The TD Toronto Jazz Festival Continues On – Highlights for Monday & Tuesday

TD TORONTO JAZZ FESTIVAL PICKS
Monday, June 27

FEATURED PERFORMANCES
Grace Potter
8:30 p.m. – Toronto Star Stage, Nathan Phillips Square
USA Today called her “the best female rock singer in the country right now…”

Kiefer Sutherland Band (Jessica Mitchell opens)
10 p.m. – Horseshoe Tavern (370 Queen Street West)
The legendary actor performs music from his debut album, Down In A Hole

FREE PERFORMANCES
Brian Barlow Big Band – Ellington at Newport w/ Special Guest Guido Basso
12:30 p.m. – Toronto Star Stage, Nathan Phillips Square

The Spandettes
6:30 p.m. – Outdoor Stage, Nathan Phillips Square
Dynamic female vocal trio backed by a killer seven-piece band who are poised to knock your platforms right off of your feet

Tuesday, June 28

FEATURED PERFORMANCES
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis
8 p.m. – Koerner Hall (273 Bloor Street)
Internationally acclaimed trumpeter Wynton Marsalis performs with 15 of the finest jazz players today

Oliver Jones Trio
8 p.m. – Jane Mallett Theatre (27 Front Street East)
After a rich six-decade career, Jones is embarking on his final farewell tour

Gregory Porter (Kandace Springs opens)
8:30 p.m. – Toronto Star Stage, Nathan Phillips Square
His music is timeless yet utterly if its time, Gregory Porter is this generation’s most soulful jazz singer song-writer

Robi Botos & Paul Novotny Duo
8 p.m. / 10 p.m. – Jazz Bistro (251 Victoria Street)
Two of our finest, Robi on piano pairs with bassist Paul Novotny

FREE PERFORMANCES
Michael Occhipinti’s Sicilian Jazz Project
12:30 p.m. – Toronto Star Stage, Nathan Phillips Square
Audiences worldwide are dazzled over this mix of Sicilian folk material with elements of jazz

Mark McLean’s Playground
6:30 p.m. – Outdoor Stage, Nathan Phillips Square

For complete club listings, please visit www.torontojazz.com

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