MUSIC 4 CANCER FEST ANNOUNCE AN ALL STAR LINEUP FOR THE NINTH EDITION OF THE FESTIVAL!
August 6, 2019
STE-THERESE, August 6, 2019– Once again this year, Music For Cancer will be hosting it’s 9th edition of the festival, right in the heart of Sainte-Therese, with a new partnership with Le Trou Du Diable Micro brewery! As per it’s tradition, local classic punk bands will be sharing the stage with some reknowned international artists in one of our most complete and favorite lineup so far. For the past 8th years, the festival has grown from a local concert to one of the largest festival of it’s king in the province, while staying true to it’s roots and close to it’s fans. Fans will be happy to dance to the sound of Me First And The GimmeGimmes, world’s most reknown cover band featuring members of Foo Fighters and Lagwagon that will rock the crowd with tons of classics from the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s. M4C is also overwhelmed to have sociopolitical Anti Flagwith us for the first time, and happy to welcome back Good Riddance, that will be playing some of their brand new material off Thoughts And Prayers, along with some of their classics. Legendary local band Subb will be back on stage for one of the rare reunion show they are having this summer.
M4C wouldn’t be complete without it’s night show across the local venues. Some amazing surprises will beannounced shortly !
Once again this year, Music 4 Cancer is proud to collaborate with the Canadian Cancer Society Laval/ Laurentides, and will remit 100% of the profit from the annual Rase-O-Thon M4C, towards cancer research. Attendees will be able to make donations on the site as well, through activities and raffles.
ABOUT MUSIC 4 CANCER
In June 2005, cancer hit close to Jay Epinat family. Jay’s mother Louise receives a diagnostic for an agressive from of cancer, already reaching stage 4. While being a though news to swallow, Louise determination and positivism has allowed her to pass through theses incredibly though times, and with the great care of her doctors and specialists, she’s now cancer free. While Louise was going through her treatments, Jay invested himself in one ambitious project; Build a benefit music festival where profits would be used for cancer research. Back in 2005, Jay was definitely not knowing that it’s venture would end up being of the largest benefit festival of it’s kind in the country, with thousands of fans in attendance every year, while benefiting cancer research. Out of 112 festivals inQuébec, only 4 of them are benefiting a cause, one of them being Music 4 Cancer. (Source : Festival et evenement Quebec, 2017).
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