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A rock legend at the festival!

Montréal, Friday, February 22, 2019 — The Festival International de Jazz de Montréal, presented by TD Bank Group in collaboration with Rio Tinto, is honored to welcome Peter Frampton on July 5, 2019, at Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier, as part of the 40th edition of the festival. His last time at the festival was in 2011; we can’t wait to see him again! Tickets will go on sale on Friday, March 1, at 10 a.m. at www.montrealjazzfest.com (exclusive pre-sale for Newsletter subscribers on Thursday, February 28, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.).

peter frampton 1Legendary guitarist Peter Frampton has confirmed Peter Frampton FinaleThe Farewell Tour presented by SiriusXM. The primarily U.S. tour, produced by Live Nation, will begin on June 18 in Tulsa, OK and continue throughout the summer and fall.

Tickets will go on sale to the general public next Friday, March 1 at 10 a.m., local time. VIP packages will also be available at www.frampton.com.

Peter Frampton remains one of the most lauded artists in rock history. Most recently, Frampton performed as part of I Am the Highway: A Tribute to Chris Cornell concert as well as receiving the Les Paul Innovation Award at the 2019 NAMM Show’s 34th annual TEC Awards. He also just celebrated the 43rd anniversary of his fifth solo album, Frampton Comes Alive!, one of the top-selling live records of all time, with over 17 million copies sold worldwide.

At age 16, he was lead singer and guitarist for British band The Herd. At 18, he co-founded one of the first super-groups, seminal rock act Humble Pie, before starting an amazing solo career. His session work includes collaborations with such legendary artists as George Harrison, Harry Nilsson, David Bowie, Jerry Lee Lewis, Ringo Starr, John Entwistle, Mike McCready and Matt Cameron.

Frampton has appeared as himself on television shows The Simpsons and Family Guy. He also served as technical advisor on Cameron Crowe’s film Almost Famous as well as appearing in it and writing songs for the soundtrack. In 2007 he won the Grammy Award for “Best Pop Instrumental Album” for Fingerprints and in 2014 he was inducted into the Musicians Hall of Fame.

Frampton has toured with the likes of David Bowie, Stevie Nicks, Greg Allman, Ringo Starr, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Cheap Trick, Steve Miller Band, Bill Wyman’s Rhythm Kings and many others. Additionally, he took Peter Frampton’s Guitar Circus on the road for two years with special guests B.B. King, Buddy Guy, Vince Gill, Larry Carlton, Robert Randolph, Don Felder (formerly of The Eagles), Dean DeLeo (Stone Temple Pilots), Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Sonny Landreth, Robert Cray and Roger McGuinn (the Byrds).

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Tickets on sale Friday, March 1, at 10 a.m.

Exclusive pre-sale for Newsletter subscribers Thursday, February 28, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

  • Place des Arts: 175 Ste. Catherine St. West; 514 842-2112, 1 866 842-2112 or com

The 40th edition of the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal will be held from June 27 to July 6, 2019.

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