St. Lambert wants rock concerts at Parc Jean-Drapeau to turn down the noise

The city council in the south-shore town of St. Lambert wants Montreal's Ville-Marie borough to turn down the sound at rock concerts at Parc Jean-Drapeau.

It has passed a resolution calling on the borough to meet with St. Lambert officials, and commit to turning down noise levels for some events, specifically rock events like Heavy Montreal.

Councillor David Bowles says they want the noise level that reaches their shores cut from 60 to 50 decibels.

"We can hear perfectly what the singers are saying, the music, the guitars," Bowles says about some of the summer rock concerts. "'Even inside our houses, with the windows closed, we can hear it perfectly."

Bowles says he doesn't want the rock concerts or events like the Grand Prix cancelled, but he would like the summer to be a little more peaceful.

He has yet to receive a response from the Ville-Marie borough.

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  1. Heavy Metal Police posted on 06/11/2014 04:56 PM
    I payed 100 $ to get there in August and they hear everything for free.... LOL
    I want this heavy MTL loud, really loud..... ha, ha, ha!
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