Klô Pelgag, Rowjay and Lil Yachty at the MURAL festival in June

Klô Pelgag, Rowjay and Lil Yachty at MURAL Festival in June

The MURAL festival in 2021

Author-songwriter Klô Pelgag and rapper Rowjay will be performing in Montreal during the MURAL festival, which will be held from June 9 to 19, in addition to the rapper American Lil Yachty, whose presence had already been announced.

The program for the 10th edition of the festival, which brings together music and the visual arts, was launched on Tuesday. 

This year, MURAL is offering 10 musical events in its main area located in the parking lot at 3527 Saint-Laurent Boulevard. For the occasion, the boulevard will be partially pedestrianized.

These shows will feature Quebecers like Klô Pelgag, Rowjay, Hologramme (DJ set), Planet Giza and Thierry The Rose. French and American artists, such as rapper Kaaris, DJ Vladimir Cauchemar and UnoTheActivist, will also be there.

Tickets for the Saint-Laurent Boulevard concerts will go on sale April 28, at noon, on the festival's website, muralfestival.com.

Three “major concerts” in a new area

As announced on April 5, the festival will also welcome rappers Lil Yachty (USA) and Skepta (UK), as well as Montreal artist collective Moonshine with singer-songwriter Nigerian Ayra Starr.

These three outdoor concerts will take place during the weekend of June 10 to 12 in a second zone, located a few steps from the Bonaventure metro station and downtown arteries.

Tickets for the shows that will take place on this new site, with a capacity of just over 4,000 festival-goers, are already on sale.

2021 Edition Recap Video

Visual arts

You can also admire the works of international muralists and visual artists, such as Caratoes (China), Mando Marie (United States), Dalkhafine (France), Vexx (Belgium), VJ Suave (Brazil).

The 10th edition of MURAL also presents a strong contingent of local muralists, including Olivier Bonnard, Marc-Olivier Lamothe and Drew Young.

The headliner already announced for this year is the American Shepard Fairey, also known under the pseudonym Obey Giant.

Documentary about Shepard Fairey aka Obey Giant

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