In a nutshell:
A European-style festival dedicated to showcasing music and visual arts. More details:
Over 90 indie rock and hip hop bands performing for thousands of music lovers. Coldplay, Iggy & The Stooges, Sonic Youth, Cypress Hill, Arcade Fire and Eminem have all performed at Osheaga in the past. The 2012 edition includes The Black Keys, Snoop Dogg, Franz Ferdinand and many more. When:
Three days in early August (In 2012: August 3-5) Where: Sold online
or in person at the Bell Centre Box Office (1909, avenue des Canadiens de Montréal
). One to three-day general admission passes available, from $85 to $222.50. Three-day reserved seating passes are also available for $318 (sold out for 2012).