Pavlo in concert tonight!
Pavlo will be performing tonight at the Arts and Culture centre! The show begins at 8p.m.
Wreckhouse International Jazz and Blues Festival Gala
Dance to the Music
Headlining the Dance to the Music show on Friday June 27 @ the Bella Vista is Jody Richardson and the East Coast R&B All Stars! Be sure to get your tickets soon!
WRECKHOUSE INTERNATIONAL JAZZ AND BLUES FESTIVAL WORKSHOPS
“Learn Your Fretboard” Workshop with Rob Tardik – Thursday June 26. 3-4:30pm – @ The LSPU Hall
Top ten Billboard charting artist and 2010 Canadian smooth jazz guitarist of the year, Rob will show you some of his trademark methods for helping you unlock the fretboard regardless of style of music you perform, so you can continue on your way to expanding your fretboard awareness, knowledge and skill set. Topics will include tricks to learn your notes/chords/scales, building strong technique and guitar chops, improvisation concepts and songwriting 101! Bring your guitars and sit in!
Yoruba Music and Jazz – Saturday June 28. 2-3:30pm @ The LSPU Hall
Jorge Luis Torres and the group Iroko will demonstrate the use of the Bata drums and how to combine this music into modern jazz
Craig Hadlow – Sunday June 29. 2-3:30pm @ The LSPU Hall
Internationally renowned drummer, Craig Hadlow will present a “Letter To Me” – what do I know now that I wished I’d known then? Craig will share his experiences on his way to becoming a world-class multi-instrumentalist through colourful stories and performance.
DANCE TO THE MUSIC!
Thursday June 26, Jimmy Thompson and Rob Mills @ Blue on Water – 4:00-6:30 p.m
Friday June 27, performance to be announced – Blue on Water – 4:00-6:30 p.m
Saturday June 28, performance to be announced – Blue on Water – 4:00-6:30 p.m
Sunday June 29, Jeremy Ledbetter @ Blue on Water – 4:00-6:30 p.m
THE WRECKHOUSE INTERNATIONAL JAZZ AND BLUES FESTIVAL’S OFFICIAL SCHEDULE
A larger and printable version can be found here.
Another fantastic artist that will be performing at this year’s Wreckhouse International Jazz and Blues Festival is Alexis Baro.
Alexis Baro is a three-time nominee for the Canadian National Jazz Award in the “Best Trumpet Player” category. He began plying trumpet at a early age and ended his studies as a certified instructor from the renowed Amadeo Roland Music Institute in Havana. He relocated to Canada in 2001 and has since worked in a variety of genres including Jazz, R&B, Funk, Calypso and Latin. He performed and recorded as a member of the Canadian hard bop band “Kollage” for many years and was a featured solist on Hilario Duran’s Juno Award winning album “From The Heart”. Read more about Alexis Baro,
BELLA VISTA DANCE SHOW
Friday, June 27th, join the Linda Jayne Band, East Coast R&B All Stars, and Billy & The Bruisers.
Show starts @ 8pm. Tickets $25 each – taxes included.
WRECKHOUSE INTERNATIONAL JAZZ AND BLUES FESTIVAL FINAL GALA EVENT
Arts and Culture Centre
Wednesday, July 2nd @ 8pm
Nick Earl & Joseph Coffin, Cathy Newhook and the Blue Sky Thinkers, The Ladies of Jazz featuring Heather Bambrick and Katie Hopkins, and big band Jazz East with musical director Bill Brennan.
Tickets on sale now at the Arts and Culture Centre – $30 +HST and surcharge
This year’s Volunteer Rally will be held on Wednesday, June 11th, from 5:30-7:30pm, at The LSPU Hall in the Cox & Palmer 2nd Space. The LSPU Hall is located on 3 Victoria Street, right here in St.John’s. For any questions or for more information please contact Dannielle. We Hope to see you all there!
Rob Tardik is only one of the great artists being featured in this years festival!
THIS YEAR’S ARTIST LINE UP HAS BEEN ANNOUNCED!
Check out our Artists page here for the complete list of artists playing at the Wreckhouse International Jazz and Blues Festival 2014!
Hey everyone, we are looking for some dedicated ladies and gentlemen to help with this year’s festival. For more information please contact Dannielle. We have many positions that are just begging for an energetic, devoted person like you! You can view our Volunteer Information page here, to download all necessary forms to join the team!