Karl Tremblay, lead singer of Cowboys Fringants, passed away at 47 after battling prostate cancer.

The group canceled commitments due to Tremblay's illness, impacting their schedule.

Tremblay's last public appearance was at the Quebec Summer Festival, emotionally singing "On My Shoulder.

Cowboys Fringants, a Quebec social phenomenon, drew massive crowds for 25 years.

Tremblay's charisma and energy on stage contributed to the group's unprecedented success in Quebec.

Despite avoiding traditional industry practices, the band became Quebec's most-streamed artists.

Cowboys Fringants prioritized interviews with local media over television appearances.

The group's origin traces back to the mid-1990s, starting as an artisanal project parodying country style.