With artists from New York, France, Switzerland, Ecuador and Quebec, both established and offering their first concert, the PHI Centre's fall program is a presentation of world cultures and music.
BRAMA + AVALANCHE KAITO, September 3
The European music trios are crossing the Atlantic Ocean for the first time to bring their powerful energy to the beautiful city of Montreal. Presented by PHI in collaboration with FME.
ERIC CHENAUX ,September 9
Celebrated Canadian artist presents experimental folk songs from latest album Say Laura. He is charting an adventurous and uncompromising path through avant-folk and out-jazz compositions. Presented by PHI and OK LÀ.
LA CHICA, September 15
By proposing a collage of sound textures, the artist brings together two worlds: Europe and Latin America. Her world revolves around the piano and keyboard, skillfully mixing classical inspirations, like her admiration for Debussy, with the dense intensity of analogue synths. Presented by PHI and TRAQUEN'ART.
COLLIS BROWNE, September 24
Collis will give a rare solo piano performance of never before heard material and covers of unexpected favorites. Presented by PHI.
Celebration event for the PHI Centre and the PHI Foundation for Contemporary Art, October 5
To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the PHI Centre and the 15th anniversary of the PHI Foundation, the PHI family is preparing a happening with a mix of music and performance to celebrate these two great milestones. More information to come. Presented by PHI.
SIKA VALMÉ, October 15
Sika Valmé is a contemporary Canadian-Creole musician, performer and illustrator. Her music and her graphic universe give rise to an immersive synergy of sound and visual stories. More information to come. Presented by KEPPKA, PHI and SIKA. We thank the Canada Council for the Arts for its support.
The FIKA(S) festival is back at the PHI Centre with two events in their cultural program focused on music and a conference.
FIKA(S) - Women in the Music Industry, October 19
In the music industry, several studies show that women are still under-represented. During the 4th edition of FIKA(S), artists and professionals from here and Scandinavia will share their experiences, successes, and failures as women working in the music industry. The panel will be followed by a networking 5 à 7, where you can discover the music of 3 artists of the new generation: Raindear (Sweden) and Marte Eberson (Norway) & DJ Killa-Jewel (Quebec). Presented by FIKA(S) and PHI in collaboration with shesaid.so MTL.
FIKA(s) - “Nordic Covers" evening with Safia Nolin, October 20
In order to celebrate all nordicities and to underline Québec’s belonging to this concept intimately linked to Scandinavian and Nordic countries, the FIKA(S) Festival opens its 2022 concert series with special guest Safia Nolin. Presented by FIKA(S) and PHI.
SERPENTWITHFEET, October 22
The Brooklyn artist brings his new album DEACON to the PHI Centre stage. His new album is “a study rather than a story,” delving into Black, gay love and the tenderness present in the best companionships, romantic or otherwise. Presented by PHI amplified with POP Montréal.
EMMA BEKO, October 27
Hybrid hip-hop multi-disciplinary artist Emma Beko presents her two part album Superficial Stains and Digital Damage on stage for the first time. Presented by PHI and Bravo.
JAY ELECTRONICA, October 29
Jay Electronica has built an impressive reputation as a rapper/producer on a minimal body of work. This artist has worked with big names in the industry such as Kanye West and Jay Z. More information to come. Presented by Rickey D Events and PHI.
HERMANOS GUTIERREZ, November 5 (SOLD OUT)
Taking influence from 1950's Latin America Sound, Hermanos Gutiérrez will transport audiences through beautiful landscapes on their El Bueno y El Malo 2022 Tour. Presented by PHI.
HYD + UMRU, November 10
Hyd presents songs from their debut album CLEARING. Hyd burst through cracks in the surface of pop music with their self-titled EP in the fall of 2021, marking the emergence of a lifetime of underground materials. Presented by PHI in collaboration with Heavy Trip. More information to come.
KOHLENSTOFF COLLECTIVE, 10 décembre
Kohlenstoff Collective comes back to PHI Centre and invites you to a night of adventurous and unique new media performances by avant-garde musicians paired with video creators. Guided by exploration and innovation, core values of the collective, these duos remix their artistic practices to present 4 audiovisual world-premiers. Presented by PHI and Collectif Kohlenstoff. More information to come.
Photo: Guillaume Cliche