Les FrancoFolies de Montréal that started in 1989 is known as the greatest music festival that take place, every year, in center Montreal. More than 1,000 French speaking artists from all over the world participate in the festival.
Most of the events which are held on several stages in the city center around Place des Arts are free.
Other events taking place in various venues in the city need tickets.
The festival takes place, every year in mid June.
It attracts huge crowd of more than 500,000 people. Due to the numerous visitors during the festival days and the high demand for tickets and accommodations it is recommended to check hotel rates and book rooms well in advance.
The festival that lasts for ten days focuses on diverse kinds of music; rock, pop, hip hop, punk, chanson, etc…
The festival's program, lineup information is present in the festival's website.