Programming: Kodi Hutchinson
Jazz Is Society of Alberta, PO Box 22082
Calgary, AB, T2P 4J1
JazzYYC is an organization dedicated to nourishing the growing and vibrant jazz community in Calgary and beyond. JazzYYC has a unique approach to presentation throughout the year focusing on four main programs featuring two festivals, a yearly concert series and robust International Jazz Day.
JazzYYC Summer Festival – June 28-July 2, 2023
Typically running during mid-June, this signature Festival features both ticketed and free events along Calgary’s ‘Music Mile.’ With concerts, a club series, and the signature JazzWalk on the final Sunday of the Festival, there is something for everyone.
JazzYYC Canadian Festival –November 9-12, 2023
Running the 2nd weekend of November each year in tandem with the Yardbird Suite’s Festival of Canadian Jazz, this 4-day festival brings together the best musicians that Calgary and Canada has to offer! Based throughout the trendy Inglewood district of the city, the festival is a go-to for concert goers looking for ways to spend their long-weekend. The Festival is held in a variety of all-ages venues and features the Sunday JazzWalk,
JazzYYC International Jazz Days Festival – April 27-30, 2023
Originally started as a one-day event meant to celebrate the UNESCO International Jazz Day on April 30th, JazzYYC has built a series of shows during the back half of the month that has flourished into one of the larger International Jazz Day Celebrations in the world.