Press release for immediate distribution

Cesaria Evora concert cancelled

Montreal, Tuesday, May 11, 2010 - Organizers of the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal regretfully announce the recent news that Cesaria Evora has been hospitalized. All concerts in her planned summer tour, including the one scheduled for June 30 in Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier, Place des Arts (opening act: Lura), have of course been cancelled. We offer our sincere wishes for the swift recovery of the great Cape Verdean singer.

Ticket holders for this concert can obtain refunds at the sales point only.

  • For tickets bought by telephone or Internet:

o Place des Arts, 514 842-2112 or 1 866 842-2112

o laplacedesarts.com

  • For tickets bought in person:

o 175, Ste. Catherine Street West, Montreal

The 31st edition of the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal will run from June 25 to July 6. Complete programming for free outdoor concerts and activities will be announced this coming June 7.

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