Toronto Jazz Festival Announces Initial Lineup

Willie Nelson, Nikki Yanofsky, John McLaughlin among featured artists

Willie Nelson
John McLaughlin
Nikki Yanofsky
Bob James

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The TD Toronto Jazz Festival has announced some of its featured concerts for this summer’s edition. The festival runs for 10 days, from June 20-29. More than 1,500 musicians will perform in over 350 concerts this summer. Some of the confirmed names for the 27th edition include:

WILLIE NELSON & FAMILY – Thursday, June 20

Massey Hall

Tickets go on sale Thursday, February 14

NIKKI YANOFSKY – Tuesday, June 25

Koerner Hall

Tickets on sale now

Mainstage Marquee Concert Series at Nathan Phillips Square

Mavis Staples/Dr. John

Saturday, June 22

John McLaughlin & Fourth Dimension

Sunday, June 23

Bob James, David Sanborn featuring Steve Gadd

Tuesday, June 25

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue

Wednesday, June 26

The James Hunter Six / Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings

June 27

Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers featuring Edie Brickell

Saturday, June 29

100 Queen Street West-Concerts start at 8pm

Tickets on sale now at Ticketmaster or by calling 1.855.985.5000

The full lineup of the TD Toronto Jazz Festival will be announced in April