2016 Festival Details Coming Soon!
Look at the fun we had in 2015!
Special Festival Kick-Off Concert
Enjoy A One Of A Kind Project
Come see Juno award-winning jazz vocalist Emilie-Claire Barlow on August 6, 2015!
Having just returned from Holland, where she recorded with world renowned jazz orchestra the Metropole Orkest, Emilie-Claire is poised to release her 11th album, Clear Day (Oct 23). Emilie-Claire brings us a sneak peek of her exciting new material, along with favourites from The Beat Goes On, Seule ce soir, and Live in Tokyo. This dynamic performer charms and delights with her inventive arrangements, and a voice of unforgettable beauty.
This feature ticketed event is proudly co-presented by the TD Downtown Oakville Jazz Festival and the Oakville Centre for Performing Arts (OCPA).
Tickets are limited for this special event, so act fast!
Tickets and advance tickets are available for OCPA Big Ticket and Big Ticket Plus Members.
Mitch Frohman and the Merriam Music Orchestra playing the songbook of Tito Puente
The Downtown Oakville Jazz Festival is excited to announce Mitch Frohman and the Merriam Music Orchestra.
This special project brings saxophone great, Mitch Frohman and twenty three high school age musicians together for one week to learn the music of Tito Puente and cap off the week with a headlining concert at the Downtown Oakville Jazz Festival Saturday August 8th at 8pm on the TD Towne Square Stage.
Merriam Music have been auditioning students from around Ontario to join the week long process of learning and playing under Mitch’s guidance, for the opportunity to play in a band with Mitch with the Latin Jazz sounds of Tito Puente and various Mitch Frohman compositions from his music rich career. For more information about Mitch Frohman click here.
Thank you to our 2015 sponsors for your generous support!
The TD Downtown Oakville Jazz Festival is produced by the Downtown Oakville BIA and brought to you by the businesses of Downtown Oakville and the generous support of our sponsors below.
Youth in the Spotlight generously sponsored by Bell Canada and Pratt and Whitney Canada.
Do It Green is generously sponsored by Pratt and Whitney Canada.
Thank you to Quest Mindshare for their support of the festival - visit them at the festival to fill out a survey for a chance to WIN a shopping spree courtesy of the Downtown Oakville BIA and vacation, courtesy of Halton Trafalgar Travel!