Shuffle Demons, Delirium, Elmer Ferrer Band, Red Onion Rhythm Kings
Dal Richards & his Orchestra, The Bruce Freedman African Groove Band, The October Trio with Brad Turner, La Gran Union & Wil Campa
Maple Tree Square in Gastown
Water & Carrall
Gastown Jazz, the free two-day New Orleans-style street festival is back! Historic Gastown becomes an open-air party with multiple acts spread over 2 days. Featuring Canadian and International artists, Gastown Jazz has become a traditional destination for jazz fans and is synonymous with the opening weekend of the Festival. Two free stages bookend Water Street's three blocks, and a third stage graces Victory Square Park. Continuous music is performed for everyone to enjoy. Friends and families come from all over to celebrate the beginning of summer while reveling in a diverse array of musical styles. Gastown Jazz also boasts dazzling street entertainers, souvenir and CD kiosks, snacks and refreshments, as well as a wide selection of cafés, restaurants, and bistros all along Water Street.
Listing last confirmed: May. 28, 2008