Event Directory Search for upcoming events Picks and Previews Plan ahead to check out these not-to-be-missed events All Theatre Dance Music Film & Media Visual Art Literary Festival Promotion Free Festival Nov. 8, 2018 - Nov. 11, 2018 Canadian Jazz Festival JazzYYC brings together top Canadian jazz artists for fall fest Amy Jo Espetveidt Price Free - $95 Buy Tickets Back with its Canadian focused fall festival, join JazzYYC for a lineup of exciting collaborations and all-ages events including a free jazz walk featuring local musicians. Bringing some of Canada’s brightest jazz stars to Calgary for a celebration of music, the festival include a performance from the highly acclaimed Montréal Guitare Trio. Rounded out by JUNO nominee Barbra Lica, unique modern jazz inspired by six Canadian Indigenous cultural areas, an acclaimed female trumpeter based in New York, and more, the festival even has a number of workshops to check out. With a such great lineup, it can be hard to choose. Here are our not-to-be-missed picks for this year’s festival: Harry Vetro’s Northern Ranger November 8, 2018, 7:00 – 9:00pm Ironwood Stage & Grill (1229 9th Ave. SE) $25 – $35 A Toronto-based modern sextet led by musician and composer Harry Vetro, the band features JUNO Award winners, prominent Canadian artists, and emerging musicians that are University of Toronto faculty, alumni, or students. jazzyycc.com Montréal Guitare Trio November 9, 2018, 8:00 – 10:00pm Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre (850 4th St. SE) $35 – $45 Described by the CBC as the hottest guitar ensemble in Canada, MG3 has quickly established itself as a force to be reckoned with. Headlining the festival as part of JazzYYC’s Illuminate Series, you won’t want to miss this one. jazzyyc.com Morgan Childs Quartet & Late Night Jam Session November 9, 2018, 10:00 – 11:55pm Ironwood Stage & Grill (1229 9th Ave. SE) $5 – $15 A one-set concert followed by a late-night jam session, jammers get in free to hear the Morgan Childs Quartet featuring three of Canada’s top players. jazzyyc.com Allison Lynch November 10, 2018, 9:00 – 11:30pm Lolita’s Lounge (1413 9th Ave. SE) $15 – $25 With an eye to the golden age of jazz and a finger on the pulse of the modern singer-songwriter aesthetic, Allison Lynch creates a singular compositional voice that transcends era through a deliberate mix of the modern and the classic. jazzyyc.com Jazz Walk November 11, 2018, 12:00 – 6:00pm Throughout Inglewood & the Music Mile Free Presented by TD and Inglewood BIA, this free, family-friendly event takes participants to various venues throughout Inglewood and the Music Mile. A guided tour of all the afternoon’s music with ArtWalk With Art, venues include the New Central Library, Art on 9th, Kent of Inglewood, and the Cold Garden Beverage Company. jazzyyc.com JazzYYC’s Canadian Jazz Festival runs November 8 to 11, 2018 at venues throughout Inglewood and the East Village. The full schedule can be found at jazzyyc.com.