Beaches Jazz Festival 2014 Sponsors
Sponsors
Beaches Jazz Festival 2014 Sponsors

Sponsors

We would like to extend a big thanks to our corporate, media and government sponsors and to our municipal and local business partners for helping us stage the Festival each year and for hopping on board to celebrate our 26th season!

Bryan Lee & The Power Blues Band
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Bryan Lee & The Power Blues Band

Woodbine Park Main Stage featuring the Braille Blues Daddy who along with his band "is gonna grab your soul and squeeze it till you scream in blues ecstasy". (Duke Robillard).

Bill King’s Rhythm Express
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Bill King’s Rhythm Express

OLG Kew Gardens Main Stage the Festival house band led by Bill King, the Festival's musical director of 25 years featuring a blend of jazz funk, ska, reggae and jazz with special guests Dubmatix, Selena Evangeline and Gavin Hope.

Robert Michaels
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Robert Michaels

OLG Kew Gardens Main Stage bringing his beautiful Flamenco, Cuban and other instrumental compositions to the stage.

Irene Torres & The Sugar Devils
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Irene Torres & The Sugar Devils

OLG Kew Gardens Main Stage with vocal seductress Irene Torres and the Devils, who exploded unto the music scene in 2011 and are the best young party band in TO!

Eric Lindell & The Sunliners
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Eric Lindell & The Sunliners

OLG Kew Gardens Main Stage serving up "blue-eyed" blues with a dollop of New Orleans funk.

Roberto Linares Brown Orchestra
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Roberto Linares Brown Orchestra

OLG Kew Gardens Main Stage featuring Roberto Linares Brown Orchestra giving us Cuban music at its purist with original compositions, blasting rhythm, punctuating horns and brassy vocals.

Shuffle Demons
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Shuffle Demons

OLG Kew Gardens Main Stage who bring thirty years of funky off-beat jazz, "over the top" stage antics and virtuosic playing to Kew. From the street corners of Berlin to main stages around the planet, the Demons bring humour and colourful attire to their idiom.

Selena Evangeline
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Selena Evangeline

OLG Kew Gardens Main Stage featuring multi-instrumentalist, songwriter/ performer Selena Evangeline who calls her sound "alternative R&B".

J.P Saxe
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J.P Saxe

OLG Kew Gardens Main Stage a new talent who at age nineteen has a remarkably mature and well rounded sound. Singer songwriter of great skill with a voice comparable to Daryl Hall.

Jesse Dee
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Jesse Dee

Woodbine Park Main Stage featuring new generation R&B singer/songwriter & guitarist extraordinaire from Boston, Jesse Dee.

Paul James
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Paul James

Woodbine Park Main Stage featuring a national cultural icon who’s shared the stage with a virtual "who’s who" of Blues stars.

Jazz Meets Salsa
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Jazz Meets Salsa

Woodbine Park Main Stage featuring internationally celebrated Colombian composer/musician Wilson Acevedo, who'll be drawing on a wide circle of musicians to realize his unique vision of jazz-salsa fusion.

Jorge Luis Torres & Iroko Project
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Jorge Luis Torres & Iroko Project

OLG Kew Gardens Main Stage Cuban music pared down to jazz, dance and improvisation featuring special guests Hilaro Duran and Jane Bunnett.

Adonis Puentes
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Adonis Puentes

Woodbine Park Main Stage with Adonis Puentes who immigrated from Cuba to Canada and who's grown into "a great singer and an elegant composer and lyricist grounded and nourished by his Cuban roots and worldly experience".(Ruben Blades).

Sugar Ray and The BlueTones
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Sugar Ray and The BlueTones

OLG Kew Gardens Main Stage featuring American electric soul blues singer & harp player Sugar Rayand his band who've entertained audiences for 33 years and happen to be one of our Festival's favourite blues bands!

Workshops
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Workshops

It’s our popular, Free, Workshop held mid-week during the 10-day Festival period; geared to complement, diversify and broaden your Beaches Jazz experience. Register to attend at coordinator@beachesjazz.com and enter the workshop name in the subject line. Please click here to learn more.

Jazz Run
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Jazz Run

An Official Tune Up Training Run for the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, assisted by the Beaches Running Room. Join Today!

Multi Arts Projects
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Multi Arts Projects

In 2012 at the third annual Jazz in Motion Juried Photography Exhibition participants displayed images that best defined the essence of jazz music, jazz musicians and the audience which supports them. See what we're doing for 2013. Click here to learn more.

Woodbine Park
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Woodbine Park

Join us lakeside at Woodbine Park for the launch of the Beaches International Jazz Festival and the kick-off to the Festival’s 25th year celebrations. Featuring the Woodbine Park Main Stage and the Afro-Beat Stage. Click here to learn more.

Kew Gardens
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Kew Gardens

The OLG Main Stage at Kew Gardens stage is our global “listening post”. Bands that headline this stage come with a story to share. Click here to learn more.

Beach Boardwalk Stages
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Beach Boardwalk Stages

The Beach Boardwalk Stages features 3 unique stages. The Latin Square is where Jazz meets Salsa and other popular Latin infused beats; the Big Band Stage is a celebration of classic to contemporary big band music; and the World Beat Stage brings its audience a global mix of indigenous and contemporary sounds to enjoy. Click here to learn more.

Streetfest
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Streetfest

StreetFest is a Beaches International Jazz Festival signature event showcasing the finest in Big Band, Swing, Dixieland, Smooth, Post-Bop, Afro-Cuban, Fusion, Funk, R&B and Soul sounds that Toronto has to offer. Click here to learn more.

Taste of Jazz
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Taste of Jazz

It's our Taste of Jazz in Woodbine Park, featuring great live music under the beer tent and a fine line-up of gourmet food trucks featuring a full range of culinary delights to choose from. Click here to learn more.

Visitor Information
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Visitor Information

Our Festival is a one-stop shop for fun and entertainment. Start and end with us or combine your visit to the Festival and the “Beach” with other activities that Toronto and the rest of our Province has to offer. Admission is free. Click here to learn more.



QUICK SCHEDULE

Woodbine Park July 18th - July 23rd, 2014
Main Stage
Trinidad and Tobago Village
Main Stage
Trinidad and Tobago Village
Main Stage
Trinidad and Tobago Village

Kew Gardens July 26th - July 27th, 2014
Main Stage
Youth Stage
Main Stage
Youth Stage

Beaches Boardwalk July 25th - July 27th, 2014
Boardwalk Place
Big Band Stage
Latin Square
Boardwalk Place
Big Band Stage
Latin Square
Boardwalk Place
Big Band Stage
Latin Square