As the outdoor Quartier de Spectacles continues to evolve, there was a noticeable increase in the number and variety of street performers this time - mimes, men and women on stilts, and a bounty of other zany characters. And that doesn't include a few in the audience.
- Allen Toussaint
- John Scofield and The Piety Street Band
- Grace Kelly and Jason Palmer
- Montreal trumpeter Ron DiLauro's Porgy & Bess project
- MAnu Katché
- Trumpeter Ingrid Jensen was special guest with sister Christine Jensen's Jazz Orchestra.
- Bassist Brandi Disterheft
- Trumpeter Jocelyn Couture presented his big band in a Maynard Ferguson tribute.
- Blues guitarist Ana Popovic