Music festival returns to Outremont

This family friendly event will also have a percussion workshop, hip-hop class and hula hoop activities.

Oktopus (photo credit: Manuel Crombez)

The free family outdoor music festival Les Grandes Oreilles is returning for its fourth year with an eclectic variety of performances, workshops, and activities.

The program includes performances by Oktopus, a Quebecois Klezmer group, the Urban Science Brass Band, a funky nine-piece brass band that reinvents hip-hop classics, and La Clique Vocale, a dynamic young vocal group.

There will also be a percussion workshop facilitated by the École de musique Vincent-d’Indy, a family hip-hop class by the Académie de danse d’Outremont, performances by young Outremont artists, and hula hoop activities.

The event will be held on Saturday, Sept. 12 from noon to 6 p.m. in Outremont’s St-Viateur Park, place Marcelle Ferron and nearby areas. It has been adjusted to respect physical distancing and public health regulations on outdoor gatherings.  

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