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Vancouver International Jazz Fest Kicks Off June 20th- Check Out Where It Stops in East Van

19 Jun


The Vancouver  International Jazz Festival kicks off June 20th and goes to till July 1st in and around Vancouver.  East Van’s Tangent Café located at 2095 Commercial Drive will have a steady line up of talent to showcase. We’ve set out their schedule below as well as the cover charges for each event:

Friday, June 20th Ihor Kukurudza Trio  8:00 pm ($8)

Saturday, June 21st Jesse Cahill Trio 8:00 pm ($8)

Sunday, June 22nd Adam Thomas and Jillian Lebeck ($6)

Thursday, June 26th  Kevin Elaschuk Trio ($6)

Friday, June 27th  David Blake Quartet ($8)

Saturday, June 28th, Bill Coon Trio ($8)

Sunday, June 29th Mike Allen Trio ($6)

Another venue with a long line of musical talent is Pat’s Pub & Brewhouse in The Patricia Hotel located at 403 East Hastings Street.  If you didn’t know, The Patricia Hotel was home to music legend Jelly Roll Morton from 1919 – 1921 and is a regular spot for weekly jazz performances. For JazzFest they have a fairly distinguished line up which includes:

June 20, 2014, Hugh Fraser & VEJI present ‘Purple Haze’ at 6 pm ($20)

June 21, 2014 Electric Miles at 2 pm (free)

June 21, 2014 Hugh Fraser Quintet’s “Concerto” CD Release Concert at 6 pm ($10)

June 26, 2014 Steve Kozak & The WestCoast All-Stars 7:00 pm  (free)

June 27, 2014 Hugh Fraser & VEJI present ‘The Rhythm of Life’ 6:00 pm  ($20)

June 28, 2014 Brasileira at 2:00 pm (free)

June 28, 2014 Hugh Fraser Quintet w/ Guest ‘Summertime CD Release’ 6:00 pm ($10)

This is only a partial list of events scheduled at Pat’s Pub & Brewhouse. There are more free events at this venue and others around Vancouver during the Festival. For a full rundown of events, visit Vancouver International Jazz Festival.

Tangent Café Debuts New Thursday Jazz Series on March 6th

5 Mar


You will often find jazz on Sunday afternoons at the Tangent Café, 2095 Commercial Drive, from 4:00 – 7:00 pm. This week though Tangent Café debuts their Thursday night jazz series which will kicks off at 8:30 pm on March 6th.  The line up so far for the month of March, looks like this:

March 6th               Ihor Kukurudza Trio

March 13                James Danderfer Quartet

March 20th             Bill Coon with Brad Turner and Darren Radtke

March 27                Brent Mah Trio

Tangent Café offers some great food, craft beer and no cover charge for the music. It’s a great spot to pop in and enjoy the music which goes to 11:30 pm.

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