Welcome to your behind the scenes portal to bits and pieces about the Ottawa Jazz Festival.
It takes many individuals to organize and execute an event of this magnitude including staff, the board of directors, volunteers, sponsors and of course a remarkable array of musicians. Throughout the year, we’ll introduce readers to some very special individuals who make it all possible.
Wood fired pizza, thai, shawarma, souvlaki, poutine, popcorn, coffee, BBQ corn, ice cream, lemonade, deep fried sweets and more!
Birdman soundtrack composer and drumming virtuoso Antonio Sánchez is a great, late addition to the Festival lineup. (June 26, 9:30pm at the NAC Studio)
Unfortunately tonight’s Sonny Knight & the Lakers has been cancelled due to issues at the border. Single ticket holders for the show can contact the office at 613-241-2633 or visit the on-site box office for a refund.
Ottawa is home to a thriving local music scene; Petr Cancura picks 5 standout performers.
Apt 613 know what’s going on in the city. Here’s their brief guide to Jazz Fest!
5 artists from South Africa’s thriving jazz scene highlight this years festival, including icons Abdullah Ibrahim and Louis Moholo-Moholo.
If you read this blog post, your couch will miss you. (Good!)
Late Night Jamming is back! The music starts every night at 10:30pm from June 19th to 30th @ Spin Kitchen and Lounge.
- 2017 TD Ottawa Jazz Festival Revealed! March 23, 2017
- Volunteer Applications Now Available for 2017 March 22, 2017
- Swing into Spring – Live Auction & Benefit Concert February 8, 2017
- Prince showcased at TD Ottawa Winter Jazz Festival February 6, 2017
- Mélanie E. combines classic French songs and jazz at TD Ottawa Winter Jazz Festival February 6, 2017
- Miguel Zenón Quartet at 2017 TD Ottawa Winter Jazz Festival – debut latest album live in Ottawa day before release date February 6, 2017
- Programming Manager Petr Cancura’s reflections on Harris Eisenstadt February 6, 2017
- Dream lineup to perform at 2017 TD Ottawa Winter Jazz Festival December 6, 2016
- Notice – 2016 Ottawa Jazz Festival AGM November 21, 2016
- Thank you for making the 36th TD Ottawa Jazz Festival a resounding success! September 20, 2016
- The 2016 TD Jazz Youth Summit Awards go to… September 7, 2016
- No Problemo, Three Amigos: We’re open for business today! June 29, 2016
- The Tu-blog: A Spotlight on the Tuba at Ottawa Jazz June 24, 2016
- Accessing the NAC Back Stage June 21, 2016