25th Montreal Jazz Fest Set For June/July

The 25th Festival International de Jazz de Montreal, presented by General Motors Canada in collaboration with Labatt Blue, is set for June 30-July 11.

The 25th Festival International de Jazz de Montreal, presented by General Motors Canada in collaboration with Labatt Blue, is set for June 30-July 11.

Featured acts will include Diana Krall at the city's Bell Centre for the 25th anniversary gala, along with Oliver Jones and Oscar Peterson reuniting for the closing show. Also confirmed are Tony Bennett for the opening concert, an appearance by Wynton Marsalis and a musical reunion of Jean-Luc Ponty, Al Di Meola and Stanley Clarke.

Other acts are Richard Bona opening for George Benson, the Elvin Jones Jazz Machine, Ariane Moffatt, Colin James Band and George Thorogood & the Destroyers.

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