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An additional show for Diana Ross!

Montreal, Thursday, March 13, 2014 — With tickets for her first concert almost sold out, the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal, presented by TD in collaboration with Rio Tinto Alcan has announced an additional performance by legendary singer Diana Ross, Friday, July 4, 7:30, at Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier, PdA. Tickets for this concert go on sale this Friday at noon.A true Diva if ever there was one, a showbiz icon and living legend, Diana Ross couldn’t have offered fans a better gift than this very first visit to the Festival, celebrating its 35th anniversary this year.

The personification of glamour right down to her fingertips, holder of a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, Diana’s repertoire is a musical odyssey spanning 50 years, from such Motown classics as Love Child to disco smash Love Hangover to the jazz of Lady Sings the Blues.

Add in a CV including 100 million albums sold, 18 #1 hits, 8 American Music Awards… and you’ve got one of the great careers in popular music history!

The 2014 recipient of the Festival’s Ella Fitzgerald Award, the internationally renowned diva comes to Montreal and the Festival as part of her In the Name of Love Tour, accompanied by a 15-piece orchestra. Love it is!

Tickets go on sale Friday at noon

Tickets for this concert go on sale Friday, March 14 at noon:

Jazz gift certificates!

When you love music, you always want more! Luckily, our new Festival gift certificates are here to meet the needs and tastes of lovers of good music. With a $25 value, they can be used towards the purchase of tickets to concerts presented by the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal and the Jazz All-Year Round series, in official Festival boutiques and in the Galerie Lounge TD and Bistro Le Balmoral, both located in the Maison du Festival Rio Tinto Alcan.

To get the jump on the crowd, sign up for the Spectra Newsletter and have the scoop on the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal emailed to your inbox. For further information, call the Info-Jazz La Presse+ Line at 514 871‑1881, toll-free at 1 85JAZZFEST, or visit montrealjazzfest.com.

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