Cœur de pirate, Fred Pellerin, hot air balloons and a sunrise at the 34th FMG!

Hot air balloons in the sky and music in your ears: that is how you can start your day on September 4th and 5th at the 34th edition of the FMG, as part of the Hydro-Québec Musical matinees.

On Saturday, Cœur de pirate will welcome you to our first ever morning concert, a unique concept that combines two facets of our DNA: music and hot air ballooning. Returning to her first love, the singer-songwriter and pianist will introduce you to her new instrumental album Perséides.

In her twelve-year career as Cœur de pirate, Béatrice Martin has left an impressive mark on French-language pop. With over a million albums sold and countless plays on streaming platforms, she has explored many angles of the art world. Today, she divides her time between creating music and running Bravo Musique, a music and talent company of which she is President and Artistic Director.


On Sunday, Fred Pellerin will welcome the sunrise with his poetry and music and guide the balloons skyward. Performing pieces from his show Je dirai presque rien, the contemporary storyteller will carry you away into his world for the span of a morning.

With more than 3,000 performances of his 6 storytelling shows in his career, Fred Pellerin has breathed new life into the characters of his village: Saint-Élie-de-Caxton. Legend has it that in this small Québec village, nestled in the Mauricie region, elves and fairies crash into windshields at night. Do not miss the unique pleasure of hearing Fred Pellerin's stories at the festival.


For the first time at the FMG, come discover or rediscover these exceptional artists in our new concept. Presented in an intimate format, only 800 tickets will be available per performance.

How to get a ticket? Keep an eye on our social media platforms on July 8th for the start of the ticket sales. The complete program will be announced on July 6th!

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