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
Beautiful views of British Columbia aboard Amtrak Cascades from Everett, WA to Vancouver, BC. The last time I visited Canada was in the sum...
©SueFrausePhoto Victoria BC's Fairmont Empress is reopening its signature restaurant, Q at the Empress, for dinner service beginning Oc...
Heart-shaped kelp on Vargas Island off Vancouver Island Photo by Sue Frause
GOOD NEWS FROM CANADA: PRE-ENTRY COVID TESTS NO LONGER NEEDED (BUT WHEN IS AMTRAK RESUMING SERVICE TO VANCOUVER, BC?)Vehicles in line at the Peace Arch Crossing into Canada at Blaine, WA On April 1, 2022, the Government of Canada announced that fully vaccin...