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Ottawa Jazz Festival June 21 – July 1

“Jazz washes away the dust of everyday life” Art Blakely.  

The Ottawa Jazz Festival is your chance to wash away your dust and enjoy this annual summer festival.  The Festival takes place at Confederation Park in downtown Ottawa.  

For more than 30 years the Festival has presented some of the most dynamic jazz superstars, such as Herbie Hancock, Dave Brubeck, Roy Haynes, Toots Thielemans, Wynton Marsalis, Smokey Robinson, Diana Krall and many, many more.

This year’s lineup includes Janelle Monáe, Steve Martin, Ninety Miles, Ziggly Marley, Trombone Shorty as well as many others. 

Ticket prices range from $35 - $72 for a single day pass and from $79 - $299 for passes for the whole festival.  As well as the big annual summer event, the Festival has continuous attractions throughout the year with a fall and winter Concert Series. 

Whether you are an avid jazz enthusiast or a beginner to the whole jazz scene, come and enjoy some of the many forms jazz has to offer. 

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