The Scene: Montreal’s Laid-Back Vibe Inspires Artists to Create
Canada is the second largest country in the world, and the birthplace of famous artists like Justin Bieber, Drake, The Weeknd, Shania Twain, Neil Young, Joni Mitchell, Alessia Cara, Grimes and Carly Rae Jepsen. So, in the third part of Rolling Stone‘s video series, “The Scene,” our correspondent Afika Nxumalo visits the laid-back city of Montreal to explore the musical talents and hidden gem venues that make up the diverse city.
Montreal mixes European aesthetic influences – cobblestone streets and narrow alleyways – with a smorgasbord of creative talents who seek out the city’s low cost of living and nurturing environment as an oasis for aspiring musicians.
“I feel like it’s easier for artists to spend the majority of their time…