Schedule of Free Shows

The hub of the Festival returns to Bloor-Yorkville this summer with more
music when it takes over from June 22 – July 1. Featuring over 150 free
concerts spread across 10 days, experience the best in jazz from Toronto,
across the country and around the world.

And be sure to join us on opening weekend as we turn Yorkville into a sanctuary of soul! Celebrating soul, gospel and R&B, don't miss performances by CeCe Winans, No BS! Brass Band, Jake Clemons, the legendary Macy Gray and over 20 other musical acts.

Catch free shows at the following locations:

TDJ News

Aretha Franklin Concert Cancelled

The Aretha Franklin concert that was rescheduled for June 28, 2018 at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts has, unfortunately, been cancelled. As per doctor's instructions, Aretha Franklin has been ordered not to perform in the coming months.

Ticketholders that purchased through Ticketmaster or through the Sony Centre Box Office will be contacted and will receive a full refund of their ticket order.

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TD Discovery Series Special Projects - Winners Announced!

Highlighting outstanding contributions to the Toronto jazz scene by local artists, we're pleased to announce the four projects chosen for support through the TD Discovery Series Special Projects initiative: guitarist and composer Harley Card’s Sunset Ensemble; the Heavyweights Brass Band as they celebrate the release of their new CD, This City; new and previously unrecorded works from pianist Adrean Farrugia with saxophonist Joel Frahm for their new release, Blued Dharma; and The Smith Sessions Presents: Bitches Brew, Curated by Aline Homzy which showcases four women-improviser led groups.

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