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2024 program unveiled!

2024 program unveiled!

Rimouski, June 4, 2024

From August 29 to September 1, Rimouski will be vibrating to the rhythm of the 38th Festi Jazz International de Rimouski, presented by Québecor. Against a backdrop of sea air, the downtown area will play host to a program that promises to surprise and charm seasoned festival-goers and the curious alike.

Iconic jazz figures such as Fred Hersh, Christine Jensen and Susie Arioli will be on hand, along with a number of artists from diverse backgrounds. The event will be illuminated by a variety of sonic influences, from the Afropop of Pierre Kwenders and AIZA, to the bewitching rhythms of Thai-born drummer Salin, and the vibrant flamenco of guitarist Matt Sellick. Urban Science Brass Band will liven up the Saturday evening with their electrifying hip-hop. The public is invited to join in the festivities from 5pm on Thursday, August 31. The 2024 edition features a dynamic, inclusive program with over 40 events. The opening concert, presented by Toyota Rimouski, will feature Kim Richardson. To close the festival, Québecor presents Ian and friends, a collective of seasoned musicians who blend the essence of jazz with a blues-rock context.

Full program and tickets available today :


“Québecor is proud to continue its social commitment by supporting the Festi Jazz International de Rimouski. For 38 years now, this flagship annual event has been spreading its influence far beyond the Lower St. Lawrence region, actively participating in the development of Quebec’s cultural milieu and offering a unique and colorful event.”

President and Chief Executive Officer Pierre Karl Péladeau

What’s new!

Come and discover the unique experience of the silent disco during the Oiseaux de Nuit evening on Saturday! Imagine an evening where noise is no longer an issue: slip on some headphones and let the vibrations carry you away. Silent Disco is the revolution of the party scene, a party where everyone finds their own happiness, in a surprising collective harmony. Dive into this unforgettable sensory adventure and redefine the way you party!

Some details and new features for 2024, still confidential, will be announced over the summer. To make sure you don’t miss a thing, subscribe to our newsletter and follow the Festi Jazz Facebook and Instagram pages.

Series for all and improved services for all

As expected, the downtown area will proudly display the Place Festi Jazz Québecor. Shows from the Grands Spectacles, Nuits Jazz Toyota, Éclatée Québecor, Grand Prix de la relève Festi Jazz – Mallette, and Journée en jazz series will punctuate the program, accompanied by DJs and outdoor entertainment. To round off the days, the Oiseaux de Nuit series returns for a third year running. The festival site will be laid out in a warm and inviting atmosphere, with Norea fireplaces, a children’s area, a playground for children, bean bagsThere’ll be food stalls, a bar, an outdoor stage, and entertainment for the whole family, including a Parents & Kids show presented in collaboration with SNEQ and Alphabet. Sunday’s Family Day, presented by Pharmacie de Mireille Martin et Gabrielle Marcoux, will delight young and old with a variety of activities.

Prices and ticketing

With accessibility at the heart of our organization, the majority of our programming remains free, and our ticketed events are offered at affordable prices. All shows are free for children aged 12 and under.


Festi Jazz Pass (all paying shows): $160

Explore Pass (Éclatée Québecor and Oiseaux de nuit – 7 shows): $60

Pre-sale rate from June 4 to 25: $50

Individual tickets

An evening of Éclatée Québecor series (2 shows): $35

Grands Spectacles series (Thursday): $50

Série Grands Spectacles (Friday, Saturday): $45

Toyota Rimouski Jazz Nights Series : $25

Oiseaux de Nuit series: $15 (tickets at the door, priority to Explore Pass holders)