Brampton Global Jazz and Blues Festival

Aug 11 - Aug 14, 2011

Mark your calendars for the first annual Brampton Global Jazz and Blues Festival, a celebration of the best in jazz, blues and world music featuring the legends of today and the rising stars of tomorrow.

Bring the family and take in the FREE outdoor concerts in Gage Park, the Bramalea City Centre and at the Rose Theatre Patio.

With mainstage concerts in the Rose Theatre, family matinee concerts, jazz and blues for juniors, music workshops and clinics, dance performances, art exhibits and more, historic downtown Brampton will be transformed into a global village filled with sights, sounds, tastes and treats from around the globe.

Highlights of the Festival include:

- Dr. John 'From Mardi Gras to Mambo'
- Circlesongs vocal workshop with Bobby McFerrin
- Bobby McFerrin 'An Intimate Solo Concert'
- Rita Chiarelli 'Music from the Big House'
- Jazz Film Series
- free late night jams
- Sunday Gospel brunch featuring the GIllian Margot Quartet
- Grace Kelly workshop

and more!

THE 2011 BRAMPTON GLOBAL JAZZ & BLUES FESTIVAL EVENTS SCHEDULE

- THURSDAY, AUGUST 11 -

6 pm Shamik Bilgi, Gage Park

8 pm Jazz Mechanics, Gage Park

- FRIDAY, AUGUST 12 -

4 pm Rita Chiarelli, Bramalea City Centre

6 pm Shamik Bilgi, Bramalea City Centre

6:30 pm Mark Bird Stafford, Gage Park

7:30 pm Dr. John, Rose Main Stage

7:30 pm Heavyweights Brass Band, Gage Park

9:30 pm Downchild Blues Band, Gage Park

10:30 pm Late Night Jam, Rose Studio


- SATURDAY, AUGUST 13 -

11 am Vocal Workshop with Bobby McFerrin, Rose Studio

11 am George Grosman Band, Rose Outdoor Stage

12 pm Chris Dickson Band, Gage Park

1 pm Tara Davidson, Rose Outdoor

1 pm Luanda Jones, Bramalea City Centre

1 pm Kids Blues Jam, Gage Park

2 pm Heavyweights Brass Band, Bramalea City Centre

2 pm Film Series, Rose Studio

2:30 pm Sarah Morrow & Guests, Rose Outdoor

3:30 pm Elmer Ferrer, Gage Park

3:30 pm Francicso Mela Workshop, Rose Studio

4 pm Suba Sankaran/Auto Rickshaw, Rose Outdoor

4 pm Jumpin' Johhny Sansone, Bramalea City Centre

5:30 pm Film Series, Rose Studio

6 pm Grace Kelly Quartet, Rose Outdoor

6 pm Shamik Bilgi & Guests, Gage Park

7:30 pm Bobby McFerrin, Rose Main

7:30 pm Harmonica Kings, Gage Park

9:30 pm Ugly Beauties: A Tribute to Monk, Rose Studio

9:30 pm Rita Chiarelli, Gage Park

11 pm Late Night Jam Session, Rose Studio

- SUNDAY, AUGUST 14 -

11:30 am Gospel Brunch, Rose Outdoor

12 pm Grace Kelly Workshop, Rose Studio

1 pm Shamik Bilgi, Bramalea City Centre

1 pm Kids Blues Jam, Gage Park

2 pm Sarah Morrow, Bramalea City Centre

2 pm Heavyweights Brass Band, Rose Outdoor

2 pm Film Series, Rose Studio

3 pm Calle Rumba, Gage Park

4 pm Jane Bunnett, Bramalea City Centre

4pm Film Series, Rose Studio

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