The TD Ottawa Jazz Festival will be back from February 6th to the and from February 13th to 15th. This festival is one of the most popular music festivals in the city. Here's what you can expect throughout the area.
As the 4th annual Winter Jazz Festival, this one will include plenty of jazz heavyweights. It's expected to be bigger and better than the last few years with two weekends of great music and collaborations. Performers include:
All of the performances on February 6th and 7th will be held at the National Arts Centre Fourth Stage.
- Roddy Ellias Septet - The Music of Kenny Wheeler - 6:30pm
- Elizabeth Shepherd - 7:30pm
- Esmerine - 8:30pm
- The Lost Fingers - 9:30pm
- Scott Helman - 5:45pm
- Reuben and the Dark - 7:15pm
- Jay Malinowski & the Deadcoast - 6:30pm
- Martha Wainwright - 8:30pm
- Leonard Cohen Tribute - 9:30pm
All of the second weekend performances will be held at the Dominion-Chalmers United Church.
With multiple days and performances, you can pick and choose which you want to attend. Whether you hit them all or you just go and enjoy a few, there are plenty of great jazz performers coming to town.
Passes are available for each day or each show and start at $18. Day passes for Friday, February 13th is $52 and for Saturday, February 14th is $102. For more information visit their website at, http://ottawajazzfestival.com.