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March 31, 2008

Junofest Offers Loads of Music for Jazz & Blues Fans

Written by
cindy mcleod

live jazz, blues, Canada


Junofest 2008
Fri & Sat, Apr 4 & 5
various venues, Calgary

Junofest Club Lineup of Jazz & Blues

Calgary proves that “Music Lives Here” this week when Junofest 2008 kicks off on Thursday, April 3rd, with an exciting schedule of events including a two-night extravaganza on Friday & Saturday, April 4 & 5, running each night from 9pm to 2am.

JunoFest will feature a multitude of acts including indie artists, hometown favourites and JUNO Award nominees performing at various venues in downtown Calgary.

A full spectrum of top notch jazz and blues talent will be appearing at several venues. Those who purchase the $30 wristbands from Ticketmaster can hear their favourite bands at the following:

1. Beat Niq Jazz & Social Club (811-1st St. SW)

Friday – JAZZ

10:00 PM Sinistrio
11:00 PM Jodi Proznick Quartet
12:00 AM Michael Occhipinti and Creation Dream
1:00 AM Sillan and Young

Saturday – JAZZ

10:00 PM Tyler Hornby
11:00 PM Johnny Summers
12:00 AM Brandi Disterheft
1:00 AM Richard Underhill

2. Cantos Music Foundation [All Ages] (134-11th Ave. SE)

Friday – BLUES, JAZZ

11:00 PM Lindsay Ell

Saturday – BLUES, WORLD

11:00 PM Ellen McIlwaine & Cassius Khan

3. Ironwood Stage & Grill (1429-9th Ave. SE)

Friday – ROOTS & BLUES

12:00 AM Little Miss Higgins
1:00 AM Highwater Jug Band

4. Kits on 16th (720-16th Ave. NW)

Friday – BLUES

11:00 PM Lindsay Ell
11:00 PM Darren Johnson
12:00 AM Harrison Kennedy

Saturday – BLUES

10:00 PM Steve Pineo
11:00 PM Tim Williams
12:00 AM Derek Miller
1:00 AM Johnny Max Band

5. Mile One Urban Tavern (1140-10th Ave. SW)

Friday – LATIN

10:00 PM Celso Machado
12:00 AM Mocking Shadows

Saturday – BLUES, JAZZ

11:00 PM Souls In Rhythm
1:00 AM Urban Divide

6. Quincy’s (609-7th Ave. SW)

Saturday – LATIN

12:00 AM Bomba
1:00 AM Alex Cuba

7. The Shamrock Hotel (2101-11th Ave. SE)

Friday – BLUES

11:00 PM Rachelle Van Zanten
12:00 AM Fathead
1:00 AM Skavenjah

for more info & full schedule visit www.junofest.ca

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