2021 SUMMER UPDATES

July 20, 2021
Two Summer Events Bringing Jazz To Those At Home and Around The Globe

The Edmonton Jazz Festival Society (EJFS) board, staff and partners have been busy making plans to reconnect the two things they are most passionate about – music and our community. In addition to sharing special online presentations during the TD EDMONTON INTERNATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVAL, you will also be able to catch live, in-person performances by Edmonton-based artists at various locations across the city, through a new EJFS initiative called JAZZ AROUND TOWN.

Every event is FREE thanks to the continued support of arts funding agencies, partners and donors. Like so many other festivals, groups and business around town, we hope to see you soon.

TD EDMONTON INTERNATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVAL
August 16-20, 2021 – ONLINE

Enjoy performances and interviews featuring international and regional artists:

John Beasley MONK’estra
Nubya Garcia
Jaimie Branch
Dave Liebman
Sunna Gunnlaugs
Jeremy Ledbetter Trio
Rubim De Toldeo
Bones From Underground
Brett Hansen
Good Information
Charlie Austin

LEARN MORE…

JAZZ AROUND TOWN
August 19-22, 2021 – OUTDOORS/IN-PERSON EVENTS

The Common | Aug 19 & 20
Good Information
Jacob Do

Root 107 | Aug 19 & 20
Olga Osipova
Brett Miles

Blue Chair Cafe | Aug 19, 21 & 22
Kent Shores
Jamie Philp
Charlie Austin

La Cite Francophone | Aug 20 & 21
Brendan McGrath Trio
Ellen Doty
Joel Jeschke
Chandelle Rimmer and Tom Van Seters

Snow Valley Ski Hill Outdoor Venue | Aug 21
Louise Dawson
Jeff Hendrick
Andrew Glover

The Backyard | Aug 22
Mallory Chipman & Brett Hansen
Melafrique
Rubim DeToledo
Audrey Ochoa

More details coming soon!

June 19, 2021
TD Edmonton International Virtual Jazz Festival

This week would normally be the in-person TD Edmonton International Jazz Festival presented by Edmonton Jazz Festival Society (EJFS). While there is always a possibility the EJFS will present live, local, jazz musicians this summer, they are pleased to announce an exciting lineup of local, national, and international jazz musicians streaming online August 16-20 as part of this summer’s TD Edmonton International Virtual Jazz Festival.

“We have always been committed to presenting the very best in jazz music to Edmonton’s many music fans,” says Festival producer Kent Sangster. “While we aren’t able to bring musicians to our city, we continue to offer unique, engaging online concert streams of some of the planet’s hottest jazz artists while showcasing local jazz musicians online and possibly in person, AHS-permitted.”

Stay connected to Edmonton Jazz Festival Society’s social feeds and sign up for their e-news to learn more about this summer’s exciting lineup of jazz musicians.

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