Jam sessions are free events and do not require tickets.
Jazz Festival Jam Session and Concert: Craig Thomson & Greg Yasinitsky present - Boss Tenors: "Straight Ahead" (with guest Anna Jacyszyn)
Thursday April 11th, Jam 5 - 7 pm, Concert 8 - 10 pm
Thursday will feature a free, all-ages jam session from 6pm to 8pm, and will be followed by a ticketed show featuring Craig Thomson and Greg Yasinitsky, accompanied by a selection of the Okanagan's finest musicians. Venue: The Forum
For tickets to the concert portion of the evening please visit brownpapertickets.com
Daytime tickets for the Kelowna Community Theatre are available at the door for $3.00. Purchase of these tickets allows you to watch the student groups perform for a full day (excludes evening events). Participants and chaperones are able to view student groups free of charge. All daytime events at the Rotary Centre for the Arts are free of charge and are open to the general public. This includes Jazz combo performances on Thursday April 11th, and workshops on Friday April 12th and Saturday April 13th.
42nd Annual Jazz Masters’ Concert: Friday April 12th, 7:30 pm
Tickets are $35.00 and can be purchased online at www.selectyourtickets.com or by phone 250-762-5050 (box office at Prospera Place) from February on.
The 42nd Annual Jazz Masters' Concert will feature Mike Murley, one of Canada's most celebrated and well-respected jazz artists. He has played on fourteen Juno Award-winning recordings since 1990, with his most recent The North (2018), and Metalwood's Twenty (2017). The concert will also showcase festival adjudicators: Horace Alexander Young (saxophonist and jazz singer), John Korsrud (trumpet), Greg Yasinitsky (saxophone), Joost Patocka (drums), Bernie Addington (bass), Loni Moger (guitar), Janet Warren (vocals), and Kinga Heming (vocals).
Showcase Concert: Saturday April 13th, 7 pm
The annual Showcase Concert, featuring outstanding groups in each daytime performance category, will be held at 7pm on Saturday April 13th at the Kelowna Community Theatre. This concert features up to a dozen bands and choirs on one song each in a single evening. Come and celebrate the end of the festival with a selection of the best young musicians in the BC Interiors! Tickets are 10$. They are available at the door and can be purchased at any time during festival hours.