Jazz Sudbury has been named as one of the Top 100 Festivals and Events in Ontario by Festivals and Events Ontario (FEO). FEO Top 100 awards represent festivals that excel within the industry.
“There are so many great festivals and events in Ontario and the competition for Top 100 is stiff,” said Allan Walsh, artistic director for Jazz Sudbury. “Being a named one of the Top 100 festivals in Ontario is a huge badge of honour that speaks to the level of musicality at our festival.”
Submissions from FEO members were received for consideration in the fall of 2016 and were judged by an independent panel of judges. Festivals and events of all kinds from every corner of Ontario were represented in the submissions – from community festivals to internationally recognized events.
Jazz Sudbury Festival was the only Sudbury event on the list. For a full list of FEO Top 100 winners visit: http://www.festivalsandeventsontario.ca/members/top-100.
The 2017 Jazz Sudbury Festival takes place from Sept.6 to Sept.10, 2017. Planning for the festival is now underway.
Jazz Sudbury is a charitable organization dedicated to producing performances and activities in the area of music for the purpose of advancing the public’s understanding and appreciation of the arts through festivals, performances, and related workshops. Jazz Sudbury has been named one of the Top 100 Festivals in Ontario by Festivals and Events Ontario, and has grown to become one of the premier events in the North.