Let the show begin at Le Balcon!

Mylène Augustin

A suburb-to-city transplant and lover of all things Montréal, Mylène never stops rediscovering new neighbourhoods thanks to the inquisitive eyes of her two children. This talented multihyphenate chose writing as the common thread for her professional activities, from writing content to film production to support with screenwriting.

This article was updated on April 1, 2022.

Welcome to the funkiest cabaret in town, where New York meets Paris in the heart of Montréal.

The best jazz, soul, Motown and disco hits

You’re in for immersion in the timeless sounds of a generation that knew how to groove with the queen of Rhythm & Blues, Shaharah on Friday, April 1st. On April 2, get up and boogie with Freddie James, he’s not going to let you sit down at all. On April 16, Dawn Tyler Watson & The Jamm tackle the best R&B, soul, disco and Motown hits of all time. The Queen of Blues will be back on April 21 in an intimate and romantic performance, steeped in jazz, rock and gospel.

Psychedelic atmosphere provided by Off the Wall on April 23. The dynamic and groovy band will have you dancing all night long. Elie, The Velvets and their special guest Élizabeth Blouin-Brathwaite will have you up and dancing to the infectious sounds of Soul, Funk, Motown and Disco hits on April 29.

 

 

Brunch lovers and gospel fans, this one is for you

See you at lunchtime for a brunch in a most cheerful setting. The perfect opportunity to enjoy a special table d’hôte menu and the fiery atmosphere of Le Balcon with Montreal choir Imani Gospel Singers on April 2. Join Michelle Sweeney & special guests for a celebration of the gospel repertoire with the sounds of Jazz and Soul on April 30.

 

Regulars and distinguished guests

The great divas of our local scene will not miss their monthly rendezvous with the public at Le Balcon. The legendary Michelle Sweeney finds herself in the spotlight for a Motown and Disco Inferno party on April 9, while Kim Richardson and Dorian Sherwood tackle soul, R&B and disco hits on April 30.

On April 7, do not miss internationally renowned artist Corneille who presents a brand-new touring show with his musicians. As for Toronto-based singer Tanika Charles, who has proven to be one of soul music’s best-kept secrets, she will perform on April 8 with her group The Wonderfuls for a vibrant show with rock, gospel and country influences.

 

On Board for a Musical Journey

Master of Canadian funk, The Brooks, embodies the meticulousness of James Brown, the charm of D’Angelo and the radiance of Fela Kuti. His show scheduled for April 14 will be followed by an electrifying evening featuring the best hits of the 80’s on April 15 with Neon. On April 22, we set sail for Havana. Carlos Placeres and his musicians to the warm sunshine of his native Cuba with songs from his three albums as well as classic Cuban music.

 

Note that the vaccine passport is no longer required.

Mylène Augustin

A suburb-to-city transplant and lover of all things Montréal, Mylène never stops rediscovering new neighbourhoods thanks to the inquisitive eyes of her two children. This talented multihyphenate chose writing as the common thread for her professional activities, from writing content to film production to support with screenwriting.

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