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Jun 30, 2014

Last night, Thus Owls performed at Club Soda as part of Festival International de Jazz de Montréal. More

Jun 30, 2014

Last night, Trombone Shorty performed at Metropolis as part of Festival International de Jazz de Montréal. More

Jun 29, 2014

Last night, Rufus Wainwright and his sister Lucy Wainwright Roche performed at Théâtre du Nouveau Monde as part of Festival International de Jazz de MontréalMore

Jun 29, 2014

Last night, Quantic performed at Club Soda as part of Festival International de Jazz de Montréal More

Elvis Costello on Bobby Womack

Elvis Costello Performs Tonight at Festival International de Jazz de Montreal

Jun 29, 2014

Earlier today, Elvis Costello was awarded the Festival International de Jazz de Montreal Spirit award, a distinction shared with the likes of Bob Dylan, Paul Simon, Lenoard Cohen, and Stevie Wonder. More

Jun 29, 2014

Last night, Cody ChesnuTT performed at Club Soda as part of Festival International de Jazz de MontréalMore

Jun 28, 2014

Last night, Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite performed at Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier as part of Festival International de Jazz de Montréal. More

Jun 28, 2014

Last night Hercules and Love Affair performed at Club Soda as part of Festival International de Jazz de MontréalMore

Jun 27, 2014

The thirty-fifth year of Festival International de Jazz de Montréal kicked off this evening. As part of the event, Los Angeles theater troop For the Record visited to perform their stage show honoring film director Quentin Tarantino.  More

Jun 27, 2014

The thirty-fifth year of Festival International de Jazz de Montréal kicked off this evening. Woodkid opened the event with a large outdoor concert.  More

Jun 26, 2014

The thirty-fifth year of Festival International de Jazz de Montréal kicked off this evening. As part of the event, reunited local heroes Gogh Van Go performed at Club Soda.  More

Woodkid to Take a Recording Hiatus

Focusing on His Directing Career

Jun 25, 2014

Today before his Festival opening performance Festival International de Jazz de Montréal France’s Woodkid (ne Yoann Lemoine) spoke with a group of journalists.  More

Premiere: Thus Owls Mixtape (Festival International de Jazz de Montréal Edition)

Festival International de Jazz de Montréal Runs June 26-July 6

Jun 23, 2014

Festival International de Jazz de Montréal kicks off this Thursday, June 26. We’ll be in the city, eating too much poutine and checking out the legions of Under the Radar-friendly acts performing. Yes, it’s called a “jazz” fest—but we’re in it for artists such as Beck, Rufus Wainwright, and Thus Owls. More

May 27, 2014

This year, Festival International de Jazz de Montréal runs from June 26 to July 6.  More

May 22, 2014

Festival International de Jazz de Montréal runs from June 26 to July 6.  More

Deltron 3030 to Perform a Free Concert in Montreal

July 6 As Part of Festival International de Jazz de Montréal

May 07, 2014

This year Deltron 3030 will perform at Festival International de Jazz de MontréalMore

May 05, 2014

Okay so maybe you wouldn’t necessarily think of Snoop Dogg in conjunction with jazz. But that’s the beautiful thing about Festival International de Jazz de Montréal—it serves the masses. More

Apr 23, 2014

Festival International de Jazz de Montréal has announced a slate of concerts for its 2014 event, taking place June 26-July 6. More



Reviews

Thus Owls at Festival International de Jazz de Montréal

July 1st, 2014

Jul 04, 2014

Thus Owls are one of those bands that seem ludicrously doomed to be underrated.  More

Trombone Shorty at Festival International de Jazz de Montréal

June 30th, 2014

Jul 02, 2014

Despite modern music’s determination to popularize any instrument not traditionally used in pop (See: Beirut’s trumpet, Owen Pallett’s violin, or Joanna Newsom’s harp), the trombone hasn’t seen much resurgence. More

Rufus Wainwright at Festival International de Jazz de Montréal

June 29th, 2014

Jul 01, 2014

It is impossible to see any member of the Wainwright clan in concert (be it Rufus, Martha, Lucy, or Loudon) without being drawn into their family dynamics.  More

Cody ChesnuTT at Festival International de Jazz de Montréal

June 28th, 2014

Jul 01, 2014

Cody ChesnuTT and I may hail from the same city, but I admit I knew very little about the musician when I wandered into his show on Saturday night. More

Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite at Festival International de Jazz de Montréal

June 28th, 2014

Jun 30, 2014

Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier was peppered with declarations of love during Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite’s set at Festival International de Jazz de Montréal on Saturday night.

Hercules and Love Affair at Festival International de Jazz de Montréal

June 27th, 2014

Jun 29, 2014

I’m going to say something potentially shocking—I’m not a big fan of Hercules and Love Affair. More

For the Record: Tarantino in Concert at Festival International de Jazz de Montréal

June 26th, 2014

Jun 29, 2014

Shortly after seeing For the Record: Tarantino in Concert I ran into the troop's publicist, who chuckled when I admitted that I was a journalist tasked with writing about the show. More

Beck at Festival International de Jazz de Montréal

June 25th, 2014

Jun 29, 2014

I rediscovered Beck’s coolness all over again on Wednesday night at his pre-Festival International de Jazz de Montréal show.  More

Woodkid at Festival International de Jazz de Montréal

June 26th, 2014

Jun 28, 2014

Since his appearance last year at Festival International de Jazz de Montréal, Woodkid (ne Yoann Lemoine) has become a headliner. More