Montreal Has Music in Its Soul

Published Date Author: , November 23rd, 2011

Montreal Gay TravelBack before the bubble burst, when we were fantasizing about a tertiary residence in Montreal, we found ourselves in a residential sales office, talking to a fellow New Yorker, a classical violinist, who was moving permanently to Montreal because “this city has music in its soul.”

That sentiment echoed in our ears throughout this year’s edition of Divers/Cite, Montreal’s annual weeklong summer music festival. Founded as Montreal’s LGBT Pride celebration in 1993 on the principles of diversity, solidarity, and openness, Divers/Cite has subsequently evolved into an urban Burning Man festival that brings together tens of thousands of celebrants and music lovers from around the globe.

With nearly fifty hours of free outdoor parties and performances, Divers/Cite rivals the intensity of Winter Music Conference while channeling the love-fueled atmosphere of Woodstock – and the 19th anniversary of Divers/Cite proved yet again that it’s all about the music: the music in Montreal’s collective heart and soul.

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