The presentation, promotion and cultivation of emerging artists is a priority for the TD Toronto Jazz Festival, providing a much-needed arena for professional development for artists seeking to advance their careers. A performance at the Festival provides professionally produced stages, professional artist fees, substantial marketing support, and access to new and bigger audiences.
During the 2019 Festival, catch “the next big act” daily at 5:30 pm (unless indicated otherwise) on the TD Mainstage on Cumberland Street, and on other stages throughout the ten days. The 2019 Emerging Artist Platform is generously supported by TD Bank.
Acts performing in the dedicated 5:30 pm slot on the TD Mainstage on Cumberland Stage are:
Saturday June 22 - Milla Thyme
Sunday June 23 - JV's Boogaloo Squad
Monday June 24 - Joseph of Mercury
Tuesday June 25 - The Humber National Youth Jazz Combo (this show at 6 pm)
Wednesday June 26 - Clear Moritfee
Thursday June 27 - LOONY + Fresh Kils Trio
Friday June 28 - saajtak
Saturday June 29 - Dominique Fils-Aime
Sunday June 30 - Sydanie & Kelson Fredericks with The Dirty B-Sides