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Free outdoor program of the 38th edition of the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal

A major musical feast!

Montreal, Tuesday, May 30, 2017 — The 38th edition of the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal presented by TD in collaboration with Rio Tinto is less than a month away, so let’s get ready to celebrate! For a 38th consecutive year, Montreal is ready to experience a wave of music, entertainment, energy, and the shared love and magic of a city that has become a symbol of cultural effervescence and joie de vivre the world over! From June 28 to July 8, hundreds of thousands of fans will flood the site of the world’s largest jazz festival to revel in a vast program that boldly bridges jazz, blues, rock, reggae, world music and electronica, with over 500 concerts—2/3 of them free—presented over 11 days and nights on 20 stages, on a site closed off to traffic: an oasis of musical pleasure in the heart of downtown! From small intimate venues to immense open-air concerts, major established artists to rising young prodigies, global rhythms to local talents, the Festival assembles the entire spectrum of musical possibilities under one watchword: joy!

Four major free outdoor events on the TD Stage in an extraordinary edition!

For a one-of-a-kind celebration of the anniversary of Canada, the Place des Festivals is transformed into a gigantic open-air dancefloor. The Discotheque special event spotlights the music of Canadian artists of yesterday and today, ready to get the dancefloor jumping! The program stars Carly Rae Jepsen, Men Without Hats, Radio Radio, Muzion, and Buffalo Hat Singers, along with 24 musicians, 5 singers, 35 dancers, wild projections, surprises and a fireworks display with stage direction by Yann Perreau and artistic and musical direction by DJ Champion and Alex McMahon. Get ready for an unforgettable party! July 1 at 9:30 p.m.

Three days later, the mid-Festival TD Grand Event starring Walk Off the Earth will ignite the Place des Festivals crowd with unparallelled musical energy! Fans who’ve never seen Walk Off the Earth in concert are in for a real surprise: with viral videos showcasing their wild creativity and chemistry, this quintet guarantees a colourful performance that captures the power of their crazed videos, with originals and covers driven by the purest DIY aesthetic featuring percussion, unusual instruments, vocal harmonies and mad camaraderie. Expect the unexpected: surprises and music driven by the magical moment, in a unique concert event where energy reigns! July 4, 9:30 p.m.

On July 8, in the Rio Tinto Grand Closing Event, singer, rapper, drummer and newly crowned R&B prince Anderson .Paak arrives with his remarkable group The Free Nationals to close out the Festival with a deep groove experience that is likely to imprint its very own chapter in Festival history. The embodiment of a new generation of wild, hybrid hip-hop, Anderson .Paak burns down every stage he plays with his jazz-rap and revivified boom-bap, a spellbinding crucible of soul, R&B, funk and rap, with guitar riffs electrifying deeply funky bass lines.

And as for the Festival Opening Event on June 28, get set for a major free celebration specially conceived for the 375th anniversary of Montréal. The details are coming, but we already know it will be a memorably extraordinary experience!

And that’s just a teaser… Here’s the rest of what the 38th edition of the Festival has in store for the public this year in its free outdoor program:

A summary of the program, stage by stage

TD Stage (Place des Festivals)

In addition to 4 major events, the Place des Festivals hosts larger-than-life parties in the series Performances TD at 9 p.m. and 11 p.m.

June 29 / The Souljazz Orchestra — Solid groove from an Ottawa combo laying down funk, soul, Afro, jazz and Latin, with passion and savoir-faire.

June 30 / Valaire, Oobopopop Hailed as brilliant performers by fans and the music biz, the five members of Valaire are renowned for their party mastery. Get ready for excitement!

July 2 / Betty Bonifassi, Lomax — An incomparable voice, a super-powered show presenting contemporary interpretation of slave songs from the turn of the 20th century. Spine-tingling!

July 3 / Bixiga 70 — This ten-piece collective from Brazil shakes up Afrobeat, Ethio-jazz and funk with everything in Brazil’s rich African musical heritage!

July 5 / Pokey LaFarge — Pokey LaFarge digs into the timeless American musical tradition that he rejuvenates, creating a singular music tinged with early jazz, ragtime, blues and swing!  

July 6 / The Brooks presented by SiriusXM — Montreal’s funkiest group takes over the Place des Festivals for a major concert.

July 7 / Pat Thomas & Kwashibu Area Band — An incredible opportunity to (re)discover this legendary ’70s and ’80s Afrobeat/Afro-pop artist, sounding better than ever!

Meet tomorrow’s jazz! Gammes TD at 6 p.m.

June 29 / Monterey Jazz Festival, Next Generation Jazz Orchestra — Twenty-one of the most brilliant young American jazzmen, assembled under the direction of Paul Contois.

June 30 / Michael Blake, Red Hook Soul — Canadian saxophonist Michael Blake unveils originals and covers, steeped in a festive ’60s spirit.

July 2 / Beth McKenna Jazz Orchestra, Home: Montreal — McKenna triumphantly meets the immense challenge of communicating in music the multi-sensorial experience of travelling through eight areas of Montreal.

July 3 / Brad Cheeseman — Winner of last year’s TD Grand Jazz Award, the Ontario bassist delivers his excellent modern jazz, subtle and refined.  

July 5 / Discover the winners of the TD Grand Jazz Award.

July 6 / Sienna Dahlen, Ice Age Paradise — Gorgeous melodies spellbinding presence, and an exquisite vocal timbre.

July 7 / After a magical week, the Blues Camp graduates take the stage.

Rio Tinto Stage (corner Ste. Catherine and Jeanne-Mance)

At noon and 3 p.m., the younger generation shows off its talents in the JazzFest des jeunes series, featuring high school and college combos.

At 8 p.m. and 10 p.m., the series Soirées jazzy Rio Tinto showcases a wide range of jazz-derived genres.

June 29 / Tami Neilson — A true star in New Zealand, Tami Neilson fuses gospel, blues, rockabilly, country and soul with remarkable grace.

June 30 / Kat Wright — An exceptional voice and a magnetic presence: Kat Wright and her gorgeous, maximum soul music.

July 1 / Coco Méliès, Riddle Me This — Refinement and finesse: Coco Méliès and the melodic folk-pop of their new album, The Riddle.

July 2 / Polly Gibbons — Surprising and sumptuous, elegant British jazz singer Polly Gibbons presents her 2nd album, Is it Me…?

July 3 / Dawn Tyler Watson — The undisputed Queen of Montreal blues delivers an energetic concert worthy of her reputation.

July 4 / Aubrey Logan — A member of the Postmodern Jukebox collective, the American singer unveils her massive vocal versatility with her debut album, Impossible.

July 5 / Brisa Roché — Poised between pop, electronica and soul, the sparkling Brisa Roché unveils utter artistic freedom.

July 6 / Renee Wilkin, Soul 67The major 1967 soul and R&B hits, revisited by the talented Renee Wilkin.

July 7 / Meryem Saci — The former Nomadic Massive singer/rapper makes her solo debut with On My Way, an energetic fusion of R&B and rap.

July 8 / Alicia Olatuja — The gentle elegance of Alicia Olatuja’s ravishing jazz voice.

Club Jazz Casino de Montréal (Place SNC-Lavalin, De Bleury, south of Ste. Catherine)

Welcome to one of the Festival’s most popular sites, renowned for its warm ambience, fun-loving spirit and three separate concert series.

Kick things off with Apéro Casino de Montréal at 5 p.m.

June 29 / Connie Han Trio The California pianist presents her first album, dedicated to the repertoire of Broadway composer Richard Rodgers.

June 30 / Dinosaur — Refined, accessible jazz tinged with rock, funk, Celtic folk and Spanish harmonies. And watch out for Laura Jurd’s wild trumpet!

July 1 / Myriad3 This Toronto trio offers daring post-modern jazz, rooted in tradition while innovating via new technologies.

July 2 / Only A Visitor — Between pop and experimental music, where Björk meets Dirty Projectors, experience the eclectic compositions of this Vancouver quintet.

July 3 / The Allison Au Quartet Winner of a 2016 Juno, this young Toronto saxophonist unfurls a modern jazz crossed with classical, pop, R&B, hip-hop and world music.

July 4 / Quinn Bachand — An unbridled tribute to gypsy swing presented by this young Canadian guitar prodigy and his group, steeped in Euro influences.

July 5 / Laurent Coulondre, Gravity Zerø — French pianist Laurent Coulondre’s interstellar project, with wild rhythms, scads of atmosphere and tons of vintage keyboard sounds.

July 6 / Camille Bertault After marvellously scatting out a viral a capella version of John Coltrane’s extremely risky Giant Steps, Bertault and her terrific trio deliver a remarkable and very French vocal jazz.

July 7 / Jean Vanasse Quartet  A surprising and original musical voyage with vibraphonist Jean Vanasse and his quartet.

July 8 / Brandi Disterheft Passionate double bass, originals inspired by Mingus and Björk and a dreamy voice: “an artist to take very seriously,” according to Oscar Peterson!

The series Brunantes Casino de Montréal at 7 p.m.

June 29 / Sammy Miller & The Congregation — The American drummer rolls in with his sextet in search of part feel-good music.

June 30 / Interzone This Austrian jazz trio hits as hard as a quartet, even a quintet, renowned for their good-humoured, colourful performances.

July 1 / Gentiane MG Trio — Jim Doxas (drums) and Adrian Vedady (bass) join Gentiane MG (piano) for an eclectic evening full of surprises.

July 2 / Huu Bac Quintet — A wonderful meeting of Asian music and North American jazz, with virtuosity on Dan Bau, Erhu, Quena and guitar.

July 3 / Jazzamboka With a pair of Congolese percussionists, this promising Montreal quintet embodies the spirit of village jazz.

July 4 / Benjamin Deschamps The new Révélation Radio-Canada in jazz delivers exhilarating, elegant melodies, deeply felt improvisations and vertiginous peaks and valleys.

July 5 / Gypsophilia, Farewell Tour A crowd favourite, dancefloor igniters and gifted with a real sense of humour, this joyous Halifax band bids us a talented farewell.

July 6 / Deelee Dubé Winner of the prestigious Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Competition, this London singer ranks as one of the most brilliant rising jazz singers.

July 7 / Itamar Borochov Quartet — Blending Jewish, Arab and Pan-African sensibilities with American jazz, Brooklyn trumpeter Itamar Borochov unveils a rich, magnificent musical synthesis.

July 8 / Atlantis Jazz Ensemble Spiritual, percussive jazz masterfully exploring the motion of the ocean.

The series Escales nocturnes Casino de Montréal, 9 p.m.

June 29 and 30 / The Liquor Store Powerful groove and energy served up by this Montreal funk and jazz sextet!

July 1 and 2 / Kalmunity This colourful collective whips up events fusing poetry, funk rhythms, dub, soul, jazz, blues and rap. Let there be improv!

July 3 and 4 / Sidewalk Chalk This Chicago group embodies the evolution of hip-hop, soul and jazz.

July 5 / Tonye — Excellent, luminous R&B/soul with a touch of electronica and maximum groove influenced by Janelle Monae, Jamiroquai, Lauryn Hill and Erykah Badu.

July 6 and 7 / The Excitements Worthy descendants of Wilson Pickett and Tina Turner, this Barcelona septet ranks among the most mojo-fied neo-soul/R&B combos!

July 8 / Nomadic Massive — This multilingual Montreal hip-hop collective delivers a hyper-groovy sound influenced by soul, reggae and Afro-Caribbean, with samples, turntables traditional instruments.

Hyundai / CBC/Radio-Canada Stage (esplanade Clark Nord, corner Clark and De Montigny)

The Grooves du monde Hyundai series takes everyone on a musical world tour at 8 p.m.

June 29 / Just Wôan — Fusing rhythms and cultures, this Cameroonian singer delivers Afrogroove blending soul and jazz-blues arrangements.

June 30 / Djmawi Africa A genuine phenomenon in Algeria, this explosive collective fuses influences and affirms its Africanness loud and proud.

July 1 / Nomad’Stones — Montreal collective Nomad’Stones assembles a crew of “citizens of the world,” fusing rock, reggae, Algerian Chaabi and jazz and humanist values.

July 2 / Villalobos Brothers Three Mexican brothers revisit traditional numbers with jazz and classical arrangements, with dazzling virtuosity and contagious charm.

July 3 / Gabacho Maroc When 7 French, Moroccan and Algerian musicians fuse Gnawa, Afro, Berber, trance, jazz and electronica, you discover a brand new musical world connecting the West to the desert!

July 4 / Bareto Peruvian alternative group Bareto delivers an original sound fusing rock, reggae and dub with the Latin flavours of merengue, salsa and Peruvian cumbia, rewiring it all with electro beats.

July 5 / Gypsy Sound System Orkestra DJ Olga and Dr. Schnaps bring a wild “world fusion” of Slavic salsa, electronic flamenco, brass and electrified foxtrot.

July 6 / Chouk Bwa Libète — Solidly rooted in the essential elements of Haitian voodoo, this group’s spectacular shows celebrate rhythm and dance.

July 7 / Vivalda Dula This singer, composer, percussionist and dancer is a major ambassadress for the traditional arts and culture of her native Angola.

July 8 / Throes + The Shine This energetic Portugal band powers out rockuduro: an explosive, festive melange of Portuguese rock and trad Angolan music.

When electronica meets tropical rhythms… it’s hot-hot-hot! The Electropical Hyundai series at 10 p.m.

June 29 / AfrotroniX Homegrown Afro-electro, with urban choreography and futurist visuals courtesy of famed Chad guitarist Caleb Rimtobave.

June 30 / FACE-T backed by Solid Ground Band — An edgy blend of reggae-dancehall and electro rhythms that shakes up Caribbean groove like nobody’s biz.

July 1 and 2 / Fwonte — A celebratory and innovative sound packed with tropical electronic rhythms on a bedrock of hip-hop and traditional Haitian music.

July 3 and 4 / A-Wa — A musical voyage led by three Israeli sisters, Tair, Liron and Tagel Haim, whose vocals, traditional Yemenite dance and hip-hop and electronica rhythms fuse to magical effect.

July 5 and 6 / ÌFÉ Founded in Puerto Rico, this collective of musicians, singers and dancers celebrate the cult of African divinities in song, drums and an electronic/Yoruba fusion.

July 7 / Throes + The Shine This energetic Portugal band powers out rockuduro: an explosive, festive melange of Portuguese rock and trad Angolan music.

July 8 / Sonido Pesao — An original, explosive fusion of urban music, electronica and Latin. Winners of the Conseil des arts de Montréal musical diversity award.

Bell Stage (Parterre symphonique, corner Clark and De Montigny)

The annual rendezvous for all true blues fans: the famed Parterre Stage! The action begins with the series Spectacles blues Bell at 7 p.m.

June 29 / Tribute to Bob Walsh hosted by Guy Bélanger, Jean Fernand Girard and special guests — A vibrant tribute to late, lamented bluesman Bob Walsh.

June 30 / Theo Lawrence & The Hearts — With his rugged voice, slicked back hair and air of Alex Turner, this 21-year-old Parisian descends from the lineage of the great ’50s bluesmen.

July 1 / Sons of Rhythm — Mick Maratta (bass, vocals), Federico Luiu (guitar), Mike Carbone (drums) and Anthony Brancati (sax, piano) drop rhythmic and creative arrangements on blues standards and catchy originals.

July 2 / Cécile Doo-Kingué — Fusing blues, rock, jazz, folk, soul and African rhythms, Cécile Doo-Kingué unveils a deep voice and powerful lyrics.

July 3 / The Johnny Max Band — Five musicians capable of nailing a crowd to the dancefloor with a fiery New Orleans sound.

July 4 / Fuel Junkie — This Montreal group’s catchy arrangements breathe new life into blues classics and deliver timeless originals.

July 5 and 6 / Jack Broadbent — With his unique slide guitar style, Jack Broadbent is one of the most exciting bluesmen of our era.

July 7 / Jacob Deraps — Discovered by Dweezil Zappa after posting his versions of Van Halen, AC/DC and Guns N’ Roses on YouTube, Jacob Deraps is one of today’s hottest young guitar virtuosos.

July 8 / Brody Buster’s One Man Band — Authentic and diabolically effective blues-rock delivered by an amazing one-man band (drums, guitar, harmonica, vocals)!

Next, the series Soirées blues Bell, 9 p.m. and 11 p.m.

June 29 / Tribute to Bob Walsh hosted by Guy Bélanger, Jean Fernand Girard and special guests — A vibrant tribute to late, lamented bluesman Bob Walsh.

June 30  / Two Timer Raw bass supporting a drum kit with a massive 24-inch bass drum, filthy guitar, harmonica steeped in tube-amp distortion and raucous vocals: grunge-blues on steroids.

July 1 / Selwyn Birchwood This young guitarist and singer from Florida fronts a shock-troop band, charismatically embodying the future of the blues.

July 2 / Jim Zeller’s Extreme Blues Review — Harmonica wizard and fierce improviser, the elemental Jim Zeller returns better than ever!

July 3 / GodBoogie — Fronted by extraordinary singer and harmonica hero Jerome Godboo, this Toronto group fuses rock and blues, defying genre conventions.

July 4 / Ghost Town Blues Band — Genuine blues in a bold format: powerhouse brass, hip-hop trombone, unusual instruments (including electric broom!).

July 5 / Sugaray Rayford Hailed by critics and adored by his fans, this natural-born performer brings a subtle blend of blues and soul worthy of the greats.

July 6 / Lil’ Ed & The Imperials — Flamboyant singer-guitarist Lil’ Ed delivers 100-mph Chicago blues.

July 7 / Joel DaSilva — The singer-guitarist fashions a swinging blues-rock with maximum attitude, elegance and soul.

July 8 / Lee Aaron: Electric Blues — The triumphant return of the Metal Queen! The sexy Canadian ’80s heavy metal icon returns with a new album.

Place Heineken (corner Ste. Catherine and De Bleury)

An essential Festival destination, with its lovely terrace, bar and music that rolls on into the wee hours.

From 1 p.m., the series Envolées du Festival welcomes the finest college combos in Québec. (Repeats at 5 p.m. in Complexe Desjardins)

At 5 p.m. and 7 p.m., the Lounge Heineken series bridges blues, rock’n’roll, rockabilly, country, swing, folk, bluegrass and much more!

June 29 / Theo Lawrence & The Hearts — With his rugged voice, slicked back hair and air of Alex Turner, this 21-year-old Parisian descends from the lineage of the great ’50s bluesmen.

June 30 / Seb’s Music Shop (One Man Band) — The one-man band explores the soul of blues and rock’n’roll, revealing his deep love for the music of immortals Robert Johnson, Chuck Berry, Muddy Waters and Jimmy Reed.

July 1 / Les Bluebell Sisters’ Heartbreak Hotel — A new show paying tribute to the King and the ’50s, marking the 40th anniversary of the death of Elvis.

July 2 / Youngstown — Devoted to Americana, this trio dusts off the traditional country and rockabilly repertoire, reappropriating its finest clichés.

July 3 / Notre Dame de Grass — A total immersion into timeless bluegrass with violin, guitar, banjo, double bass and mandolin, bathed in powerful vocal harmonies.

July 4 / Blue Moon Marquee — This duo shines a light on swing, boogie and folk integrating classic blues, a soupçon of gypsy jazz and Amerindian sounds.

July 5 / Rosalía & Raül Refree — Two passionate Barcelona natives present their fiery neo-flamenco, viscerally rooted in both tradition and modernity.

July 6 / Street Meat — These irresistible buskers fuse Americana, rockabilly, bluegrass, prog rock and twisted ragtime with a heavy shot of gypsy soul.

July 7 / Brody Buster’s One Man Band — Authentic and diabolically effective blues-rock delivered by an amazing one-man band (drums, guitar, harmonica, vocals)!

July 8 / The Deslondes — These five New Orleans gents honour the roots of American music, fusing rock’n’roll jubilation and western lyricism.

The fun rolls on after midnight with Sessions Heineken!

June 29 to July 7 / The Guy Bélanger sessions The famed harmonica player treats us to his lightning runs and unique stage presence, with special surprise guests, for a full 9 days!

July 8 / Topium Surprising tunes, urban beats and a soaring sound: Montreal electro-jazz duo Topium.

L’Astral (Maison du Festival, 305 Ste. Catherine St W.)

Party animals and dance mavens, join us on the dancefloor in L’Astral! The series Open House series at midnight.

June 28 / Spectacle-surprise  Start things off with a heavyweight surprise show beyond all expectations!

June 29, 30 and July 5 / Speakeasy Electro Swing You know the recipe: swing + electro = explosive dance-mad soirées!

July 1 and 4 / Pull-Up Selecta — Shaking up the musical codes of reggae, splicing them with a dose of electronica, world music and scratching: this one’s for all the dance fiends and skankers!

July 6 and 7 / Music Is My Sanctuary presents Jazz is the Teacher — Party-master DJ Lexis takes over L’Astral for two nights, showcasing the influences and impact of jazz on the various musical trends of modern club culture: July 6, acid jazz and broken beat; July 7, hip-hop and beats.

Savoy du Métropolis (59 Ste. Catherine St. E.)

The smallest of venues, the wildest of parties! The Nightcap Heineken series at midnight.

June 29 to July 1 / Afrikana Soul Sister — At a crossroads of electro-house, polychromatic ambience and African musical roots: Afrikana Soul Sister and their fiery concerts!

July 2 and 3 / Coyote Bill — Funk to reggae, country to Afrobeat and jazz, it all goes into this Montreal collective’s musical blender.

July 4 and 5 / Franky Selector — A specialist in weaving truly creative late night sound fests, Franky Selector delivers a crazy-groovy sound like nobody else. It’s party time!

July 6 to 8 / Urban Science, #LECYPHER — Famed for their wild #LECYPHER jam sessions, this eclectic group of Montreal singers, rappers, MCs and beatboxers invite everyone to bring their own instruments!

Musical entertainment

An army of combos will crisscross the site throughout the Festival run, offering non-stop ambulatory musical entertainment. Enjoy Streetnix, Accoules Sax, Sweet Dixie, Oktopus, Le Dixieband, Montreal Horn Stars, Montreal Dixie, Swing Tonique, Funkxie Groove, Transe Express and Royal Pickles. And every day at 5 p.m., an amazing brass band whips up the crowd with its wild hip-hop covers: Urban Science Brass Band, the CBC/Radio-Canada parade, pouring happiness all over the street!

The TD Blues Camp: graduates concert

Once again this year, the Festival offers 50 teens the opportunity to experience a musical day camp entirely dedicated to the blues, and entirely free of charge: the Blues Camp presented by TD! For an entire week, July 1 to 7, young musicians aged 13 to 17 are accompanied by renowned professionals from the music world, refining their musical knowledge and staging a major performance. On Friday, July 7 at 6 p.m. on the TD Stage, experience the fruits of their labours! All the details available at campdeblues.com.

Galerie Lounge TD 

The Galerie Lounge TD, relocated to Place Heineken during the Festival, presents its permanent collection with limited-run silkscreens of Jimi Hendrix, Diane Dufresne, Alfred Pellan, Lhasa de Sela, Tony Bennett, Miles Davis, Marcel Barbeau and many others, as well as original works by our artist in residence for over 25 years, Yves Archambault.

Bring the family to the Festival

The Festival is also for kids! Every day during the 11-day event, you’ll find everything a family wants and needs, all over the site.

The Little School of Jazz presented by Rio Tinto For 29 years, this has been the place to be, for a mutual performers-kids love affair! It’s a dynamic, interactive fun-packed musical initiation in the company of famed Festival mascot Ste-Cat and Les Zélèves, a vocal harmony quintet led by Victor-Jacques Ménard, alongside James Gelfand and his quartet. Complexe Desjardins’ Grande-Place, every day from June 29 to July 8, 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

The Rio Tinto Musical Park features a wide array of interactive activities conceived around the theme of music, in a space designed for families! Play meets technology in playful and musical installations that are fanciful and fantastic.

The Rio Tinto Family Club welcomes kids every day from 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. with Educazoo: build and play with marionettes, work with moldable wax, experience an initiation to the circus arts and Musée d’art contemporain workshops.

Free services offered by Rio Tinto: changing tables, a stroller loaner service, as well as new bracelets for kids featuring their parents’ coordinates.

J’aime le Festival Contest

1st prize: 2-year lease on a Hyundai Elantra GT Sport 2018, approximate value of $15,000, taxes included. Offered by Hyundai

2nd prize: a Jazz Experience. Offered by the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal.

  • Walk Off The Earth VIP (for 2, July 4): Souvenir gift bag, an evening in the VIP zone for the concert, backstage/side-stage access for the first 3 songs, meet the artists, $100 in spending cash on food concessions (approximate value $450);

OR

  • Matt Holubowski VIP (for 2, July 8): Meet the artist, one pair of tickets, dinner for 2 at Blumenthal (approximate value $188);

OR

  • Bobby Bazini VIP (for 2, July 7): Meet the artist, one pair of tickets, dinner for 2 at Blumenthal (approximate value $192);

OR

  • Jessie Cook VIP (for 2, July 8): Meet the artist, one pair of tickets, dinner for 2 at Blumenthal (approximate value $209).

3rd prize: 13’’ MacBook pro, aluminum with Retina screen, $2909 value. Offered by Rio Tinto

4th prize: an automatic espresso machine, Impressa F8 model, $2870 value. Offered by Jura

5th prize: a package for 10 for restaurant Le Montréal in the Casino de Montréal, $1000 value. Offered by Casino de Montréal

6th prize: a SAQ gift card, $500 value. Offered by SAQ

To participate: montrealjazzfest.com/concoursjazz. Drawing on July 4, 2017 at 11 a.m.

Thanks to our partners

We sincerely thank our principal sponsor and official presenter, TD, as well as Rio Tinto, co-presenter of the Festival, for their continued support. Thanks also to Bell, Casino de Montréal, the Société des Alcools du Québec, Heineken, Hyundai, and all of our suppliers and collaborators. We thank the Government of Canada—Heritage Canada, Economic Development Canada, Musicaction—, the Government of Québec—Ministère du Tourisme, Secrétariat à la région métropolitaine, SODEC—as well as the Ville de Montréal, the Society for the Celebration of Montréal’s 375th Anniversary, Tourisme Montréal and the Consulate General of Israel in Montreal. Thanks also to our media partners and the entire Festival team.

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