• 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…

  • Welcome to the 2019 Guelph Jazz Festival Website

    We are pleased to announce much of the programming for the 2019 Guelph Jazz Festival & Colloquium, 11-15 September. Some artists and concerts are still to be added, and our friends at the International Institute for Critical Studies in Improvisation are still busily programming the Colloquium, but you can peruse the confirmed artists and schedule…

  • Work for the GJF: Accepting Applications for Two Canada Summer Jobs Positions (17 May deadline)

    The Guelph Jazz Festival will be hiring two students through the Canada Summer Jobs Program: Administrative Assistant (primarily marketing) and Production Assistant (primarily artist logistics). (Click on the links to see the job description and application process.) The deadline for applications is Friday 17 May, with the jobs starting in June for a total of 280…

  • 2019 Festival Program to be Announced in mid-May

    Highlights of the programming for the 2019 Guelph Jazz Festival, 11-15 September, co-curated by Scott Thomson and Karen Ng, will be announced in mid-May, along with the launch of the 2019 website featuring an outstanding image by Guelph painter, Laurie Skantzos.

  • Guelph Jazz Festival Annual General Meeting, 6pm, 25 March 2019

    The Guelph Jazz Festival will be hosting its 2019 Annual General Meeting at 6pm on Monday 25 March in the Ashlar Gallery, Boarding House Arts, 2nd floor, 6 Dublin Street South, Guelph. All 2018 members of the Guelph Jazz Festival are invited to renew their membership, and new members can likewise sign up, in order to…

  • 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