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Lineup 2024

Best Patric Egan

Best Patric Egan has been collecting vinyl, producing and DJing for about twenty five years and plans to for another twenty five. He has a reputation for being the best Patric Egan. 

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Bonbon Bombay

The Whimsical Entity BonBon Bombay is an international award winning burlesque and circus sideshow artist known for her theatrical antics, strange characters and creative storyline. Combining her many talents in ballet, contemporary dance, theater, clowning and multimedia, her shows are always a hit! You never know what she will bring to the stage next but she is guaranteed to leave you wanting more.

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  • Bonbon Bombay
  • Bonbon Bombay

Bibi Lolo Bangbang

"The Monster Truck of Burlesque, Bibi Lolo BangBang, is a delightful blend of burlesque striptease and physical comedy. She's a Showgirl-clown who loves to astonish with her boldness and exuberant humor. From burlesque performances to MCing, circus acts, and roller skating, since 2015, she has been rolling her hips through various festivals, cabarets, shows, and events!"

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  • Bibi Lolo Bangbang

Dj Care

Care is a DJ in love with transcendent melodies from diverse horizons. You'll dance to a blend of psychedelic basslines and organic house, followed by influences from the desert, the jungle, and Quebec rivers. She's been gracing the stage since 2012, enchanting you all the way.

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Collectif Carmagnol

Éliane Bonin, a founding force within the Carmagnole collective, channels inspiration from every corner, champions counter-culture, and orchestrates events aimed at empowering peers and fostering social-cultural connections. For her, the circus is not merely a performance but a vibrant lifestyle, fuelled by raw human encounters and genuine experiences. At ShazamFest, she leads her troupe of circus artists, promising an exhilarating spectacle that will ignite your senses and leave you craving for more.

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  • Carnaval Carmagnole
  • Carnaval Carmagnole

Daddy Red

Daddy Red emerges as the epitome of eccentricity, a sword-swallowing clown like no other. His audacious stunts, like riding a mechanical bull while swallowing swords, have crowned him the unrivaled wild man of the sideshow circuit. With each unpredictable act, he pushes boundaries, leaving audiences on the edge of their seats, gasping for breath. As your mind struggles to grasp the spectacle before you, Daddy Red effortlessly transitions to his next outrageous feat, captivating and shocking in equal measure. Prepare to be mesmerized by the whirlwind of chaos and adrenaline that is Daddy Red's performance.

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  • Daddy Red

DVTR

Over the past 6 months, DVTR has been causing quite a stir in the Canadian punk scene, garnering glowing reviews, earning spots on best-of-2023 lists, selling out shows, and even snagging some coveted awards for their debut EP "BONJOUR" (Hello!). With a sound that falls somewhere between the B-52's and Jay Reatard, this French-speaking duo's unpredictable antics transcend language barriers, captivating audiences from Mexico to the UK. Their music is fast, raw, and unapologetic—repeating and driving home their message with relentless intensity. DVTR is not for the faint of heart; they're here to shake things up.

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  • DVTR
  • DVTR
  • DVTR
  • DVTR

Excavation & Poésie

Excavation & Poésie and Plomberie join forces in a big band to bring you the renovation show! In the context of Bill 31, in a context where our right to lease assignment is being taken away, where the interests of landlords are being favoured and where we are told that all this is being done for our own good, what better way to celebrate than against the abusive practices of landlords supported by our favourite Caquist government.
In order to raise funds for a tenants' rights association, we invite you to dance to the musical repertoire of the two groups, arranged in a big band formula against renovictions.

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  • Excavation & Poésie
  • Excavation & Poésie
  • Excavation & Poésie

That Handsome Devil 

An American rock band from Brooklyn, New York, by way of Boston, Massachusetts. The band mixes genres such as rock, funk, jazz, jive, blues, surf, rhythm and blues, reggae, rockabilly, rap, and psychedelic. Their sound has also been described as "equal parts Screamin’ Jay Hawkins, bizarre electronica, creepy hip hop and in-your-face gonzo rock.

Howling through the streets in winds of tornadoing trash like a ghost of the city's restless soul. That Handsome Devil is a poltergeist lighting a bag of sh** on the doorstep of your mind, ringing the bell, and running away laughing.

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  • That Handsome Devil
  • That Handsome Devil
  • That Handsome Devil

Da Joint Doctor 

An original at Shazam, Sasha has been spinning tunes at Shazam Farm since the mid-eighties. A true Sound System enthusiast, his education in reggae and dancehall began at a young age, influenced by his uncle, parents, and Jamaican friends. In 1988 and 89 Shazam was host to a reggae party with massive speakers and close to 200 jamaicans. For nearly 40 years Da Joint Doctor has been giving us that heavy bass. Get ready to get down with a massive dancehall, ragga and reggae vibes.

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Kamendja 

A world-rock instrumental band that fuses different musical styles such as polka, klezmer, tango and Arabic music with more modern styles like electro, dub, funk and jazz. In a festive, refined ambience, the band draws much of its inspiration from progressive rock to concoct their own unique style of mixed music.

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Kickin' it Live Collective

Will E. Skandalz has been in and around the Hip Hop scene since the mid 90's, touring across north america & opening for many big name acts such as: M.O.P, Tha Alkaholiks, The Outlaws, Brother Ali, Young Money, Chuck Ice & E.W.A to name a few. Will Skanz also co-headlined tour(s). He also won various freestyle battles in Montreal & Ottawa.
Big Will E. is currently piecing together collective of rappers who are going to blow off the roof at the bar with some late night beats

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  • Will E Skandalz
  • Will E Skandalz
  • Will E Skandalz

Kirá Chao

It's hard to be clandestino, to escape comparison and make a name for yourself when you're Manu Chao's son... He has succeeded brilliantly, musically emancipating himself from his father, and drawing inspiration from the popular culture of his native Brazil, he brings a fresh breath to local folklore, skilfully blending North-Eastern rhythms and other South American influences. Between forró, baião, maracatu, salsa and cumbia, Kirá imposes his singular style. In this Latin fusion, he follows in the footsteps of Brazilian singers such as Tom Zé and Lénine, while inheriting the mangue beat. The influence of figures such as Chico Science and Zeca Baleiro are also palpable.

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Lagarto

Our exceptional clown has commandeered the Temple of Doom, transforming it into a playground for teenagers. Lagarto promises endless entertainment with fun, games, activities, and captivating shows. Marvel at his colossal bubbles by day and be mesmerized by his fiery spectacle after sunset. Join the adventure for an unforgettable experience!

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  • Lagarto le Clown
  • Lagarto le Clown

The Loonies

A trio of buddies from Trois-Rivières form a band that embodies the rebellious spirit of 90s punk and grunge. Their authentic, energetic punk sound will transport you in a whirlwind of abrasive riffs and percussive rhythms. With their irreverent attitude and unbridled passion, Loonies are an explosion of sound, a living experience and a call to freedom. Hold on tight, because once the Loonies take the stage, you won't be able to resist the call of their infectious energy.

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  • The Loonies

Lutte à l'Est

In the wrestling world, secrecy reigns supreme. This league of female wrestlers fighting against patriarchy, lays out the essential rules to follow in their "Lutte à l'Est's Comm Directives".  Truth reigns, both inside and outside the ring. Wrestlers eschew roles, and disclosing secrets is taboo. Local wrestlers undergo rigorous training, while the staff keep the mystique alive. Exposing these secrets carries serious repercussions. This humorous yet cautionary note underscores the importance of preserving wrestling's enigmatic allure and cautions against inadvertent revelations.

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  • Lutte à l'Est

Mania Knox

An electrifying multidisciplinary Sideshow and circus artist renowned for her jaw-dropping act, "the iron jaw"! Beware when they say, "don't worry, she won't bite" – because she absolutely will! With an edge that cuts through the norm, Mania Knox delivers thrills and chills like no other, leaving audiences on the edge of their seats, begging for more!

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  • Mania Knox
  • Mania Knox
  • Mania Knox

Moronic Inferno feat. Dekora's singer Nagano

Moronic Inferno is a punk-fueled power-trio from Montreal. Their sound is the result of an urban lifestyle; "From the overwhelming streets, to the comforting sheets“. A mix of hectic and soothing energy, they carry a trunk load of influences juggling from Jimi Hendrix, the Minutemen, Funkadelic and old-school Hip-Hop to the gnarlier attitude of 90's Punk.

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  • Moronic Inferno

Mate

Three years ago, at Mitchell Montcalm High School, Mate was born from the union of 5 friends with an avid passion for music. Their rock, jazz and folk compositions, in French and English, blend harmoniously with their onstage energy. Their intense chemistry brings to a boil the vibrant crowds of Quebec's underground scenes, and soon those of the rest of the world. They are soon to release their first French-language album, which will transform the musical landscape. Mate's impressionist portrait is shining through. Get ready for one hell of a set!

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Morzion

Aka Dj Morz, has been a veritable reggae maestro for over two decades. As co-founder of the band Okapi and the label AD MARE Records, he wanders the halls of reggae, traveling through eras from the 1960s to the modern frenzy of 2024. Immerse yourself in his crazy universe, where vintage grooves blend with futuristic sounds for an incomparable aural experience!

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Dj mYc

Filmmaker, musician, producer, DJ and music enthusiast, Mike Thifault hails from Montreal, Quebec. When not performing, he spends his time in the studio creating his own music… aided by over 3 decades of Djing and an upbringing in a very musically-influenced home. Having spent many years playing and creating Montreal’s local bar scene, holding multiple residencies, DJing special events, Mike has had a lot of time to develop his sound. For him, it’s all about musical journey’s, playing those tracks that get you tapping your feet and nodding your head without you realizing it, regardless of genre, tempo, style, or release date. Don’t be surprised when you suddenly find yourself dancing!

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Pain Naan

Leavened duet, usually cooked in an earthen oven (tandoor), and sometimes topped with various ingredients (cheese, for example).

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  • Nigan

Prana Papa 

IInfluenced by his wild journey through the realms of holistic exploration and artistic expression, Prana Papa concocts a mind-bending fusion of groove-psych music that takes listeners on a transcendent odyssey. With a blend of melodic waves, exotic rhythms, and thunderous bass, he crafts a sonic landscape that defies convention and invites the adventurous to lose themselves in its depths. His mission: to ignite primal instincts, provoke introspection, and propel souls into the ethereal realms of the global trance family. So strap in tight, let go of your inhibitions, and prepare to ride the wave of Prana Papa's "Yoga Chaud" journey to the edge of hilarity and beyond.

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  • Dj Prana Papa

Plomberie

Plomberie and Excavation & Poésie join forces for the show “Rénoviction”, denouncing abusive landlord practices encouraged by the government. In the context of Bill 31, where our rights are being trampled underfoot, let's celebrate together against these injustices. This unique collaboration promises an extraordinary musical and artistic experience, combining the talents and universes of two committed groups. Plomberie offers an original blend of instrumental music, with powerful horns and driving rhythms. Their performance, unique to each show, promises a vibrant spectacle. The important thing is that it grooves!

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  • Plomberie Band

Rau_Ze

A duo made up of Rose Perron and Félix Paul, won the Francouvertes 2022. Their R&B and neo-soul music draws on a wide range of influences, from jazz and Y2K pop to hip-hop, funk and trip-hop. Their aim is to create music that is at once hard-hitting, danceable, deep and committed, exploring the twists and turns of everyday life with an authentic vocabulary. Accompanied on stage by Henri Bouchard (bass), Juan Espitia (drums) and Julien Fillion (saxophone), their performances are marked by a deep complicity and Rose's vocal versatility, immersing the audience in a balance between sweet bitterness and cathartic explosions.

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  • Rau_ze
  • Rau_ze
  • Rau_ze

Les Roberts - Labokracboom

Introducing "Les Roberts": Your one-stop destination for sales, recovery, sorting, rentals, exchanges, repairs, maintenance, building appraisal, jewelry, small engines, and gold buying. Robert and Robert proudly present their 5-star DELUXE flea market. As you explore their offerings, you'll uncover more than just goods – you'll discover a thoughtful reflection on consumerism, the intrinsic value of items, and the essence of labor. Join us as we delve into a world where every transaction tells a story.

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Rook

Rook, the master of UK Stepper, shakes up the music scene with his Dub Permanence, an epic event featuring homemade Sound Systems. Active and prolific, he ignites the audience with his impactful releases. On stage, Rook reinvents himself with each session, turning his Open Air Sessions into true sonic experiences. With renowned collaborations including Dubmatix, Alpha Steppa, Mat Fx, Atili, and many others, he is ready to make you groove to the rhythm of his irresistible Dub..

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  • Rook
  • Rook

ROTIN AND THE PRINCES

ROTIN is the musical duo of two girls, Rebecka Lussier and Karine Lizée, originally from Fontainebleau, a rock hub. In 2021, they joined forces with two musicians with a garage-rock musical background, Pierre-Marc Lavigne "Pierre-Premier" on bass and Claude Lacroix "Claude-De-La-Beauharnoise" on drums. Together, they form ROTIN AND THE PRINCES. The band puts on a rockin' show with a rock-kitsch repertoire, including covers of well-known songs from the '80s to today... expect to tap your feet and feel the uncontrollable urge to dance! Welcome to the world of rock.

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  • ROTIN and the Princes

SENTAI DUB ATTACK!

Since 2020, we've been sending out powerful waves of sound. From reggae to cumbia with a punk twist, fused with echoes, reverbs and sirens in the purest dub tradition! With SENTAI DUB ATTACK, every performance is an immersive, intoxicating experience, plunging you into a state of dub you won't want to leave.

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  • Sentai Dub Attack
  • Sentai Dub Attack

Dj Solid

DJ Solid's meticulously curated collection of special and rare grooves is guaranteed to get your booty shaking! With everything soulful and funky, get ready to groove! DJ Solid exclusively spins vinyl, seamlessly transitioning from one genre to another, from Afro beat to Caribbean to Post punk and Rockabilly hits.

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Verre Moutarde

After Will's success on "La Voix" in 2023, he teamed up with Étienne to create Verre Moutarde, a vibrant musical project. In Drummondville, Étienne organized open mics, providing Will with a stage to hone his skills. Olivier, a passionate drummer, joined them after being captivated by their performances. Local media followed their journey, amplifying their fame. The open mics even attracted college students. With the arrival of Alicia, a talented bassist, the band reached its full potential. Together, they electrify their audience with their unique style and unmatched energy, cementing their place in the local music scene.

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  • Verre Moutarde

Tribal Roses

The Tribal Roses are a fusion dance group led by Catherin De Sève. Their boundless creativity is evident in their originality, flamboyant costumes, headdresses and make-up! A must-see at Shazam, let our earthy sirens seduce you.
Enter their mystical, fun and colorful world. Fun guaranteed!

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