Sept 4 – 6, 2014
M for Montreal is proud to announce the first set of bands performing at OUMF – Festival for Emerging Arts – in collaboration with Les 3 Brasseurs! The festival’s 4th edition takes over Quartier des Spectacles, in the heart of Quartier Latin, from September 4 – 6. Over 20 bands and DJs from Montreal and beyond will command not one, but TWO outdoor stages for three days of free live performances, right on rue Saint-Denis. In addition, the street will come alive with dance, theatre, street arts and SO MUCH MORE
MUSIC, MUSIC and MORE MUSIC
That’s right, M for Montreal is bringing the biggest and boldest music lineup ever to OUMF for a free 3 day outdoor street party in the heart of the city. Who says that summer winds down once September rolls around?
Thursday September 4
Part of UQAM’s Back to School Night, OUMF welcomes Karim Ouellet, Groenland and Le Trouble to the Main Stage (St-Denis at de Maisonneuve) for a taste of the best in homegrown indie rock and pop. Human Human heads out on the Emerging Music Stage (presented in collaboration with 91,9 Montreal and Journal Metro) among a choice selection of the best buzzworthy bands from the MTL.
Friday, September 5
Sure to get every neck snapping and every body moving will be Misteur Valaire, The Posterz, Les Anticipateurs and Alaclair Ensemble from the Main Stage. Montreal electronic and hiphop darlings Ryan Playground, Heart Streets and more take control over on the Emerging Music Stage.
Saturday, September 6
Get ready to cut loose in the afternoon as Journal Metro presents “M ton Piknic” in collaboration with Piknic Électronik. Starting at 2:00 PM, where local DJs commandeer the soundsystem on the Emerging Music Stage. Later in the evening, Passwords, Rich Aucoin, BADBADNOTGOOD, Poirier and more heat up the Main Stage with heavy rock and heavy beats.
M pour Minuit
The M pour Minuit series takes the party deep into the night. On Thursday and Friday nights shortly after 11 PM, Saint-Denis will tranform into a giant « Silent Disco », in collaboration with Sennheiser. Grab a pair of headphones and get down under the stars some of Montreal’s finest DJs. Or escape into “Les Nuits OUMF” throughout the fest, featuring surprise shows and special guests in different venues across Quartier Latin… M for Mystery!
OUMF, in collaboration with Les 3 Brasseurs, is a co-production of SDC du Quartier Latin and Avalanche Prod – M pour Montréal, with the help of UQAM, Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec (BAnQ), INIS, Cinémathèque québécoise and MU: arts muraux. It is also made possible thanks to all our partners and the financial support of Partenariat du Quartier des Spectacles and Arrondisement Ville-Marie.