The Shea D Duo (Peter Shea + Juliet Dunn – co-creators of the TD Niagara Jazz Festival) introduced the Twilight Jazz Series to the Niagara Scene in October of 2011. The series features a different jazz ensemble the first Sunday of every month at Mahtay Café and Lounge from 6pm – 9pm focusing on Niagara musicians as well as featured musicians from Hamilton and Toronto.

Some of the past Twilight Jazz performers include: John Sherwood, Barbra Lica, Graham Lear, Reg Schwager, Mike Murley, Jim Casson, Heilig Manoeuvre, Kevin Breit, Poco Latino, Kevin Turcotte, Rodger Niznik, Ori Dagan, John Neudorf and many more.

With the TD Niagara Jazz Festival and the ongoing Twilight Jazz Series Juliet Dunn and Peter Shea are thrilled to be able to bring live jazz to the Niagara music scene year round.

There are now TWO renditions of the ‘Twilight Jazz Series.  The St. Catharines Edition and the Niagara-0n-the Lake edition. Schedules and artists are listed below and passes will be available shortly.

St. Catharines Edition:

The St. Catharines edition of the Twilight Jazz Series takes place on the first Sunday of every month  from October – JUne.  Please note that due to Thanksgiving the October TJS date in St. Catharines will be on October 21st.

Tickets are $10 in advance (at Mahtay or at and $15 at the door. A reduced cover is offered for all musicians and students, and Season’s Passes are also available.

Tickets are $10 in advance / $15 at the door / $5 for students / $8 for musicians and arts workers

For more info, tickets and to view the current line up:

Mahtay Café and Lounge: 241 St. Paul Street, St. Catharines, ON

*  Shows have been SELLING out so be sure to get your tickets in advance!  *

Proud sponsors of the Twilight Jazz Series: