JAZZFEST 2018


D O W N L O A D S

PRINTABLE SCHEDULE   |  PROGRAM GUIDE


New!

  • Advanced e-ticket sold through edmontonjazz.com!
  • Three new venues – Triffo Theatre , Varscona Theatre and Starlite Room.
  • New location for the free Works With Jazz Lunch Hour Showcases. Find us at  Capital Plaza at the Alberta Legislature Grounds.
  • Jazz For Kids – The Audrey Ochoa Quintet hosts an FREE interactive educational event for family and youth.
  • Thanks TD and MacEwan University, the Jazzworks Masterclasses Workshops are FREE for observers!

Back in 2018!

  • Club Series events at Blue Chair Cafe and Cafe Blackbird showcasing Edmonton-based acts.
  • Volunteer opportunities – Join new and old friends and gain experience helping to bring the 2018 event to life! SIGN UP
  • Old Strathcona Performing Arts Centre will once again host the Big Band Bash featuring MacEwan University Big Band, MacEwan University Outreach Band and the Littlebirds Big Band.
  • More Jam sessions included at Bellamy’s Lounge as well as a special jam to follow Ghost-Note on June 25 at the Starlite Room.
  • 10-Day Jazz Pass

 

Artists & Events

To avoid disappointment, buy your tickets early.
Prices listed are per show and do not include GST or service charges.
$2 service fee will be charge on door sales.

No refunds.

GET TICKETS !

 

MARQUEE SERIES

Snarky Puppy | $39-$49 | No passes
Spanish Harlem Orchestra | $40 | No passes

MASTERS & NEXT GEN SERIES

Laila Biali | $30
Vincent Herring Quartet | $40
Ghost-Note; Opener: Carter & the Capitals | $25
Sheila Jordan + Cameron Brown; Opener: Maya Rae ft. Miles Black Trio | $40
Moon Hooch; Opener: Klusterfunk | $25
Johnny O’Neal Trio | $40

WORLD OF JAZZ SERIES

Maciej Obara Quartet | $23
Hilario Duran Quartet “Contumbao” with Horacia “El Negro” Hernandez | $23
GoGo Penguin | $30
Peter Van Huffel’s Gorilla Mask | $23
François Bourassa Quartet | $23

OLD STRATHCONA SERIES

The Heavyweights Brass Band | $23
Allison Au Quartet | $23
Al Muirhead’s Canadian Quintet | $23
A Musical Tribute to Rollanda Lee | $30

CLUB SERIES


Blue Chair Café
 | $17 – $20 | No Passes
Reservations Recommended – bluechair.ca or 780-989-2861

Spiral Flamenco
Rubim de Toledo Quartet
Mallory Chipman
Generations

Café Blackbird | $15 | No Passes
Reservations Recommended – cafeblackbird.ca or 780-451-8890

Joel Jeschke Trio
Dean Pierno Quartet
Paul Johnston Quartet
Around Midnight

WORKS WITH JAZZ SERIES

A free lunch-hour showcase of some of Edmonton’s finest jazz musicians.
This series is presented in part by the Works Art & Design Festival

Kate Blechinger Quintet
Slide Zone
The GeoMetrics
Leonard Patterson Group
Remi Noel Sextet
Sauna Sessions
John Sweenie Group

BIG BAND BASH

An afternoon of bold and brassy performances by three of Edmonton’s well-established big bands. All ages welcome!

MacEwan University Big Band
MacEwan Outreach Big Band
Littlebirds Big Band

JAZZ FOR KIDS

Bring the whole family for an interactive hour of jazz and fun at Jazz For Kids with the Audrey Ochoa Quintet. Sing along, clap along, play along with some of Edmonton’s finest musicians as they  break down some of the history, theory and functions of jazz music and give you in the audience the chance to get involved from your seats or even on stage! There will be prizes, dancing and live music.

Audrey Ochoa – Trombone
Jeremiah McDade – Saxophone
Brett Hansen – Guitar
Sandro Dominelli – Drums
Mike Lent – Bass

POP-UP STREET TEAMS

Enjoy free outdoor showcases by some of Edmonton’s rising musicians.
Dress for the weather!

June 22  – Telus Park – Gus Butcher Trio
June 23 – Arrival Park (By MKT) – Peter Zawalski’s Mischief Trio
June 24 – Cafe Blackbird – Fred Mack Trio
June 25 – The Hallway @ City Hall – Paul Bergeron Trio
June 26  – Starbucks Patio on 109 St & Jasper –  Jon Guenter Trio
June 27 – Canada Place Park – Rule of Thirds
June 28 – Beaver Hills House Park  – Is You Ain’t
June 29 – Scott Snider Trio – CBC Centre Stage (City Centre Mall) – Scott Snider Trio
June 30 – River City Revival House – Jonny Chavez Trio

Ticket Info


TICKETS SOLD DIRECT THROUGH VENUE 

Snarky Puppy
Winspear Centre Box Officewinspearcentre.com or 780-428-1414

Ghost-Note  and Moon Hooch
Starlite Roomstarliteroom.ca

Club Series Events
Blue Chair Café – bluechair.ca or 780-989-2861
Café Blackbird – cafeblackbird.ca or 780-451-8890

ALL OTHER ADVANCE TICKETS, PASSES & PACKAGES AVAILABLE THROUGH EDMONTONJAZZ.COM

  • NEW! We have Print-At-Home and/or Mobile Tickets this year. Ticket(s) are sent to your inbox in PDF format, barcode must be visible to scan tickets. If it doesn’t have a barcode, it’s not a ticket!
  • Tickets will also be available at venue doors on show nights, space permitting. $2 service fee will be charge on door sales.
  • Watch both the News and Ticket Info pages for updates on ticket offers.

The TD Edmonton International Jazz Festival
brings the world’s best jazz performers to Edmonton.

JUNE 22- July 1, 2018

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