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Volume 20 Issue 9 - Summer 2015

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GREEN PAGES Westben Arts

GREEN PAGES Westben Arts Festival Theatre Campbellford, ON WESTBEN ARTS FESTIVAL THEATRE ➤ June 6 to August 2 Campbellford, ON Westben Arts Festival Theatre is where the best of music and nature spring to life in your company! Nestled amongst the peaceful hills of Northumberland County, 90 minutes east of Toronto, three kilometres north of Campbellford, Westben’s primary performance venue is a custom-built, timber-frame barn. The Barn seats 400 and combines state-of-the-art acoustics with a rustic yet sophisticated atmosphere. Westben’s 16th season includes Marie-Josée Lord, Stewart Goodyear, Jane Bunnett & Maqueque, La traviata, Fiddler on the Roof, Mary Lou Fallis, Shauna Rolston, The Good Lovelies, Kings on Broadway, Le studio de musique ancienne de Montreal, MAZ, Kelli Trottier & the Mushy Peas, the Brian Barlow Big Band, Valérie Milot, the Improv All-Stars and others. Ask about our getaway packages and gourmet picnic baskets. 877-883-5777 TD TORONTO JAZZ FESTIVAL ➤ June 18 to June 29 Toronto, ON Discover the sounds of jazz as over 1,500 musicians entertain more than half a million fans when the TD Toronto Jazz Festival returns from June 18 to June 29, 2015. This 12-day showcase of music features the best in local, national and international talent playing a diverse range of genres. With over 350 concerts across more than 40 locations, the Festival is the place to be for any music lover this June! Feature performers include the Oscar Peterson 90th Birthday Celebration, the Legendary Count Basie Orchestra, Branford Marsalis, Al Di Meola and much more! 1-888-655-9090 TORONTO SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVAL ➤ July 16 to August 9 Toronto, ON The 10th Anniversary Festival celebrates music of the New World. We feature the great composers of the Americas (Gershwin, Villa-Lobos, Copland), the European composers inspired by it (Bartók, Dvor`´ák, Rachmaninoff) and new genres invented in the new world (jazz, the musical). Not to be missed performances by the Danish String Quartet, jazzman Danilo Perez, the great Finnish soprano Karita Mattila, the YOA Orchestra of the Americas with Ingrid Fliter, Garrick Ohlsson, Measha Brueggergosman and a production of the musical The Last Five Years. 416-408-0208 Thank you for taking a look at this year’s Green Pages! If you are looking for a specific form of summer festivities, visit us online at, where you can do more browsing or conduct a more focused search. G10 | Summer 2015

Summer Festivals Festival Listings Welcome to the Special Festival Listings section. The information presented here is in alphabetical order by name of the festival. AGC Plein Air Garden Concert Series All-Canadian Jazz, Port Hope Beaches International Jazz Festival Bells of Baddeck Brookside Music Association “Festival of the Bay” Brott Music Festival Canadian Flute Convention Canadian Open Old Time Fiddle Championship City of Toronto Historic Sites Clear Lake Chamber Music Festival Cui International Music Festival Elora Festival Festival du Loup Festival of the Sound Forest Festival Franco-Fête Highlands Opera Studio Huntsville Festival of the Arts Indian River Festival Luminato Festival Markham Jazz Festival Montreal Baroque Festival Music and Beyond Music at Port Milford Musique Royale National Youth Orchestra No Strings Music Theatre Theatre Concert Series Open Ears Festival of Music & Sound: Between the Ears 2015 Ottawa Chamberfest Panamania – Arts and Culture Celebration 2015 Prince Edward County Jazz Festival Stratford Summer Music Summer Music in the Garden Summer Opera Lyric Theatre Sun Life Financial Uptown Waterloo Jazz Festival Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Festival TD Toronto Jazz Festival Toronto Summer Music Westben Arts Festival Theatre For other information please consult the Green Pages section (starting after page 40) as well as the regular sections, such as GTA, Beyond the GTA, In the Clubs, starting on page 53. AGC Plein Air Garden Concert Series July 1 to August 26 416-487-0705 AG – Artists’ Garden, 345 Balliol St., Toronto, ON M4S 1E1 June 23 4:30 AGC Launch Party ’15. (AG). June 25 5:30 Garden Carousel Health and Beauty Garden Party (AG) July 1 7:30 AGC Plein Air Garden Concert. Every Wed through Aug 26. (AG). Light refreshments. Aug 26 7:30 Adventures in Film-making With Film Maker Peter Rowe. (AG). Light refreshments. All-Canadian Jazz, Port Hope September 11 to 13 Memorial Park, 56 Queen St., Port Hope, ON L1A 2Y8 1-855-713-9310 Weekend pass: /(before August 31); (st) Sep 11 7:00 Union Duke. Free. 8:00: Shakura S’Aida and her 10 piece Band. Free. Sep 12 12:15: Heavyweights Brass Band. /$20(adv); (st). 1:15: Robi Botos Quartet. /$20(adv); (st). 2:15: Elizabeth Shepherd. /$20(adv); (st). 3:15: TD Canada Trust Young Jazz Showcase. /$20(adv); (st). 4:15: Souljazz Orchestra. /$20(adv); (st). 7:00: 2ish. /(adv); (st). 8:00: Jane Bunnett and Maqueque. /(adv); (st). Sep 13 12:30: TD Canada Trust Young Jazz Showcase. /$20(adv); (st). 1:30: Big Rude Jake. /$20(adv); (st). 2:30: Barbra Lica. /$20(adv); (st). 3:30: Brownman Electryc Trio. 4:30: Michael Occhipinti & Shine On: The Universe of John Lennon. /$20(adv); (st). Beaches International Jazz Festival July 10 to 26 Woodbine Park, Coxwell Ave. and Lakeshore Blvd. E., Toronto, ON M1P 4N7 BB – Big Band Stage LS – Latin Square Stage OL – OLG Main Stage PI – Pan Am Indie Stage PM – Pan Am Main Stage PS – Party Island Stage PY – Ports Toronto Youth Stage TD – TD Main Stage WB – Kew Beach World Beat Stage, Parking lot, Beach United Church, 140 Wineva Ave., Toronto, ON M4E 2T4 WS – [workshops] Mennonite New Life Centre, 1774 Queen St. E. Toronto, ON M4L 1G7 416-698-2152 Free Admission Jul 10 4:00: Sam Taylor’s East End Love. (PI). 7:00: Arsenal. (PM). 9:00: KC Roberts & the Live Revolution (PM). Jul 11 12:00: Faye Blais (PI). 1:30: Joy Lapps (PM). 2:00: Sarah Burton (PI). 3:00: Frankie Foo & the Yoyo Smugglers (PM). 4:00: Saishubi (PI). 4:30: Dr. Draw. 6:00: CaneFire (PM). 7:30: La Gran Colombia Orchestra (PM). 9:30: Melbourne Ska Orchestra (PM). Jul 12 12:00: Vivia (PI). 12:00: Imbayakunas (PM). 1:30: Johannes Linstead (PM). 2:00: Sultans of String (PI). 3:00: Andria Simone (PM). 4:00: Unbuttoned (PI). 4:30: Bustamento (PM). 6:30: Lula All Stars (PM). Jul 17 4:00-7:00: Discovery Through the Arts Combos (PY). 5:30: Mark Mosca Band (PS). 7:00: Joaquin Nunez Hidalgo & Son de Cuba (TD). 9:00: God Made Me Funky (TD). Jul 18 11:00am-5:00: Discovery Through the Arts Combos (PY). 12:00 & 1:30: Just Friends (PS). 1:30: Justin Bacchus (TD). 3:00: Parc X Trio (TD). 3:00 & 5:00: Eddie Bullen Band (PS). 4:30: Michael Schatte (TD). 6:00: Alysha Brilla (TD). 7:30: Blackburn Brothers (TD). 9:00: Chris Thomas King (TD). Jul 19 11:00am-5:00: Discovery Through the Arts Combos (PY). 12:00: & 1:30: Ossie Gurley & the Truth (PS). 1:00: Chloe Charles (TD). 2:30: Jayme Stone & the Other Side of the Air (TD). 3:00 & 5:00: Eddie Bullen Band (PS). 4:00: Mark McLean (TD). 5:30: Kirby Sewell Band (TD). 7:00: Ogguere (TD). Jul 20 7:00-9:00: [workshop] Vocal Stylings: Jazz and Cabaret. Heather Bambrick and Dian Leah (WS, main level). New Orleans Style Brass Workshop. Christopher Butcher and John Pitt (WS, lower level). Jul 21 7:00-9:00: [workshop]: Piano, Up Close and Personal. Robi Botos (WS, main level). Turning Pop and World Roots Music into Jazz. Michael Occhipinti (WS, lower level). Jul 22 7:00-9:00: [workshop] Ukulele Jam. Steve McNie (WS, main level). Latin Percussion. Joaquin Nunez Hidalgo (WS, lower level). Jul 23 6:00: Perpetual Peace Project (WB). 7:00-11:00: Streetfest (Queen St. E.). Jul 24 12:00: Imbaynakunas (WB). 3:00: Jazz Connection Big Band (BB). 4:00: Max Senitt (LS). 5:00: Rumberosdrums. Featuring St. Michael’s College School Rumba Squad and Natalie Castro (PY). 5:30: DJ Rumba Buena (LS). 6:00: Pauly & the Good Fellas (WB). 6:30: La Gran Colombia Orchestra (LS). 7:00: CaneFire (OL). 7:00-11:00: Streetfest (Queen St. E.). 9:00: Larry McCray (OL). Jul 25 11:00am-5:00: Youth Jazz Canada Combos (PY). 12:00: Gruvoria (WB). 12:00: Bees Knees Dance Demo (BB). 12:15: Max Senitt (LS). 12:30: George Lake Big Band (BB). 1:30: Chris Whitley & Diana Braithwaite (OL). 2:00: DJ Walter & Lo Mio Es Salsa (LS). 2:30: Our Thing with Miko Sobreira. Dance class (LS). 3:00: Swing Shift Big Band (BB). 3:30: Walkervilles (OL). 3:30: Queen of Bachata. Natalie Castro (LS). 4:00: Henry Flow Merengue Urbano (LS). 4:30: DJ Gury Gury & DJ Walter (LS). 5:30: Dawn Tyler Watson & Ben Racine Band (OL). 5:45: Vegas North Orchestra (BB). 6:00: Pauly & the Good Fellas (WB). 6:00 & 7:00: La Gran Colombia Orchestra (LS). 7:00-11:00: Streetfest (Queen St. E.). 7:30: Lost Fingers featuring John Jorgenson (OL). 9:30: Boom Booms (OL). Jul 26 10:00am: Jazz Worship (WB). 11:00am-5:00: Youth Jazz Canada Combos (PY). 12:00: DJ Manyoma (LS). 12:00: Toronto All Star Big Band (WB). 12:00: Bees Knees Dance Demo (BB). 12:30: Los Hijos de Tuta (LS). 12:30: Bob Cary Orchestra (BB). 1:00: Heavyweights Brass Band (OL). 2:00: Our Thing with Miko Sobreira. Dance Class (LS). 2:45: Michelle Willson & the Evil Gal Festival Orchestra (OL). 3:00: Jazz Mechanics (BB). 3:00 & 4:15: La Gran Colombia Orchestra (LS). 4:30: Bill King’s Rhythm Express (OL). 6:30: Lula All Stars (OL). June | July | August, 2015 | 41

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