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. Forty Canadian bands will entertain you along a 2.5 km stretch of Queen Street East located between Woodbine Avenue to the west and Beech Avenue to the east are closed for this occasion. It’s an annual pilgrimage for tens of thousands of patrons who come out on the Thursday, Friday and Saturday to groove to the music, swing to the sounds and soak in the street scene and ambience.

Our 2014 Lineup:

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
1899 Queen St. E. (Brigitta’s) Dr. Draw
Fire Hall-Northwest Driveway Blackboard Blues Band
1910 Queen St. E. (Breakwall BBQ) Arsenal
1920 Queen St. E. (Incurable Collector) Sara B and the Booth Boyz
1921 Queen St. E. (Kew Beach) Imbayakunas
1930 Queen St. E. (Ends) Beach Music Studio Showcase
1938 Queen St. E. (Pizza Nova) Erin McCallum
1943 Queen St. E. (The Gull & The Firkin ) Soul Motivators
1946 Queen St. E. (Smokin’ Cigar) Johannes Linstead
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
1986 Queen St. E. (LCBO) Stacey Renee (Thurs. July 24th)
1986 Queen St. E. (LCBO) Dana Jean Phoenix (Fri. July 25th)
1986 Queen St. E. (LCBO) Chris Tsujiuchi (Sat. July 26th)
Kew Gardens West Entrance Kim & Company
2018 Queen St. E. (Hero Certified Burgers) After Funk
Beach Public Library Gardens (East Entrance) Drumhand
2169 Queen St. E. (Coles) Downtown Dixieland Band
2175 Queen St. E. (RBC) Paul James
2066 Queen St. E. (My Place in the Beach) KC Roberts
2076 Queen St. E. (Gabby’s / Scotia Bank) Johnny Max Band
2090 Queen St. E. (Hair Dynamix) Jason Wilson
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
2253 Queen St. E. (Starbucks Coffee) Rob Christian
2257 Queen St. E. (Sleep Country Canada) Quincy Bullen
2148 Queen St. E. (Swiss Chalet) Toronto All-Star Big Band
2152 Queen St. E. (Homeward) Blue Room
2162 Queen St. E. (Beacher Café) Patrick Tevin’s New Orleans Rhythm
2180 Queen St. E. (Essentia – Natural Memory Foam Mattresses) Juice
2198 Queen St. E. (Arts on Queen) Brownman Electryc Trio
2210 Queen St. E. (Pet Valu) Maya Killtron & The Extremities
2216 Queen St. E. (Beach Chiropractic Centre) United Soul Nations
2232 Queen St. E. (Outrigger Tap and Table) Cobra Kings
2271 Queen St. E. (Totto Salon & Spa) Turks
2301 Queen St. E. (Royal LePage Estate Realty) Project Phoenix
2375 Queen St. E. (Suzuki Shiatsu) Gruvoria
Balmy Beach Club Foot of Beach Ave. One King