THE 27th BEACHES INTERNATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVAL JULY 10 – 26, 2015 TORONTO; Canada’s largest jazz music festival – free for all!

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THE 27th BEACHES INTERNATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVAL
JULY 10 – 26, 2015
TORONTO
www.beachesjazz.com
Canada’s largest jazz music festival – free for all!

WHAT: Approximately one million in attendance, a massive three-week free celebration of music with
over 10 stages plus a StreetFest. Features include a dynamic musical roster, exciting activities
and an enticing line-up of gourmet food trucks.

WHO: The festival will showcase the sensational musical talents of both established and emerging artists,
from jazz, blues, Latin, Swing, Global, World Beat, Big Band, Dixieland, Afro-Cuban, Funk, R&B, Ska
to Soul and more. A full schedule will be announced early June, please visit
http://beachesjazz.com/complete-concert-schedule/

WHEN: July 10 – 26, 2015

July 8 – 10, Wednesday – Friday
Welcoming the Pan Am Games*

July 9, Thursday
Farmers Market Jazz Series: East Lynn Farmers Market

July 10 – 12, Friday – Sunday
Saluting the Pan Am Games*

July 12, Sunday
Beaches Jazz Fun Run

July 12, Sunday
Farmers Market Jazz Series: Leslieville Farmers Market

July 16, Thursday
Farmers Market Jazz Series: East Lynn Farmers Market

July 17 – 19, Friday – Sunday
Woodbine Park Musical Performances

July 19, Sunday
Farmers Market Jazz Series: Leslieville Farmers Market

July 21 – 22, Tuesday – Wednesday
Taste of Jazz

July 23 – 25, Thursday – Saturday
StreetFest

July 23 – 26, Thursday – Sunday
Kew Beach World Beat Stage

July 24 – 26, Friday – Sunday
Woodbine Park Musical Performance

WHERE: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

PUBLIC INFO: 416-698-2152

ADMISSION: FREE

July 8 – 10 Pan AM* Welcome: Billy Bishop Airport (2 Eireann Quay)
Special performances welcome the 2015 Pan AM games* and its athletes.

July 9 Farmers Market Jazz Series: East Lynn Farmers Market (Danforth Ave between West Lynn Ave. and East Lynn Ave.)
The Festival contributes some of its locally grown musical talent to entertain farmers’ market shoppers.

July 10-12 Pan AM* Celebrations: Woodbine Park (Northern Dancer Boulevard and Lakeshore Boulevard East)
A special homage to the music of the countries represented at the Pan Am Games, taking place at Pan AM*
Main Stage and Pan AM* Indie stage.

July 12 Beaches Jazz Fun Run: (Beach Boardwalk/8 a.m.)
An annual run aimed at raising money for Rotary International, Toronto East General Hospital and the Canadian
Running Series Foundation.

July 12 Farmers Market Jazz Series: Leslieville Farmers Market (20 Woodward Ave)
The Festival contributes some of its locally grown musical talent to entertain farmers’ market shoppers.

July 16 Farmers Market Jazz Series: East Lynn Farmers Market (Danforth Ave between West Lynn Ave. and East Lynn Ave.)
The Festival contributes some of its locally grown musical talent to entertain farmers’ market shoppers.

July 17 – 19 Musical Performances: Woodbine Park (Northern Dancer Boulevard and Lakeshore Boulevard East)
Experience up close and personal jazz performances at TD Main Stage, talented youth combos at Ports Toronto
Youth Stage, a kaleidoscope of African and Afro-Caribbean at Party Island Stage and some of Canada’s finest
acapella groups at Acapella Stage.

July 19 Farmers Market Jazz Series: Leslieville Farmers Market (20 Woodward Ave)
The Festival contributes some of its locally grown musical talent to entertain farmers’ market shoppers.

July 21 – 22 Taste of Jazz: Woodbine Park (Northern Dancer Boulevard and Lakeshore Boulevard East)
This two-day event excites foodies and music lovers alike featuring live music and a lineup of gourmet food
trucks offering a full range of culinary delights.
Daily 5 p.m. – 10 p.m.

July 23 – 25 StreetFest: Queen Street East will be closed from Woodbine Ave. to Beech Ave. from 6 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. nightly. The
north / south streets of Waverley Ave., Wineva Ave., and Lee Ave. will remain open throughout the evening.
Forty bands perform along a closed to traffic 2.5 km stretch, playing genres such as Swing, Dixieland, Afro-Cuban,
Funk, R&B, Ska, Soul, Global and more.

July 23 – 26 Kew Beach World Beat Stage: (parking Lot of the Beach United Church on Wineva Avenue just north of Queen Street East)
Performances will take place Thursday to Saturday from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. and Friday to Sunday from
noon to 5 p.m.

July 24 – 26 Musical Performances: Woodbine Park (Northern Dancer Boulevard and Lakeshore Boulevard East)
Enjoy performances from musicians who’ve created a special buzz at OLG Main Stage, witness the future of
jazz at Ports Toronto Youth Stage, Latin flavours of the Caribbean at Latin Square Stage and the sounds of the
30’s, 40’s, and 50’s at Big Band Stage.

*We’re not affiliated with the Games, but as a long time event located in a city that’s a cornucopia of cultures from around the world – we’re using this opportunity to showcase music that will have something for everyone to enjoy! They don’t call Toronto a world within one city for nothing!

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