Hello music lovers! Mark your calendars; enjoy a Stay-Cation right here in Aurora for the August 1st long weekend! Save gas, invite family – enjoy your home area with friends… July 29-31st
3rd annual Aurora jazz+ Festival now run by the newly formed Aurora Festival of the Arts, a non-profit organization, supported by The Ontario Trillium Foundation, Town of Aurora, 88.5 The Jewel…visit our site for more sponsor info.
The festival had over 5,000 visitors last year at its gated event. It brings visitors from York Region and Greater Toronto; some from as far away as Europe, Washington and Florida to visit their York Region families during this music festival!
2011 Festival is better than ever with more music, artisans and community involvement. Aurora jazz+ Festival boasts Ontario’s finest talent (musical and visual artists); two stages; beer/wine garden; non-stop music; great food in a beautiful fully accessible heritage setting.
Entertainment line-up will be posted and artists featured at www.aurorajazzfest.com and at York Scene Blogs!
Town Park has great area for kids at the Sand Park and Water Park and organizers plan more activities for children. 2011 Festival includes the baseball diamond to enable festival growth and a place for our artisans and vendors.
GO! Town Park is close to Go Station – lots of parking and within easy walking distance to festival. Also close to Aurora Cultural Centre and our Library to visit more of Aurora while you are here! See Boogie Boy Blues educational/interactive show July 31 at 3pm at the Aurora Cultural Centre.
Festival also supports two local charities Safehaven and CCAA – Canadian Centre for Abuse Awareness and offers a community information booth to local service clubs.
Aurora Festival of the Arts: July 29, 30 and 31st in Aurora’s historical Town Park – visit http://www.aurorajazzfest.com for more details and sign up as on of our friends and followers to receive updated information. Visit us at the Aurora Farmers Market any Saturday 8am-1pm.
Fee: Nominal daily fee of $5 per person, children 12 and under free.
Friday July 29 6pm-10pm; Saturday July 30 2pm-10pm; Sunday July 31 1pm-10pm
Town Park – Mosley & Wells Streets, Aurora
Volunteers needed – Students Welcome!! Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Sponsors – Become an Offical Festival Hot Spot – Get involved!
Links: http://www.aurorajazzfest.com/ www.ontariofestivalsvisited.ca www.yorkscene.com
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2011 – LINE UP
FRIDAY – July 29th – CARIBANA NORTH
6PM: Caribana North Reggae/Soca – Brian Huntley & Friends – Band shell
7:45 Steve Hunter – 2 Men from Earth – Mobile Stage
8:45 Moonwalker – Alex St. Kitts – Band shell
9:15 George St. Kitts – Sounds of Motown – Mobile Stage
SATURDAY – July 30th – World Music
Pre-Festival – Yoga/Fitness and Music at the Market in the Park Starting at 10am
2pm After Hours Big Band – Band shell
2:45 Bob Rice – Latin Jazz – Mobile Stage
3:30 Jamie Miller Folk – Band Shell
4:15 My Jam Space – Mobile Stage
4:45 Stacey Kaniuk – Band Shell
5:30 Courtenay Fields – Mobile Stage
6:00 Rob Tardik – Band Shell
6:45 Hot Rocks – Mobile Stage
7:45 Shugga Band – Band Shell
8:45 Spider Jones Band – Mobile Stage
9:15 George Olliver and Band – Band Shell
SUNDAY – July 31st
1pm High Ground – Mobile Stage
1:45 Zim Zum Jazz Band – Band Shell
2:45 John Ebata – World Music – Mobile Stage
3-4pm Boogie Boys Blues at Cultural Centre
3:30 Joel Krivy – Band Shell
4:00 Not Affiliated Big Band – Mobile Stage
4:45 Julian Troiano Band – Band Shell
5:15 Missy Knott – Mobile Stage
6:00 Michael Massaro – Band Shell
7:00 Martin Acouin Band – Mobile Stage
8:00 Alex Ciccone – Band Shell
8:30 Neil Chapman and Robin Banks – Mobile Stage