updated January 18, 2019
Thursday, February 7, to Saturday, February 9, 2019
La Nouvelle Scène, 333 King Edward Avenue [map], unless otherwise specified
Tickets: per individual show, at $25 or $30 each. Day pass prices are $68.93 for the Thursday or Friday, and $74.58 for the Saturday.
Available from from the Ottawa Jazz Festival: on-line, via telephone, or in person at their office. Taxes and fees not included in prices.
Looking for the summer 2019 Ottawa Jazz Festival? We have the lineup here.
Thursday, February 7
6 p.m.: Studio A: Nellie McKay, $30
7:30 p.m.: Studio B: Rémi-Jean LeBlanc with Nir Felder, Rafael Zaldivar, Sam Joly, $25 [read our review of Zaldivar's concert with LeBlanc]
8:30 p.m.: Studio A: Marianne Trudel Trio with Tony Malaby, $30 [read our review of a previous Trudel concert]
10 p.m.: Studio B: Artists-in-Residence Collaboration 1: Marianne Trudel, Kevin Breit, Michael Blake, Tony Malaby, $25
Friday, February 8
6 p.m.: Studio A: The 33z play Aretha Franklin, $30
7:30 p.m.: Studio B: Artists-in-Residence Collaboration 2: Peggy Lee, Marianne Trudel, Étienne Lafrance, Michael Jude Ward-Bergeman, $25
9 p.m.: Studio A: Kevin Breit’s Bona Fide Scoundrels with Michael Herring, Michael Jude Ward-Bergeman, Dave Clark $30
10 p.m.: Studio B: Pugs & Crows, $25 [read previous OttawaJazzScene.ca review]
Saturday, February 9
5 p.m.: Studio B: Artists-in-Residence Collaboration 3: Michael Blake, Kevin Breit, Michael Herring, Dave Clark, $25
6:30 p.m.: Studio A: Michael Blake Trio with Jerry Granelli and Peggy Lee, $30
7:30 p.m.: Studio B: Megan Jerome's Together Ensemble with Rebecca Campbell, $25 [read our review of Jerome's concert in December]
10:30 p.m.: Studio B: Artists-in-Residence Collaboration 4: Jerry Granelli, Petr Cancura, Michael Herring, $25
Multiple-show passes: Daily passes are $68.93 for the Thursday or Friday, and $74.58 for the Saturday. Prices do not include taxes or fees. A full festival pass does not appear to be offered.
Jam sessions will be presented in the Bistro at La Nouvelle Scène on Thursday, February 7 and Friday, February 8, from 11 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., with food and drink service. Late night jam sessions are open to all. The host band is the experienced trio of double bassist John Geggie, guitarist Roddy Ellias, and drummer Michel Delage. Musicians are welcome to sit in.
December 17: Updated to include day pass prices
January 18: Updated to include the host band for the jam sessions.