“It’s All Wrong, But it’s All Right”

Due to the province of Ontario's stay-at-home order announced on April 7, the TD Ottawa Jazz Festival's Benefit Concert and Fundraising Auction will be rescheduled to May 12, 2021. We will continue to provide updates as they become available.
In the meantime, check out the new auction items revealed below.


$75 – includes the concert, auction & Smoky Mountain Care Package and a $50 tax receipt
(Care package includes: mouth-watering treats from The SmoQue Shack, 2 gin cocktails from Collective Arts Brewing, sparkling water from Stream Water and more…)

$50 – just the concert and auction and a $30 tax receipt

  • bidding paddles and Smoky Mountain Care Package will be delivered to ticket holders on the day of
  • instructions will be emailed 3 days prior to the event

Here are just a few samples of items up for bid:

  • Miss traveling? Here’s a TICKET TO SOMEWHERE – Enjoy a VIA RAIL gift voucher.
  • PETR CANCURA BBQ CONCERT - bbq at home kit, courtesy of Meat Press and a VIP private concert performed by Petr Cancura and friends.
  • NORTH AND NAVY – Enjoy a private chef's table tasting menu!
  • 'Fore' golf enthusiasts! Enjoy a KANATA STAY AND PLAY at Brookstreet Hotel! This package combines an overnight stay, 2 rounds of golf at the Marshes Golf Club, a food and beverage credit (can be used at Brookstreet or the Marshes) and underground parking.
  • BRILLIANT BYWARD includes an overnight stay at the Novotel Ottawa City Centre and a Byward Market Unlocked tour from À la Carte Tours including food and drink samples.
  • POLITICALLY ENGAGED - This is a unique opportunity to have tea with Mayor Jim Watson in his office. Enjoy a year's digital subscription to the Ottawa Citizen.
  • CATEGORICALLY AWESOME - A Jazzy Cat Care Basket from Merivale Cat Hospital.


The 33z play Dolly Parton

in a virtual benefit concert and live auction

May 12, 2021 – 7pm – Live on Zoom
Tickets - $75 including concert, auction and Smoky Mountain Care Package
$50 – concert and auction

In a year where it’s all wrong the Ottawa Jazz Festival is making it all right with a virtual celebration!  The ever-popular 33z perform the Dolly Parton songbook. Some of Ottawa’s most loved singers will join this ensemble for their thrilling versions of Tennessee tunes, made unforgettable by the Queen of country music herself. A live auction filled with enticing packages from generous local businesses and experiences will make for a memorable night.

Making the evening complete the Festival has teamed up with The SmoQue Shack and Collective Arts Brewing to offer you mouth-watering treats and tantalizing gin cocktails. Put on your coat of many colours and be zoomed away to islands in the stream!

The 33z highly anticipated tribute project brings together talented musicians and celebrates the music of legendary artists. Previous years have featured the music of Stevie Wonder, Prince, Michael Jackson and Aretha Franklin to sold out audiences. 2021 pays tribute to the genius of the legendary Dolly Parton. Music for this production is arranged by Ed Lister and Petr Cancura. Each singer will select and perform their own interpretation of one song from the music pioneer.

The 33z feature: Petr Cancura - saxophone, Ed Lister - trumpet, Alex Moxon - guitar, JP Lapensee - bass, Stephen Adubofuor - drums, Clayton Connell - piano, and vocalists Kellylee Evans, Rebecca Noelle, Julie Corrigan.

Kellylee Evans

2018 JUNO nominee Kellylee Evans is a high-octane, chameleon-like performer whose natural charm and improvisational vocal style embody jazz, soul, pop, and hip-hop. The singer-songwriter won a 2011 JUNO Award and has been captivating audiences along the way, opening for stars such as John Legend, George Benson and Willie Nelson.

Rebecca Noelle

Blessed with a three octave vocal range, Rebecca Noelle has had the privilege and versatility to try her hand at just about every musical style she wanted to over the years. With a velvety voice that is simply unforgettable, Rebecca was invited by The Jacksons to make a guest appearance at their sold-out Canadian date in Montreal.

Julie Corrigan

Born and raised in the Ottawa Valley, Julie Corrigan is a warm & soulful country singer/songwriter. Julie’s songs tell stories of heartache, loss, tragedy and a longing for going home. Known for her stunning live performances around the Ottawa Valley and across Canada, Julie’s lifelong songwriting growth culminated in the summer of 2017 when she performed at Ottawa Bluesfest.

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