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Vancouver International Jazz Festival 2017

Jazz Music Festival in Vancouver

Vancouver International Jazz Festival 2017.

Sonsoles Perez de Tagle
Jun. 12, 2017

CELEBRATING 32 YEARS OF NON-STOP JAZZ. JUNE 23, 2017 TO JULY 2, 2017. 

The Vancouver International Jazz Festival is one of British Columbia's biggest annual music festivals, produced by Coastal Jazz, a local jazz community founded in 1985. A whopping 1,800 artists for 300 concerts in 35 venues--both indoor and outdoor--will be featured, including jazz legends Buddy Guy, Eryka Badu, and Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga. 

This year, the festival kicks off the beautiful summer weather with an exhilarating 10-day celebration (June 23 to July 2, 2017) that features a diverse and talented lineup hailing from every part of the globe. Be sure to check out the official website for the full lineup!

Thursday, June 22, 2017 - The Life Aquatic - A Tribute to David Bowie
Friday, June 23, 2017 - Antibalas with the Mattson 2, Antonio Ciacca Quintet, Dálava, Achim Kaufmann
Saturday, June 24, 2017 - Nomadic Massive, Antonio Ciacca Quintet, Donny McCaslin Group, Thus Owls
Sunday, June 25, 2017 - Kandace Springs, Tommy Emmanuel, Jenn Bojm & Khingfisher, Kenny Barron, Roy Forbes, Phronesis, Omar Souleyman, Re-Bop!, Nick Fraser Trio, LSD Trio
Monday, June 26, 2017 - Ziggy Marley, Buckman Coe, Half Waif, Ingrid and Christine Jensen, Land of Talk, Dylan Cramer Quartet, Perch Hen Brock and Rain
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - Cyrus Chrestnut Trio, Tierney Stutton Band, Bokanté, Banda Magda, Steelin' In the Years, Jacob Collier, Rumba Calzada, Luc Ex Naked Wolf
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - Branford Marsalis and the VSO, Shobaleader One with V. Vecker, Dave Sikula, Satkuo Fujii and Kaze
Thursday, June 29, 2017 - Emmet Choen Trio featuring Ron Carter, Thievery Corporation, Sonny Landreth, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Mimosa, Claudia Quintet
Friday, June 30, 2017 - Buster Williams & Something More, Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox, John Boutte, Gypsophilia, Cat Toren, Groden Grdina Septet
Saturday, July 1, 2017 - Who Has Seen The Wind?, Laura Jurd Dinosaur, Sylvain Darrifourcq
Sunday, July 2, 2017 - Scott Hamilton Trio, Mendham, Plimley/Reed/Van Der Schyff, Gard Nilssen, Bard Turner Quartet, BassDrumBone, Gerry Hemingway/Tony Wilson, John Gross

Free Events:

Granville Island - Public Market Stage
Friday June 23, 2017 - Last Ark Out
Saturday June 24, 2017 - Trevor Whitridge Quintet
Sunday June 25, 2017 - Leo Bae Quintet
Monday June 26, 2017 - Omianan
Tuesday June 27, 2017 - Ben Frost Quartet
Wednesday June 28, 2017 - Geoff Claridge Quartet
Thursday June 29, 2017 - Laura Crema and Blue Shadows on the Trail
Friday June 30, 2017 - Christopher Fraser Trio
Saturday July 1, 2017 - The Burying Ground
Sunday July 2, 2017 - Natasha D'Agostino Quintet

Granville Island - Performance Works
Friday June 23, 2017 - Anna Webber's Simple Trio
Saturday June 24, 2017 - Achim Kaufmann's Grunen
Sunday June 25, 2017 - Myriad3
Monday June 26, 2017 - The Peggy Lee Band
Thursday June 29, 2017 - Wojcinski/Szmanda Quartet
Friday June 30, 2017 - Tony Wilson & Let's Burn Down the Cornfield
Saturday July 1, 2017 - Neil Cowley Trio, Simon Millerd Quintet, The Newest Sound Tribute to Jeanne Lee, Hyper, Sharon Minemoto Quartet, Lan Tung's Proliferasian
Sunday July 2, 2017 - The Bob Murphy Tribute Project

Granville Island - Ron Basford Park Stage
Saturday July 1, 2017 - Black Gardenia, The offering of Curtis Andrews, Jen Hodge All Stars

Granville Island - Railspur District Stage
Saturday July 1, 2017 - Rich Hope and his Evil Doers, The Rubber Band, Jared Burrows Sextet

West Vancouver Memorial Library
Friday June 23, 2017 - Jim Campilongo and the Brooklynites

Downtown - Robson Street Stage
Saturday June 24, 2017 - Joel Miller with Sienna Dahlen, Colin Cowan & The Elastic Stars, Organ.ic Chemistry, Tim Sars Sextet
Sunday June 25, 2017 - Blue Moon Marquee, Barbra Lica Quintet, Diyet, Ariel Pocock Trio, Moondle

Downtown - Georgia Street Stage
Saturday June 24, 2017 - Sammy Miller and the Congregation, Mario Rom's Interzone, Les Filles De Illighadad, Brad Turner's Anger Management
Sunday June 25, 2017 - The Boom Booms, Nik West, Wooden Horsemen, Jim Campilongo and the Brooklynites, Star System

David Lam Park - Main Stage
Saturday July 1, 2017 - Lady Wray, Big Evil, Tami Neilson, Jane Bunnett and Maqueque, Quartuor Andre Lachance, Coco Jafro
Sunday July 2, 2017 - Royal Canoe, Horsepowar, Haram with Fredrik Ljungkvist, Raco Renteria, Malcolm Aiken & New Futures, TD High School Jazz Intensive with Tomeka Reid

Roundhouse - Exhibition Hall
Saturday July 1, 2017 - Tom Wherrett's Evil Three with Skye Brooks, David Balke Quartet, Elisa Thorn's Hue
Sunday July 2, 2017 - Elaschuck/Styffe/Coon/Holy, Greasy G and the Poole, Gavin Youngash Trio

Civic Plaza North Vancouver
Saturday June 24, 2017 - Festival D'Ete Afro-Canadian Collaboration
Sunday July 2, 2017 - Jennifer Scott

Lynn Valley Stage
Sunday June 25, 2017 - Soulstream

For tickets and more information please visit coastaljazz.ca.