Charlotte Cardin in Montreal in May!

29 may, United Church Saint-James:
31 may, church saint-Jean-Baptiste:

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Kamasi Washington, Chris Botti, JAIN, Snarky Puppy, METRONOMY, Ry Cooder, Holly Cole, Beth Hart, Brian Blade & The Fellowship Band, Marinah (Ojos de Brujo), Sons Of Kemet, Bombino, Jordan Officer et plus encore!

2018, here we come! 🙌🏼🙌🏼

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Clifford Lewis
· July 6, 2017
This was my first ever visit to Montreal and to the Jazz Festival. The muisc, street perfomances, the food was fantastic. I know that there are many places for people to vacation, but I would 100% rec...ommend the Jazz Festival week as must for anyone who enjoys good music and good food to make the first week in July a must for Montreal See More
Rosalyn Jara
· September 25, 2017
I loved it. Listen amazing jazz in the street with wine or in Center Bell or in others, with new and old friends. Jazz from around the world.
I have to come back soon.
Pamela Longo Danner
· July 12, 2017
I highly recommend the Festival International de Jazz de Montreal. The venue is perfect - Spacious with lots of seating or standing room. The music was excellent and stands up to its name of Internati...onal. Coming from the south, I thoroughly enjoyed to cooler temperatures. The festival is entirely free but there are big name paid concerts that also look appealing. I love that all locals are bilingual. See More
Stephen Amend
· July 11, 2017
Full of people who liked it and give 5 star reviews. Who loved Bob Dylan and Men Without Hats. But would be hard pressed to name 5 actual jazz artists...

It's become just another festival cashing in ...on booking any big name that will draw a crowd, no matter the genre.

Comments about great food and atmosphere are nice, but do not a Jazz Fest make.
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Eli George
· July 8, 2017
This is my 3rd year in a row coming to Montreal, but my second year in a row for the Jazz Festival and it is such a great time . Good food a mixture of music styles to enjoy and a safe and wonderful c...ity full of people from all over the world. See More
Vincenzo Di Nicola
· July 9, 2017
This so-called Jazz Festival which never was a jazz festival is getting worse every year! At least in the past, even though it is not any kind of jazz festival, was oozing with energy and fun. This, it was boring and lifeless! The last night was pathetic. The only good thing is that the layout of the festival space was much better and you didn't feel penned in as we often did. But really, besides a few very expensive indoor shows with some jazz celebrities, there was no jazz on public display. And there is a very good reason for that. Unless you water it down, the public does not like or buy jazz. Besides that perennial problem, the organization of the Jazz Festival continues to make mistakes and one of them is the it is relentlessly francophone. Few announcements are made in English and I see fewer Americans and visitors from the rest of Canada at the festival every year. I wouldn't visit it if I had to come to Montreal just for this. See More
Alexandra San Andres
· July 10, 2017
It's à wonderful, you can have excelent music, food, Nice terraces for me thé Best was taverneF becouse you have a good spot to see the biggest show every day and delicious portuguese food, the organ...ization in general is excelent See More
Brody Buster
· July 11, 2017
Thank you so much for letting my one man band be apart of this amazing festival. It was a true honor and I am madly in love with this festival the city of Montreal and all the beautiful people I met. ...Thank you all very much See More
Maurício Cury
· October 14, 2017
The best festival ever, Montreal Fest is the place to pass good and enjoy moments with Family and Friends
Fred Forbes
· July 8, 2017
My first visit to the Montreal Jazz Festival and it will not be my last. Great acts and venues, the variety satisfied all my musical taste. Thank you Montreal for this gift to millions of music fans.
Edison Vee
· July 7, 2017
Amazing! World's largest jazz 10-day festival is a gathering of the best in the world of Jazz music. Wonderful tour-de-force entertainment! Great time to visit Montreal in the summer!
Roberta Muller
· July 10, 2017
I liked so much, the organization, the music's, the food and the people are very cool. My English and my French not is good, but I had a good communication. �
Maria Angelica
· July 5, 2017
Great musicians, walk off the Earth concert was amazing, the festival is prepared to host a family, great activities for kids, the option to borrow a stroller in the site is very convenient. bravo Montreal!!
Eva Aranda
· July 9, 2017
Was amazing festival and I coming here each year until I have life. Montreal it's full of all cultures, great festivals and Canadá it's the most safe and friendly county in America ��
Ashwani Garg
· July 31, 2017
Event was full of fun, food and music. Montreal crowd is nice and mixes well.
Bobbi Bliss Kneeshaw
· July 7, 2017
We were so fortunate to be in Montreal when this was taking place! Sweet Dixie and Street Meat were the two groups we got to hear and thoroughly enjoyed both!
Dex Wood
· July 8, 2017
This is my 13th consequtive except for 2015. To me, its in the top 5 of #JazzFestivals worldwide. Great mix of genres and awesome & friendly people
Mario Moquete
· July 5, 2017
I went with family including teenager son. We had lots of fun. Well organized. Nice variety of music. My second jazz festival in montreal. Will come back
Canan Cili
· July 6, 2017
Montreal is my favourite city with its multi culturilism,enthusiasm and alotof cultural activities.
Jazz Festival was the best well organised,safe and mostly free. I went Buika concert was just excellent.
Jowee Bash
· July 11, 2017
We had a 5 stars sharing session at the Astral July 1rst 2017 6pm. with @tiloBertholo drums @jonathanJurion piano/Rhodes & @JustwodyCereyon Bass. This festival is an international Music CulturaL BasH!...💙💯💚📝 { Thanks to Laurent S. And the medias for writing such great reviews: RollingStone, La Presse, The Gazette, Voir, Radio-Canada, FiP & more.🙏 #Humbling #AstraLBasH! #experience in #514 #Home #City #Montreal #Quebec #Canada #Haiti #Rep 📝 #JoweeOmiciL See More

Very sad news.

Johann Johannsson, the Icelandic composer behind the scores of “The Theory of Everything” and “Sicario,” died yesterday in Berlin. He was 48. Johannsson’s manager Tim …

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Talk is Action!

However, beyond money, services and research, the truly amazing strength of this program lies elsewhere: in the extraordinary public conversation taking place between millions of people, an open dialogue on mental health that fights against stigmatization.
Little by little, the taboos surrounding mental illness are falling. More and more, we treat it as a serious issue, like any other illness. More and more, people feel empowered to open up and speak up.

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Listen to Nils Frahm's new album All Melody ahead of its release courtesy of First Listen: NPR.

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The composer's new album is a feast for the ears that is companionable, symphonically expansive, danceable and (as its title suggests) ripe with melodies.

Groovy. 👌🏽

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From the new album UNDIVIDED HEART and SOUL, available now: Directed by George Salisbury

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Les auditions approchent à grands pas pour l'édition 2018 du Camp de blues : une semaine gratuite de formation musicale de haut niveau consacrée au blues. Vous connaissez de jeunes talents ?

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Dolores O'Riordan [1971-2018]

The frontwoman of the iconic band The Cranberries left us today. Goodbye, Dolores. We will remember you.

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In October, one of the most influential composers of his generation, virtuoso Max Richter will be in Montreal. Accompanied by the excellent American Contemporary Music Ensemble, he will perform two of his recent works: the soundtrack to TV series The Leftovers and the music of the ballet Infra by Wayne McGregor. Amazing.

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At L'Astral in April: an irresistible fusion of good old rock’n’roll and modern influences with singer-guitarist JD McPherson!

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From the new album UNDIVIDED HEART and SOUL available now: Directed by George Salisbury

Phenomenal. Yup. We like that word. 👌🏽

The best city festival in the world? Quite possibly

Parce que leur show était fou cet été au Festival et qu'on s'ennuie déjà, TOO MANY ZOOZ reviennent à Montréal en mars !

31 mars, L'Astral >

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Ana Moura et Katie Moore added to the tribute concert to celebrate Lhasa de Sela and the 20th anniversary of her first album, La Lorona!

> Dec 16, MTELUS

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