This year’s Ottawa Jazz Festival will be a virtual event from August 19 to 22. Organizers say they could also introduce pop-up concerts throughout the city, if permitted closer to the time.
With concerts scattered over ten days across the Marion Dewar Plaza (TD Main Stage), Confederation Park (OLG Stage), and the National Arts Centre (NAC), sorting out which artists you want to see may be challenging. We’ve compiled concerts highlighting the must-see acts of this year’s festival.
Jazzfest lineup: Rebecca Noelle, Laila Biali, Judith Hill, and Helena Deland part of the 50 concerts announced
Judith Hill is headlining opening night on Friday, June 21.
[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gKTLoLNX7Dw[/youtube] Video of Les Parfaits Inconnus courtesy of YouTube My daughter’s eyes sparkled — her mouth open in disbelief — as she witnessed the remarkable acrobatic routine that was taking place on stage. With five chairs stacked like a game of Jenga beneath him, the performer used his impressive strength to balance himself like an Olympic gymnast. […]
This year, the Ottawa Jazz Festival has what can only be described as a monster of a lineup. Featuring musical legends Bobby McFerrin, Bela Fleck and Earth Wind and Fire, it is sure to start Ottawa’s festival season on a high note. But there’s much, much more to the festival than the headliners. The magic […]