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Friday Night Street Music Party: Join us at the Rain Venue!

Tonight, we will be presenting the Friday Night Street Music Party not in the streets – which will be very wet and likely illuminated by lightning – but at our Rain Venue: Royal City Mission (formerly Royal City Church), 50 Quebec Street near St. George’s Square. This free program will be from 7pm-midnight and, as…

Holiday Inn is Offering a GJF Discount 12-15 Sept!

Holiday Inn is offering discounted rates at their Scottsdale St. Guelph location during the 2019 festival! See below for information on how to book your discounted stay: Guestroom Rates Available: Sep 12 – 15 2019 (To ensure room type and rate availability, please book by 30 Aug. 2019) Group Name: Jazz Festival Guelph Rates: $139.00…

The Program for the Friday Night Street Music Party Confirmed!

At long last we have been able to confirm the programming for the Friday Night Street Music Party, the second annual edition of this exciting program following its wildly successful debut in 2018. The 13 September Street Music Party features all-acoustic ‘human-powered’ dance music in and among the audience in the Market Square enclosure, and…

Guelph Jazz Festival Colloquium Emerging Scholars Program

Inspired by an initiative developed at the ArtsEverywhere Festival, and in partnership with the University of Guelph, the Guelph Jazz Festival Colloquium invites students and community members to join the Colloquium’s Emerging Scholars Program. In its second year, it offers scholars (from all levels of study) an opportunity to engage with colloquium participants. Selected scholars…

2019 Guelph Jazz Festival Tickets Now On Sale!

Tickets and passes for the Festival are now on sale through the River Run Centre box office. See here for more information.

Work for the GJF! We’re hiring a Hospitality Manager

The Guelph Jazz Festival will be hiring a Hospitality Manager, a short-term contract position to oversee the purchase, preparation, and delivery of food and refreshment to our artist green rooms during this year’s festival, 11-15 September. Please see the job posting and feel free to contact us if you wish to apply for or inquire…