Produced by The Aberdeen Cultural Centre, Festival Acadie Rock is a multidisciplinary event whose sixth edition will be held from August 9th – 18th 2017.

It presents a rich selection of Acadian culture that is thriving through music, visual arts, performing arts and gastronomic traditions


Outdoor show on august 15th 2017

6:30pm – Riverfront Park

Tiken Jah Fakoly


The image of the new Ivorian reggae scene in the footsteps of the master Alpha Blondy, Tiken Jah Fakoly is also one of the spokesperson for the young generation of his country regarding political difficulties. He was awarded the RFI Découverte Afrique in 2000.

1755


Combining folk, country and rock with traditional lyrics, the members of the group or of the poet Gérald Leblanc, their sound will have left a mark on those who have followed. 1755 was the first to truly launch the Acadian musical movement internationally. From singing in French to “ chiac “, to the slang of the South East of New Brunswick, they have inspired many artists throughout their journey.

Joseph Edgar


Originally from Moncton, Acadian artist Joseph Edgar in an influence in the Acadian artistic movement. Since he has launched his solo career, he has worked with many artists such as : Les Païens, Marie-Jo Thério, Lisa Lebanc, Pascal Lejeune, The In & Outs as well as many others. Settled in Montreal in 2012, he continues to be inspired by his new neighborhood as well as the people who surround him.

General Elektriks


General Elektriks was started by Hervé Salters, a pianist specializing in vintage keyboards, composer, singer and producer. Combining funk, old school pop and adding some Hip-Hop rhythm in his home studio in the Bay of San Francisco, Salters has released 3 albums with General Elektriks: Cliquety Kliqk’ (2003), ‘Good City For Dreamers’ (2009) et ‘Parker Street’ (2011).

Laura Sauvage


Originally from Rogersville, a small town in New Brunswick, Vivianne Roy has always been passionate about music. With her raspy voice and spellbinding guitars her sound leaves you hypnotized.

CY


Since September 2013, Cy (Jacques Blinn, Jacques Boudreau, Guyaume Boulianne et Éric Dow) has mixed harmonies and guitar strings to create a twist on the music of the past incorporating the present. With three guitars and four voices, this Nova Scotia group hits the road to showcase their compositions, with the fog on their backs and the sea in their suitcases.

DJ Bones


I’m a DJ, photographer, radio show host, music & arts archivist. I’m based out Moncton, New Brunswick(Canada). Longtime scene maker, supporter and facilitator of the canadian underground east coast music scene. I host a weekly radio show called La Photo Sonore on CKUM (Université de Moncton) as well as host monthly dance parties called IPN with BONES all over the east coast of Canada. I’ve also been a music and arts scene reporter for various shows on CBC and Radio Canada in the past…. music and the arts are what keep me going.

✦ 2017 edition ✦

8pm – CABARET FACTUM
150e – Salle Bernard-Leblanc – 15$

BILLETS

8pm – CABARET FACTUM
Salle Bernard-Leblanc – $15

BILLETS

5pm – VERNISSAGES
Aberdeen Cultural Centre – FREE

Tableaux de Backyard, Atelier IMAGO
Level 1
– Blake Morin

– Mathieu Léger
– Alisa Arsenault
– Rachel Thornton
– Remi Belliveau

GUY ARSENAULT
Curator Maryse Arseneault

Level 3

5pm – VERNISSAGE
Galerie d’art de l’Université de Moncton
 Tombée dans les interstices: Curator: Elise Anne Laplante

6:30pm – LES SHOWS DU 150e
Plan B – FREE
Les improbables

10pm – LES SHOWS DU 150e
Plan B – $8 at the door
Mike à Vic
P’tit Belliveau
Denzel Subban

9pm – SHOW
Salle Bernard-LeBlanc – $15

– Yann Perreau
Pierre Guitard
Caravane
– Jedi of Funk

BILLETS

8pm – TOUJOURS DEBOUT! SOIRÉE DE STANDUP
Aberdeen Cultural Centre – $15
– Nate Dimitroff

Mélanie Beaulieu
Martin Saulnier
Mouad Loukili
JC Surette
Coco Belliveau
Franky

BILLETS

10pm – SHOW
Plan B – $8 at the door
– Le Winston band

10am – FESTIVAL FRANCOPHONE DE LA PETITE ENFANCE 2017
Aberdeen Cultural Centre – FREE

10am: Activité ludiques / préparation des masques, articles pour tintamarre

12pm: Francine Hébert

3pm: Conférence de la commissaire Elise Anne-Laplante
Galerie d’art de l’université de Moncton

8pm – SOIRÉE DE POÉSIE GÉRALD-LEBLANC
Salle Bernard-LeBlanc – $10
– Monica Bolduc

Sébastien Bérubé
Jean-Philippe Raiche
Guy Arsenault
Rose Després
Serge Patrice Thibodeau
Caroline Bélisle

André Muise

BILLETS

10pm – LES SHOWS DU 150e
Plan B – FREE
Dany Placard
Félix Soude

10:30pm – FESTIVAL FRANCOPHONE DE LA PETITE ENFANCE 2017
Aberdeen Cultural Centre – GRATUIT

10:30am: Remi Boudreau
10:45am: Zumba
11:20am: Nicole Poirier
12pm: Diner
12:50pm: Tintamarre Junior
1:10pm: DansEncorps
2:30pm: Pièce de théâtre

3pm – FÊTE DE QUARTIER DE LA RUE ST-GEORGE
Aberdeen cultural Centre – FREE

– Sommes 4
Maggie Savoie

6pm – TINTAMARRE 2017
Beginning at the Aberdeen Cultural Centre and make its way towards the Riverside Stage, going through Botsford, Main and Westmorland streets.

6:30pm – OUTDOOR SHOW
Riverfront Park – FREE
CY
Laura Sauvage
Joseph Edgar
1755
Tiken Jah Fakoly
General Elektriks
L’Acadie suit son COURT
DJ Bones

Presenters: Gabriel Robichaud et Caroline Bélisle

12:30am – SHOW
Aberdeen Cultural Centre – $5
Spoutnique

BILLETS

7pm – SHOW
Salle Bernard-LeBlanc – FREE

 Roddie Romero, Yvette Landry et Beau Thomas
Chassepareil

 

8pm – SHOW
Salle Bernard-LeBlanc – $15
Caroline Savoie
Safia Nolin

BILLETS

10pm – LES SHOWS DU 150e
Plan B – $10
Moontunes
Moun K’ap

9pm – SPECTACLE DE CLÔTURE
Salle Bernard-LeBlanc – $10

Les Backyard Devils
Les Jeunes d’Asteure
– Menoncle Jason
– DJ

BILLETS

2017 ARTISTS

Yann Perreau

Saturday August 12 - 9pm
Salle Bernard-Leblanc
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Yann Perreau

Since the release of his last album in November 2012, Yann Perreau has been on tour all across the country. Author, composer, and performer, Yann Perreau is also a director, actor and poet.

WEBSITE

Pierre Guitard

Saturday August 12 - 9pm
Salle Bernard-Leblanc
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Pierre Guitard

After having won over the public with multiple contests here in l’Acadie, Pierre Guitard launches his first album, La tige et la racine, in the spring of 2016. From country-folk to alternative rock, this singer-songwriter offers catchy melodies that poetically tell the stories of everyday struggles. Authentic on stage and in life, his compositions and his shows are sprinkled with humor for a refreshing taste.

WEBSITE

Caravane

Saturday August 12 - 9pm
Salle Bernard-Leblanc
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Caravane

Originally from Quebec, this rock band has displayed an impressive journey. After an outstanding tour of over hundreds of shows, including major festivals and opening for numerous international groups, Caravane has returned with a second album, Fuego, which was recorded in the summer of 2016. This album explores identity and desire.

WEBSITE

Dany Placard

Monday August 14 - 10pm
Plan B
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Dany Placard

This musician with more of a grungy style, particularly inspired by Nirvana, Alice in Chains and Radiohead, Dany Placard blends his texts of dark images to a lighter sound.

WEBSITE

Félix Soude

Monday August 14 - 10pm
Plan B
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Félix Soude

Combining folk, rockabilly and punk, Félix Soude offers a surprising mix which brings together different styles, which leaves no one indifferent. Laureate of the Festival en Chanson de Petite-Vallée in 2007, he has emerged throughout the bar scenes in Quebec. In the movement of singer-songwriters of the 60’s in Quebec, he incorporates humor to his texts.

WEBSITE

Maggie Savoie

Tuesday August 15 - 4:30pm
Aberdeen Cultural Centre
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Maggie Savoie

Lover of all musical styles and not knowing where to settle, she decides to let the music express a part of her life. Knowing what she loves and continually being inspired by heroic people around her, she performs her music with a relaxed and melodious sound.

WEBSITE

CY

Tuesday August 15 - 6:30pm
Riverfront Park

CY

Since September 2013, Cy (Jacques Blinn, Jacques Boudreau, Guyaume Boulianne et Éric Dow) has mixed harmonies and guitar strings to create a twist on the music of the past incorporating the present. With three guitars and four voices, this Nova Scotia group hits the road to showcase their compositions, with the fog on their backs and the sea in their suitcases.

WEBSITE

Laura Sauvage

Tuesday August 15 - 6:30pm
Riverfront Park

Laura Sauvage

Originally from Rogersville, a small town in New Brunswick, Vivianne Roy has always been passionate about music. With her raspy voice and spellbinding guitars her sound leaves you hypnotized.

WEBSITE

Joseph Edgar

Tuesday August 15 - 6:30pm
Riverfront Park

Joseph Edgar

Originally from Moncton, Acadian artist Joseph Edgar in an influence in the Acadian artistic movement. Since he has launched his solo career, he has worked with many artists such as : Les Païens, Marie-Jo Thério, Lisa Lebanc, Pascal Lejeune, The In & Outs as well as many others. Settled in Montreal in 2012, he continues to be inspired by his new neighborhood as well as the people who surround him.

WEBSITE

1755

Tuesday August 15 - 6:30pm
Riverfront Park

1755

Combining folk, country and rock with traditional lyrics, the members of the group or of the poet Gérald Leblanc, their sound will have left a mark on those who have followed. 1755 was the first to truly launch the Acadian musical movement internationally. From singing in French to “ chiac “, to the slang of the South East of New Brunswick, they have inspired many artists throughout their journey.

WEBSITE

Tiken Jah Fakoly

Tuesday August 15 - 6:30pm
Riverfront Park

Tiken Jah Fakoly

The image of the new Ivorian reggae scene in the footsteps of the master Alpha Blondy, Tiken Jah Fakoly is also one of the spokesperson for the young generation of his country regarding political difficulties. He was awarded the RFI Découverte Afrique in 2000.

WEBSITE

General Elektriks

Tuesday August 15 - 6:30pm
Riverfront Park

General Elektriks

General Elektriks was started by Hervé Salters, a pianist specializing in vintage keyboards, composer, singer and producer. Combining funk, old school pop and adding some Hip-Hop rhythm in his home studio in the Bay of San Francisco, Salters has released 3 albums with General Elektriks: Cliquety Kliqk’ (2003), ‘Good City For Dreamers’ (2009) et ‘Parker Street’ (2011).

WEBSITE

DJ Bones

Tuesday August 15- 6:30pm
Riverfront Park

DJ Bones

I'm a DJ, photographer, radio show host, music & arts archivist. I'm based out Moncton, New Brunswick(Canada). Longtime scene maker, supporter and facilitator of the canadian underground east coast music scene. I host a weekly radio show called La Photo Sonore on CKUM (Université de Moncton) as well as host monthly dance parties called IPN with BONES all over the east coast of Canada. I've also been a music and arts scene reporter for various shows on CBC and Radio Canada in the past.... music and the arts are what keep me going.

WEBSITE

Spoutnique

Tuesday August 15 - 12:30am
Aberdeen Cultural Centre

Spoutnique

Spoutnique is a mysterious alt-disco music group from Edmundston New Brunswick. The group provides a very energetic show with hypnotizing grooves.

WEBSITE

Roddie Romero

Wednesday august 16 - 7pm
Salle Bernard-LeBlanc

Roddie Romero

Born, raised, and currently residing in Lafayette, LA Roddie Romero lives and breathes South Louisiana culture. His passion for authenticity shows in multiple aspects of his life, from his music
with The Hub City All Stars to what’s cooking in his cast-iron black pot. But before the celebrated frontman had a Grammy nomination and multiple international tours under his belt, he was witnessing the magic of Cajun and zydeco music in his own backyard.

WEBSITE

Yvette Landry

Wednesday August 16- 7pm
Salle Bernard-LeBlanc

Yvette Landry

Elected as Governor to the Memphis Chapter of the Recording Academy, Board Member of Louisiana Folk Roots and acting Director of their summer Cajun & Creole Music Kids Camp, Yvette strives to bring cultures and traditions together.

WEBSITE

Caroline Savoie

Thursday August 17- 8pm
Salle Bernard-LeBlanc

Caroline Savoie

22-year old Acadian artist Caroline Savoie seduces you with the warmth of her powerful voice, her distinctive tone and timbre, her great vocal control, and her disarming naturalness that are all part of her unique signature.

WEBSITE

Safia Nolin

Thursday August 17 - 8pm
Salle Bernard-LeBlanc

Safia Nolin

Inspired by her surroundings, society and human nature, she writes lyrics that reflect her personal experience and real life. Authentic and inspiring, her words touch us and carry us into her universe. Her influences range from folk rock to indie rock.

WEBSITE

Les BackYard Devils

Friday August 18- 9pm
Salle Bernard-LeBlanc

Les BackYard Devils

With a swinging guitar rhythm, doghouse bass slaps, smashing guitar solos and lightning quick banjo and mandolin lines, The BackYard Devils managed to hammer down their own sound in an old fashion style, just like the brothers had planned.

WEBSITE

Les Jeunes d’Asteure

Friday August 18 - 9pm
Salle Bernard-LeBlanc

Les Jeunes d’Asteure

Freed from the mainstream with their long, fragmented songs, Les Jeunes d’Asteure identify with the vitality that is currently sweeping Acadie’s cultural landscape. Offering a unique musical journey through progressions of experimental arrangements, merging prog and pop elements, this art rock quintet creates its own intersection of energetic pieces, spirited solos, and a poetic lyrical craft emanating from Moncton’s rich and atypical language environment.

WEBSITE

Menoncle Jason

Friday August 18 - 9pm
Salle Bernard-LeBlanc

Menoncle Jason

He is musically inspired by country and American jazz, however, his lyrics are a reflection of his personal experiences as well as the stories from people who surround him.

WEBSITE

Cabaret Factum

Under the theme New mythology for a New Canada, Cabaret Factum is a show produced by a vibrant and disarming group of young emerging artists from differents canadian and french provinces. These talented performers gather as part of the 150th anniversary of the canadian confederation and explore, through their artistic discipline, the questions and visions of their Canada . The show takes form at the Aberdeen cultural center as an artists residency. This exploration will lead to a cabaret style show at salle Bernard LeBlanc.

15 emerging artists


Caroline Belisle
Jalianne Li
Claudie Landry
Marie Lamarche
Angie Richard
Chris Cormier
Justin Doucet
Jérémie Carrier
Monica Bolduc
Céleste Godin
Guyaume Boulianne
Nayla Naran
Hélène Girardin
Xavier Gould
Kristy Janvier



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Contact us


  • 506-857-9597
  • acadierock@gmail.com
  • 140, Botsford street, bureau 12, Moncton, New Brunswick, E1C 4X5