METALLICA Performs In Front Of More Than 100,000 People In Quebec City

METALLICA performed in a front of a capacity crowd of 100,000 last night (Saturday, July 16) at this year’s edition of Quebec’s Summer Festival (Festival d’été de Québec). The event runs July 7-17 in Québec City, Québec, Canada, with an amazing 300 shows spanning 11 days, making it Canada’s biggest outdoor artistic festival.

“When I was a kid, this was my dream,” METALLICA frontman James Hetfield told the crowd toward the end of the concert, according to Spinner.

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METALLICA‘s setlist was as follows:

01. Creeping Death
02. For Whom the Bell Tolls
03. Fuel
04. Ride the Lightning
05. Fade to Black
06. Cyanide
07. The Memory Remains
08. Welcome Home (Sanitarium)
09. Sad But True
10. All Nightmare Long
11. One
12. Master of Puppets
13. Blackened
14. Nothing Else Matters
15. Enter Sandman


16. Am I Evil?
17. Hit the Lights
18. Seek Destroy

This is the 44th year for the festival, which began in 1968 by showcasing local artists, and has since evolved into an annual major attraction featuring the cream of international talent across all genres of music.

Festival d’été de Québec is a major cultural enterprise that generates CAD $25.4 million in added value for Québec and CAD $7.4 million in provincial and federal tax and parafiscal revenues. Still Quebec City’s best-loved event, the Festival now draws more and more tourists and foreign media to town.