Probably Canada’s second most popular summer jazz event, after the Montréal Jazz Festival, the Toronto Jazz Festival has been presenting incredible jazz shows for 27 years. Produced by Toronto Downtown Jazz and originally planned as an eight-day showcase of jazz, it now attracts about half million jazz enthusiasts every year, for ten days.
With more than 350 performances and over 1,500 artists in about 40 venues around Toronto, the event has become known as one of North America’s premier jazz fests. This summer, from 19 to 28 June, one of the world’s most beautiful and vibrant cities will welcome a new edition of the event, which will feature stars such as Chaka Khan, Earth, Wind & Fire, Hiromi, Buika, Dianne Reeves and Dave Holland PRISM.
If you want to experience jazz like nowhere else, the Toronto Jazz Festival is a destination you absolutely have to travel to.
About the Toronto Jazz Festival
The TD Toronto Jazz Festival has been one of North America’s finest jazz fests since 1987. Originally an eight-day jazz showcase, now extended to ten days, it brings over 350 shows and more than 1,500 musicians in some 40 music venues around Toronto. The heart of the festival is now located at Nathan Phillips Square – in the heart of downtown Toronto – with an impressive 1,200 seat stage where many extraordinary free events take place.
The Toronto Jazz Festival is not only known for its impressive stages and free music, but it is mostly popular for the incredible lineups it presents every year. This summer, it will feature stars like Chaka Khan, Earth, Wind & Fire and Dave Holland PRISM.
When & Where: 19-28 June, Toronto, Ontario (Canada)
Performers: Earth, Wind & Fire, Chaka Khan, Hiromi, Buika, Dave Holland PRISM