The Rex Hotel, Jazz & Blues Bar (Thursday, September 7) and Mel Lastman Square & North York Civic Centre (Friday, September 8 & Saturday, September 9)
TU Jazz Fest headlines today's greatest young and JUNO Award-winning artists with "Jazz in the Now”!
Marina Park, Thunder Bay
Join us in a free-for-all festival of colours, where participants play, chase and colour each other with dry powder. Interactive Dance, Live Kirtan Bands, DJ's, Yoga, Cuisine, Colors, Free Hugs.... Lots of Fun
81 Regent Street, Harvest Central
Taking over downtown Fredericton for 6 days every September, Harvest Jazz & Blues brings hundreds of world class musicians together across multiple stages all conveniently in the heart of beautiful Fredericton. Known internationally as the most exciting musical event on Canada’s East Coast. Whether you want to unwind to some smooth jazz, or get your funk on – Harvest has something for everyone.
Stonebridge Town Centre, Wasaga Beach, Ontario
Shakura S'Aida, Cameo Blues Band and many more - minutes from the world’s longest freshwater beach.
Downtown Halifax: including Dal Arts Centre, Halifax Central Library, Bus Stop Theatre, and SMU Art Gallery,
Prismatic Arts Festival is Canada's only multi-disciplinary arts festival that showcases local, national and international culturally diverse and Indigenous artists. Join us this September for spectacular performances in theatre, dance, music, spoken word, visual arts, and media arts by artists from across Canada. Bring the whole family — Art for Everyone!
Port Theatre, Diana Krall Plaza, Best Western Dorchester and many other venues throughout Downtown Nanaimo
New Orleans is coming to town to celebrate the inaugural Nanaimo International Jazz Festival September 15 to 17.
Lunenburg, Nova Scotia
The Folk Harbour Society presents Ryan Cook, Claire Lynch, Joel & Bill Plaskett, and Buffy Ste-Marie
Cape Breton Island
Experience the music and culture of Cape Breton during this nine-day, island-wide celebration.
The Old School House Arts Centre, Qualicum Beach, B.C.
Over the course of the past twenty years of bringing top quality professional musicians from all over the world for performances in our beautiful and intimate main gallery in our Music On Sunday concert series and Harvest of Music festival, The Old School House Arts Centre in Qualicum Beach on Vancouver Island has developed a sterling reputation as a multi-genre music presenter. Our Harvest of Music festival in Canada's sesquicentennial year will celebrate our nation's rich multiculturalism with a fascinating, global spectrum of traditional music concerts that will then culminate in a unique and intriguing intercultural jam session.
Arts Commons, Calgary
It’s hard to talk about jazz – and impossible to talk about jazz drumming and percussion – without talking about Jack DeJohnette. A legendary drummer, DeJohnette has cemented his reputation as one of the most versatile and influential musicians of his time. To celebrate his 75th birthday, DeJohnette invites bassist Larry Grenadier, keyboardist John Medeski, and guitarist John Scofield to join him in an amazing new collaboration, resulting in a beautiful new album and a live performance not to be missed!
Halifax (various venues)
FRANCOFEST celebrates the diversity of the Acadian, francophone and francophile cultures of the Halifax Regional Municipality. Francofest highlights talents from the French-speaking community through cultural, artistic, sportive and social events.
Arts Commons, Calgary
American jazz composer, pianist, radio personality, and three-time GRAMMY Award winning musician Ramsey Lewis is a jazz legend. The iconic jazz star is known for his light swinging jazz that never fails to set the mood. Ramsey Lewis discovered his love for piano at the young age of four, and worked his way up to his radio smash hit the The 'In' Crowd in 1965. Since then he has recorded over 80 albums and was personally congratulated on his 80th birthday by President Barack Obama, who said “You’ve filled our lives with music and with joy.”