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Markham Jazz Festival Newsletter
July 27, 2021

MJF proudly presents Diana Braithwaite and Chris Whiteley, LIVE in concert!

If you love vocal jazz standards and timeless blues, you absolutely cannot miss this live, limited-attendance concert in a truly idyllic setting! 

Diana Braithwaite is an award-winning vocalist who has made blues and jazz her passion. As one of the very few Black blues artists performing in Canada, she makes a point of reaching out to share the history and beauty of music along with her partner, nine-time Maple Blues Award winner Chris Whiteley.

Chris is a legendary multi-instrumentalist on the blues scene who started out 50 years ago and has worked with many of the greats along the way – Blind John Davis, Leon Redbone and Chuck Berry, to name a few.

Together they are a force to be reckoned with in the blues and jazz genres. For this engagement, they will appear as a quintet. 

Tickets are available only in advance, at the link shown below.
Click here to purchase tickets: TICKETS AND EVENT INFORMATION

All tickets are $20. Space is very limited so please book early.

Date and Time:
Sunday, August 22, 2021

Two concerts: 
3:00 pm concert, doors open 2:00 pm 
5:30 pm concert, doors open 4:30 pm

Hilton Toronto/Markham Suites, 8500 Warden Avenue (s/w corner of Warden Avenue and Hwy 7). Enter via Spa Entrance at the east side of the building. 

Free parking.

Award-winning blues and jazz in a beautiful outdoor rooftop “Zen” garden. (If it rains, concert moves indoors)

Haven’t we all missed live music? See you there!  

The TD Markham Jazz Festival is a not-for-profit organization with a mandate to enrich cultural life in the region by bringing emerging and established jazz artists to Markham for all to enjoy. Established in 1998, the festival draws more than 25,000 residents and visitors to the streets of Unionville during the third weekend in August. Local and international artists deliver over 30 open-air performances during the weekend as well as in selected “hot spots” and at a ticketed opening-night concert. During the year, the festival hosts “Hot Spot Concerts” at selected venues in Markham. TD Canada Trust became its title sponsor in 2014.

Contact Christie Day, Executive Director, at:
(647) 983-7777  
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