Canadian feel-good festival Music 4 Cancer has announced the lineup for the ninth installment of the cancer research fundraiser. Held annually in Sainte-Thérèse, Quebec, the festival has quickly become the première punk and ska festival of the Canadian season. This years edition will feature: Me First and the Gimme Gimmes, Anti-Flag, Good Riddance, 88 Fingers Louie as well as Quebec ska legends Subb, as well as a ton of other great acts. The ninth edition will be held September 13th and 14th at its beloved home Sainte-Thérèse.
This year the festival has teamed up with Le Trou De Diable micro-brewery, also Music 4 Cancer has teamed up with Thousand Islands Records and will be holding a free show at the Local 41. As if all that wasn’t awesome enough, Music 4 Cancer as always has partnered up with the Canadian Cancer Society, and 100% of donations to the Raise-O-Thon M4C will go to furthering cancer research.
Everyone knows someone who has been affected by cancer, Music 4 Cancer has done an absolutely amazing job of raising funds for cancer research here in my amazing part of the world. Combining Quebec’s absolute love of punk and the generosity of the people of this kick-ass little nation Music 4 Cancer is a festival and cause everyone can get behind.