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Coastal Jazz ranks as BC’s largest not for profit music presenter. Aligning your company with Coastal Jazz is a wise investment. By supporting Coastal Jazz you showcase your company’s support of the local, national and international jazz community.

As a corporate supporter of Coastal Jazz your company’s important investment provides youth and adults throughout the Lower Mainland of BC the opportunity to share and nurture their passion for music. Whether its supporting our educational and outreach programs, artist residency programs or becoming a business patron for our performances throughout the year, Coastal Jazz will work with you to showcase your commitment to a thriving jazz community in the Lower Mainland of BC and beyond.


Festival Sponsorship Opportunities

TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival

Every year, over 1,100 artists and over 200 concerts are featured during the festival. For ten days in June, more than 600,000 people enjoy the world’s best jazz, blues, Latin, fusion and world music at venues big and small, indoor and outdoor, across Metro Vancouver. Coastal Jazz will work with you to develop a sponsorship benefits package that is meaningful and effective for your company.

For more information on festival sponsorship opportunities:
EMMA LANCASTER
MANAGING DIRECTOR, MARKETING AND DEVELOPMENT
[email protected]
604.449.5544

Sampling Opportunities

Each year at the TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival the Opening and Closing Weekend celebrates the festival with a weekend of free concerts. These weekends provides unique opportunities for companies to showcase their products to festival audiences.

Downtown Jazz Weekend

Happening over the first weekend of the jazz festival, on the historic grounds of the Vancouver Art Gallery/Robson Square. Over 30 free concerts are showcased, along with a vibrant, accessible “music and arts village”. Both the Robson Street and Georgia Street bistros allow patrons the ability to watch live entertainment while relaxing and enjoying refreshments.

David Lam Park Jazz Weekend

Bringing the festival to a rousing crescendo, this one-of-a-kind free event takes place at David Lam Park and the Roundhouse Community Centre located at Concord Pacific Place. It’s a huge, spectacular, international celebration of music, food, and culture enjoyed by tens of thousands of Festival fans. Our extensive program boasts over 50 concerts and workshops over the two days.

For more information on sampling opportunities, please contact:
ROD GRANT
FOOD & BEVERAGE MANAGER
[email protected]
604.551.1615


Year Round Sponsorship Opportunities

Frankie’s Jazz Club

Since its inception as Vancouver’s downtown jazz club in October 2015, Frankie’s Jazz Club has played host to Vancouver’s top artists, great jazz musicians from across Canada, and notable international talent from New York, New Orleans, Chicago and Europe. Operating Wednesday through Sunday evenings, Frankie’s presents over 260 carefully curated performances every year, in an ambiance reminiscent of New York’s finest jazz clubs.

Corporate support plays a part in Frankie Jazz Club’s presentations, supporting artist costs and travel for international artists, and enjoying direct interaction with the musicians. Also, many of our international and local artists are active in education and outreach. Corporate sponsorship enables these artists to present student concerts, master-classes, workshops and talks to university level musicians, and secondary and elementary school students, in Vancouver, the Lower Mainland, and throughout BC and the Yukon.

Coastal Jazz Artist Residency Program

This program is an opportunity for local, national and international musicians to meaningfully connect with the Vancouver community and beyond, through performances and educational workshops. Find out more here.

For a full list of corporate giving options, please contact:
EMMA LANCASTER
MANAGING DIRECTOR, MARKETING AND DEVELOPMENT
[email protected]
604.449.5544