The World of Jazz Festival, presented by B-Jazzed, is proud to celebrate its 6th annual festival, with a triumphant return to 2 days of live, outdoor performances in Downtown Brampton, taking place on Saturday, Sept. 10 and Sunday, Sept. 11.
Featuring 17 ensembles over 2 days, local audiences can enjoy admission-free performances throughout Brampton and at restaurants in the downtown core on Saturday, Sept. 10.
Then, on Sunday, Sept 11, Gage Park plays host to 2 stages with non-stop, free music from 1-8pm, plus a family fun zone, food vendors, sponsor tents and free back massages.
Live Community & Restaurant Performances, Saturday, September 10
The admission-free World of Jazz Festival kicks off on Saturday, Sept. 10 with 10 bands playing live at 7 different Downtown Brampton locations:
10 a.m. – Envirodrum (percussion)
11:30 a.m. – The Sidemen (bebop)
Long & McQuade Store
1 p.m. – L&M Jam Band (top 40/pop)
2:30 p.m. – Mellifluence Trio (fusion)
4 p.m. – Continenza Jazz (jazz standards)
Segovia Coffee Co.
11 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Ricky Franco (salsa)
6 p.m. – 8 p.m. – Antonio Cocuzzo (jazz standards)
6 p.m. – 8 p.m. – Sharifa Headley (Brazilian)
7 p.m. – 9 p.m. – Irie Vibes (reggae/fusion)
Keenan’s Irish Pub
9 p.m. – midnight – Joe’s Jazz Jam (jazz standards)
FREE Outdoor Performances, Sunday, September 11
Gage Park plays host to 2 stages, with 7 hours of admission-free live jazz featuring bebop, funk, Latin jazz, swing, soul, R&B and a Sinatra tribute!
Plus, food vendors, sponsor tents, a family fun zone and free back massages (provided by Medix College).
1 p.m. – Funk in Da Trunk (funk)
2 p.m. – Frank Adriano Quintet (jazz standards)
3 p.m. – 905 Mambo Train (Latin jazz orchestra)
4 p.m. – Swing Toronto feat. The Savoy Band (swing/lindy hop dancing)
5 p.m. – Dan Bodanis Big Band: “Sinatra – Our Way” (big band)
6 p.m. – Malia Love (R&B)
7 p.m. – Oakland Stroke (soul)
PLUS, a free Family Fun Zone (presented by Algoma University):
2 p.m. – 5 p.m.*
- Costume Character Meet & Greets
- Face Painting
- Balloon Twisting
1 p.m. – 8 p.m.*
- Code Ninjas Coding Tent
- Games Over: Video Game Truck
- Mini Carnival Games
- LEGO Building Zone
- Gage Park Playground
*Times and kids activities are subject to change
Visit worldofjazz.ca for a full festival schedule, artist bios, family fun zone information and more!