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Great Opportunities to Volunteer at the Festival

Volunteers are the community-spirit foundation on which the Guelph Jazz Festival is based. Do you want to get involved? We would love to have you aboard. Volunteer areas include box office, front-of-house, green room, hospitality, transportation, bartending, transportation, site setup & teardown, and more. No matter what role you serve, volunteering is a great way…

2017 Festival Podcast #6 Now Available

Artistic Director Scott Thomson has produced the sixth in a series of ten podcasts in which he discusses and plays the music of the superb artists and groups that are part of this year’s program. Check out this episode featuring two remarkable duos playing separately on Sunday 17 September: Tom & Gerry (Thomas Lehn & Gerry…

The Festival is One Month Away; Get Your Tickets & Passes!

The one-month countdown is on to the first concert of the 2017 Guelph Jazz Festival – An Evening with Peter Brötzmann – on 13 September at the Guelph Little Theatre. Now is the time to get your tickets and, while they last, Full Festival Passes or Saturday Passes! See here for more information about the…

Staff Pick of the Week: David Lander on Bernice

David Lander, Market Square Manager, tells us who he’s most excited to see at the 2017 Festival: “Every time I see Bernice I think, ‘Maybe I am remembering it wrong, Maybe they aren’t the best band in Toronto’ and, every time, their status as such is proven to be true again and again. Featuring some…

2017 Festival Podcast #5 Now Available

Artistic Director Scott Thomson has produced the fifth in a series of ten podcasts in which he discusses and plays the music of the superb artists and groups that are part of this year’s program. Check out this episode featuring the artists on the 2pm, 16 September double-bill program, Way Out Northwest (John Butcher, Torsten Müller…