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August 14, 2006

Sylvan Lake Jazz Festival This Weekend

Written by
cindy mcleod

Sylvan Lake, Alberta plays home to the Jazz at the Lake Festival this coming weekend, with a blend of local and international talent. Headliners include Meredith d’Ambrosio with the Eddie Higgins Trio, and a full complement of Calgary and Edmonton artists in duo, combo and big band settings.

Running for three days, the festival will take place in a variety of indoor and outdoor performances.

for more information visit www.jazzathelake.com

Jazz at the Lake, 2006 Schedule

FRIDAY, AUGUST 18, 2006

BAND: H.O.T. Dixieland Jazz Band (Calgary)
INFO: Concert/Sing-along for lodge residents
TIME: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
VENUE: Bethany Sylvan Lake

BAND: X-Band (Edmonton)
INFO:“Latin Fiesta” Dance/Concert
TIME: 8:00 p.m.
VENUE: Sylvan Lake Golf & Country Club

SATURDAY, AUGUST 19, 2006

BAND: Johnny Summer’s Little Big Band (Calgary)
INFO: Swing Dance/Concert plus student jazz performances
TIME: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
VENUE: Sylvan Lake Curling Club

BAND: H.O.T. Dixieland Jazz Band (Calgary)
INFO: Outdoor Concert (weather permitting)
TIME: 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
VENUE: Lion’s Legacy Park Gazebo

BAND: Vocalist Meredith d’Ambrosio with the Eddie Higgins Trio (USA)
INFO: Master Class/Clinic
TIME: 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
VENUE: H. J. Cody School, Stevenson Performing Arts Centre

BAND: Meredith d’Ambrosio with the Eddie Higgins Quartet (USA)
INFO: In Concert
TIME: 8:00 p.m.
VENUE: H. J. Cody School, Stevenson Performing Arts Centre

SUNDAY, AUGUST 20, 2006

BAND: Audrey Graham/Jim Guloien Jazz Duo (Red Deer/Sylvan Lake)
INFO: Sunday Service
TIME: 10:30 a.m.
VENUE: Memorial Presbyterian Church

BAND: H.O.T. Dixieland Jazz Band (Calgary)
INFO: “Jazz for Kids” Concert & Jazzy Cartoons
TIME: 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
VENUE: Sylvan Lake Municipal Library

BAND: Flat Iron Jazz and Friends (Lacombe)
INFO: Outdoor Concert(Weather Permitting)
TIME: 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
VENUE: Lion’s Legacy Park Gazebo

BAND: Jazz groups in a variety of styles from Calgary, Edmonton and Central Alberta
INFO: Jazz Pub Crawl
TIME: 1:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
VENUE: Various locations

1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Keith Smith Duo & Friends (Calgary)
Bayview Café

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Cornerpocket Trio (Canmore/Calgary)
North Shore Bar & Grill

2:00 p.m – 5:00 p.m.
Bill Jamieson Duo (Edmonton)
Smuggler’s Inn

2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Johanna Sillanpaa Trio (Calgary)
Pete’s At The Beach

4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Jim Guloien Quartet (Sylvan Lake/Calgary)
Donny’s Bar & Bistro

EVENT: Farewell Jam Session
TIME: 7:00 p.m.
VENUE: Sylvan Lake Golf & Country Club

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