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.
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.
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 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).
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.
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.
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 ✦
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
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
Aberdeen Cultural Centre – GRATUIT
10:30am: Remi Boudreau
11:20am: Nicole Poirier
12:50pm: Tintamarre Junior
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.
Presenters: Gabriel Robichaud et Caroline Bélisle
12:30am – SHOW
Aberdeen Cultural Centre – $5
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
☆ Tickets ☆
Most of Acadie Rock’s concerts and activities are free. For events with paid admission, tickets can be purchased online.
Yann Perreau – Caravane – Pierre Guitard
Soirée de poésie
Caroline Savoie – Safia Nolin
The Backyard Devils, Les Jeunes d’Asteure, Menoncle Jason et Jedi of Funk