Welcome to our home for jazz in Calgary. Thank you for joining us in building a vibrant jazz community. 

Here on JazzYYC, you will find easy access to all the jazz happenings in our city. We present and promote jazz year-round. If you’re a live music fan, jazz has something for you. Visit our community jazz listings for the most comprehensive list of live music in Calgary.

It all happens starting November 9 at some of Calgary’s finest music venues. JazzYYC’s Canadian Festival features some of the finest Canadian musicians playing in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, and around the World.  

Your eyes and ears will thank you for gifting them experiences from Headliner Gil Goldenstein and Mark de Jong playing the music of Michael Brecker with the MusicConnect Chamber Orchestra, to Rubim de Toledo’s Global Jazz Project, Elizabeth Shepard, Dirty Catfish Brass Band, jazz brunches with Kai Poscente and Calgary Women’s Jazz Orchestra, and of course the return of our world-famous JazzWalk.  
So what are you waiting for? Start planning your November long weekend and get your tickets today. 

Catch our Canadian Festival running Nov 9-12, 2023.

JazzYYC | Canadian Festival

Latest news

Announcement: The Excellence in Music Scholarship & Helen B. Ross Jazz Scholarship Aug 17 - JazzYYC is proud to announce two new scholarship opportunities for aspiring jazz musicians. The Excellence in Music Scholarship is sponsored by Barbara E. Key and Clay C. Hayes sponsors the Helen B. Ross Jazz Scholarship. Both scholarships are open to young people who wish to continue their studies in jazz. Applicants must be between 18… Read More
2023 Richard Cowie Memorial Scholarship Award May 3 - JazzYYC and the Calgary Musicians Association are offering a $1000.00 scholarship to an individual who is a professional performing jazz musician. This scholarship is to be used to further the applicant’s studies in jazz (i.e. tuition fees, private lesson fees, workshop fees etc.). The applicant’s proposal will: present in a clear and concise manner, the… Read More
JazzYYC community survey Mar 2 - Hello Jazz Fans, The JazzYYC Community Survey is here! We want to hear from you about how we are doing, and what our future direction should be.  Follow the survey link below to provide your input into our programming and organization.  Your answers are confidential and will be used to help develop a new JazzYYC Strategic Plan for 2023-2026. The survey should… Read More
Announcement: The Tune Up Scholarship for Young Women in Jazz Jan 18 - JazzYYC is proud to announce a new scholarship opportunity for aspiring jazz musicians. The Tune Up Scholarship for Young Women in Jazz is an award open to young women who wish to continue their studies in jazz after high school. Applicants can be between 16 and 25 years old and be continuing their jazz studies… Read More


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