The 7th Annual Red Hot & Blue Rockabilly Weekend Sept. 1st-4th, 2011

Luca Fantigrossi / August 15, 2011

For the seventh year running, Montreal plays host to the number one rockabilly weekender in Canada. It’ll be Four days of fun starting at the beginning of September from Thursday the first to Sunday the fourth. The festival includes twelve bands from around the world, some sexy burlesque, free jive dance classes and a jive dance contest, a free visual art exhibition, and  a free hot rod and vintage car exhibit. It all closes with a Hawaiian-themed cocktail party and dinner at the one and only Jardin Tiki. Amongst the incredible acts appearing at the festival are locals Bloodshot Bill & the Handcuffs, Filly & The Flops, and the Hellbound Hepcats. Also making an appearance from abroad are Buzz Campbell, Levi Dexter Sit & Die Co. , The Shakedown ComboThe Kingmakers. As if that wasn’t enough, Rockabilly legends: Huelyn Duvall, as well as Sonny Burgess & the Pacers will also be there to rock your socks off. If you’re a fan of rockabilly music and the whole lifestyle in general, then this is an event surely not to be missed!

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