Musicworks Magazine has published a stellar review of the Guelph Jazz Festival (14-20 September) by Stuart Broomer: “The Guelph Jazz Festival was a triumph, a creative return to live music. […] All things considered, the Guelph Jazz Festival was a tribute to its city, its organizers, its audience, and its community. One can only imagine […]
** UPDATE 1 NOVEMBER: ADVANCE TICKETS NOW ON SALE HERE ** Following our hugely successful September six-day in-person event, the Guelph Jazz Festival is delighted to announce a series of six more concerts in November. ‘GJF Autumn Echoes’ aims to recall the great feelings the festival engendered, and to project them forward by featuring a
Update 4 October: The videos are no longer available. Thank you for your interest in the 2021 Guelph Jazz Festival. This year’s Festival featured a limited number of indoor ticketed concerts with very small capacities. For the pleasure, safety, and comfort of audience members who were not willing or able to attend such concerts, we will
As of 31 August, the Guelph Jazz Festival Board of Directors has updated its COVID-19 policy regarding indoor ticketed concerts during the 2021 Festival. Attendees at any of these seven indoor concerts, 16-19 September, must be prepared to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination on site (print-out or on mobile device) prior to entry. Those who
Please read this preview in the online version of the Toronto-based WholeNote Magazine by Stuart Broomer, published on 24 August.
You can now peruse the artistic lineup and schedule for the 2021 Guelph Jazz Festival, 14-19 September, which includes descriptions of the brand-new ‘GJF in the Parks’ program, featuring nine stellar groups in City parks throughout Guelph, 16-17-18 September.
We are thrilled to announce our plans to present an in-person live music festival, 14-19 September in Guelph, Ontario. The 2021 Guelph Jazz Festival programming is conceived to offer our audiences a range of exciting musical experiences that can be engaged both safely and festively. It includes three streams of programming, featuring exclusively Canadian talent:
Registration for Arborienteering, 25 & 26 July in the University of Guelph Arboretum is now full. The University has capped attendance each day at 120, and we have been delighted with the public response, which has meant that those spots are currently filled. We are keeping a waiting list in case some registrants cancel in
Click here to visit the registration page for Arborienteering, our site-specific event-piece for fifteen musicians in the University of Guelph Arboretum, Sunday 25 and Monday 26 July, 1pm. Attendance is free, but advance registration is mandatory so that we can comply with health-measure capacity limits.
We at the Guelph Jazz Festival are thrilled by the prospect that we can present live music this summer, and are working diligently to do so in a way that is both engaging and can be done safely. This year’s Guelph Jazz Festival will necessarily be in a very different structure than previous years. With