Aurora lights up with jazz in the Park!
Aurora jazz+ Festival 2010
Thursday July 29th – 7pm Black Tie Kick Off Party
at Aurora Cultural Centre
Friday July 30th – 5pm–11pm ::
Saturday July 31 – 11am–11p
Aurora jazz+ Festival at Aurora’s Town Park
Wells & Mosley Street
The 2nd Annual Aurora jazz+ Festival includes your favorite music genres while maintaining a jazz core
supporting local arts, music and community.
This grass roots festival features great local talent in Aurora’s beautiful small town setting in York Region’s heartland. The 2010 line-up blends a diverse collection of jazz, big band, Motown, rock, folk, blues, Latin and country. The festival will infuse Aurora’s parks, Cultural Centre, restaurants and banquet halls with the hum of live music, visual arts, theatre and York Region films.
Aurora Cultural Centre, Thursday July 29 22 Church Street, Aurora (Church & Victoria Streets)
8am-7pm Bass Boot Camp–Canada join internationally renowned bass guitarist Gerald Veasley (Berks Jazz Festival). Open to all ages/skill levels. To register visit www.geraldveasley.com/bassboocamp
7pm Black Tie Premiere Party: Rat Pack Style Jazz with George St. Kitts & Friends, Tickets: $30pp www.aurorajazzfest.com. Art by Quincy Morrison-St. Kitts featured in the Great Hall.
Festival in Town Park
Friday July 30 & Saturday July 31
Fri -July 30th – 5:30-11pm featuring: Sounds of Motown Show with twice nominated Juno Award songster George St. Kitts & Rocker Neil Chapman;
Sat July 31st – 11am-11pm Saturday featuring Juno Award winner Robert Michaels and his beautiful Latin jazz, plus famous saxophonist Michael Massaro. For complete line up visit www.aurorajazzfest.comm & July SNAP Aurora insert.
Featured Artists: George St. Kitts * Sounds of Motown * Robert Michaels * Neil Chapman * Michael Massaro * Martin Acouin * Joel Krivy * Alex St. Kitts * Steve Hunter & John Dickie * Bob Rice * Julian Troiano Band * Chris Hau Band * After Hours Big Band * Courtenay Fields & Braedon Garret * High Ground * David Howard* Jamie Miller * Six Ways to Sunday…
Enjoy two performance stages with nonstop music; Beer/Wine Garden hosted by Aurora’s Rotary Club; Optimists serving hot dogs/burgers; vendors including kettle corn, vegetarian delights, fresh baked cookies, sushi….
Admission Adults $5
kids 12 and under free
Bring your family, invite friends and neighbours. Kids can enjoy the Splash Water Pad and Playground in Aurora’s Town Park;
food vendors and more.
Enjoy your August civic long weekend at the annual Aurora jazz+ Festival.
Supporting local charities: Aurora Jazz+ Festival raises funds and awareness for CCAA – Canadian Child Abuse Awareness (www.abusehurts.com) and Safehaven (www.safehaven.to) providing safe homes for children with multiple special needs. Learn more at the festival.
Sponsors: Town of Aurora, SNAP Aurora, 94.7 The Wave, TD Waterhouse -W2W, The Arts Music Store, Long & McQuade Music, Jonathan’s Restaurant, CIBC Aurora, Fitness Clubs of Canada, Feel Right Health Centre, Merilyn McCart Centrury 21, Lois Brown MP
Affiliates – Aurora Cultural Centre; Multimedia Film York Region, Herbert Pryke – Artcures Inc., Edward Street Market, Epoch News, The Roving Chef. 88.5 The Jewel, AM740
firstname.lastname@example.org 905-841-6489 www.aurorajazzfest.com
Foundational sponsor & producer: St. Kitts Music www.stkittsmusic.ca