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.