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June 4, 2008

Port Credit Jazz & Blues Festival Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Written by
cindy mcleod

blues festivals, Canada

Port Credit Blues & Jazz Festival

Port Credit Jazz & Blues Festival
Southside Shuffle
September 5-7
Port Credit, ON

Average White Band, Funk Brothers Charlie Musselwhite to Headline Event

The Port Credit Blues & Jazz Festival, “The Southside Shuffle”, celebrates its 10th Anniversary this year, September 5-7th.

Headlining the festival are over 120 Canadian and international acts, including multiple Grammy nominees The Average White Band, legendary group The Funk Brothers, harmonica icon Charlie Musselwhite, Juno Award-winning band Fathead, and many more.

The Sick Kids Jam Stage will be hosted by Juno nominee The Johnny Max Band on Friday & Saturday nights and will feature guest appearances by festival artists.

The Sick Kids Southstage is free to the public and will feature numerous R&B acts as well as up-and-coming blues and jazz musicians. The Junior Jam will showcase aspiring musicians 18 & under.

Other festival highlights include the memorial tribute with the induction of “Dave de Eyre Square,” dedicated as the gateway to the festival.

for more info visit www.southsideshuffle.com


Opening Ceremonies
Lakeshore Road @ Stavebank Road
Top Hat Marching Band
sponsored by Skinner & Middlebrook Funeral Home

1. Southstage
Memorial Park
Stan Street and the Hambone Band
Diana Braithwaite, Homemade Jamz
featuring Kyle, Ryan and Taya Perry

2. Dave de Eyre Square
Memorial Park
5:30pm – Dedication Ceremony

3. Natty’s Bar & Grill
169 Lakeshore Road West

4. Starbucks
111 Lakeshore Road West

5. The Village of Port Credit Dental Centre
12 Front Street South
The Shaftmen
sponsored by The Village of Port Credit Dental Centre

6. The Lighthouse
105 Lakeshore Road West
Trouble and Strife

7. Port Credit Village Marina
1 Port Street East
The Marauders / The Sensations

8. The Waterside Inn
15 Stavebank Road South

9. The Harp
55 Lakeshore Road East
Steve Strongman
sponsored by The Harp

10. ECJ Computers
50 Lakeshore Road East
Elyssa Mahoney & Lucas Hanneman

11. Mosquito Grill
66 Lakeshore Road East

12. Impressionable Gifts
74 Lakeshore Road East
John Finley Quartet

13. Souvlaki Hut
85 Lakeshore Road East
Maria Aurigema
sponsored by Souvlaki Hut

14. Second Cup
91 Lakeshore Road East
Broken Joe

15. Higher Groundz
94 Lakeshore Road East
Mr. Rick & the Biscuits

16. Marish’s Boulangerie
106 Lakeshore Road East
David Rotundo

17. No Frills
99 Lakeshore Road East

18. UPS Store
117 Lakeshore Road East
The Niagara Rythmn Section

19. Tijuana Tan
114 Lakeshore Road East
Tone Dogs

20. Quizno’s
129 Lakeshore Road East
Lost Soul Avenue

21. Skinner & Middlebrook Funeral Home
128 Lakeshore Road East
Dinny’s Dixieland All-stars
sponsored by Nova Promotions

22. Port Street Market
133 Lakeshore Road East

23. The Brogue
136 Lakeshore Road East
Dave Murphy Band

24. Ten Restaurant & Wine Bar
139 Lakeshore Road East

25. Elmwood Meat Market / Ridgetown
170 Lakeshore Road East

26. Cousin’s Market
1215 Hurontario Street

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