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    Kensington Market Jazz Festival

    Dates: September 15th-17th
    Location: 20 Venues in Kensington Market


    One weekend, one neighbourhood!

    Promoting live musical excellence since 2016, the Kensington Market Jazz Festival presents over 200 Canadian musicians performing in the heritage neighbourhood, September 15th, 16th, 17th, 2017

    NEW this year are the additions of a big band stage and a new series of curated busing within popular Kensington Market businesses.

    Returning to Handlebar  Saturday September 16 7-10pm  is the 'Boys & Girls' fundraiser for The Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada featuring Canadian R&B veterans Sharon Lee with Shawne Jackson as well Soulpepper Theatre artists Neema Bickersteth and Daniel Williston.

    Hosting 9 shows, Supermarket will feature Mike Downes and Larnell Lewis; the year-round jazz club Poetry Jazz Cafe will feature 15 additional performances including Laila Biali and Elizabeth Shepherd; and popular craft beer hall, Trinity Common will host a dozen shows including Alex Pangman and JAZZ.FM91's very own Heather Bambrick.

    The Kensington Market Jazz Festival is a not for profit organization lead by Molly Johnson, fuelled by volunteers and support from many including Tom’s Place Tom Mihalik & Yamaha Canada.  This festival is committed to presenting live music in the heart of Toronto's heritage market neighbourhood.

    There are no advance tickets.  Shows are CASH ONLY with money going directly to the artists - making the Kensington Market Jazz Festival unique around the world.


    For a full list of performers and schedule, visit KensingtonJazz.com







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