6 shows not to be missed on Igloofest 2019


The 13th edition of Igloofest takes place on Thursday, January 17.

The electronic music winter festival will be presented again for three weekends in 2019, from Thursday to Saturday, until February 2.

Again, Igloofest presents festival visitors with varied programs, combining international and local artists.

Here are suggestions from three headliners and three Quebec artists to be seen during the festival held at the Jacques-Cartier Pier at the Old Port of Montreal.

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Above & outside

(January 25 at 10:30 a.m., Sapporo scene)

The British trio will land in the city on the second weekend of Igloofest. The world-famous trance band, nominated in the "Best Dance Recording" category, ranked 51 in the top 100 100-DJ Magazine in 2018.

Above & Beyond just released a new song, Flying by Candlelight, the first part of the upcoming mini album next March called Common Ground Companion.


(1 February 23h, Sapporo scene)

Gramatik has become a very profitable savior for the Osheaga festival in 2016. Due to problems with the Penyingkapan group flight, the Slovenian producer could make the audience dance right before Radiohead.

This time Gramatik is the headliner and the crowd will dance as much as that, if not more than during his last appearance on the island of St. Helen.

Maceo Plex

(February 2, 21:30, Sapporo scene)

Techno fans will be presented at the closing festival with Cuban American Maceo Plex.

DJs that don't need their names anymore have made many people around the world happy.

His style is mostly influenced by a combination of techno and home and sometimes puts electro into his melody.



(January 19, 19h30, Sapporo scene)

The duo consisting of Montrealers Mairin and Maddi will be performing for the first time at Igloofest. Do you think they are looking forward to it?

"It's very fun playing at our favorite place in the world, Igloofest," the band wrote on its Instagram account.

Their style combines home, techno, traps and clear dance music. Clickbait will appear right before another Montreal artist, Jacques Greene.

RYAN Playground

(January 31, 8:30 a.m., Vidéotron scene)

Geneviève Montreal, Ryan Martel, named after the artist RYAN Playground, launched his new album 16/17 Last September.

Songwriters, who are also producers and DJs in their spare time, will present their electro-pop record to the crowds who will gather at Jacques-Cartier's pier.

Pieces Tokyo. Too smart and Pie In The Sky will fill those who will move to see who wins to know.

Tommy Kruise

(January 31, 7:30 a.m., Sapporo scene)

The producer and DJ from Quebec City Tommy Kruise has worked for several years, both in Quebec and abroad.

Tommy Kruise has produced melodies for several hip-hop artists, the latest for FouKi.

You can find all the details about Igloofest here.

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