The 29th annual TD Toronto Jazz Festival starts off the summer from June 18 -29, 2015.

The festival brings together over half a million music lovers into the city of Toronto with over 1, 500 participating musicians, over 350 shows and more than 50 Toronto venues spread across the city.

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As usual, Nathan Philips Square is the hub of the festival with another impressive star-studded line up ready to take the main Toronto Star stage!

  • George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic / Morris Day & The Time (Friday, June 19)
  • Tower of Power (Saturday, June 20)
  • The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra (Sunday, June 21)
  • Al Jarreau (Monday, June 22)
  • Christian McBride Big Band (Tuesday, June 23)
  • Booker T. Jones (Wednesday, June 24)
  • Al Di Meola (Thursday, June 25)
  • Snarky Puppy (Friday, June 26)
  • Gary Clark Jr. (Saturday, June 27)

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In addition to the main stage, there will be free programming at Nathan Philips Square everyday of the Festival. There will be the Afterworks Series, 6:30 pm on the Outdoor Stage (June 19-27); the Lunchtime Series runs daily at 12:30 pm (June 20-27) on the Toronto Star stage.

Other free programming animating the Square includes a collaboration with the Regent Park School of Music (June 21), the Youth Jazz Showcase (June 27); and Groove and Graffiti.

For more information, visit TD TORONTO JAZZ FESTIVAL