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There’s always a first…

They’d never played at the Festival, but they came to mark the 30th edition! These gentlemen chose the right year to debut at the Festival.

Joe Cocker

Celebrated singer Joe Cocker treated audiences to some of his greatest hits and delivered a rousing rendition of the Beatles’ classic With a Little Help from My Friends.

Jeff Beck

English guitarist Jeff Beck gave Festival visitors a show they wouldn’t soon forget during his two presentations at Salle Wilfred-Pelletier.

Jackson Browne

American writer, composer and singer Jackson Browne performed favourites from his vast repertoire, including songs from his album Time The Conqueror, released in 2008.

Alpha Blondy

Ivory Coast Reggae singer Alpha Blondy stopped by the Festival with his group, The Solar System, honouring Africa and his country with infectious and socially conscious music.

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