Beaches International Jazz Festival

July 5, 2019

July 28, 2019

Free

The Beach, Toronto

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Events Description

Toronto’s beloved music festival and summer mainstay, the Beaches International Jazz Festival, returns  to celebrate its 31st year of unparalleled music from both established and emerging artists. Featuring multiple stages and venues, the return of festival favourites and leading musical talent, the 31st annual Beaches International Jazz Festival is one that can’t be missed.

Sounds of Leslieville & Riverside

We kick off the festival with the Sounds of Leslieville & Riverside Main Stage and Block Party featuring performances from over 40 bands at the Jimmie Simpson Park Main Stage, as well as various locations along Queen St E (between Logan and Broadview Avenues).

The Block Party will feature performers at a number of street corner and park locations along Queen Street East between Broadview and Booth avenues.

The Beaches Jazz Latin Carnival

The Beaches Jazz Latin Carnival will return to Woodbine Park for its fourth year to showcase the lively melodies of salsa, merengue and cumbia.

Friday, July 12 | 6 p.m onwards: DJ Rhymes, Bachata Swing, Salsotika Qrquesta.

Saturday, July 13 | 1 p.m onwards:  DJ Explosivo, Salsa Class, Clave y Son Orq, Rojitas Orquesta, Los Hijos de Tuta, International Show – Tribute to Celia Cruz with Claudia la Gitana.

Sunday, July 14 | 1 p.m onwards: DJ Rhymes, Evaristo Machado & Band , Zumba Happy Feet Team with Tathiana, Pilar, Zuleidi & German, International Show – Tribute to Celia Cruz with Claudia la Gitana at 6:30 p.m.

TD Woodbine Park  – Main Stage concerts

An eagerly-awaited lineup of performances will take over Woodbine Park from Friday July 19 – Sunday July 21 at the TD Main Stage, and at the OLG Main Stage from Friday July 26 – Sunday July 28. Performances will showcase an array of recognized and up-and-coming artists.

Friday, July 19 | 7 p.m. onwards:  Tribute to Studio One: Reggae Got Soul, Funk Frequency.

Saturday, July 20 | 1 p.m. onwards: Discovery Through The Arts, Long Range Hustle, Crack of Dawn, Altin Gun, Stephen Lewis, The Big Band of Fun, DA CRUZ.

Sunday, July 21 | 12:30 p.m. onwards: Discovery Through The Arts, Rob Tardik, Angelique Francis, After Funk.

 A Capella Stage

July 19 |  5:30 p.m onwards: Waterfront Singing Ambassadors, Planting Pearl

July 20 | 1 p.m onwards:  Dammien Alexander, Beatsync, The Ault Sisters, Pressgang Mutiny.

July 21 | 1 p.m onwards: The Watch, Countermeasure, Retrocity, Ro Randall.

StreetFest

Crowd-pleaser and festival mainstay, StreetFest returns with over 100 artists and a drool-worthy line-up of gourmet food trucks from Thursday July 25 – Saturday July 27 on Queen Street East between Woodbine and Beech Avenues. Calypso, new age, jazz, R&B, fusion, Latin, blues and Cajun melodies, paired with unbeatable culinary offerings will ignite senses and entertain festival- goers. More than 45 bands will be taking part and performance times are staggered to maximize listening pleasure for the thousands of visitors who flock to the street each evening.

Admission is FREE for 4 weeks of entertainment in The Beach.

Who is it for?

All ages

HOW MUCH

Tickets : Free Admission

Jazz Run – Varies
How to get tickets?

Buy Online

WHEN & WHERE

Date & Time:

July 5  to 28, 2019

Sounds of Leslieville & Riverside Main Stage and Block Party
Jimmie Simpson Park & Queen St E (870 Queen Street East)

• Friday, July 5, 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.

• Saturday, July 6, noon – 10 p.m.

• Sunday, July 7, noon – 6 p.m.

Beaches Jazz Latin Carnival

Woodbine Park (Northern Dancer Boulevard and Lakeshore Boulevard East)

• Friday, July 12, 5 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

• Saturday, July 13, noon – 11:00 p.m.

• Sunday, July 14, noon – 8:00 p.m.

TD Woodbine Park Series

Woodbine Park (Northern Dancer Boulevard and Lakeshore Boulevard East)

• Friday, July 19, 6 p.m. – 11 p.m.

• Saturday, July 20, noon – 11 p.m.

• Sunday, July 21, noon – 8 p.m.

StreetFest

Queen Street East, between Woodbine and Beech)

• Thursday, July 25, 6 p.m. – 11 p.m.

• Friday, July 26, 6 p.m. – 11 p.m.
• Saturday, July 27, 6 p.m. – 11 p.m.

OLG Woodbine Park Series

Woodbine Park (Northern Dancer Boulevard and Lakeshore Boulevard East)

• Friday, July 26, 6 p.m. – 11 p.m.

• Saturday, July 27, noon – 11 p.m.

• Sunday, July 28, noon – 8 p.m

Venue & Address :

Queen St. E. and Woodbine Park, Toronto, ON M4L 1G5 Canada.

Road Closure:

The following full closures will be effect from noon until 11 p.m. daily from Friday, July 5 until Sunday, July 7.

  • Booth Avenue at Queen Street East (south side) to the lane
  • De Grassi Street at Queen Street East (north side) to the lane
  • Lewis Street at Queen Street East (south side) to the lane
  • Saulter Street at Queen Street East (south side) to the lane
  • Boulton Avenue at Queen Street East (north side) to the lane

 

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