Montreal Jazz Fest Announces Free Outdoor Programming

Montreal Jazz Fest Announces Free Outdoor Programming
The Festival International de Jazz de Montréal had already announced its indoor programming for 2015. Now, the event has expanded its lineup by confirming the acts who will be performing free outdoor shows during the festival's run from June 26 to July 5.

There are a number of sites for free performances, with the main TD Stage located at the Place des Festivals, and other stages found throughout the city. Artists who will appear include Beirut, the Barr Brothers, Sondre Lerche, the Franklin Electric, Adam Cohen (Leonard Cohen's son), Emmanuel Jar, the Souljazz Orchestra, Paul DesLauriers and more

These artists are appearing in addition to indoor-show performers including Erykah Badu, BADBADNOTGOOD featuring Ghostface Killah, Whitehorse, the Sheepdogs, My Brightest Diamond, Natalie Prass, Colin James, Jaga Jazzist, James Vincent McMorrow, Jamie Cullum, Lucinda Williams, Mika, Huey Lewis and the News and others.

This is the 36th edition of the festival. The full schedule can be seen right here, where you'll also find tickets for the indoor shows.