Montreal Jazz Fest 2012

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Montreal Jazz Fest 2012 Festival Logo WHERE:Montreal, QC
WHEN:June 28- July 7, 2012
WEBSITE: Official Website


Ranked as the world’s largest jazz festival in the Guinness World Records, for the past 30 years the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal has been synonymous with a passion for music. Every year for 10 days, the French-speaking metropolis of North America becomes the venue where fans of all types of jazz-related music rub shoulders with aficionados of jazz in its purest form. The Festival hosts some 30 countries, 3,000 musicians and public entertainers, 1,000 concerts and activities—two-third of which are free—, 15 concert halls, 8 outdoor stages and welcomes more than 2 million visitors, from noon to midnignt! All on a unique site designed to meet festival-goers’ every need, right downtown in an area off-limits to car traffic! Montreal is without a doubt the true heartbeat of Planet Jazz!


  • Seal
  • Norah Jones
  • Liza Minnelli
  • John Pizzarelli
  • Patrick Watson
  • Patricia Barber & Kenny Werner Duo
  • Emir Kusturica
  • Timber Timbre
  • Tord Gustavsen
  • Duke Ellington Orchestra
  • The Count Basie Orchestra
  • Flamenco Hoy
  • The Life & Blues of Bessie Smith: The Devils Music
  • James Taylor
  • Melody Gardot
  • Tangerine Dream
  • Patrick Watson
  • Wayne Shorter Quartet
  • Chris Botti
  • More TBA

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