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Erykah Badu, Huey Lewis & The News coming to Montreal Jazz Fest 2015

04/21/2015 11:46 EDT | Updated 07/13/2015 05:59 EDT
The Montreal International Jazz Festival has unveiled the headliners for its 36th edition, which include Erykah Badu, Huey Lewis & The News and Wayne Shorter.

Jazz heavyweights John Scofield, Joe Lovano, and Ron Carter will also join previously announced acts including The Bad Plus and Snarky Puppy.

More musical acts announced today include Montreal legend Oliver Jones, as well as local musicians such as Jim Doxas, Marianne Trudel, Vic Vogel, and Lorraine Desmarais.

This year's festival is expected to pack downtown Montreal with close to 2 million festivalgoers from June 26 to July 5.

Tickets go on sale on Apr. 23.

The artists performing free outdoor concerts will be announced in the coming weeks.

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