The Festival International de Jazz de Montréal, presented by TD Bank Group in collaboration with Rio Tinto, kicks off on June 30, treating audiences to headlining acts at the heart of downtown Montréal until July 9, 2022. In total, more than 350 concerts are on the program, 2/3 of which are free, on a pedestrian-only site. Here’s a peek at what’s going to make this a better-than-ever festival edition.
JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER ORCHESTRA WITH WYNTON MARSALIS Opener : Ariane Racicot
ÉVÉNEMENTS SPÉCIAUX TD
June 30, 7:30 p.m.
Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier, Place des Arts
TASH SULTANA Opening event
LES PERFORMANCES TD
June 30, 9:30 p.m.
MESHELL NDEGEOCELLO JAZZ BEAT DOUBLETREE BY HILTON MONTRÉAL in collaboration with CBC MUSIC
July 1st, 8 p.m.
CORINNE BAILEY RAE LES PERFORMANCES TD
July 1st, 9:30 p.m.
CÉCILE MCLORIN SALVANT Opener: Gentiane MG
JAZZ BEAT DOUBLETREE BY HILTON MONTRÉAL in collaboration with CBC MUSIC
July 2nd, 8 p.m.
KAMASI WASHINGTON LES PERFORMANCES TD
July 2nd, 9:30 p.m.
COLIN JAMES Opener: Ariel Posen
LES RYTHMES MOLSON EXPORT
July 8:30 p.m.
JIREH GOSPEL CHOIR LES PERFORMANCES TD
July 3rd, 9:30 p.m.
RAVI COLTRANE Cosmic Music: A Contemporary Exploration into the Music of John & Alice Coltrane
Opener: Hamilton de Holanda
LE FESTIVAL À LA MAISON SYMPHONIQUE ROGERS
July 3, 7 p.m.
Maison symphonique, Place des Arts
LEE FIELDS LES PERFORMANCES TD
July 4, 9:30 p.m.
NICK CAVE: STRANGER THAN KINDNESS Immerse yourself in Nick Cave’s personal and creative universe during this one-of-a-kind exhibition. Nick Cave: Stranger Than Kindness, presented by the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal, evenko and Workers of Art until this coming August 7 at the Galerie de la Maison du Festival.
LIVE MURAL PAINTING The Festival international de Jazz de Montréal has invited artist Kezna Dalz / Teen Adult to paint a mural at Club Montréal TD. Teenadult is a multidiscplinary Montréal artist, known for her work that features raw lines and vibrant colours. Feminism, anti-racism, pop culture and sexuality are some of the recurrent themes explored in her work.
Come see the artist in action at the Esplanade de la Place des Arts from June 30 to July 4, between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.
RADIO-CANADA IN JAZZ MODE ICI MUSIQUE’s show Quand le Jazz est là, hosted by Stanley Péan, will be broadcast live from Le Studio TD on June 30 and July 1, 4 and 6, at 5:30 p.m. At 6 p.m. the show will treat listeners to scheduled performances broadcast live from Le Studio TD.
June 30: Marianne Trudel & John Hollenbeck
July 1: Chet Doxas Trio with Jacob Sacks and Thomas Morgan
July 4: Benjamin Deschamps
July 6: Larnell Lewis
ICI MUSIQUE listeners will be able to hear the artists programmed at Studio TD live as if they were there.
In addition, Radio-Canada is proud to present the Urban Science Brass Band's ambulatory show, which will crisscross the Quartier des spectacles every day starting at 5:00 p.m. to offer as many people as possible an extraordinary musical performance.
Plus, every day between noon and 11 p.m., music and dance fans will have the chance to unveil their talent during the ICI MUSIQUE karaoke.
ZONE TD Take a break at either one of the two TD zones, located at the Place des Festivals or the entrance to the Esplanade de la Place des Arts. If it rains, come grab a poncho to keep you dry while you soak up the shows.
LA STATION ROGERS Throw some attitude at the Station Rogers rock star photo shoot! Enter your name to win tickets at Rogers.com/jazz.
LUCKY BREAKS COURTESY OF LOTO-QUÉBEC This summer, relive the magic of festivals, the beauty of being together again, and the joy of giving... and receiving! This year, festivalgoers could get a lucky break courtesy of Loto-Québec. And the surprise could come while you’re hanging out with a friend or a complete stranger! One thing’s for sure—if you catch a lucky break this summer, it’s sure to be unforgettable and have you smiling from ear to ear!
ESPACE POLESTAR Get up close and personal with the Polestar 2 – Pure Design. Visit the Polestar space.
ÉNERGIR The Festival International de Jazz de Montréal in collaboration with Énergir is inviting festivalgoers to get in the loop and go greener. Put your leftovers or organic waste in the sorting bins near the food trucks. By throwing organic waste into the brown bins, you help create natural renewable gases. That’s clean energy that can heat a home or power a stove or water heater. Ever think about energy like that?
BISTRO SAQ At the heart of the Place des Festivals, the SAQ Bistro awaits you for a well-deserved break! Come and enjoy a good glass of wine and meal while watching the concerts.
BAR SMIRNOFF Come and discover our summer lemonades and express your zest at the Smirnoff bar!
BAR TERASSE APEROL SPRITZ Stop by the Bar Terrasse Aperol Spritz to celebrate aperitivo hour! Enjoy an Aperol Spritz with your friends.
COMPTOIR SILK NEXTMILK Take a 100% vegetal break at the Silk Nextmilk counter. Come try the newest Silk Nextmilk vegetal beverage in an iced coffee or paired with a cookie. The Silk Nextmilk beverage has the colour, texture, and taste of cow milk, but is 100% plant-based. It is a delicious combination of oat, soya, and coconut. Try it, our beverage will definitively surprise you…
BAR À VIN PORTO CABRAL Discover the world of Cabral wines and ports. Festival goers will have the opportunity to taste an exclusive range of ports and wines as well as try our delicious port sangria.
ESPACE LA PRESSE At Espace La Presse, relax on furniture that features built-in USB ports for telephones, computers or tablets. It’s the perfect spot to recharge your literal and figurative batteries!
GET MORE WITH THE JAZZ PASSPORT PACKAGES Enjoy unlimited access to the 3 hottest festival venues during your stay, and entry to nearly 10 concerts! Stay at the DoubleTree, the official festival hotel, or the Monville—breakfast, shows and coupons for the site included. Limited quantity. See our site for details.
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