Canada celebrating a Summer of Music with Nationwide Jazz Festivals

gregory PorterFor the 13th year in a row, TD Bank Group celebrates music as the sponsor of jazz festivals across Canada, welcoming world-class musicians, critically acclaimed jazz artists and rising stars to perform for communities and share their love of music.

This year’s lineups will showcase culturally and musically diverse programming including jazz, blues, folk, R&B, gospel and more, featuring some of Canada’s most recognized artists and musicians. TD’s ongoing commitment to Canada’s music scene brings these exciting festivals to Ottawa, Saskatchewan, Toronto, Victoria, Vancouver, Montreal, Halifax and Calgary.

“Celebrating over a decade of music support, TD is proud to host these talented performers, bringing the love of music to customers and communities,” said Tyrrell Schmidt, Vice President, Global Brand and Customer Experience, Marketing, TD Bank Group. “We’re thrilled to continue to bring great music to Canadians from coast-to-coast. The festivals create a unique platform for established and up-and-coming artists to showcase their talent and share their passion.”

This year, TD welcomes headlining talent among the jazz festival lineups, including songwriter, rapper and record producer Ms. Lauryn Hill (Fugees) and Canadian music icon Sarah McLachlan. Also scheduled to perform are some of the most established jazz musicians in the industry including Joe Jackson, Gregory Porter, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, Michael Franti & Spearhead and Oliver Jones Trio.

Shining a spotlight on rising stars, the festivals offer workshops for musicians to learn new skills and free concerts for the public to introduce young talent and student performers to their communities.

This summer’s festival schedule includes:

TD Ottawa Jazz Festival June 22 – July 3
SaskTel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival June 24 – July 3
TD Toronto Jazz Festival June 24 – July 3
TD Victoria International JazzFest June 24 – July 3
TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival June 24 – July 3
TD Montreal International Jazz Festival June 29 – July 9
TD Halifax Jazz Festival July 12 – 17
Calgary Folk Music Festival July 21 – 24

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