Euphoria in the castle of Imagine Dragons

Is Québec becoming a stronghold for Imagine Dragons? Judging by the euphoric reception the group received at the Videotron Center on Tuesday, it’s clear that after Céline, Metallica and Muse, the capital’s music lovers have new darlings.


Eagerly awaited by fans, Dan Reynolds and his gang torched the Videotron Center on Tuesday night.

Almost five years after a first successful contact at this very Videotron Center, in 2017, and two failed attempts later, Imagine Dragons was finally able to reconnect with the Quebec public, during what was the first of a series of four concerts in eight days. . on Quebec soil.

It shouldn’t have taken so long. First hampered by rain after two songs on the Plains of Abraham in 2019, the quartet tried again to perform at the Summer Festival in 2020, but the pandemic got in the way.


Eagerly awaited by fans, Dan Reynolds and his gang torched the Videotron Center on Tuesday night.

These setbacks did not dampen the ardor of the Las Vegas crowd.

Proof of its exceptional power of attraction here, while the Dan Reynolds band attracted 6,500 people in Winnipeg and 6,000 in Victoria, last week nearly 25,000 tickets were sold for their two concerts of the week, in Quebec.


Eagerly awaited by fans, Dan Reynolds and his gang torched the Videotron Center on Tuesday night.

Montreal and Quebec are the only two cities in Canada, and among the few in America, to host two concerts on the tour. Mercury.

generous concert

To this love, Imagine Dragons responded with a generous concert of two hours and 25 songs.

Dressed as a guy who had to choose between putting on a show or working out at the gym, Dan Reynolds caused a frenzy in the square by leaving the ground on a platform lift, to the sound of My lifeone of the seven songs on the program of his recent 2021 album, Mercury, Act 1.


Eagerly awaited by fans, Dan Reynolds and his gang torched the Videotron Center on Tuesday night.

Quickly, the boys put on the hits. From the first half hour, we had already been able to stuff ourselves with an electrifying Believerthat got everyone out of their seats, Is the time Y Thunderas confetti and smoke flew all over the place.

“I can feel your energy,” launched the singer, on whom all eyes were riveted and who quickly found himself, as is his custom, without a shirt.

“Therapy saved me”

Even the acoustic segment, now a staple of almost every rock concert, didn’t turn down the heat, especially since that’s when Dan Reynolds decided to go shake hands while singing the unifying anthem. i bet my life.


Eagerly awaited by fans, Dan Reynolds and his gang torched the Videotron Center on Tuesday night.

Sometimes motivational, other times preachy, the star also recalled his long battle with depression.

“The therapy saved my life. That’s why I’m on stage,” she said.

fellowship moments

Obviously, the evening would not have been complete without moments of communion on an emotional level demons Y radioactivethe rock bomb he threw at them ten years ago.


Eagerly awaited by fans, Dan Reynolds and his gang torched the Videotron Center on Tuesday night.

After such a reunion, we bet everything will be done so that Quebec doesn’t have to wait another five years before finding its favorite dragons.

Imagine Dragons will return to the Videotron Center on Sunday. The group will then be at the Bell Center in Montreal on May 3 and 4.

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