Looking to catch some live jazz entertainment in the sun? From June 24 to July 3, the TD Toronto Jazz Festival returns to Toronto for more outdoor concerts and fun for fans and newcomers alike. Motown icon Smokey Robinson, R&B star Amber Mark, acclaimed rapper and singer TOBi, the Juno Award-winning artist Savannah Ré, and UK musician and producer Kamaal Williams are among the talent taking to the stages.
Ticket prices range from free to $125, and a total of 6o performances and events are confirmed.
The festival has hosted over 35,000 artists, 85% of whom have been Canadian, and over $600 million has been contributed to the city of Toronto. In 2022, 90% of the free shows will feature Canadian artists. There will also be additional stages at Victoria University (on the University of Toronto campus) featuring acts.
Past performers have included Miles Davis, Sarah Vaughan, Dizzy Gillespie, Cab Calloway, Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Diana Krall, Harry Connick Jr., Etta James, Norah Jones, Oscar Peterson, and Tony Bennett, among others.
Tickets and information can be found here.