International DJs and extraordinary dancers riled up crowds of people at Old Port of Montreal during the first two nights of Divers/Cité. Thursday night’s Flexx event was all about modern dance. DJ Miss Dee Jayne set the scene for performers like Natacha Filiatraut, Sarah Lefebvre, Dave St-Pierre, Virginia Brunelle, and David Albert-Toth in the first official night of this year’s party at the Quai Jacques-Cartier. Friday night, after the Friends for Life Bike Rally riders returned from their six-day ride from Toronto to Montreal, DJs Patrick Guay and D-Formation took the main stage and kicked off the much-anticipated Vendredi Tribal night at the festival. The crowd continued to grow until Spain’s popular Chus & Ceballos, the pioneers of Iberican Sound, took over with the perfect their distinct blend of house, techno, and percussion. When the festival grounds started to close up for the night Chus & Ceballos took the beats to Velvet-Auberge St-Gabriel for a special Divers/Cité after party.
Divers/Cité is an arts and music festival that celebrates the value of diversity including La Grande Danse, one of North America’s largest outdoor House music demonstrations.
Photography by Jeffrey James Keyes
Chus & Ceballos