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July 8, 2008

Jazz at the Lake Features Ranee Lee, Amos Garrett & More

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cindy mcleod

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Jazz at the Lake

Jazz at the Lake
August 14-1
Sylvan Lake, Alberta

6th Annual Festival Takes Place at Sylvan Lake Next Month

Alberta’s last jazz festival of the summer runs in Sylvan Lake August 14-17, at various venues throughout the townsite.

The 6th annual Jazz at the Lake will feature a mix of jazz genres, with vocal jazz great Ranee Lee from Toronto, guitar master Amos Garrett (High River) who appears in trio, Calgary’s Johnny Summer’s Little Big Band and Dixieland jazz with the H.O.T. Dixieland Jazz Band (Calgary) among the headline roster. Featured from the blues music world is guitarist Jim Guiboche and his band The Sleepers from Edmonton.

Other special events include the Jazz For Kids Concert & Cartoons, a Pub Crawl and a wrap-up jam session and fireworks.

Jazz at the Lake Festival 2008 Performance Schedule

THURSDAY, AUGUST 14th, 2008

BAND: Johnny Summers Little Big Band (Calgary)
EVENT: Swing Dance/Concert
TIME: 8:00 p.m.
VENUE: Sylvan Lake Golf & Country Club Tournament House, 50th Ave. & 60th St.
ADMISSION: $10.00

FRIDAY, AUGUST 15th, 2008

BAND: H.O.T. Dixieland Jazz Band (Calgary)
EVENT: Concert & Sing-along (for residents)
TIME: 2:00 p.m.
VENUE: Bethany Care Centre at Sylvan Lake, 4700–47th Ave.
ADMISSION: Free admission

BAND: Amos Garrett Jazz Trio
EVENT: Concert
TIME: 8:00 p.m.
VENUE: Stevenson Performing Arts Centre, H.J. Cody School, 4520–50th St.
ADMISSION: $25.00

SATURDAY, AUGUST 16th, 2008

BAND: H.O.T. Dixieland Jazz Band (Calgary)
EVENT: Picnic Concert
TIME: 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
VENUE: Lions Legacy Park, 50th St. & 48th Ave.
Free admission

BAND: Jimmy and the Sleepers (Edmonton)
EVENT: Blues Concert/Dance
TIME: 1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
VENUE: Royal Canadian Legion, 4916–50th Ave.
ADMISSION: $15.00

EVENT: Clinic/Master Class with vocalist Ranee Lee
TIME: 4:00 p.m.–5:30 p.m.
VENUE: Stevenson Performing Arts Centre, H.J. Cody School, 4520–50th St.
admission

BAND: World Famous Vocalist—Ranee Lee Quartet
EVENT: Concert
TIME: 8:00 p.m.
VENUE: Stevenson Performing Arts Centre, H.J. Cody School, 4520–50th St.
ADMISSION: $30.00

BAND: Amos Garrett Jazz Trio (High River) in Concert
EVENT: Concert
TIME: TBA
VENUE: Stevenson Performing Arts Centre, H.J. Cody School, 4520–50th St.
ADMISSION: $25.00

SUNDAY, AUGUST 17th, 2008

EVENT: “Jazz for Kids” Concert & Jazzy Cartoons
TIME: 1:00 p.m.
VENUE: Sylvan Lake Municipal Library, 4715–50th Ave.
Free admission

Community Bands Concert
TIME: 2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
VENUE: Lions Legacy Park, 50th St. & 48th Ave.
ADMISSION: Free admission

EVENT: Jazz At The Lake Pub Crawl
TIME: Various bands TBA
VENUES: TBA
Free admission

BAND: H.O.T. Dixieland Jazz Band (Calgary)
EVENT: Concert
TIME: 3:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
VENUE: Marina Bay Gazebo, Marina Bay
Free admission

EVENT: Farewell Jam Session and Fireworks
TIME: 7:00 p.m. to closing
VENUE: Sylvan Lake Golf & Country Club, 5331 Lakeshore Dr.
Reservations required, please call 403-887-6695
Free admission

for more information visit www.sylvanlakejazzfestival.com

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