Where: Nathan Phillips Square and other Toronto venues
When: June 20-29, 2013
Cost: Free admission for many events. Check festival schedule for ticket prices and cover charges.
Details: The TD Toronto Jazz Festival has become known as one of North America’s premier jazz festivals produced annually by Toronto Downtown Jazz. What began in 1987 as an eight day showcase of jazz now attracts in excess of 500,000 loyal patrons annually over 10 days. Attractions include more than 350 performances with over 1,500 musicians performing at approximately 40 locations around Toronto.
The heart of the Festival is now located at Nathan Phillips Square in the heart of downtown Toronto with an impressive 1,200 seat fully-licensed Mainstage Marquee and outdoor stage, and where many extraordinary events are offered free to the public.
The Festival has become a destination event, not just for music lovers but for some of the greatest jazz celebrities in the world, reinforcing its reputation as a leader in artistic excellence and outstanding production standards. This year features a long lineup of artists including Smokey Robinson, Boz Scaggs, Dr. John & The Nite Trippers, Mavis Staples, James Cotton, Molly Johnson and many more.
More Info: www.torontojazz.com