Irma Thomas will no longer play at Métropolis. Instead, she will open (45 minutes) for the Brian Setzer Orchestra on Friday, July 10 at 7:30 p.m. at Wilfrid Pelletier. Those who have purchased their tickets can be refunded, or they can receive tickets to the Brian Setzer concert.
Asa will no longer perform the first part of the Irma Thomas show. Instead, she will open (45 minutes) for Lila Downs on Friday, July 10 at 7 p.m. at Club Soda. Those who have bought tickets for Asa will be reimbursed. Unfortunately, they cannot buy tickets for the Lila Downs concert as it's already sold-out.
After a 49-year career, the soul queen of New Orleans finally won her first Grammy in 2007! Working in the shadow of the Big Time, the diva won the hearts of connaisseurs everywhere over the decades, thereby affirming her status as a major cult artist. It's the Montreal return of an incredible soul and R&B singer, who hasn't played the Festival since 1998. We are blessed! And opening the show, welcome the revelation-or revolution?-that is Nigerian artist-warrior Asa!