Music lovers, rejoice! The Montreal Jazz Festival is back, offering an unparalleled celebration of jazz and related genres. This year marks the 44th edition of the festival, carrying on a rich tradition that’s seen legendary performers grace its stages. From Oscar Peterson and Miles Davis in the early years to Diana Krall and Wynton Marsalis more recently, the festival has been a platform for the greatest names in jazz to showcase their talent.

This world-renowned event features hundreds of concerts, including both free outdoor performances and ticketed shows by international stars. Over 350 shows will rock the heart of the city, with two-thirds offered completely free.

While enjoying the music, take time to explore Montreal’s charming neighbourhoods, like Little Italy or the Plateau Mont-Royal, and delve into the city’s delicious cuisine, from classic poutine to trendy fusion creations. The vibrant cultural scene extends beyond the festival, with museums, art galleries, and theatres offering a well-rounded experience.

Let the Montreal Jazz Festival be your launching point for an unforgettable exploration of this dynamic city.

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