2016 Jazz Big Band Fundraiser

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Join us as we team up with the Red Roof Retreat for the annual Jazz Big Band Fundraiser.  This year features ‘Jim John’s Swing Shift Big Band’ and an opening set with the Juliet Dunn Trio. A great evening of Swing Era Jazz with dancing, auctions, nibbles, wine  + fun. Friday, November 4th, 2016 at the NOTL Community Centre (14 … Read More

TD NJF Sneak Peek

Events, News, Updates

On Tuesday, June 21st the TD Niagara Jazz Festival will be hosting a ‘sneak peek’  at the Jazz Bistro.  This event will feature the Dave Restivo Trio, Liberty Silver and special TD NJF guests.  Be sure to reserve in advance to see what the festival has in store!  Show starts at 8pm, Tickets are only $10.  Call the Jazz Bistro to … Read More

Sounds of Christmas at Simcoe Park

Year Round Events

The Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake & Niagara Jazz Festival present: Sounds of Christmas at Simcoe Park Saturday, December 5th, 2015 1pm – 3pm Shea D Duo & Friends (Peter Shea & Juliet Dunn) Flat Broke   Saturday December 12, 2015 1pm – 3pm Sarah Jerrom Quartet Mike Mirand Quartet (A Tribute to Frank Sinatra – Dec 12 is his 100th birthday!) … Read More

A Tribute to ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’

Year Round Events

Presented by Twilight Jazz and DPLU Music Come out and enjoy musical selections from your favorite Holiday special and enjoy a glass of cheer with us. The concert venue is intimate and cozy and this will be a great way to bring in the holidays. Featuring the PETER SHEA TRIO Peter Shea: Piano + Vocals Adrian Juras: Bass Jeff Luciani: … Read More

Twilight Jazz Series – Melissa-Marie Shriner Quartet

Year Round Events

Presented by DPLU Music, Mahtay Café and Lounge, JADE and the TD Niagara Jazz Festival, the Twilight Jazz Series is a monthly jazz series held in St. Catharines, Niagara Region, Ontario. Powerful raw emotions combined with a highly trained silky-smooth tone describes vocalist Melissa-Marie Shriner, who joins forces with celebrated musicians Bob Shields, guitar, Clark Johnston, upright bass and Peter … Read More

Jazz for the Ages: A Jazz Workshop with Brian Katz – October 22nd


RIDLEY COLLEGE MUSIC DEPARTMENT AND TD NIAGARA JAZZ FESTIVAL PRESENTS Jazz for the Ages A Jazz Workshop with Brian Katz What: Jazz Workshop with Brian Katz Where: Mandeville Theatre, Ridley College, St. Catharines, ON Who: Students in grades 7 – 12 When: 4 – 5pm October 22, 2015 ADMISSION IS FREE Brian Katz is an internationally acclaimed guitarist, pianist, recording … Read More

Downbeat Downtown Photography by Dan Brown


Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015  Facebook Event Niagara Artists Centre (NAC) 354 St. Paul St. E, Saint Catharines, Ontario L2R 3N2 Downbeat Downtown Jazz photography by Dan Brown in the Dennis Tourbin Members Gallery & Screening of Jazz on a Summer’s Day on the Thomas Craig Oliver Terrace Exhibit opening reception at 7:30PM Screening to follow at 9:15PM Niagara photographer Dan Brown … Read More

What to choose?


Decisions, decisions…  The TD Niagara Jazz Festival is a 4 day event and there are free events, week end passes, weekend getaways and much more. There are 3 weekend passes: NJF VIP Culinary Weekend pass: $249 + HST – Includes the major events with food and wine, VIP status and other perks. NJF Weekend pass:  $99 + HST – Includes entry to … Read More

‘Jazz for the Ages’ Youth Contest – POSTPONED

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‘Jazz for the Ages’ Youth Contest – has been POSTPONED until Fall/Winter Seeking emerging jazz artists (age 23 or younger) to perform at the 2015 TD Niagara Jazz Festival Winners will perform on the Mill St. Market Stage in St. Catharines on Saturday, July 25th, 2015 at 6pm. Runners up will perform on the Village Stage on Saturday, July 25th, … Read More

Tickets on sale for the Taste of Jazz Wine Tour – Saturday, June 6th


Live Jazz, Great Wines… Niagara at it’s finest! Meet at Creekside Winery for 1:30pm, Hop on the Jazz Bus to tour + taste at Creekside + 13th Street with live Jazz, Shopping and free time in Jordan Village – Light fare at Creekside – All with a live jazz backdrop – Tour Completed at Creekside Winery at 5:30pm. Also includes: … Read More