August 8th-9th, 2014!
The TD Downtown Oakville Jazz Festival is all about ambience: outdoor patios, great shopping, fine dining and excellent entertainment! Bringing enjoyment for over 20 years, the TD Downtown Oakville Jazz Festival provides an amazing weekend for the entire family. The Jazz Festival is a FREE event that showcases over 25 bands on six stages throughout the downtown:
Dr. Lonnie Smith: is an unparalleled musician, composer, performer and recording artist. An authentic master and guru of the Hammond B-3 organ for over five decades, he has been featured on over seventy albums, and has recorded and performed with a virtual “Who’s Who” of the greatest jazz, blues and R&B giants in the industry.
Alysha Brilla: is a Juno nominated critically acclaimed Tanzanian-Canadian singer, songwriter and producer. In the summer of 2013, Brilla released her first full length record, “In My Head.” She has performed for audiences internationally and been featured on CBC, Global TV and Omni network.
Daryl Stuermer Duo: As a guitarist for Jean-Luc Ponty, Genesis and Phil Collins, Daryl found inspiration for the duo from his Godin LGXT “electracoustic” guitar; an incredibly versatile instrument. Daryl performs his own instrumental compositions as well as some of his favorite Genesis songs.
Manteca has sold over 100,000 records around the world and shared stages with Miles Davis, Ella, Van Morrison and many others, from the Hollywood Bowl to the North Sea Jazz Festival. Manteca is one of Canada’s best-known and original instrumental artists.
And many more! For full schedule details please visit: oakvillejazz.com
This year enter for your chance to win the ‘Best Seats in the House’ presented by Khachi Design Group. You and a guest will enjoy the headlining performers from a VIP area with meals served from 7 Enoteca. To enter visit the Downtown Oakville facebook page and click on the contest tab.
The TD Downtown Oakville Jazz Festival is brought to you by the businesses of Downtown Oakville and our generous sponsors: TD Bank, Celebrate Ontario, Budds’ Chevrolet, Bell, Merriam School of Music, Khachi Design Group, Great Gulf Homes, Pratt & Whitney Canada, OLG, The Invidiata Team RE/MAX Aboutowne, Jacox Harley-Davidson, and the Wineries of Niagara on-the-Lake.
Come for the music and stay for the delicious food, shopping and amazing deals! Many Downtown Oakville retailers will have extended hours both Friday August 8th and Saturday August 9th.