The Montreal International Jazz Festival will commemorate the life and music of the late Montreal jazz pianist Vic Vogel with a special tribute concert on October 21, 8 p.m., at Lâ€™Astral, located at 305 St. Catherine Street West.
Vogel, who was a self-taught pianist, died on September 16 of this year after a lengthy illness. A legend within the Montreal and international jazz scenes, Vogel had the distinction of being the only musician to play the most number of concerts at the jazz festival, with 50 performances throughout its 40-year history. This memorable evening of great music and fond memories will feature every member of Vogelâ€™s Big Band, along with an array of special guests and Vogelâ€™s closest friends.
Tickets to the concert are free of charge, and are available on a first come, first served basis. To get your tickets, call 1-855-790-1245 or click on Tickets link. There is a limit of six tickets per person.