• Niagara Jazz Festival on Aug. 22 to 24

    Now that the Niagara Jazz Festival has announced TD as its Title Sponsor, music lovers can get ready for a fun-filled weekend under the creative direction of local artists Juliet Dunn, Peter Shea and Duncan Hopkins. The festival will run from August 22nd to 24th, spanning the weekend to celebrate Canadian and internationally renowned jazz musicians. Niagara-on-the-Lake will host a series of free and flagship events day and night, so browse the schedule below to begin planning your trip!

    Niagara Jazz Festival

    Friday, August 22nd: Day 1

    To kick-off the festival, Lord Mayor Dave Eke of Niagara-on-the-Lake will participate in the ribbon-cutting ceremony at Stratus Vineyards. Both before and after the ceremony, guests can observe the following acts:

    • Frank’s Bus Brass Band
    • Alistair Robertson Quartet
    • Brownman Electryc Trio (Headline)
    • DJ Marinko

    Saturday, August 23rd: Day 2

    Jazz lovers can grab tickets and attend the “All Star Jazz Celebration” —  the 14th annual Summer Concert Series led by Jazz FM 91’s Jaymz Bee – at the Jackson Trigg’s Winery. During the day, guests may also explore the following acts at the Village Outdoor Stage:

    • Loose Change Quintet
    • Laura Secord Jazz Choir
    • Rob McBride Trio
    • Ashley St. Pierre Quartet
    • Blue Note Quintet (Ft. Shaw Festival Musicians)
    • Don Naduriak

    Sunday, August 24th: Day 3

    The Niagara Jazz Festival ends at the Old Winery for a Dixieland Jazz Brunch. Again, this is a ticketed event. Following the meal, participants can make their way over to Stratus Vineyards for the festival’s concluding performances.

    For a full schedule of events and tickets information, visit the Niagara Jazz Festival’s website.

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