Montreal Jazz Festival
If you missed this show, he's also performing at Festival d'Ete in Quebec City (July 7) and the Ottawa Bluesfest (July 9). Last year, Woodkid's show at Metropolis on the early days of the festival was the talk of the festival. It earned him a spot on the main stage as the headlining act on opening night. Shorty deserves another invite and hopefully for one of the free outdoor shows too.
Diana Krall says she doesn't know where she would be without the Montreal Jazz Festival. For Krall and many other musicians, however, the festival means work, exposure and potentially a career-making experience.
The Montreal Jazz Festival is celebrating its 35th anniversary this year, and it's bigger and better than ever with acts
Civilized would be an understatement when it comes to Montreal, a city where you're not allowed to build a building higher than Mont Royal Park and where, during the annual Jazz Festival, two thirds of the (over 100) jazz, rock, blues, reggae, soul, and other bands play for free. Here are six other great things to do in Montreal in the summer.
The 34th edition of the storied Montreal International Jazz Festival was, like every year, overloaded with acts worth checking
For many bands, the prospect of a former member writing a memoir about their time in the group would be filled with stress
The Montreal Jazz Fest remains worthy of reverence for the same reason any great event or attraction would. It has built up years, 34 of them, of credibility and notoriety. Since Ray Charles headlined the first edition in 1980, the Montreal Jazz Fest has grown into a calendar event, an annual occasion that your mind makes note of every June.
Even before Prince opened the 32nd Montreal International Jazz Festival on Friday night, the streets were buzzing with music