Chicago Tribune: New Year's resolutions for Chicago jazz

Embrace winter. For decades, the Jazz Institute of Chicago presented a Jazz Fair in January, the multi-faceted, multi-stage event bringing a rush of anticipation and energy to the dark, cold season. That joyous presentation no longer exists, and nothing comparable — or better — has replaced it. Which can make Chicagoans envious of the NYC Winter Jazzfest that heats up New York’s clubs in January and the forthcoming Oscar Peterson International Jazz Festival, which will light up Niagara-on-the-Lake in Ontario, Canada, come February.

November 14 - Oscar Peterson International Jazz Festival Lineup Announcement

The Oscar Peterson International Jazz Festival is proud to be announcing the lineup for the inaugural festival, live from Stratus Vineyards on November 14th at 2pm EST! You can tune in to the stream at

The inaugural Oscar Peterson International Jazz Festival will take place on February 16-17-18th, 2018 in the Niagara Region of Ontario. For more information, visit and don't forget to follow along on all our social channels:


Artistic Director: Renee Rosnes, 
Artistic Producer: Kelly Peterson
Executive Producers: Christine Mori & Alexis Spieldenner: Bravo Niagara Festival of the Arts
Director of Social Media & PR: Céline Peterson,
Design & Art Director: Sven van der Klaauw

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