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Akram Moussa

Akram is a 26yo living in Montréal. After visiting Sziget Festival in 2014 (and 2015, and 2016), his love for live music started ascending and is yet to peak. His favorite bands are Arcade Fire, Radiohead, M83, Big Thief, Beach House, Sufjan Stevens...
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Five Canada winter festivals to attend in 2021

Canada is one of those countries where it can get so cold in winter that people are well prepared and can actually enjoy that time of the year. The festival enthusiasts are...

Osheaga 2021: an overview of the rumours

Osheaga 2021 will take place from 29 July to 1 August. The Canadian festival always delivers a quality lineup. What artists are likely to perform next year? Here is our guess, starting...

Behind the scenes of a virtual concert: Zal Sissokho at Nuits d’Afrique 2020

Virtual concerts are popping up everywhere. From Nick Cave and Gorillaz to Billie Eilish and Dua Lipa, it's the only way in which artists can reach a big international audience right now....

Nuits d’Afrique 2020 going virtual: world music lives on in Montreal

Nuits d'Afrique 2020 is cancelled. The festival started on 27 September and was supposed to go on in a hybrid format until 31 October. A 34 days event for the 34th edition....

POP Montreal 2020 is going ahead: How do you organise a festival in covid-times?

POP Montreal is one of Canada's best mid-size festivals. It is also one of few festivals in the world this year that had the chance to go ahead live and not just...

Kendrick Lamar at Reading Festival 2018: a festival concert to get you through the lockdown

While many people around the world are stuck at home because of the coronavirus outbreak, we pass the time with an iconic performance by one of this summer’s festival headliners. Today we...

Livestreams to watch artists perform during the lockdown – updated

It is a special time we live in. The music industry is suffering from the outbreak of the coronavirus, but many artists are doing livestreams to keep art alive. Here is a...

Sziget 2020: what changes compared to 2019?

Sziget is an ever-evolving festival. Each year is accompanied by changes, for the better or the worse. What will be different in 2020 compared to 2019?Camping

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