Get ready to groove with six days of eclectic jazz music throughout Medicine Hat at clubs, cafes and taverns, featuring a long list of renowned jazz artists drawing from across Canada, the U.S., and Europe.
The Medicine Hat JazzFest serves up an array of jazz beats for six days all around town. Pop by some of Medicine Hat's most gorgeous venues to hear some fine music from some of the best in the world. The intimate nature of the festival means there's a very good chance of getting to meet the musicians before or after a show.
Outside of the traditional concert and events, the festival also has several side-stage events such as workshops, jams and special concerts for children.
Be sure not to miss the free rooftop parkade party.
2023 Festival Lineup
The festival has opened its doors to past performers such as multi-Grammy-award winner Arturo Sandoval, Lee Konitz, Paquito D'Rivera, Bobby Hutcherson, Cedar Walton, Monty Alexander, Andy McKee, Ranee Lee, Oliver Jones, Sophie Milman, Beady Belle, Downchild Blues Band, Powder Blues, Maraca, and Wil Campa.
Headliners for the 2023 Medicine Hat Jazz Festival include: