately 100 bands will take to the various stages at parc Jean-Drapeau and across the city in the festive ambiance that only a Montreal summer can provide. Osheaga also holds a series of concerts and exhibitions in several locations around the city during the week leading up to the main event.
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Osheaga’s 11th edition will take place July 29th to 31st, 2016 once again at Parc Jean-Drapeau, Montreal.
Osheaga takes place in Parc-Jean Drapeau on Ile Ste-Hélène, an unparalleled setting for a world-class festival. Just minutes from the bustle of one of North America’s most exciting cities, Ile Sainte-Hélène can be accessed by car, metro or even bike! This beautiful site is a mixture of rolling pasture and forested areas accented by flowerbeds and open air artwork brought to the island for Montreal’s Expo ’67.