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Robert Glasper cancels his concert

Montreal, Wednesday, June 24, 2009 - Organizers of the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal regretfully announce that Robert Glasper’s management team has decided to cancel the artist’s appearance at this 30th edition. His concert with Mos Def, scheduled for Friday, July 10 at 9:30 p.m., in Théâtre Maisonneuve, Place des Arts as part of the Les Grands concerts TD Canada Trust series, has been cancelled. All Robert Glasper concerts scheduled for July have been cancelled as a result of his participation in the Maxwell tour.

Ticket holders for The Robert Glasper Trio invites Mos Def 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 30th edition of the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal will run from June 30 to July 12, 2009.

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