Doors at 6:30 PM
Saul Williams has been breaking ground since his debut album, Amethyst Rock Star, was released in 2001 and executive produced by Rick Rubin. After gaining global fame for his poetry and writings at the turn of the century, Williams has performed in over 30 countries and read in over 300 universities, with invitations from the White House, the Sydney Opera House, Lincoln Center, the Louvre, the Getty Center, Queen Elizabeth Hall, and countless, villages, townships, community centres, and prisons across the world.
No stranger to collaborating, the Newburgh, New York native has gone on to record with Nine Inch Nails, Allen Ginsberg, Janelle Monae, Will Oldham, and countless others.
Nestled on Saint Boniface’s waterfront in Parc Elzéar Goulet, RAW:JazzFest is an experiment in sound and design. Built with a vision for an exceptional sound quality experience, this unique pop-up venue will also feature our 2019 festival cocktail.