Vancouver International Jazz Festival 2011
Vancouver’s signature festival and British Columbia’s biggest music showcase will descend upon the city for ten days starting this weekend. From June 24 – July 3 The Vancouver International Jazz Festival will fill the city with a festive spirit. From noon a rich tapestry of jazz, blues, funk, Latin, fusion, electronica and world music will fill the air at venues big and small, indoor and outdoor across the city.
By taking the music to concert halls, parks, community spaces, clubs, public plazas and neighbourhood streets, the Jazz Festival will electrifies Vancouver with over 400 concerts and stirs the souls of more that 500,000 people each year.
The festival will feature over 1800 musicians from Canada and around the world performing at over 40 venues citywide. There will be approximately 150 free concerts including Gastown Jazz on opening weekend (June 24-25), Canada Day on Granville Island, and the Jazz at the Roundhouse & David Lam Park free concert extravaganza on closing weekend (July 2-3).
List of venues and concert details here.
What: TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival
Where: Various Locations
Date: June 24-July 3rd