Montreal Jazz Festival 2014: 35 Years Of The World's Biggest Jazz Festival

The Montreal International Jazz Festival is set to kick off its 35th edition this summer from June 26 to July 6.

Bust out the dancing shoes and start moisturizing your jazz hands.  One of the consistently-ranked “best festivals in the world,” the Montreal International Jazz Festival, is fast approaching and the line-up is amazing as ever for its 35th year. 

Montreal International Jazz Festival 2014: Main Attractions

The massive event covers every genre from jazz and pop, to rap and rock.  Some modern big name acts will include:

  • Michael Bublé
  • Beth Hart
  • Alain Lefèvre
  • Ambrose Akinmusire
  • Andreas Varady
  • Andrew Bird
  • Aretha Franklin
  • BB King
  • Snoop Dogg
  • Ben Harper

Click here to see the full line-up details.

Multiple outstanding venues will be hosting acts from June 26 to July 6, with music being played everywhere from halls to acoustically majestic theatres to waterfront soirees.

Montreal International Jazz Festival 2014: Venues

  •          Place des Arts   
  •          L'Astral (Maison du Festival Rio Tinto Alcan)        
  •          Club Soda           
  •          Croisières Jazz on the Saint Lawrence River
  •          aboard the Bateau-Mouche
  •          Gesù — Centre de créativité
  •          Métropolis & Savoy du Métropolis
  •          Musée d'art contemporain
  •          Théâtre du Nouveau Monde

The official website offers detailed info on artists, packages and events, including customization options to best fit your schedule and preference.  While the Early Bird packages are no longer available, details and prices for the Exclusive packages will be coming soon.  All information for current ticket and box office prices, as well as purchasing options can be found here.

Don't miss out...

Don’t pass up the chance to see B.B. King & Gary Clark Jr. on the same night, or the legendary Aretha Franklin sing her soul, or Tony Bennett croon you into next week.  Tickets will sell fast as the date approaches, so make sure to book yours soon!

Brent Gladney
Brent Gladney

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