In Saint-Nicolas-de-la-grave, Jules-Fromage cultural space, Saturday September 10, from 9 am, the Cadillac festival takes place.
On site: legendary cars, music from America and here (country, rockabilly, rock’n’roll), Day of celebration with family and evening concert until midnight.
Opening of the festival at 9 am, collection of American and Vintage cars, collection of Bikers. At 11 am, Country dance performance and introduction. 12 pm, outdoor concert, group Bike Day. At 3 p.m., the choice of the festival car and Miss Festi’Cadillas 2022; events, shops. 4 o’clock in the morning, parade of Cadillacs, vintage cars and Harley Davidson. At 18 pm, admission to local concerts (€ 10 on helloaso.fr, €12 on the website); Pin’up parade and the start of concerts: festival showgirls (cabaret show); Cadill’Rock (Lamothe Cadillac’s rock ride); 4 Sting (tribute to the Englishman); Ramones is not dead (tribute to Ramones); John Silvaners (punk rock cover). On site, food and beverage trucks. Discover the adventures and courage specific to Lamothe-Cadillac, the original son, the founder of the legendary city: Detroit (Michigan). Antoine Laumet was born in 1658 in Saint-Nicolas-de-la-Grave, He changed his identity and left France at the age of 25, arriving in Port-Royal (Annapolis Royal, Canada), under the name of Antoine de Lamothe – Launay, the master of Cadillac. He is a filibuster, a trafficker, a detective, a French official, the founder of Pontchartrain, which will become the city of Detroit, and soon the governor of Louisiana. . He returned to France in 1717, regained his old identity, and moved into the family home. He died in October 1730 in Castelsarrasin at the age of 72. In the United States, Cadillac remains a pioneering hero named after a mountain in Maine, a town in Michigan and an automobile brand.
For all information, Tel. 06 42 18 07 28.