Welcome to the after hours big banD

A vital part of the york region music scene

Started 12 years ago by members of the Newmarket Citizens Band, the After Hours Big Band has become a vital member of the York Region music scene. “After Hours” reflected both the commitment of the original members who wanted to play jazz and swing repertoire after their regular community band rehearsals, and the late evenings in which they would enjoy each other’s company. Read More


“The After Hours Big Band is a fantastic group of community spirited players who provide big sound and substance to any music festival or event. They have been a featured act at our festival since we started several years ago. We are thrilled to have the back with us every year so we can present world-class big band sounds! Thanks AHBB – we love you!”

Sher and George St. Kitts,
​Founder & Managers of Newmarket jazz+ Festival

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