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Countdown to your TDMJF!

JUNO winners, Grammy nominees, jazz, blues, Afro-Caribbean, Latin-inspired hot tunes – all part of this year’s TD Markham Jazz Festival, with three different ways to experience them!

  1. August 20–22 – Brilliant lineup and engaging interviews online start Friday evening > See the complete schedule here.
  2. August 21 – Live bands on Main St. Unionville > Visit these locations Saturday afternoon.
  3. August 22 – Exclusive! Two live shows at Hilton Suites > Some tickets still available here.
  4. Full programme online – To read artist bios, thoughts from the Artistic Director and more, click here.

Brilliant music at your fingertips

TURBOPROP • ELMER FERRER • JESSE RYAN • ADREAN FARRUGIA • FRIENDLY RICH • JOCELYN GOULD • JENIE THAI • JESSICA LALONDE • TAK ARIKUSHI • AND MORE

While COVID restrictions continue to prevent us from holding our traditional in-person festival along Main Street Unionville this year, we’re committed to keep bringing you the best musicians Canada has to offer – all recorded live and streaming out to you. Simply come to this website through the weekend of August 20–22 and click on the FESTIVAL LINK box above. Hold a cocktail party, share the link with friends, applaud! This is jazz at its best!

Check out this year’s featured artists.

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Braithwaite & Whiteley at the Hilton

Jazz-and-blues vocalist Diana Braithwaite and her partner, three-time Maple Blues Award winner Chris Whiteley, perform twice on Sunday, August 22 (3:00 pm and 5:30 pm) at the Hilton Toronto/Markham Suites’ Rooftop Zen Garden (or indoors if weather changes). Tickets just $20.

UPDATE: The 5:30 performance has sold out. Limited tickets still available for 3:00 pm. Don’t delay!

Revisit great memories of the 2019 Festival.

Click here for photos