Okay, folks: here’s my jazz festival lineup – you can look up the artists and sometimes hear samples on the official site.
June 24th: Free Fall with Ken Vandermark at the Western Front
June 26th: Bik Bent Braam (early free show in Gastown)
June 26th: The Marks Brothers (early show at the Western Front)
June 26th: Dave Holland Quintet with Atomic, at the Centre
June 28th: Bik Bent Braam with the Jonas Kullhammar Quartet, at the Culch
June 29th: Mavis Staples with Dr. Lonnie Smith, at the Centre
June 30th: Evan Parker at the Culch
July 1st: Lol Coxhill and Torsten Muller (early show), at the Western Front
July 1st: enough of this jazzy shit, I’m going to see the Subhumans at the Brickyard!
July 2nd: a bunch of early, free shows at the Roundhouse, yet to be determined
July 2nd: Dedication Orchestra at the Culch
July 3rd: another bunch of early free shows at the Roundhouse, again, yet to be determined
July 3rd: Roscoe Mitchell Quintet with Mwata Bowden/Paul Plimley at the Culch
Hope to see some of you there!