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Festival Juste pour rire brings The Beach Boys to Montreal!

January 17, 2018

The 36th Just For Laughs Festival from July 14 to 28, 2018: phase 1 of outdoor programming
Montreal, January 17th, 2018 - Festival Juste pour rire is proud to present the first highlights of its 2018 outdoor programming: a diverse and innovative program for all tastes and all generations!

The Festival is happy to announce that the mythical Beach Boys will perform on its free outdoor stage next summer! The festival-goers are invited to come celebrate the summer heat and dance with the sound of worldwide hits that have become true classics, such as I Get Around, Wouldn’t It Be Nice and Surfin’ USA. Let the Californian sunshine take over Place des Festivals ... mark your calendars!

The hit teen event Juste pour ados! created and led by Pascal Morrissette, will be back with 100+ artists for a show and meet‑ups with teen idols of the year. "I'm happy to be back at Juste pour rire with even more craziness, stars, and selfies! I promise you a new show that our young girls and guys will adore!” - Pascal Morrissette.

Mado Lamotte will be back for a 5th edition of her eclectic show Mado's got talent! with drag-queens, singers, circus artists and comedians! “Mado's madness returns to the Place des Festivals! We are preparing a memorable show - and hilarious! – Just For Laughs 2018, get ready!” - Mado Lamotte.

Night owls will be welcome at the Melting Pot, located on Esplanade de la Place des Arts, to party all night in the heart of the downtown along with international artists and DJs.

Finally, the gourmet open-air village BOUFFONS!MTL is back at the corner of Ste-catherine West street & Bleury street. This is the summer happening for foodies with tens of food trucks, tasting workshops, bars and more!

The full programming of outdoor activities will be announced in June 2018.