Even if powered by a Quebec instrument, the new Cigale Music Festival, to be held for two days in Beauport Bay in August, must deal with the same problems of labor scarcity and higher costs than all other music. events.
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“To rent technical equipment, you have to do it months in advance. Same for the workforce,” says program manager Dominique Joule.
Fortunately, as you have noted, Cigale can count on the resources of the Quebec Sports and Leisure group.
“It is an obstacle course, but we will get to it.”
Today, the Segal organization revealed all the details of the food show and activities that will be presented during the festival, August 6 and 7.
10,000 people are expected to attend the event which will feature Portugal, the man, Calio and Kim Churchill. The artists were selected based on Cigale’s musical orientation, who wants to install a relaxed Californian-style vibe on the beach.
This means that punk or metal groups have little chance of finding a place in the Cigale network, which would like to become an annual meeting.
“On the other hand, we’re still throwing in a wide net. We can get into pop and some form of electro, maybe not that heavy. a housebut something in the style of Polo and Pan or Rüfüs Du Sol”, suggests Dominique Goulet.
However, the festival is called to evolve. says mr.I Joule, that the organizers will move the two stages from the beach, where they will be erected, to the turf section of the site, but for the rest, “everything will be put on the table” while evaluating the first version.