Wrap-up of the 39th edition
Once again, hundreds of thousands of people assembled at the doorstep of the Quartier des Spectacles to join in the 39th edition of the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal, which concludes today.
Big news for the Festival!
For its 40th anniversary in 2019 the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal embraces the entire city to become the first major PanMontréal urban entertainment event
Jazz All-Year Round
Because jazz takes place during the Festival but also the rest of the year, introducing Ziggy Marley, Harry Manx, Marianne Trudel and Karen Young, and Anoushka Shankar, who will enhance the Jazz All-Year Round program.
2018 Festival Awards
This year, the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal highlights the exceptional contributions to music made by George Thorogood, Zakir Hussain, Béla Fleck and the Flecktones, Renee Rosnes, Ben Harper and Ry Cooder.
Alain Simard and André Ménard: new members of the Ordre des arts des lettres du Québec!
It is with great pleasure that we learn Alain Simard and André Ménard have a new honour to add to their list of achievements and are now members of the Ordre des arts des lettres du Québec.
A few words about the Festival
The words of André Ménard, Cofounder and Vice President, and of Laurent Saulnier, Vice President Programming, about this year's edition.
Five Senses, One Band, A Totally Connected Brand Identity
A crazy experience at the crossroads of design, party and technology were festival-goers found themselves at the centre of this brand-new image.
Nils Frahm, Tami Neilson, Hauschka, Piers Faccini and Son Little
added to the Jazz All-Year Round schedule!
Lizz Wright awarded the Ella Fitzgerald Award
for her extraordinary contribution to contemporary jazz.
June 28, Montreal shows her true colours
Sessions 375: an unprecedented line-up of world-renowned Montreal artists pre-opening the Festival.