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2019 Guelph Jazz Festival Dates: 12-15 September

Mark your calendars! The first announcement of our 2019 programming will be made public in May. Check back here regularly for updates.

New Year, New Mailing Address

Happy New Year, y’all. We celebrated (woot!) by moving offices, from Suite 301 to Suite 202 in the Boarding House Arts Building. So, when you’re sending us postcards from Micronesia or love letters from anywhere, send them to: Guelph Jazz Festival 202 – 6 Dublin Street South Guelph ON N1H 4L5

Thank you, Julie Hastings!

The Guelph Jazz Festival extends heartfelt thanks and congratulations to Julie Hastings, who is retiring from her role as Director of Operations after twenty-four years with the organisation. In 1995, Julie got involved in the second year of the fledgling festival as a volunteer to help hang posters around the city, and her involvement in…

Welcome Karen Ng to the Guelph Jazz Festival Team

The Guelph Jazz Festival Board is delighted to announce that it has hired Karen Ng in the newly formed position of Assistant Artistic and General Director. Karen will be working in tandem with Scott Thomson, who has been promoted to position of Artistic and General Director, on festival programming and administration. This restructuring of the…

Guelph Film Festival, 9 November: The Strange Sound of Happiness

The GJF is pleased to be co-presenting Diego Pascal Panarello’s The Strange Sound of Happiness, Friday 9 November, 7:30pm, at The Church of the Apostles, 86 Glasgow Street North, as part of the 2018 Guelph Film Festival. “In this strange and beautiful film, Diego returns to Sicily, his home, after years of drifty. His dream of…

2018 Festival Review: Free Jazz Collective

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