Press Room

Statement by the Festival on the cancellation of performances of SLĀV.
July 10, 2018

Montréal, Saturday, July 7, 2018 — Following the controversy and cancellation of performances of SLĀV, the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal believes it is important to explain its position and its resulting decision. As a presenter, the Festival purchases … Continue reading

Wrap-up of the 39th edition
July 7, 2018

Montréal, Saturday, July 7, 2018 — Once again, hundreds of thousands of people assembled at the doorstep of the Quartier des Spectacles to join in the 39th edition of the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal presented by TD Bank … Continue reading

Only two days before the grand closing event!
July 5, 2018

FREE CONCERTS Rio Tinto Grand Closing Event: The War On Drugs Saturday, July 7, 9:30 p.m. — TD Stage In peak form after winning the Grammy for Best Rock Album with their excellent release A Deeper Understanding, Philly quartet The … Continue reading

Zakir Hussain 15th Winner of the Antonio Carlos Jobim Award
July 4, 2018

Montreal, Wednesday, July 4, 2018 — The Festival International de Jazz de Montréal presented by TD Bank Group in collaboration with Rio Tinto presents this year’s Antonio Carlos Jobim Award to Zakir Hussain. The trophy will be presented to him … Continue reading

Renee Rosnes 30th Winner of the Oscar Peterson Award
July 4, 2018

Montreal, Wednesday, July 4, 2018 — The Festival International de Jazz de Montréal presented by TD Bank Group in collaboration with Rio Tinto presents this year’s Oscar Peterson Award to Renee Rosnes. The trophy will be presented to her by … Continue reading

SHPIK wins the 2018 TD Grand Jazz Award
July 3, 2018

Montreal, Tuesday, July 3, 2018 — The Festival International de Jazz de Montréal presented by TD Bank Group in collaboration with Rio Tinto is pleased to present the 37th TD Grand Jazz Award to SHPIK, which was deemed best of five … Continue reading

And the Festival continues!
July 2, 2018

FREE CONCERTS Delgres Monday, July 2, 7 p.m.— Hyundai / CBC/Radio-Canada Stage From blues to Créole – that’s guitarist Pascal Danae’s latest wild project. Before opening for Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite, the former member of group Rivière Noire — … Continue reading

Ben Harper Winner of the Ella Fitzgerald Award
July 2, 2018

Montreal, Monday, July 2, 2018 — The Festival International de Jazz de Montréal presented by TD Bank Group in collaboration with Rio Tinto presents this year’s Ella Fitzgerald Award to Ben Harper. The trophy will be presented to him today … Continue reading

George Thorogood Winner of the B.B. King Award
July 1, 2018

Montreal, Sunday, July 1, 2018 — The Festival International de Jazz de Montréal presented by TD Bank Group in collaboration with Rio Tinto presents this year’s B.B.-King Award to George Thorogood. The trophy will be presented to him by André Ménard, … Continue reading

Béla Fleck and the Flecktones Winner of the Miles Davis Award
July 1, 2018

Montreal, Sunday, July 3, 2016 — The Festival International de Jazz de Montréal presented by TD Bank Group in collaboration with Rio Tinto presents this year’s Miles Davis Award to Béla Fleck and the Flecktones. The trophy will be presented … Continue reading

The Trio Jonathan Turgeon avec Alex Dodier wins The Stingray Rising Star Award
June 30, 2018

Montreal, Saturday, June 30, 2018 — The Festival International de Jazz de Montréal presented by TD Bank Group in collaboration with Rio Tinto are pleased to be present The Stingray Rising Star Award for best composition to the Trio Jonathan Turgeon … Continue reading

Ry Cooder
June 29, 2018

Recipient of the Montreal Jazz Festival Spirit Award Montreal, Friday, June 29, 2018 — This year, the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal presented by TD Bank Group in collaboration with Rio Tinto is proud to give the Montreal Jazz … Continue reading

The Festival begins today!
June 28, 2018

FREE CONCERTS Banda Magda Thursday, June 28, 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. — Rio Tinto Stage Samba rhythms invite you to dance barefoot on the warm sand of a beach in Brazil: that’s the promise of Banda Magda and their … Continue reading

The Festival International de Jazz de Montréal also means “indie” artists such as:
June 6, 2018

The War on Drugs, Jessie Reyez, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Ani DiFranco, Metronomy, Nomadic Massive, Jean-Michel Blais, Wilsen, Pierre Kwenders, Boulevards, The Suffers, Ludovico Einaudi, Geoffroy, Moses Sumney, M. Ward, Jesse Mac Cormack, Jain, My Brightest Diamond, Julie Doiron Montreal, Wednesday, June … Continue reading

Long Live Music!
May 30, 2018

Free outdoor program of the 39th edition of the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal Montréal, Tuesday, May 30, 2018 — As the 39th edition of the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal presented by TD Bank Group in collaboration with Rio … Continue reading

Ziggy Marley, Harry Manx, Marianne Trudel and Karen Young, and Anoushka Shankar
May 29, 2018

enhance the Jazz All-Year Round program! Montreal, Tuesday, May 29, 2018 — Jazz All-Year Round,presented by TD Bank Group, boosts its fall 2018 and winter 2019 program by welcoming Jamaican singer Ziggy Marley, Canadian musician Harry Manx, Quebec voice-piano duo … Continue reading

2018 Festival Awards
May 29, 2018

The Festival International de Jazz de Montréal honours George Thorogood, Zakir Hussain, Béla Fleck and the Flecktones, Renee Rosnes, Ben Harper and Ry Cooder Montreal, Tuesday, May 29, 2018 — This year, the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal highlights the exceptional … Continue reading

The Festival International de Jazz de Montréal reaffirms its commitment to festivalgoers’ safety
May 28, 2018

Montréal, Monday, May 28, 2018 - Following the publication of last year’s report by the Conseil des Montréalaises, Montréal, une ville festive pour toutes (Montréal, a festive city for all) in which it talked about the security of women and … Continue reading

Alain Simard and André Ménard: new members of the Ordre des arts des lettres du Québec!
May 28, 2018

39th edition of the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal Montréal, Monday, May 28, 2018 – It is with great pleasure that we learn Alain Simard and André Ménard have a new honour to add to their list of achievements and … Continue reading

THE STORY OF JAZZ IN MONTREAL
May 25, 2018

Free walking tours! An entertaining walking tour through downtown Montreal that tells the story of jazz and its connection to the city from the 1920s until the foundation of the Festival International de Jazz in 1980. You’ll see what has … Continue reading

Public partners

La Presse
April 16, 2018

Le Festival de jazz, champion des retombées économiques devant la F1
- Vincent Brousseau-Pouliot

Radio-Canada
November 4, 2017

André Ménard, l’homme aux 100 000 tshirts
- Franco Nuovo

Jazz Police
August 9, 2017

2017 Montreal Jazz Festival: An Embarrassment of Riches!
- Sheila Horne Mason

Observer
July 7, 2017

Montreal Jazz Fest Goes Way Beyond a Single Genre of Music
- Bryan Reesman

La Presse
June 29, 2017

Le jazz plus payant pour le fisc que la F1
- Vincent Brousseau-Poulot

Le Devoir
April 26, 2017

Le besoin de se rassembler
- Sylvain Cormier

La Presse
April 25, 2017

Le Festival de jazz dévoile sa programmation
- Alain Brunet

Montreal Gazette
April 25, 2017

Montreal International Jazz Festival Program: from Dylan to Feist
- Jordan Zivitz

Resident
August 1, 2016

The Montreal Jazz Festival. A Multitude of Venues and Music
- Barry Bassis

Jazz Magazine
July 14, 2016

Festival International de Jazz de Montréal
- David Cristol

WBGO.org
July 2, 2016

FIJM 2016
- Michael Bourne

society-magazine.fr
October 8, 2015

André Ménard : « Chet, j’vais te casser cette trompette sur la tête ! »
- Vincent Berthe

society-magazine.fr
October 10, 2015

James Brown : « Mon million ! Donne-moi mon putain de million ! »
- Vincent Berthe

society-magazine.fr
October 14, 2015

Miles Davis : « Est-ce que j’ai une gueule de 33 tours ? »
- Vincent Berthe
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