Friday, August 15, 2008
NB's Harvest Jazz and Blues Festival
Fredericton, New Brunswick is home to one of Canada’s largest jazz festivals, the Harvest Jazz and Blues Festival. The 18th annual edition takes place in historic downtown Fredricton, September 9-14. The end of summer music fest features more than 120 performances on 23 stages, along with 40 free shows.
The line-up includes both well known and up-and-coming artists from around the world playing jazz, funk and electric blues. Among them are five-time Grammy Award Winner Buddy Guy; British pop band Bloc Party; Georgia guitar-wizard Derek Trucks; Vermont's promising young rock band Grace Potter and the Nocturnals; Amsterdam's Ana Popovic; France's Nano; and one of Britain’s premier jazz vocalists, Sarah Jane Morris performing with Sting’s long-time guitarist, Dominic Miller.
Photo by Sue Frause
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