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Orillia Jazz Festival

October 13, 2023 - October 15, 2023

Arts Orillia presents a three day celebration of music, dance, & storytelling at the Orillia Opera House

Holly Cole

Orillia Opera House

Friday , October 13th, 7:30pm

Arts Orillia presents Holly Cole for one night only at the Orillia Jazz Festival!  Do not miss her award winning talent and playful charm! This is a must-see-critically acclaimed performance.


World Jazz Asylum

Orillia Opera House

Saturday , October 14th, 7:30pm

Arts Orillia presents Lance Anderson for a dynamic CD release concert in his home town of Orillia. He’s sharing the stage with talented and inspiring musicians William Sperandei, Quammie Williams, Simon Wallis and and an ensemble of fabulous Jazz dancers.


Orillia Brassworks

Orillia Opera House

Sunday , October 15th, 3:00pm

Arts Orillia presents Brassworks playing alongside Orillia’s Youth musicians. Do not miss this inspiring afternoon of seasoned players and our next generation of Jazz lovers in performance together on the Orillia Opera House stage

Pop-Up Concerts

Come and visit Orillia in beautiful lake country. In addition to these mainstage events at the Orillia Opera House, during the Jazz Festival Orillia’s downtown will be pulsing with intimate concerts at our finest participating restaurants and businesses, including but not limited to: The Common Stove, Couchiching Craft Brewing Co., The Lucky Labrador Public House, PICNIC , Provenance Commissary and Alleycats Music.

Receive 15% off at The Champlain Hotel offered with proof of any Jazz Festival ticket purchase. Tickets are available here.


October 13, 2023
October 15, 2023
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Orillia Opera House – G.L. Auditorium
1 West Street North
Orillia, Ontario L3V 5B8 Canada
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