Toronto police looking into Jazz Fest concerns

Some residents are questioning the safety of their streets after a celebration of music turned chaotic earlier this summer. One teen was stabbed and another sent to hospital after a fight broke out after Beaches Jazz StreetFest in the late hours of July 29. Barb Love, a resident on Hammersmith Avenue, said she and others […]

Zed Head's Neil Chapman, left, and the Fogman rock it out in front of Gabby's. The 24th Annual Beaches International Jazz Festival was once again a great success, showcasing great jazz, blues, and rock artists. The streetfest, which took place July 26-28, attracted a great number of visitors as up to 50 bands lined up the sidewalks on Queen Street from Woodbine to Beach.

Beaches International Jazz Festival returns

It’s time for what some of us wait all year for – the 29th annual Beaches International Jazz Festival – and there are plenty of events planned leading up to the celebrated StreetFest at the end of July. Festivities start east this year, with the month-long music fest – the largest free jazz festival in […]

Beaches International Jazz Festival preview

The 27th Beaches International Jazz Festival has expanded to include an extra weekend of music in honour of the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games. Running from July 10 to 26, the festival will now cover three weekends at Woodbine Park, as well as the popular Streetfest that shuts down Queen Street East for three nights […]

26th Beaches Jazz approaching

After more than a quarter century of bringing jazz, blues and world music to the heart of the Beach, the 26th edition of the Beaches International Jazz Festival is due for some changes. This year the main stage moves to Woodbine Park for two full weekends, book-ending street fest, one of the city’s longest musical […]

25th Beaches Jazz Festival approaching

The 25th edition of the Beaches International Jazz Festival is hitting the Beach in July, with performances stretched out across two parks and much of Queen Street East for 10 days. The festival kicks off in Woodbine Park on Friday, July 19, to Sunday, July 21, with a mix of jazz, blues and world performers […]