A Stunner Of A Summer Announced For Montreal Jazz Fest 40th Birthday!
As the 40th edition of the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal approaches, the city gets ready to celebrate! It marks the return of music to the streets, massive festive gatherings and fun in the downtown core, magical musical discoveries and events you simply can't miss! In other words - a memorable Montréal summer!
The Festival International de Jazz de Montréal, presented by TD Bank Group in collaboration with Rio Tinto, is delighted to fill our electric city with 150 concerts, where living legends meet the most brilliant young talents, artists from around the world unfurl their talents, and jazz bursts forth at the crossroads of genres and influences, proving more than ever that it is alive and well at the core of a scene bubbling over with creativity. And the watchword? Quality! From June 27 to July 6, 2019, making your choices will be your greatest challenge as fans from home and abroad gather to experience wonderful music and make unforgettable discoveries. Tickets for these concerts go on sale Friday, April 26 at 10 a.m. (exclusive presale for Newsletter subscribers on Thursday, April 25, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.).
"It's a real pleasure for TD to support the 15th edition of the iconic Montreal International Jazz Festival this year, says Sylvie Demers, Chair, Quebec Market, TD Bank Group. In addition to being recognized as a world-class event celebrating musical diversity, it brings the community together and invites people to feel the rhythm of the best jazz, blues and world music. It's a can't-miss summer event!"
The program, venue by venue
Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier, Place des Arts
Rock, jazz, country and bluesŠ major names from the world over perform in the Événements spéciaux TD Series at 7:30 p.m.
Series presented in collaboration with ICI MUSIQUE, CBCMusic.ca, La Presse+, Rouge FM, Boom FM, Virgin 95.9 and CHOM.
Théâtre Maisonneuve, Place des Arts
Les Grands concerts Rio Tinto Series, 8 p.m., welcomes an extraordinary collection of very special guests.
June 26 / CBC/Radio-Canada Opening Concert: Richard Galliano/Ron Carter duo | Tribute to Michel Legrand with Richard Galliano and Quatuor Molinari
Series presented in collaboration with ICI MUSIQUE, CBCMusic.ca, 98,5 FM, CHOM and CJAD 800 AM.
Maison symphonique de Montréal
The special guests keep coming in Le Festival à la Maison symphonique Delta Air Lines Series at 7 p.m.
Ready to groove? Les Rythmes Series presented at 8:30 p.m.
Series presented in collaboration with NOOVO.CA, CKOI 96,9, Nightlife.ca and Virgin 95.9.
Au Club Soda
It's a musical world tour in Les Couleurs SAQ Series at 9 p.m.
Series presented in collaboration with Virgin 95.9 and CISM.
Top-flight jazz every evening: Jazz Beat Double Tree par Hilton Montréal Series at 8 p.m.
Series presented in collaboration with CBCMusic.ca.
A sumptuous gift to the Festival for its 40th edition: four magical nights with Holly Cole and her original trio, in the hushed and beautifully vintage atmosphere of the Lion d'Or!
Cinquième Salle, Place des Arts
Reinterpretations and tributes abound in the RE: creation Series, 7 p.m.
July 3 / Emrical, Viiivre
The serious featuring exclusive encounters and unique concerts: Invitation TD, at 6 p.m.
June 27 / ECM 50th Anniversary, Vijay Iyer & Craig Taborn
June 30 / Roberto SOLO Fonseca
Series presented in collaboration with The Montreal Gazette.
A series for nighthawk jazzophiles at 10:30 p.m.: Jazz dans la nuit.
Series presented in collaboration with ICI MUSIQUE and CBCMusic.ca.
L'Astral (Maison du Festival)
A series dedicated to the brightest lights on the local jazz scene: TD Jazz d'ici La Presse+ at 6 p.m.
Series presented in collaboration with ICI MUSIQUE.
Jazz pushes the boundaries of the genre in Le Club Heineken Series at 10 p.m.
June 29 / Joep Beving
Series presented in collaboration with Stingray.
A series in the lush intimacy of M2: Les Concerts intimes at 7 p.m.
Series presented in collaboration with CISM 89,3 FM.
An immersive show with 360º projections at 7 p.m.!
Tickets for these concerts go on sale Friday at 10 a.m.
- Place des Arts and Maison symphonique de Montréal: 175 Ste. Catherine Street West; 514 842-2112, 1 866 842-2112 - placedesarts.com
- MTELUS and M2: 59 Ste. Catherine Street East ; ticketmaster.ca or 1 855 790-1245 - mtelus.com
- L'Astral (Maison du Festival): 305 Ste. Catherine Street West; ticketmaster.ca or 1 855 790-1245 - sallelastral.com
- Club Soda: 1225 Saint-Laurent Blvd; 514 286-1010 - clubsoda.ca
- Gesù: 1200 De Bleury Street; 514 861-4036 - legesu.com
- Monument-National: 1182 Saint-Laurent Blvd; 514 871-2224 - monumentnational.com
- Bell Centre: 1909, Avenue des Canadiens-de-Montréal; 1 855 310-2525 - evenko.ca