We are very excited to announce The2019, Smordin Law Artist in Residence, Jason Logue. The list of artists that Jason has played trumpet with is too long to list here. … Continue Reading 2019 Smordin Law Artist in Residence, Jason Logue
The Full Schedule of the 2019 Steel City Jazz Festival is booked and posted! Head on over to our schedule page to check it out. This year’s Festival features 8 … Continue Reading It’s Happening!
Jazz Fans! We need your help to make the 2019 Steel City Jazz Festival a success. We are currently in need of volunteers to help in the following … Continue Reading The SCJF Wants You!
With the recent news that our main venue, The Artword Artbar will be closing on November 16th we are even more excited about how amazing the line up for the SCJF … Continue Reading Saturday Night, Live at The Artword Artbar!
We are putting the finishing touches on the schedule for the 2019 Steel City Jazz Festival. In the meantime, we’re ready to announce one of the shows we’ll be hosting … Continue Reading Blunt Object Brings Carla Bley’s Music to The Corktown
Great news for Hamilton Jazz Fans and Steel City Jazz Festival Supporters. We’ve got so much great stuff planned for the 2019 Festival we’ve had to add another day! On … Continue Reading Extra Day Added to Showcase Hamilton Talent
During the 1990’s the biggest name in Jazz, in Hamilton was Paul Benton. Paul has recently returned to Hamilton from out west and has once again been performing in the … Continue Reading Hometown Favourite Returns to Open 2019 SCJF
The 2019 edition of The SCJF will be returning to the our home base, the intimate setting of The Artword Artbar on Colbourne St. With the help of Judith & … Continue Reading Location, Location!
Greetings Hamilton Jazz Fans What an honour it is to be continuing the great work Chris Ferguson has begun with The Steel City Jazz Festival. First, let me reassure everyone, … Continue Reading 2019:New Director, Same Direction
I am sure many musicians have fond memories of buying their first guitar, or keyboard, or whatever instrument they might play. I’ll confess though that I don’t really remember buying … Continue Reading The Craft of Saxophone Mouthpiece Making
There’s going to be lots of great performances at this year’s festival, but none will bring us more pride than those featuring made-in-Hamilton jazz.. Saturday, October 27 features Brad Cheeseman … Continue Reading Saturday Night Celebrates Hometown Favourites
Juno winner Allison Au and her quartet lead off the festival on Tuesday evening. Au won the Montreal Festival Grand Prix de Jazz in 2017, just one year after Brad … Continue Reading Juno What’s Happening in Hamilton This Week?
From October 23-28, 2018, the Steel City Jazz Festival is growing for its 6th year. This year features Smordin Law Artist-in-Residence, Heather Bambrick at Artword Artbar. The Jazz Connection Big … Continue Reading 2018 Features New Artists and Venues
Have you ever had a conversation with someone just gets you? It might be someone you’ve known all your life or it might be someone you’ve just met. Sometimes the … Continue Reading Brad Cheeseman Group: Music as Conversation
I had a good feeling about our choice for this year’s Smordin Law Artist-in-Resident, Heather Bambrick, when I saw her newest music video back in May, for a cover of … Continue Reading Heather Bambrick: 2018 Smordin Law Artist-in-Residence
The Sixth Annual Steel City Jazz Festival is just under two months away, and we are gearing up to spread the word as far and wide as we can about … Continue Reading 2018 Poster Design by Stylo Starr