The Festival International de Jazz de Montréal is back for its 41st edition! From September 15 to 19, more 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 15, BEYRIESRanee 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 Cusson. Friday, 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 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 MassiveNate Husser and Emma BekoFredy V & The Foundation and Snotty Nose Rez Kids.


This year, festival-goers will have to reserve their tickets online free of charge in order to have access to the outdoor stages as well as to the late nights at L’Astral and Club Soda. This new measure will allows the safe running of the events, in accordance with the health regulations currently in effect.

Get your free tickets on September 1st at 10am on


For the very first time, the Festival’s outdoor shows will be webcast live from the Place des Festivals and the Parterre symphonique. Spectators who can’t make it on site will also be able to experience these exclusive performances thanks to a real-time broadcast that will not be rebroadcast. It’s a date the same evening in your living room or even on your terrace to experience Jazz at home!

Watch on the Festival’s YouTube channel at