• By: OLM Staff

Festival City Contest: Win Tickets to the TD Ottawa Jazz Festival’s After Dark Series

Soil & "Pimp" Sessions will show you why they are masters of Japanese "death jazz" on July 2. Photos provided by TD Ottawa Jazz Festival. 

The 24th Street Wailers take to the After Dark stage on June 26.
The 24th Street Wailers take to the After Dark stage on June 26.

UPDATE: Huge congrats to the winners of our first Festival City contest. Ben Sandy Bolduc, Becky Wheeler, Denis Jacob and Joey Ross have won a pair of tickets each to an Ottawa Jazz Festival OLG Late Night Series show. Stay tuned for our next contest coming soon.

Ottawa Life's Festival City Series wants to send you to the TD Ottawa Jazz Festival's always unpredictable OLG After Dark Series.

"Catering to a younger audience than the main stage, the series hops genres like a stream on shuffle," says the Festival in a recent press release.

Fanfare Cioc?rlia set to ignite the crowd on June 28.
Fanfare Cioc?rlia set to ignite the crowd on June 28.

Dance parties, international acts, glitch-hop, '40s style hot jazz, folk rock and even a movie set to live music are coming to the tent outside City Hall and you can be part of the party.

We are giving away four pairs of tickets to a
series show of the winner's choice and there's
lots to choose from!

Judith Hill performs on June 29.
Judith Hill performs on June 29.

Some of the artists coming to the After Dark Series include local songsmith Jim Bryson (June 30), the best-known Romani brass band the world and legends of gypsy brass with Fanfare Cioc?rlia (June 28), Grammy winner and Prince-protégé Judith Hill (June 29), Japanese masters of "death jazz" Soil & "Pimp" Sessions (July 2), indie-electronic siblings Tennyson (June 25), French DJ CloZee (June 27), the silent film comedy The Oyster Princess set to a live scoreperformed by the Flat Earth Society (June 23) and the sure to be dance floor filling retro-rockers The 24th Street Wailers (June 26).

Enter by telling us in the comments section below who you are most excited to see at this year's TD Ottawa Jazz Festival. A random draw well be held on June 20th to inform winners.

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1) Contest commences 12 p.m. EST on Friday June 10, 2016 and ends at noon, Monday June 20, 2016.
2) No purchase necessary.
3) The are four prizes available to be won, and each can only be won by 1 person. The prize consists of a pair of tickets to any of the TD Ottawa Jazz Festival’s OLG After Dark series shows. Prize must be accepted as awarded, without substitution and are not convertible to cash.
4) The contest is open only to residents of Canada over 18 years of age. Employees of Ottawa Life Magazine, or any of their affiliates, or any of their respective advertising and promotional agencies or contest organizations, or persons with whom any of such employees are domiciled is not eligible to enter. Decisions of the contest organizers and their representatives are final. The odds of being selected depend upon the total number of entries received. The winner will be contacted via comment on the WordPress page on April 13th. By entering the contest the winner agrees that they are in compliance with the contest rules and acceptance of the prize as awarded. By entering this contest entrants release Ottawa Life Magazine, contest organizers, their affiliates, officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives from all claims, demands, damages, liabilities, costs and expenses relating to the administration of the contest and use of the prize, including without limitation, personal injury, death, property damage, loss, accident or misfortune relating to all aspects of the contest, including without limitation, the administration thereof and the use of the prize.
5) A random draw will be made by Ottawa Life Magazine in Ottawa, Ontario on June 20, 2016 at 12:00 p.m. EST to select the winner, from all eligible entries received on the contest closing date. To win, the selected entrant must comply with these contest rules.
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