Outaouais Rock has announced DREAM THEATER will headline the seventh
edition of D-TOX Rockfest, which will take place in Montebello, Quebec
Other acts confirmed include: KORN, BAD RELIGION, SUICIDE SILENCE, SUBLIME WITH ROME, NO USE FOR A NAME, and GOOD RIDDANCE.
An additional 90 artists will be revealed in March.
As part of the Planet Quebec project, D-TOX Rockfest will host a
showcase and will proudly represent Western Quebec at South by
Southwest, North America’s biggest music conference in Austin, Texas on
March 17th at Spill Bar.
After winning several touristic and cultural awards in Quebec, D-TOX
Rockfest received its first Canadian recognition after being nominated
at the 2012 Sponsorship Marketing Awards for its partnership with D-TOX.
Winners will be announced in April, in Toronto. The festival is also
nominated for the Outaouais Tourism Awards in the Festivals &
Touristic Events category.
Put together by Outaouais Rock, the festival has been growing
considerably in the last couple of years and is now Quebec’s largest
rock event. Known for its impressively diverse lineups, low ticket
price, festive atmosphere and beautiful scenery right by the Outaouais
River, Rockfest is quickly becoming a summer tradition. Located only 60
minutes from Montreal and 45 minutes from Ottawa, Rockfest is easily
accessible for everyone. The festival recently won the Ovation Prize at
Quebec’s prestigious Tourism Awards in the Festivals and Tourist Events
category, as well as the Arts & Culture and Tourism prizes at the
Chamber Of Commerce Awards.
The full announcement press conference will be held in March.
General ticket sale will also start in March. However, various pre-sales
and other announcements will be done in the meantime. 2012 edition:
June 15th – 16th at the marina & June 11th -17th at various indoor