Medicine Hat JazzFest

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.

Festival Dates: -
Location: Medicine Hat, Alberta

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:

  • The Florian Hoefner Trio
  • Volk
  • Malleus Trio
  • Apollo Suns

And more! Check out the complete Medicine Hatt Jazz Festival schedule here.

LISTEN: 2023 Medicine Hat Jazz Fest Playlist

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Ticket prices for artists and events can be found on the official festival page.

More Information

For more information head to the official Medicine Hat JazzFest website.  

Start planning your trip to Medicine Hat here.

While in Medicine Hat Elizabeth and her family stayed in Canalta Hotel’s Hampton Inn & Suites, full breakfast each morning, swimming pool and the perfect base camp for any #ThisHappensHere adventure. 

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