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SortiesJAZZnights.com Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary At Montreal's O Patro Vys on January 20, 2023


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Alex Bellegarde
This event will celebrate our body of work for the last 20 years starting with a presentation of how it all started for Claude Thibault January 1, 2003, its evolution until today’s 5th version as well as our current team. At the sortiesjazznights.com 20th anniversary birthday, you’ll also hear testimony and ad lib comments from partners, collaborators, musicians, friends of jazz and some jazzy grooves with the Alex Bellegarde Trio, some surprise guests, a jam session and more! It’s not just our party, it’s a celebration of our Quebec jazz+ community!

About Claude Thibault – President and founder

Claude launched sortiesjazznights.com to cure his post-2002 Montreal Jazz Festival blues. So much great music all at once, and all of a sudden… gone. But actually, there was quite a bit so he set out to discover and share it.

20 years of sortiesjazznights.com is…

  • 5,000 articles
  • Hundreds of artist interviews
  • 750 album reviews
  • 600 recommended jazz events
  • 10,000 newsletter subscribers
  • 3 jazz event calendars : 20,000 programmed events – 1,000 Quebec venues
  • 6,5 million YouTube viewings / 7,500 subscribers
  • sortiesjazznight.com has been online since November 7th 2019

  • sortiesjazznights.com celebrates 20 years

    20 years and five relaunches later Claude Thibault and his team relentless pursue their ongoing dream. The essential sortiesjazznights.com has been presenting Quebec jazz news for the last 20 years including festivals large and small in the Quebec region, a large crop of jazz series in a variety of venues and settings (local artists as well as international headliners).

    sortiesjazznights.com 20th year birthday bash program

    Friday, January 20, 2023 – 5pm to 9pm

    • 5:00pm: doors open
    • 6:00pm: Claude Thibault – talks why and how it all started
    • 6:15pm: Claude Thibault presents the team – Christophe Rodriguez, Arnaud G. Veydarier and Nicolas Villeneuve
    • 6:30pm: Alex Bellegarde Trio with Pierre François and Martin Auguste + special guests
    • 7:15pm: Ad lib presentations by collaborators, partners, musicians and friends of sortiesjazznights.com
    • 8:00pm : Alex Bellegarde Trio with Éric St-Jean and Martin Auguste with special guests + jam session


    O Patro Vys
    356 Avenue du Mont-Royal E
    Montréal, QC H2T 2G4


    Claude Thibault
    President / Founder
    [email protected]

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