Crescent Street Grand Prix Festival 2014 Free Outdoor Performance Schedule
Thursday, June 5, 2014
1:00pm ••• Pat Loiselle and Mombo Combo
Born in Montreal, Pat Loiselle has been on the “Blues” and “Roots” scene for over 20 years. Introduced to “Blues” guitar after seeing B.B. King and harmonica by the albums of Little Walter and Rice Miller (Sonny Boy Williamson), he constantly goes back to his roots to discover new styles. The Delta Blues, Gospel Slide, Cajun Two-Step and Travis-Picking instrumentals are some of the styles that Pat includes in his shows. Besides the guitar and harmonica, he plays mandolin, dobro (Lap) and banjo, making him a multi-instrumentalist.
4:00pm ••• DVJ Roberto Lopez
In his three years in the business, DJ Lopez has worked in some of the most popular night clubs in Montreal: Club 1234, La Boom, Light Ultra Club, Radio Lounge, Lamouche, Moomba, Copa Cabana and Newtown. He has worked with the country’s top DJ, MC Mario. He has done private events, namely for Wesley Snipes and Guy Lafleur, and has opened for international acts like Chris Ortega, Dirty Vegas and DJ Chuckie.
7:00pm ••• Wicked Access
Wicked Access was born in December 1993 when four friends decided to pool their talents. They worked the bar circuit, performing major hits. Despite the times, they’re still riding the wave, still making the world dance and feel good with their diverse repertoire, from the 80s to the latest standards….So don’t miss out on all the fun!
9:00pm ••• Rise up
An adventure that began in 1998 when young musical talent from across Québec came together to create the POP ZONE group. In exile in Asia and Morocco, the band polished its style and developed stage charisma, while fulfilling each member’s dream of discovering foreign cultures. With its constantly evolving repertoire, unbridled and contagious energy and a new look, the group is capable of delivering a world-class performance.
Friday, June 6, 2014
4:00pm ••• DJ Skittel’zz
A finalist at the 2010 Montreal DJ Awards, and named top BUM SQUAD DJ from among the best urban DJs in Canada, DJ Skittel’zz – alias Firestarta – is well-known among electronic dance fans in Quebec. When it comes to mixing R&B, Hip Hop, Reggaeton, Progressive Rock, Electro House, Tek House and Dub Step, nobody can match him. DJ Skittel’zz was also recruited to open for several big international acts, such as DJ Champion, DJ Eric Prydz (Pryda) and Karl Wolf.
7:00pm ••• This Side Up
This Montreal-based band, whose members are originally from Sherbrooke, was set up in 2001. The band has performed major sporting events across Canada, delivering the timeless top rock hits of Guns & Roses, CCR, Green Day, U2, Lynyrd Skynyrd and Nirvana. First and foremost a rock band, This Side Up performed at the 2011 NHL Heritage Classic in Calgary, the 2008 Grey Cup in Montreal, the 2010 Vanier Cup in Quebec City, the 2009, 2010 and 2011 Honda Indy in Toronto, and the 2008, 2009 and 2010 Nascar races in Montreal. This will be their sixth appearance at the Crescent Street Festival, much to the delight of the band’s Montreal fans.
9:00pm ••• Freddie James
He has toured the world with the success of his hit single, Get Up and Boogie, featured on his debut album which was certified gold and platinum at the height of the disco years in Montreal. Freddie James was the first artist to reach gold status with dance music in Canada and has expanded on his North American tour, stops in Japan, Africa, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Singapore, Indonesia and China.
Crescent Street Grand Prix Festival 2014
Free Outdoor Performances on the Corona Extra Stage
Saturday, June 7, 2014
12:30pm ••• Paolo Stante Band
Born in Montreal, Paolo announced at the age of fifteen, he wanted to be a blues/rock guitarist. Subsequently he set out to learn his trade attempting to incorporate the classic sounds of those he admired, such as Cream, Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page, Jimi Hendrix, The Allman Brothers, Stevie Ray Vaughan and the like into a uniquely fresh approach. With his music foundation firmly established, Paolo has built a new platform wherein the past truly comes alive.
5:00pm ••• DJ Karl Bastien
A platinum record-holder with more than 20 years’ experience on the Montreal scene and elsewhere, Karl B stands out for the precision of his technique and the quality of his mixes. With his impressive musical creativity, this DJ makes his way through powerful house music to
From “afterhours” locals to mega clubs and special events, Karl B has racked up plenty of experience here, in the United States, and in the Bahamas. Wherever he goes, he sets the dance floor ablaze!
7:00pm ••• Young Soul
Young Soul is a band that came together in the ‘90s and continues to be more original and dynamic with each passing year. The band has evolved with their many concerts across the country and offers a quality show that’s sure to entertain. Whether it’s an interpretation of a song from their time or a unique hit from the ‘80s, Young Soul brings down the house with each show. It’ll be an evening that will make you move!
8:45pm ••• DJ Domeno
Whenever DOMENO steps into the DJ booth, raw emotion and enthusiasm always follow suit. The undeniable musical energy he projects onto the dance floor is one of the main ingredients to his phenomenal success which helped solidify him as one of Canada’s most in demand house DJ & producers.
9:30pm ••• Body Groove
Formed in 2002, Body Groove is one of the best-known musical groups in Quebec’s corporate world. From the very beginning, their contagious energy has spread across the Americas — they’ve performed in Quebec, Ontario, New Brunswick, Mexico and the U.S. Come and enjoy an unforgettable evening with Body Groove and their special guests, plus more surprises