01/31/13

Montreal Jazz Festival Adds New Shows to 2013 Lineup

George Benson, Dr. John, Ravi Coltrane are among those scheduled

The Montreal jazz Festival (aka Festival International de Jazz de Montréal) has announced several new editions to its 34th edition, which takes place from June 28 to July 7.

The latest additions are as follows:

Joshua Redman Quartet and Strings — June 29, 7 p.m., Maison symphonique de Montréal (Jazz à la Maison symphonique series).

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Ben Johnson

Ravi Coltrane in performance at Zellerbach Theatre in Philadelphia

An Evening with George Benson — June 30, Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier, PdA, 7:30 p.m. (Événements spéciaux TD series).

She & Him. Opening act: Camera Obscura — July 3, Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier, PdA, 7:30 p.m. (Événements spéciaux TD series).

Double bill: Dr. John and Leon Russell — July 3, Théâtre Maisonneuve, PdA, 8 p.m. (Les Grands concerts Rio Tinto Alcan series).

Emilie-Claire Barlow — July 5, Théâtre Maisonneuve, PdA, 8 p.m. (Les Grands concerts Rio Tinto Alcan series).

Ravi Coltrane Quartet — June 28, Théâtre Jean-Duceppe, PdA, 9:30 p.m. (Jazz Beat Hyatt Regency Montréal series).

Preservation Hall Jazz Band — July 5, Théâtre Jean-Duceppe, PdA, 9:30 p.m. (Jazz Beat Hyatt Regency Montréal series).

Oliver Jones solo — July 5 and 6, Cinquième Salle, PdA, 7 p.m., (Pianissimo series).

Woodkid — July 1, Métropolis, 8:30 p.m. (Les Rythmes series).

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings and James Hunter — July 3, Métropolis, 8:30 p.m. (Les Rythmes series).

Holly Cole — June 27, 28 and 29, Théâtre du Nouveau Monde, 8 p.m.

Nikki Yanofsky — July 4, 5 and 6, Théâtre du Nouveau Monde, 8 p.m.

Tickets for these concerts go on sale Saturday, February 2 at noon and will be available from the Métropolis box office (59 Ste. Catherine St. E., Admission.com and Ticketmaster or 1 855 790-1245), Place des Arts and Maison symphonique (175 Ste. Catherine St. W., La Place des Arts or 514 842-2112) and Théâtre du Nouveau Monde (84 Ste. Catherine St. W., TNM or 514 866-8668).

Tickets are already already on sale for these previously announced performances:

Aretha Franklin / Wayne Shorter, 80th Birthday Celebration / Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra featuring Wynton Marsalis / Belle & Sebastian.

For further information, call the Info-Jazz Line at 514 871-1881, toll-free at 1 85JAZZFEST, or visit Montreal Jazz Fest.

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