PHOTOS: The Jazz Fest part 1

Cult MTL photographer Cindy Lopez captured the action at shows by the Barr Brothers, Erykah Badu, Jaga Jazzist, Jai Nitai Lotus, Illa J and more.

Tuesday, June 30

* Peace Park skate jam and film screening
* The Phi Centre screens Jauja, starring Viggo Mortensen
* ’90s nostalgia night at the Bell Centre
* Ladies & Gentlemen comedy night at Shäika Café
* The Barr Brothers play the Jazz Fest
* Illa J plays the Jazz Fest

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Saturday, June 27

* The Great Montreal Ribfest
* Gulfer record launch with seven openers at Turbo Haus
* Illa J DJs at Maison Sociale
* Group graff show Neuf Is Enough at le Sino
* Riot Grrrl Band-Off at Bar le Ritz PDB
* Body Meta International Discotheque party at Casa del Popolo

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Saturday, Feb. 7

* Denise Roig’s new book Brilliant launches at Drawn & Quarterly
* Hivernale with Music is my Sanctuary’s DJs Lexis and Poirier
* Dethfox brings anarcho-punk to Casa with openers Bearmace and Drip
* J Dilla Tribute Birthday Party with Illa J, Sev Dee, and friends

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Honouring Dilla with brother Illa

Montreal honours the memory of J Dilla on his birthday with a party hosted by Toast Dawg and Éphiks, with Dilla’s brother Illa J and friends Sev Dee, Dr. MaD and DJ Manzo

Sunday, Jan. 25

* Silent Disco Squad Arctic Jamboree (on ice)
* The Cinémathèque screens Coppola’s One From the Heart
* BurlesGeek: The Matrix Edition at la Sala Rossa
* Chic Choc Queeroscopic Heterofriendly Dance Party at Bily Kun
* Jazz & Dilla with Illa J at Honey Martin

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