TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival

TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival (GasTown), Photo Credit: Chris Cameron; and TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival (David Lam Park), Photo Credit: Chris Cameron.
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Country and Region CanadaBritish Columbia
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Festival Contact Information

Vancouver International Jazz Festival
Coastal Jazz Blues Society
2nd floor, 295 West 7th Avenue
Vancouver, BC
V5Y 1L9 Canada
Phone: (01) 604-872-5200, or toll free 888-438-5200
Fax: (01) 604-872-5250

Festival Description

For ten days and nights each year extraordinary music electrifies the entire city. From Downtown to David Lam Park, from hip bistros to great concert halls you can hear a wide variety of jazz, blues, groove, world music, improv and popular artists. Featuring 1,800 musicians from Canada and around the world, the Jazz Festival touches all parts of the city, with many free performances including large-sale public events, eight major indoor concert series, and a host of nightclub shows.

Over 503,000 people attended last year’s Festival. The TD Canada Trust Vancouver International Jazz Festival’s success can be attributed in large part to the extraordinary effort of our 1,000 volunteers. Record breaking audience attendance of 507,000 and box office receipts of over one million dollars in ticket sales.

Festival Dates June 21 - July 1, 2013
Festival Links

Festival Events:

Highlights 2012:
  • Bill Frisell plays John Lennon “ALL WE ARE SAYING”
    • Friday, June 22 at 9:00pm Vogue Theatre
  • George Benson
    • Saturday, June 23 at 8:00pm Orpheum Theatre
  • An Evening with Dianne Reeves
    • Saturday, June 23 at 9:00pm Vogue Theatre
  • Spectrum Road featuring Jack Bruce, Cindy Blackman-Santana, John Medeski & Vernon Reid
    • Monday, June 25 at 9:00pm Vogue Theatre
  • The Avett Brothers
    • Tuesday, June 26 at 8:00pm Orpheum Theatre
  • Wayne Shorter Quartet featuring Brian Blade, John Patitucci and Danilo Perez plus special guests Brad Turner Quartet
    • Tuesday, June 26 at 9:00pm Vogue Theatre
  • Destroyer
    • Friday, June 29 at 9:00pm Vogue Theatre
  • Robert Randolph & The Family Band
    • Saturday, June 30 at 9:00pm Vogue Theatre
  • Janelle Monae
    • Friday, June 29, at 8:00pm The Centre
  • Los Amigos Invisibles
    • Sunday, July 1 at 9:00pm Vogue Theatre
  • The full program featuring many more artists can be found at


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