Jazz in the Park

On Saturday, July 29th, the TD Niagara Jazz Festival launches ‘Jazz in the Park’.  ‘Jazz in the Park’ is a new addition to the TD NJF which has something for everyone and includes the following initiatives:

Fiesta Stage

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A large band shell featuring a Steinway piano, a dance floor, dance lessons and Swing and Latin jazz music.  Featuring Alex Pangman, Colin Hunter with the Joe Sealy Quartet, Luis Mario Ochoa and Hilario Duran and more…

Full stage line up coming soon…



 ‘Jazzy for the Ages’ Youth Showcase

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On the Fiesta Stage (in the morning).  The winners of the ‘Jazz for the Ages’ contest showcase their talents.

Vocalist:  Avery Raquel (2016))

CLICK HERE to apply for the Jazz for the Ages Youth Competition.



Steinway Piano Trio Stage



A smaller stage featuring a Steinway Spriro piano and piano based trios. (Some with vocalists and some without.)

CLICK HERE for Steinway info.



Acoustic Stage

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A small stage at the entrance of the park featuring solo and duo acts, that will entice passers-by to enter the park.  Volunteers will be stationed here with Festival info.

Guitarist:  Mark Ucci (2016)

Full stage line up coming soon…



 ‘Jazzy Juniors’ Kidz Zone

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‘Hare ‘y Connick Jr                                                ‘Bat’ Metheny                               ‘Ostrich’ Peterson 

Featuring a jazz instrument petting zoo provided by Long & Mcquade, Jazzoo!  (a jazz petting zoo  with live animals), a photo booth and tickle trunk along with  jazz instrument making, and ‘Jazzy Juniors’ workshops offered by the NOTL Public Library. (Part of the LIVE LEARN JAZZ sessions)  Also featuring a colouring contest of all Jazzoo characters!  Details coming soon.

*** Jazzoo! designs by Harrison Wheeler:  HAW  CLICK HERE for more info.

Mill St. VIP Lounge / TD Private VIP Lounge (for 2)

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Separate seating areas exclusively for for VIP pass holders and TD VIP’s.

E-mail us at admin@niagarajazzfestival.com  to become a TD VIP!

‘Artisans Alley’

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Featuring local and touring Artisan vendors

Food, Wine and a Mill St.Beer zone

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For the first time in the history of Niagara-on-the-Lake, beer + wine has been permitted to be served in a licensed area. Please drink responsibly.


Get home safe…

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***  Please note that Niagara Designated Drivers are available to get you home safely if need be. ***

‘Jazz in the Park’ is located at Simcoe Park in Niagara-on-the-Lake and will offer new opportunities for 60 + Niagara musicians, artists & artisans.  Attendees will enjoy eating, drinking, dancing and listening to various jazz ensembles in picturesque NOTL.  It is expected to draw 7,000 + people from 11am – 7pm on Saturday, July 29th, 2016.  A shuttle service will be set up that will go from Simcoe Park to Fort George




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