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July 5, 2006

PEI Jazz & Blues Festival Starts Tomorrow

Written by
cindy mcleod

Canadian Jazz & Blues Festival

2nd Annual PEI Jazz & Blues Festival Begins Tomorrow

The second annual PEI Jazz & Blues Festival begins tomorrow in Charlottetown, and runs through Sunday, July 9th. The event features a great lineup of local and international jazz and blues artists, including jazz greats such Doug Riley and the Mike Murley/David Brad Quartet, and blues notables Ellen McIlwaine, and Sue Foley, among the headlining acts on the festival mainstage. The well-organized festival also offers a host of other events, including numerous free performances, club appearances, and workshops in various venues throughout the city.

for more information visit www.jazzandblues.ca

PEI JAZZ AND BLUES FESTIVAL SCHEDULE

MAINSTAGE / FESTIVAL TENT

Thursday, July 6

Jazz… straight ahead! / 7-11pm
City Stages
Mike Murley/ David Braid Quartet
Doug Riley
Dione Taylor

Friday, July 7

Blues and the World / 7-11 pm
Scott Parsons
Ellen McIlwaine
Cassius Khan
Montuno Police

Saturday, July 8

Standards with attitude…and a new release! / 1 – 5pm
Chastity and the Soul Food Trio
Ian Toms
Alex Pangman & Her Alleycats

Blues, blues, blues and a fingerpicking monster / 7-11pm
Hot Toddy with Isaac and Blewett
Sue Foley
Don Ross

Sunday July 9 / 1-5pm

Charlottetown Jazz Ensemble
OST
Tom Roach
Matt Andersen

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LATE NIGHT AT THE DELTA PRINCE EDWARD 11 pm – 2 am

Thursday / OST and Friends
Friday / Doug Riley with Montuno Police
Saturday / Doug Riley with Ellen McIlwaine and Hot Toddy

WORKSHOPS / JAKES KITCHEN & BAR / 11 am – 2 pm

Thursday / Jazz Improvisation
Friday/ World Percussion
Saturday / The Versatile Bassist
Sunday / Guitar Chops

CLUBS

Fishbone’s Seafood Grill / 11 – 2 AM
Thursday, Friday, Saturday / David Restivo Trio
Sunday / David Restivo Trio, Blue Prints

42nd Street Lounge / 11 – 2AM
Friday, Saturday / Ross Macdonald and Friends

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CITY STAGES

RICHMOND STREET / 11pm – 2am

Thursday – Sunday / Nick Howard Group

VISITOR INFORMATION CENTRE

Thursday
Queen Charlotte Jazz Rehearsal / 10-11:30am, 12-1:30pm
Literary Arts Series / 2-4:30pm
Drum Circle / 4:45-7:15pm

Friday
Fiddle & Step / 10-11:30am
Queen Charlotte Jazz Rehearsal / 12-1:30pm
Singer-Songwriter Series / 2-4:30pm
Jam Session / 4:45 – 7:15 pm

Saturday
Colonel Gray Senior Jazz Rehearsal / 10-11:30am
Queen Charlotte Jazz / 12-1:30pm
Singer-Songwriter Series / 2-4:30pm

Sunday
Colonel Gray Senior Jazz / 12-1:30pm

ALLEY

Thursday
Kurt Sampson & Friends / 2-4pm
Evan Cribb Quartet / 4:45-7:15pm

Friday
Keep on Shucking / 11am-1:30pm
Fresh Jazz Sextet / 4:45-7:15pm

Saturday
Curtis Hughes Quintet / 2-4:30pm

VICTORIA ROW

Thursday
Fresh Jazz Sextet / 10:30am-1pm
Chris Budhan Group / 5-7:30pm

Friday
David Reid Sextet / 10:30am-1pm
Chris Budhan Group / 5-7:30pm

Saturday
Nick Howard Group / 10:30am – 1pm
Chris Budhan Group / 5-7:30 pm

Sunday
Curtis Hughes Quintet / 10:30am-1pm
Chris Budhan Group / 5-7:30pm

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