WE'VE GONE SOMEWHERE ...
Since its inception, La Boite à Musique has always been a resource for musicians and organizers of musical events. Founded by Guy Lotte in 1955; The company has gone through decades, has transformed itself and has been able to adapt in a cultural universe that has constantly evolved.
Moreover, I am always surprised to see customers yesterday intersect those of today. It gives beautiful encounters sometimes! Proof of the uniqueness of what BAM is.
This is what fueled our thinking when we reviewed our website. And that explains our desire to make our virtual presence more human ...
La Boite à Musique is first and foremost a team. People of passion who do this job because music occupies an important pl...Read more
Posted on 05/23/2016 at 12:00:00 AM
WHEN COUNTRY SAYS HELLO TO ROCK'N'ROLL.
Although it is difficult to determine when Quebec's rock'n'roll was born, Quebec western singers - such as Roger Miron, Marcel Martel and Willie Lamothe - are among the first to follow Elvis .
Posted on 04/28/2016 at 12:00:00 AM
Early in 1957, Elvis Presley was announced to perform in Toronto on April 2 and another in Verdun on April 3. The media does not get carried away, but the young people are getting excited. Alas, the concert is canceled. The front page article in The Gazette grants the annulment to a decision of the Verdun City Council.
Two assumptions are made as to the exact reason for the cancellation of the concert.
At the outset, Cardinal Léger, then Archbishop of Montreal, intervened to prevent the arrival of Elvis in the city. According to Alan Hanson, biographer of Elvis Presley, the concert of the King was not canceled by the city of Verdun, which wanted to conceal an act of censorship. Instead, the municipal council refused to give the p...Read more
Posted on 04/14/2016 at 12:00:00 AM