The Weeknd lights up FEQ opening night with smoke and fire

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

The Weeknd opened the 51st Festival d’Été de Québec on July 5, on one of the hottest evenings of the summer.

The Weeknd lit up the Bell stage on opening night of the 51st Festival d’Été de Québec (FEQ). Despite the oppressive heat and humidity, the Plains of Abraham were crowded with enthusiastic fans of his R&B and hip-hop music. Ten minutes before the show started, the crowd was screaming, “The Weeknd! The Weeknd!”