Sunday, August 2 Scène Loto-Québec –
Parc Émilie-Gamelin – 15h
Outdoor and free
Latin grooves, salsa, R&B and a soupçon of drag, Le Grand Bal is just that – grand - with sensational performers ready to both entertain and inspire you.
Virdiana et Thomasz – 15h
Salsa and Latin Dance Course.
Sandra and the Latin Groove – 16h
Singer, dancer and salsa star, Montreal’s own Sandra Camanelli and her orchestra, The Latin Groove, will get the groove on the D/Cité crowd! They have performed across Canada and traveled the globe, as
far away as Hong Kong , Mexico and Europe.
Just 4 Fun – 17h30
Sébastien Roy brings to Divers/Cité a major treat featuring Miss Butterfly and a multitude of singers, dancers and circus performers… in honour of Montreal’s gay nightlife.
Oka – 18h
OKA’s signature is a smooth hi-fidelity sound full of uplifting melodies slow cooked over raw didgeridoo rhythms and pulsing dance grooves.
Martha Wash – 19h
She’s the charismatic Queen of Clubland with the trademark power pipes and a musical repertoire that’ll put any aspiring songstress to shame. The classically trained vocalist is responsible for some of the top-selling hits of the ’80s and ‘90s (Black Box’s Everybody Everybody, C+C Music Factory’s Gonna Make You Sweat). But she needs no introduction here, as the Montreal darling swept Divers/Cité off its feet a few years back when she wielded her diva magic…with a few raindrops coming down as she performed her camp classic It’s Raining Men!
V.Nus (Madonna : Sticky and Sweet Tour) – 19h30
13 dancers, 23 songs on the menu and the one and only V.nus performs “Madonna: The Sticky and Sweet Tour”. An amazing non stop peformance!
Anjulie – 21h
With a vocal
prowess and sophistication announcing her as a true original, Anjulie
takes the city by storm with her R&B inspired melodies.
India – 22h30
– choreography by Scott Fordham,
Raices de Colombia, Viridiana& Julio Hong
India has been topping both the Latin and American Billboard charts and garnering Emmy nods with her phenomenal brew of emotionally charged Latin, tropical and salsa styles. She has worked with stars such as Jellybean Benitez, TitoPuente
and shared a duets with Gloria Estefan.
Ballet Raíces de Colombia
Carlos Reyes' dancers work since 2001 for the enrichment and enforcement
of colombian folklore, everywhere they put their feet! An exotic breeze
on this Grand Bal 2009!