I stole this story idea from my friend, Adam. He’s okay with it.
I sat at his kitchen table in Montreal, lamenting the fact I didn’t have a great story idea to wrap up my time at Osheaga, Canada’s answer to Lollapalooza / Coachella. “Well,” he said. “Think about everything else you’ve done this past week. Montreal’s a pretty sweet spot for a mega festival.”
Truth. I’ve spent a huge amount of time travelling Canada over the past year, and I can’t imagine this festival happening in any other city. Other festivals on the roster here include the world’s largest jazz festival (Montreal Jazz Fest), winter’s Igloofest, the Montreal World Film Festival, and the Just For Laughs comedy festival. Why is Montreal such a damn good festival town?