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July 7, 2007

PEI Jazz & Blues Festival This Weekend

Written by
cindy mcleod

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PEI Jazz and Blues Festival Lineup

The PEI Jazz & Blues Festival continues this weekend, with a top-drawer lineup scheduled to appear at a variety of concerts, workshops and late night jams over the four days.

Headliners include some of the biggest names in Canadian and international jazz and blues, with B3 giant Doug Riley, clarinet legend Phil Nimmons, the Downchild Blues Band, and singer David Clayton Thomas of Blood Sweat & Tears fame among them.

PEI JAZZ & BLUES FESTIVAL SCHEDULE

THURSDAY JULY 5

6pm: St. Pauls Church – Field Trip CD Release

Festival Tent (Mainstage)

7:30 – “Ton-ic” CD release, with Doug Riley, Chris Mitchell, Jamie Gatti, and Dave Burton.
8:45 – Andrea Koziol with Kevin Breit and Ian de Souza.
10:00 – Doug Riley with Mike Murley, Kevin Turcotte, Ted Quinlan and Terry Clarke

Kwik Kopy Late Night Jam

11:00 – Kevin Breit with Chris Mitchell, Jamie Gatti, Ian deSouza and Dave Burton
12:00 Field Trip CD Launch

FRIDAY JULY 6

Workshops

1pm: “Guitar Workshop”, Kevin Breit and Ted Quinlan
4pm: “It’s About Time”, drummer Terry Clarke

6pm: St Paul’s Church – Lina Allemano Four

Festival Tent (Mainstage)

7:30: El Viento Flamenco
8:30: Kevin Breit and Folk Alarm
9:45: Harry Manx

Kwik Kopy Late Night Jam

11:00: Doug Riley with Mike Murley, Ted Quinlan and Terry Clarke
12:00: Kevin Breit and Folk Alarm
1:00: &nbspDoug Riley with Mike Murley, Ted Quinlan and Terry Clarke

SATURDAY JULY 7

Workshops

1pm: “Jazz 101″Ian Toms/Paul Vienneau
3pm: “History of the Blues” Morgan Davis

Festival Tent (Mainstage)

12:00: Blueprints
1:15: Saddle River String Band
2:30: Mark Haines & The Neighbours
7:30: Ian Toms/Paul Vienneau/Richard Knox
8:30: Morgan Davis
9:30: Downchild Blues Band

6pm St PaulsChurch – Nimmons ‘N’ Braid

Kwik Kopy Late Night Jam

11:00: Doug Riley with Mike Murley, Ted Quinlan and Terry Clarke
12:00: Joey Kitson with Chris Corrigan, Chas Guay and Dale DesRoches
1:00: &nbspDoug Riley with Mike Murley, Ted Quinlan and Terry Clarke

SUNDAY JULY 8

Festival Tent (Mainstage)

12:00: Nimmons Tribute: Festival Big Band performing “Atlantic Suite”.
1:15: City Stages
2:30: Matt Minglewood
7:30: David Clayton Thomas

4pm: St Pauls Church – Christine Jensen Quartet

for more info visit www.jazzandblues.ca

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