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.  Upwards of 50 Canadian bands entertain you along a 2 km stretch of Queen Street East, closed for this occasion.  It’s an annual pilgrimage for tens of thousands of patrons who come out on the Thursday, Friday and/or Saturday to groove to the music, swing to the sounds and soak in the street scene and ambience.

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StreetFest is coming July 24th – 26th, 2014. Our amazing 2013 Lineup is below.


Bands play at the same location every night. Bands play 3 sets from 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm nightly.
Location Artist
SE Corner Queen & Woodbine Samba Squad
1897 Queen St. E. (Beach Dental) Dr. Draw
Fire Hall-Northwest Driveway Blackboard Blues Band
1910 Queen St. E. (Breakwall BBQ) Clint Ryan & the Burgess Brothers
1920 Queen St. E. (Incurable Collector) Who Stole the Cookies
1921 Queen St. E. (Arax Shawarma) Imbayakunas
1930 Queen St. E. (Ends) Ends Music Showcase
1938 Queen St. E. (Pizza Nova) Erin McCallum
1943 Queen St. E. (The Gull & The Firkin ) Amanda Moscar
1945 Queen St. E (TheraLase Laser Centre) & The Street Collective
1946 Queen St. E. (Smokin’ Cigar) Johannes Linstead
1953 Queen St. E. (The Works) Midnite Riders
1958 Queen St. E. (Lion On The Beach) Jerome Godboo
1963 Queen St. E. (St. Louis Bar & Grill) Yiannis Kapoulas
1970 Queen St. E. (Bow Thai) Puente Del Diablo
1972 Queen St. E. (Seagull) Seagull All-Stars
1982 Queen St. E. (Starbucks Coffee) God Made Me Funky
KEW Gardens (West Entrance) Brian Rose Little Big Band
2018 Queen St. E. (Hero Certified Burgers) Nightfly
Beach Public Library Gardens (East Entrance) Hennessy Talent Quest Winner – Maneli Jamal
2169 Queen St. E. (Coles) Downtown Dixieland Band
2175 Queen St. E. (RBC) George Olliver
2185 Queen St. E. (LCBO) KC Roberts
2066 Queen St. E. (My Place in the Beach) Jesse Whiteley
2076 Queen St. E. (Gabby’s / Scotia Bank) Johnny Max Band
2090 Queen St. E. (Hair Dynamix) Moka
2215 Queen St. E. (Beach Hardware) PHUSION
2233 Queen St. E. (Queen Compact Cars) Neil Chapman
2114 Queen St. E. (First Choice Hair Cutters) The Metro Big Band
2237 Queen St. E. The Al Sinclair Team (Remax) Gone Phission
2253 Queen St. E. (Starbucks Coffee) Irene Torres & The Sugar Devils
2257 Queen St. E. (Sleep Country Canada) Quincy Bullen
2271 Queen St. E. (Totto Salon & Spa) Arlene Paculan
2148 Queen St. E. (Swiss Chalet) Toronto All-Star Big Band
2301 Queen St. E. (Royal LePage) Project Phoenix
2152 Queen St. E. (Homeward) Blue Room
2162 Queen St. E. (Beacher Café) Patrick Tevin’s New Orleans Rhythm
2180 Queen St. E. (Essentia At The Beach) Juice
2339 Queen St. E. (DeClute Real Estate) Soul Motivators
2198 Queen St. E. (Arts on Queen) Brownman Electryc Trio
2210 Queen St. E. (Pet Valu) Not Affiliated Big Band
2216 Queen St. E. (Beach Chiropractic Centre) United Soul Nations
2232 Queen St. E. (Outrigger Tap and Table) Cobra Kings
2375 Queen St. E. (Suzuki Shiatsu) Gruvoria
Balmy Beach Club Foot of Beach Ave. Paul James