Concerts de la Cité
Sherbrooke’s downtown beckons with its ambiance melding nature, culture, and architecture. Guests find here the liveliest part of Sherbrooke, with wide green spaces and an undeniable charm of its art galleries, antique shops, commercial streets, cafés and open-air terraces. For atmosphere, many guests come to the Concerts de la Cité.
These free open-air shows are offered by Animation centre-ville Sherbrooke from end of June to mid-September at Place de la Cité, located in the inner courtyard of the Sherbrooke Courthouse and at the Frontenac Esplanade (Strathcona Square or Place des Moulins). The venue has picnic tables and chairs for concert-goers. The sites are accessible for people with reduced mobility. Guests can use the dance floor to move to the beat. Parking area is nearby.
Lunch hour open-air concert series are for all tastes. Indeed, there are songs, and a variety of music. These shows are offered Tuesdays and Thursdays at 12:15 pm. Guests can purchase light lunches. However, these concerts are cancelled in case of rain. Concerts at dusk are a nice treat for music lovers with classical music, quartets and small ensembles.
People can enjoy the fanciful, original, and fun musical acts, every Wednesday night at 8 pm. These shows are presented at the Granada Theatre in case of rain. Also Wednesdays, the Concerts at the Agora are offered. These shows present songs at 12:15 pm. In case of rain, the event is cancelled. Jazz is offered on Thursdays and Fridays. Excellent local jazz ensembles get listeners into a mellow mood at the aperitif hour, at 5:00 pm.
In case of rain, the concerts take place at the Antiquarius Café. Every Sunday throughout August from noon to 5:00 pm, guests admire regional vocal ensembles, street theatre and festive music presentations. Besides, a concert series featuring traditional music from the Eastern Township's different ethnic groups, as well as typical music styles relating to a culture of different period are offered at Marche de la Gare de Sherbrooke (Marketplace of the Train station of Sherbrooke).
For further details, contact the Granada Theatre at 819 565-5656.
Granada Theatre Website: www.theatregranada.com