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Festival d'ete de Quebec

Celebrating its 50th year in existence, the annual 11-day music event in Quebec City kicked off with a stellar lineup of artists from Canada and the United States, including Pink and Kendrick Lamar.

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Pink proved why she still reigns as one of best artists around these days during her electrifying show, her first in nearly four years.

Published on July 29, 2017

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Pink strapped in to an elaborate contraption that literally allowed her to fly over the massive crowd attending her headlining show on day three of the Festival d'ete de Quebec.

Published on July 9, 2017

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Pink's voice was in superb form as she sang her hits with help from her stellar backup singers.

Published on July 9, 2017

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Pink and guitarist Justin Derrico stripped it down on the Janis Joplin song "Me and Bobby Mcgee" and Pink's "Perfect."

Published on July 9, 2017

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Kendrick Lamar emerged from cloud of dry ice smoke that enveloped the stage to the shrieks of adoring fans.

Published on July 9, 2017

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Kendrick Lamar fans raised their hands in delight as the hip hop artist ripped through an intense set from his catalog.

Published on July 9, 2017

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Kendrick Lamar was genuinely touched by the number of people — upwards of 50,000 — who came out to see him headline the second night of the festival.

Published on July 9, 2017

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Cupcake creations from Quebec's Coquelikot satiated festival-goers sweet tooth. http://coquelikot.com

Published on July 9, 2017

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The puppet creatures come to life as air fills their fabric bodies.

Published on July 9, 2017

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The inflatable puppets lay dormant during the day, resting before their evening of entertaining.

Published on July 9, 2017

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Operated by actors, the giant inflatable marionettes floated over the crowds next to Parliament, beguiling and amusing spectators.

Published on July 9, 2017

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French street theater troupe, the Plasticiens Volants ruled the night sky with their giant inflatable puppets, which were created especially for the Festival d'ete de Quebec.

Published on July 9, 2017

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Montreal-based singer/songwriter Peter Peter delivered rich melodies to an appreciative audience that eagerly soaked up the artist's offerings.

Published on July 9, 2017

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Suave singer Peter Peter wooed his adoring fans with his masterful pop melodies and silky smooth vocals.

Published on July 9, 2017

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Montreal-based singer/songwriter Matt Holubowski performs a free show to an intimate crowd at Lauberiviere, one of the city’s soup kitchens.

Published on July 28, 2017

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FEQ’s main stage, erected on the Plains of Abraham was a massive structure with a sound system robust enough to accommodate the outdoor concert space that at times held as many as 100,000 festivalgoers for a show.

Published on July 29, 2017

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Multi-storied screens — on the side of the stage and at the half way point of the concert area — not only allowed audiences a larger-than-life view of the artist, between performances, fun was had as camera operators turned their lenses into the crowd capturing an unsuspecting attendee and modifying their image with silly appliques.

Published on July 29, 2017

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Popular Montreal-based singer/songwriter Geoffroy seduced the crowd with his breezy vocals and sophisticated, layered melodies.

Published on July 29, 2017

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At age 24, Nick, the younger brother of Kevin and Joe, has already achieved significant success as a solo artist, with his single “Close” from his latest album Last Year Was Complicated reaching #14 on U.S. Billboard’s U.S. Hot 100.

Published on July 29, 2017

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Nick Jonas opened for the Backstreet Boys on night three of the FEQ, playing songs from his three solo albums.

Published on July 29, 2017

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On March 1, 2017, the original members of the Backstreet Boys settled in for a four-month residency at Las Vegas’s Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. It was great preparation for their headlining gig at Festival d’ete Quebec on Sunday, July 9, where they played to a massive enthusiastic crowd of all ages.

Published on July 29, 2017

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The best-selling boy band in history, the Backstreet Boys strutted and shimmered and tore through their myriad hits with precision and enthusiasm.

Published on July 29, 2017

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The audience screamed for joy when pretty boy Nick Carter sang his solo parts, proving that despite the passage of decades, he has retained his heartthrob status.

Published on July 29, 2017

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For their finale, the Backstreet Boys took a page out of Fourth of July celebrations, employing fireworks and confetti to close their nearly two-hour show.

Published on July 29, 2017

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