TD TORONTO JAZZ FESTIVAL Artist Spotlight: Michael Franti & Spearhead

Celebrating its 30th anniversary this summer, the TD Toronto Jazz Festival announces its lineup as it runs from June 24 – July 3, 2016 featuring a diverse range of musicians including heavyweights, rising stars and established artists such as:

Gregory Porter • Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings • Oliver Jones Trio • Joe Jackson

Robert Glasper Experiment • Avishai Cohen Trio • Grace Potter • Allen Stone

Michael Franti • Lee Fields • Eagle Rock Gospel Singers • Bill Charlap Trio

Fanfare Ciocarlia • The Hot Sardines • Robi Botos • David Braid

Broadsway • Heather Bambrick • Laili Biali • Hilario Duran

Lemon Bucket Orkestra • Alex Pangman • Phil Dwyer

Melissa Stylianou • John Alcorn

and many more!

Long known for his globally conscious lyrics, powerful performances and dynamic live shows, Michael Franti has continually been at the forefront of lyrical activism, using his music as a positive force for change. Franti has dedicated his life to spreading the joy of music and positivity to millions of people and there is simply no one who takes the stage with as much righteous joy as Michael Franti & Spearhead.

Catch them Friday July 1, 2016 at Nathan Philips Square at 8:30 p.m..

http://torontojazz.com/

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