Orillia Jazz Festival

Orillia Jazz Festival

. Presents – “A Long Cool Weekend”


Thursday, October 13th to  Sunday, October 16th ~ 2016

Wander Downtown to the various host locations to discover a new found love or reignite a passion for all things Jazz!

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There will be numerous great acts to check out. Starting with a ticketed Kick-Off at the Orillia Opera House On Thurs. Oct. 13th, 2016 with the sensational “Molly Johnson” and her superb band.

Adults $42.00, Seniors $39.00, Youth 18 & Under $20.00.  Click Here to buy Molly Johnson Tickets

“A Long Cool Weekend” starts  Thursday, October 13th starting at 8:00pm to Sunday, October 16th 11:00pm 2016.

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Orillia Jazz Festival Hotel Package Includes:

• Deluxe King Suite in our luxury hotel
• Complimentary Hotel Valet parking
• $10 free slot play per person for members of the Players Passport Club (membership is FREE)  Click Here for Casino Rama Package Details

Check out what we have planned for you so far at participating venues throughout Orillia including Downtown Orillia Matinees on Saturday & Sunday. CLICK HERE for CALENDAR of Events.

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Jazz-In-Concert Events

 “The Orillia Museum of Art & History (OMAH) is cranking back up its event onslaught now that Labour Day has passed.” says John Swartz in his Local Scene column in the Sept 15 issue of the Orillia Packet and Times. And not one but 2 events feature live jazz music!  The first of these on Sept 30 is a fundraiser called Jail, Bail and Jazz with music provided The Felonious Monks aka The Will Davis Trio!  The second, during the Orillia Jazz Festival is an exhibit called – wait for it – Jazz Impressions Click Here for more info!. “Inspired by the 26th Annual Orillia Jazz Festival, Jazz Impressions features new original works by OMAH’s artist in residence Jim Ireland, along with local printmakers Susan McTavish, Lois Green, Douglas Wilson, Jessalyn Forsythe, Bob Fortier, Juliana Hawke, and Xavier Fernandes who have all found inspiration in the sounds and visuals of the jazz scene.”  The Will Davis Trio will fill again the space between the walls with music.  The exhibit is up Sept 29 and the reception is Oct 14 at 7 pm. The Will Davis Trio will fill again the space between the walls with music.  The exhibit is up Sept 29 and the reception is Oct 14 at 7 pm.
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Jazz Venues

. Stay tuned for a complete list of venues & artists for Orillia Jazz Festival 2016

Here’s the tentative lineup for the 2016 Orillia Jazz Festival!

Molly Johnson & Band • Bill McBirnie • Ted Quinlan • Shawn Nykwist • Lily Frost • Jeff Jones • Lance Anderson & Russ Boswell • Mike Lewis • Joe Huron Trio • Dennis McAndrew • Will Davis Trio • The Sensations • Amanda MacLeod • Ronnie Douglas Band • Lisa Hutchinson Band • Jazzeppi • Sol City Jazz • Orillia Jazz Brass Band & Orillia Secondary School Jazz Band

Jazz Festival Tentative Venues 2016: Orillia Opera House  •  Apple Annie’s Cafe • Brewery Bay Food Co. • Mariposa Market • Alleycats Music & Art • The Brownstone • The Study Hall Gastropub • Eight Hundred Degrees Pizza • Carousel Collectables • The Grape and Olive Restaurant • St. Paul’s Centre • Orillia Public Library • Rustica Pizza Vino • Era 67 Restaurant & Lounge • Hog ‘n’ Penny Pub • Orillia Museum of Art & History • Geneva Event Centre •

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