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NJF 2015 Artist Announcement: BIG RUDE JAKE

DATE: Saturday July 25th, 2015 STAGE: Doc Magilligan’s Restaurant & Irish Pub ADDRESS: 6400 Lundy`s Lane, Niagara Falls, ON L2G 1T6 TIME: 9:30PM – 1AM TICKET PRICE: $20 + HST BAND MEMBERS: Jake Hiebert (Big Rude Jake) Band Leader, songwriter, singer, guitarist James “Road Dog” Walker: agent, manager BAND BIO: Jake Hiebert AKA Big Rude Jake is the nicest guy …

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Announcement: John Sherwood Swings

DATE: Saturday July 25th, 2015 STAGE: Simcoe Park, NOTL, ON ADDRESS: Picton St, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1T0 TIME: 2:30 PM – 3:15 PM TICKET PRICE: Free BAND MEMBERS: John Sherwood (piano) Randy Stirtzinger (bass) Kevin Lipischak (drums) Bill Melymuka (trumpet) Alistair Robertson (saxophone) BAND BIO: We will be playing swing music from the 30s and 40s as accompaniment for a …

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‘Jazz for the Ages’ Youth Contest

Seeking emerging jazz artists (age 23 or younger) to perform at the 2015 TD Niagara Jazz Festival Winners will perform on the Mill St. Market Stage in St. Catharines on Saturday, July 25th, 2015 at 6pm. Runners up will perform on the Village Stage on Saturday, July 25th, 2015 at 3pm. Auditions: When: Sunday, June 14th, 2015 Where: White Oaks …

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Artist UPDATE! GENEVIEVE MARENTETTE TRIO

DATE: Sunday July 26th, 2015 STAGE: The Village Outdoor Stage ADDRESS: 2 Macdonell Road, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, L0S 1J0 TIME: 3:00PM – 3:45PM TICKET PRICE: Free BAND MEMBERS: George Koller – Producer and Bass Player Mark Kieswetter – Piano Genevieve Marentette – Vocals BAND BIO: Genevieve Marentette is beloved amongst Toronto’s musicians for her talent and grace, but she has been …

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NJF 2015 Artist Announcement: The Barbra Lica Trio

DATE: Saturday July 25th, 2015 STAGE: Mill Street Market Stage ADDRESS: St. Catharines TIME: 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM TICKET PRICE: $20 BAND MEMBERS: Barbra Lica – vocals Lou Pomanti – piano Ross MacIntyre – bass BAND BIO: Barbra Lica promotes her new album, Kissing You,and celebrates old favourites with producer Lou Pomanti on piano and bassist Ross MacIntyre. ARTIST …

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Announcing 2015 NJF Artist: NIAGARA STRING BAND

DATE: Saturday July 25th, 2015 STAGE: Simcoe Park ADDRESS: Picton St, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1T0 TIME: 12:15 PM – 12:45 PM TICKET PRICE: Free BAND MEMBERS: Manager: DeShaun Jones Alex Andrews: Vocals, Guitar, Piano, Banjo, Mandolin, Other Shawn Fehlow: Guitar, Upright Bass, Banjo BAND BIO: A St. Catharines based duo, performing a variety of ragtime and jazz; drawn from an eclectic …

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Tickets on sale for the Taste of Jazz Wine Tour – Saturday, June 6th

Live Jazz, Great Wines… Niagara at it’s finest! Meet at Creekside Winery for 1:30pm, Hop on the Jazz Bus to tour + taste at Creekside + 13th Street with live Jazz, Shopping and free time in Jordan Village – Light fare at Creekside – All with a live jazz backdrop – Tour Completed at Creekside Winery at 5:30pm. Also includes: …

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NJF 2015 Preview Video

The 2015 Niagara Jazz Festival is just around the corner and we invite you to enjoy this video for a glimpse at what’s in store in Niagara on the Lake and the surrounding Niagara Region this July 23rd to 26th.

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2015 Artist Announcement: Gord Sheard Quintet

DATE: Thursday July 23rd, 2015 STAGE: Stratus Vineyards ADDRESS: 2059 Niagara Stone Rd, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0 TIME: 8:30PM – 11PM TICKET PRICE: $39 BAND MEMBERS: Gord Sheard – leader, piano John Johnson – saxophones and flute Collin Barrett – bass Max Senitt – drums Carlos Henrique “Riquinho” Fernandes – percussion HISTORY: Pianist, composer and bandleader Gord Sheard has been …

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Announcing: Rob Fekete Duo

DATE: Friday July 24th, 2015 STAGE: Casa Mia ADDRESS: 3518 Portage Rd, Niagara Falls, ON L2J 2K4 TIME: TBC TICKET PRICE: TBC BAND MEMBERS: Robert Fekete- Pianist Clark Johnston- Acoustic Bass BAND BIO: Robert C. Fekete is a Canadian Jazz pianist and composer who shares his musical philosophy with others through performance and audio recording. His roots are planted firmly …