Montreal Jazz Fest, 6/28 - 7/9
For a mere couple thousand dollars a person, you can not only stay in the most beautiful city in North America for two weeks, you can also spend every night sipping martinis and seeing some of the classiest music the world has to offer. The annual Montreal Jazz Festival will be held from June 28th through July 9th this year, and it will feature performances from a laundry list of great entertainers, just a few of which are listed here.
Do I see the Commodores?:
Amadou & Mariam, B.B. King, Brad Melhdau, Cab Calloway, Calexico, Cat Power, DJ Shadow, Daniel Lanois, Dave Brubeck Quartet, Elvis Costello & the Imposters feat. Allen Toussaint, David Sanchez, Emmylou Harris, Etta James, Gomez, Jamie Cullum, Jamie Lidell, Joe Lovano, John Pizzarelli, John Zorn, Kenny Garrett Quartet, Konono No. 1, Maceo Parker, Martha Wainwright, McCoy Tyner, Pat Martino Quartet, Pharaoh Sanders Quartet, Ravi Coltrane, Salif Keita, Seu Jorge, The Bad Plus, The Belle Orchestre, The Commodores, The Dears, The Juan MacLean, The Roots, Tony Bennett, Wayne Shorter, Yann Tiersen
I would go just to have the chance to hang out with Tony Bennett, jesus christ. What are you waiting for? Sell all your belongings and go here:
Montreal Jazz Festival: Tickets and Information