Festival International de Jazz de Montréal Sept 15-19: Montreal Jazz Festival 41st Edition!

The Festival International de Jazz de Montréal presented by TD Bank Group in collaboration with Rio Tinto is proud to announce the complete line-up for its 2021 edition! From September 15 to 19more than thirty renowned artists will once again bring the heart of the Quartier des spectacles to life. True legends of Canadian and Quebec music will occupy the TD Stage (Place des Festivals) as well as the Rio Tinto Stage (Parterre Symphonique) to offer us a series of exceptional and free concerts! Here are the artists who will be part of this 41st edition.

On Wednesday, September 15BEYRIESRanee LeeGuy Bélanger and his Blues Summit 2021 gathering the greatest artists of the local blues scene, Yannick RieuFlore Laurentienne, and Dawn Tyler Watson will launch the festivities. On Thursday, September 16, performances by the incomparable Daniel LanoisPlants, and Animals, Teke::Teke and Théo Abellard Trio will be presented and we will celebrate both the 25th anniversary of the François Bourassa Quintet as well as the release of the album Omertà with Michel CussonFriday, September 17, folk, soul, and blues-rock fans will enjoy a great evening with ElisapieBasia BulatThe BrooksClerelSteve Hill & the Devil Horns, and the Emie R Roussel Trio. On Saturday, September 18, festival-goers will vibrate to the sounds of neo-soul, hip-hop, and R&B thanks to performances by Charlotte Day WilsonShay LiaAnachnid, and Vox Sambou, while Socalled and MISC‘s exhilarating experiments will undoubtedly seduce the most avid music lovers.

The 41st edition of the Festival de Jazz de Montréal will close on Sunday, September 19, featuring Patrick WatsonGhostly Kisses, an exclusive show led by Modibo Keita who will pay tribute to Marvin Gaye to mark the 50th anniversary of the iconic album What’s Going OnSimon Leoza, and CODE Quartet. Coral EganDaniel ThouinYannick RieuAlain Caron, and Paul Brochu will also perform the late Chick Corea‘s album Light as a Feather.

The first four nights of the Festival will end at L’Astral and Club Soda as part of the Les Nocturnes series presented by Loto-Québec, which will allow the public to discover free and exclusive performances by Nomadic Massive, Nate Husser and Emma BekoFredy V & The Foundation and Snotty Nose Rez Kids.

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