Experience ten hot days and nights of the coolest music in town at this year’s 36th Annual TD Victoria International JazzFest, starting June 21, 2019! Buy tickets today to discover world class artists and immerse yourself in the jazz, blues and more that contribute to Victoria’s exceptional arts scene!
Previously announced headliners appearing in the Marquee Series at the Royal Theatre and McPherson Playhouse are Raul Midón and Lionel Loueke & Laila Biali. The Suffers, Patricia Barber Trio, Joey Alexander Trio, Jesse Cook, Gregory Porter, and Jacob Collier.
For more information on tickets and other acts, please visit our website at jazzvictoria.ca
Brishen, Romany for ‘bringer of the storm’, is what 23 year old Quinn Bachand, one of Canada’s most outstanding young musicians, and his band serve up with their original western and euro-gypsy swing homage.
With a tight grasp on the music that embraces the swing tradition, Quinn Bachand’s Brishen takes audiences on an inventive quest which, through its technical virtuosity, brings together a spellbinding range of musical history to reinvent the categories of swing jazz, pop and country, celebrating the music of the ‘30s, up to and including the ‘60s.
Quinn Bachand’s Brishen creates a space where virtuosity meets vibe, leaving you with a sense of jubilance and nostalgia. The band has toured across Canada, the United States and Europe, performing at major folk, jazz and gypsy jazz festivals. They’ve been nominated for five Canadian Folk Music Awards, two Western Canadian Music Awards and in 2018 won an Independent Music Award in the Jazz category for their sophomore album, Blue Verdun. Their third, and much anticipated album, “Tunes in a Hotel Room” was released in Europe earlier this year this concert is the official Victoria release! This is a show no gypsy jazz and swing music fan should miss!
Tickets at Lyle’s Place and Nicholas Randall Ltd (2180 Oak Bay Ave), as well as online at www.beaconridgeproductions.com