Guelph Jazz Festival News

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2018 Festival Review: Free Jazz Collective

Detailed review of the 2018 Guelph Jazz Festival by Connor Kurtz of the Free Jazz Collective.

2018 Festival Review: Avant Music News

Detailed review of the 2018 Guelph Jazz Festival in the Avant Music News by Irwin Block; read Part I and Part II.

Job Opportunity: Assistant Artistic and General Director

The Guelph Jazz Festival will be hiring an Assistant Artistic and General Director. See the job posting, with a 3 October deadline, here. Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

Day Five: Last Day of the 2018 Guelph Jazz Festival

After four full days of programming, the 25th Anniversary edition of the Guelph Jazz Festival wraps up today with two thoughtful, inspiring concerts. At noon – definitely not 2pm as listed in the printed GJF program; apologies for the confusion – the Guelph Youth Music Centre (75 Cardigan St.) hosts a double-bill featuring the international improvising…

Day Four: Another Full Day of Fantastic Programming

What a great day of music we have in store! It kicks off at 10:30am at Royal City Church (50 Quebec St.) with the wonderful New York bassist and multi-instrumentalist, William Parker, performing solo. In the festival’s 25th Anniversary Year, we can think of no artist who embodies the spirit of the event more than William…

Note: Error in printed program, Sunday 16 September concert time

Please note that the Sunday 16 September double-bill concert at the Guelph Youth Music Centre, Hübsch Martel Zoubek & Brass Knuckle Sandwich, will start at 12pm (as listed on this website) and not at 2pm (as listed in the printed program). We apologize if this typographical error in the program causes any confusion, and look…