The Top 4 Montreal Festivals Rocking this Summer!

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By Deanna Duxbury 

Montreal festival season is fast upon us and already some of the big ones have passed by! We’ve had Beer Fest, Grand Prix, MURAL Fest, les FrancoFolies and a number of other street extravaganzas!

I live in this hub and am confronted with a new riot of sound, color and food every time I come home from work. Therefore, it seems only fitting that I make an informative guide to the next few big festivals in music and entertainment hitting Montreal!

Montreal International Jazz Festival (June 28 – July 8)

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MTL Blog

One of the most renown jazz festivals in the world is happening in Montreal now! Grab your tickets for some of the most well-known names in Jazz such as Bob Dylan, Feist and Bobby Bada$$!

Just for Laughs (July 12 – 31)

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Montreal Visitors Guide

Just for Laughs is a celebration of hilarity and comic genius. The show that is centered in the Montreal hosts this festival every year for comedians all over the world to gather and entertain the masses. Grab your tickets and head on down! We’ve got Sugar Sammy, Rick Mercer, Laverne Cox, Jim Carrey and so much more!

Osheaga (August 4 – 6)

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Shoeclack – Osheaga 2016

Osheaga is a celebration of indie rock, alternative, R&B, pop and so much more happening the weekend of August 4-6. One of the best festivals on the cross-country circuit, Osheaga boasts headliners like The Weeknd, Lorde and Muse! Don’t forget to check out the numerous other acts offered this year and grab your passes quick!

ÎleSoniq (Aug. 11-12)

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Evo Montreal

This festival is a madhouse. DJ’s and artists from all over preform for this high-intensity event! Come down to the island to experience the raving sound, culture and creativity of this festival! Headliners include Tiesto, Migos, Afrojack, and Porter Robinson. Grab your passes quick!

For more information on these festivals and events in Montreal check out the Montreal Gazette for up to date info!

About the Author: Matthew Greenspan

Matthew is a travel expert, writer, editor and digital marketer. He lives for seeing new places, learning new cultures and surfing new waves. He is based out of Toronto but travels the globe in search of the best travel stories and biggest waves.

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