The 8th North Shore Beer Festival unveils its program

The 8th  Côte-Nord Beer Festival unveils its program

The President of the Côte-Nord Beer Festival Organizing Committee, Carl Beaulieu

The 8th Côte-Nord Beer Festival will take place from August 3 to 5 at Baie-Comeau Pioneers Park.

Microbreweries, microdistilleries and food exhibitors will present their products during this brewing event.

On Tuesday morning, Festival organizers unveiled the musical lineup, which showcases rock, Quebec and country music.

Several bands and artists, including Hells Bells, Andie Duquette , Jean Ravel, Maten, CCR Reborn and Rockin' Blues Trio, will offer a show for the occasion.

With their new album, entitled Utenat, the group Maten from Mani-utenam offers a more urban sound. (File photo)

The president of the Côte-Nord Beer Festival organizing committee, Carl Beaulieu, expects to receive nearly 5,000 people this year during the event.

The presale of tickets started on May 16 and is due to end on August 2.

The 1st North Shore Beer Festival took place in 2014.

With information from Camille Lacroix-Villeneuve