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Nominated for a JUNO this year in the R&B/Soul Recording category, singer songwriter keyboardist Joanna Borromeo is one of Canada’s most promising soul, r&b, and jazz artists. Joanna is backed by a tight trio led by Saskatoon guitar hero Tim Vaughn.
$20/25 Get Tickets Here! Sponsored by Concorde Group Corp.
Start your jazz season off with one of Saskatoon’s best big bands. Featuring vocalist Robyn Knight, the Stone Frigate Big Band plays the classic swinging hits of Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, and Benny Goodman. The band also features Albert La on tenor and Matt Wolsfeld on piano. Dancers are welcome!
$15/20 Get Tickets Here! Sponsored by Prairie Meats
Think Robert Plant meets Allison Krauss and you’ll have a good idea of where Jen Lane and John Antoniuk (Smokekiller) are coming from. They compliment each other beautifully as they perform John’s indie/roots and Jen’s country/folk.
$15/20 Get Tickets Here! Sponsored by CFCR
Violinist Amanda Bestvater and guitar player Taylor Read are folk pixies who weave haunting melodies, dissonance, and psychedelic accents into heart-wrenching harmonies and vulnerable confessions. A folkster and poet at heart, opener Fern uses music as a means of giving the abstract a body.
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Featuring vocalists Donna Hay and Graham Michael, The Toon Town Big Band plays all the big band classics. This night is the Bassment‘s Volunteer Appreciation Night where we thank our dedicated members who have helped out in the club and in our Jazz Fest Burger Tent.
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A trio of folk musicians, Vishtèn has roots in both the Magdalen Islands and Prince Edward Island. Fusing Acadian and Celtic genres with rock and indie-folk influences, Pascal Miousse and twin sisters Emmanuelle and Pastelle LeBlanc are powerful Francophone singers and fiery multi-instrumentalists.
With howlin’, growlin’, soulful vocals and impressive guitar licks that have made him a household name in the East Coast blues community, Keith Hallet won the 2007 CBC Galaxie Rising Star Award when he was only 17 years old. With a maturity beyond his years, Keith is destined to be a towering figure on the Canadain blues scene.
$17/22 Get Ticket Here Soon! Sponsored by Braid Flooring
The Black Hen Traveling Roadshow Review features three of Canada’s leading roots musicians, brought together for an amazing night of soulful blues belting, first rate guitar picking, and tales tall and true. The Roadshow stars Canada’s 2013 Blues Vocalist of the Year Jim Byrnes, Winnipeg’s consummate blues road warrior Big Dave McLean, and Black Hen Records label head and virtuoso string player Steve Dawson.
$30/40 Sponsored by Braid Flooring
The only jazz artist to be nominated for the pretigious Polaris Prize, Elizabeth Shepherd is an innovator and one of the most alluring and imaginative artists on the comtemporary music scence. With three JUNO nominations and praise for being “a jazz virtuoso with a pop sensibility”, Elizabeth has caught the ear of critics and fans across North America and Europe. The quintet features legendary Canadian trumpet player Kevin Turcotte.
$25/35 Sponsored by Concorde Group Corp.