JAZZ IS BACK!
Starting tomorrow, the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal presented by TD Bank Group in collaboration with Rio Tinto will fill the air of Quartier des spectacles! From September 15 to 19, more than thirty renowned artists will shine on the TD Stage (Place des Festivals) and on the Rio Tinto Stage (Parterre symphonique) to offer us a series of exceptional and free concerts!
This 41st edition will give festival-goers the occasion to finally discover live versions of the new material of a great number of artists such as Basia Bulat, Plants and Animals, MISC,Charlotte Day Wilson, Teke::Teke and Daniel Lanois.
As for BEYRIES, she will be on stage to present her first Montreal show with her band since the release of the second album Encounter. Under the musical direction of Alex Mc Mahon, she will be surrounded by musicians Marc Chartrain, André Papanicolaou and Amélie Mandeville as well as backing singers Kim Richardson, Franck Julian, Sarah Bourdon, Marie-Christine Depestre and Coral Egan. Pierre Lapointe will be responsible for the staging and artistic direction of this exceptional concert.
There will also be some special projects such as Modibo Keita‘s creation which celebrates the 50th anniversary of Marvin Gaye’s What’s Going On album, Guy Bélanger’s Blues Summit or Steve Hill & The Devil Horns’ new project, not to mention the special guests that will be added to Patrick Watson and Elisapie’s concerts.
his year, festival-goers must reserve their tickets online free of charge in order to have access to the outdoor stages as well as to the late nights series Les Nocturnes presented by Loto-Québec at L’Astral and Club Soda. This new measure will allow us to keep a register of participants and ensure the safe running of the events, in accordance with the health regulations currently in effect.
A few tickets are still available, get yours right now at montrealjazzfest.com
Please note that a box office on site will allow fans to reserve last minute tickets!
If you’re one of the lucky ones who were able to get tickets, please come out and give your artists a warm welcome and support them in person!
For the very first time, the Festival’s outdoor shows will be webcast live from the Place des Festivals and the Parterre symphonique. Spectators who can’t make it on site will also be able to experience these exclusive performances thanks to a real-time broadcast that will not be rebroadcast. It’s a date the same evening in your living room or even on your terrace to experience Jazz at home!
Watch on the Festival’s YouTube channel at youtube.com/montjazzfest
Free digital extras, available upon request as of September 15 will also be offered on the Festival’s website to satisfy the curiosity of true music fans.
More details on montrealjazzfest.com
LIVE SHOWS TO SEE
DURING THE FESTIVAL
At Dièse Onze, don’t miss: Emile Farley / Taurey Butler Trio / Marc Copeland Trio / Kim Richardson Quintet
For the show schedule and to buy your tickets: www.dieseonze.com/
Upstairs Jazz will present: Laura Anglade Quartet /Fuel Junkie Blues Band / Ron Di Lauro Sextet: Kind of Blue / Nomad / Simon Denizart + Eli Miller Maboungou / Peter Berstein / Larry Goldings / Bill Stewart Trio
For the show schedule and to buy your tickets: www.upstairsjazz.com/
A FESTIVAL TO BE EXPERIENCED
IN COMPLETE SAFETY
Concerts at the Festival will be presented in compliance with the health measures currently in effect for outdoor events. Please note that the vaccination passport will be required for access to the shows.
In order to expedite the admission process to the shows, we encourage festival goers to arrive on site early and check in at one of our two vaccine passport validation tents. Once their passport has been validated, they will be able to proceed to the stage area entrance.
Of course, we will follow the evolution of the health situation closely to ensure the safety of the public, artists and employees.