Summer Series Packed with Impressive Canadian Performers
TORONTO, April 28 /CNW/ - Jackson‐Triggs' Niagara Estate Winery today announced the first of its much anticipated performances for the Jackson Triggs Amphitheatre 2011 Concert Series. The Online Box Office will be open for ticket sales May 4th. Now celebrating its 11th year, the summer series has become a "must do" for music lovers. The
focus on Canadian talent amid the dramatic open-air Roman style
amphitheatre promises to provide many memorable nights this summer.
Confirmed performances to date for the 2011 season include: Sam Roberts (June 18); Chantal Kreviazuk (June 25); Gord Downie (July 22, 23); Colin James (July 30, 31); Serena Ryder (August 6); Spirit of the West (August 13); Joel Plaskett (August 20).
New this year, we look forward to adding Canadian Comedians to our line-up with the
comedy troupe Women Fully Clothed (August 27).
The third annual, not to be missed ROOTSTOCK, a songwriter's circle of highly acclaimed musicians sharing stories and
songs together, will be announced in the near future, as well as the
rest of this season's line-up.
Wine and Culinary: The Jackson Triggs Amphitheatre concert series offers a unique and relaxed way to enjoy wine country at
its best while catching some of Canada's premiere talent under the
stars and nestled in the vineyards. Enjoy sipping the award winning
wines of Jackson Triggs Winemaker Marco Piccoli and savouring Niagara's outstanding local fare prepared by our Chef, David Penny.
Two pre-ordered options are available while purchasing tickets.
Vegetarian option is available.
All performances begin at 8:00 pm.
Barrel Cellar Dinner-$85.00 plus tax and gratuity (food and wine
Our popular four- course locally sourced menu paired with VQA wines in
the underground barrel cellar.
Picnic Boxes: Three selections. Wine available for purchase by the
"Vintners Picnic"- $15.00 plus tax (food prices only).
Tomato Salad with Fresh Mozzarella and Basil; Crudite with White Bean
Hummus; Cured Meats, Canadian Cheeses, Artisan Bread with Housemade
"Winemakers Picnic"-$25.00 plus tax (food prices only). Grilled Striploin, Acini di Pepe & St. Davids Vegetables; Haricot Vert
Salad with Tarragon Vinaigrette; Red Wine Potato Salad; Crudite with
White Bean Hummus and Artisan Breads
"Canadian Cheese Selection": $10.00 plus tax (food prices only). Chef's selection of three Canadian cheeses with Artisan Breads and
Lighter a la carte fare with wine available for purchase by the glass.
The Tasting Gallery- $5.00, $10.00 and $20.00 The lighter fare 'SMALL PLATES" menu consist of sandwich, soup, salad
and cheese & charcuterie.
Under the Hospitality Marquee:-$2.50-$10.00
Starting at 6:30 pm enjoy delicious concession snacks ranging from
gourmet popcorn, Artisan Cheeses to house made pretzels and gourmet
Ticket information: All tickets are general admission. Reserved seating is provided only for
Wine Club Members and Barrel Cellar diners. Show times are at 8:00 pm
sharp and will go on rain or shine.
Tickets: $65.00 CDN plus $4.00 service charge and applicable tax.
Ticket sales are available at the On Line Box Office www.jacksontriggswinery.com or alternateively, you may call (905)468‐4637 ext. 2 or toll free in
Canada at 1(866)589‐4637 ext. 2.
Video cameras and any other sound or image‐recording devices are
Jackson-Triggs Niagara Estate Winery presents 2011 Amphitheatre all-star
SAM ROBERTS - JUNE 18:
Juno-award winner Sam Roberts will take a break from a hectic tour
schedule to deliver a rocking outdoor concert. Sam Roberts highly
anticipated fourth studio album, Collider, is set for North American release May 10th, so anticipate old favorites meshed with brand new material.
CHANTAL KREVIAZUK - LIVE DVD RECORDING - JUNE 25:
Juno award-winning Chantal Kreviazuk has released five albums of
original music creating international hits such as "Surrounded", "Feels
Like Home" and "Invincible". This year, Chantal's performance will be
recorded live for DVD release, as well as for future broadcast -a first
at the Amphitheatre.
GORD DOWNIE - JULY 22 and 23:
A Canadian music legend in his own right, Gord Downie is back following
an unbelievable performance at last year's Twilight series. Downie continues to work on his own material as well as
material for a new album with his band, The Tragically Hip.
COLIN JAMES - JULY 30 and 31:
Yet another Juno award-winner on this year's roster, crowd pleaser Colin
James returns to the stage following the release of "Take It From The
Top: The Best Of," an album that pays tribute to the past and present.
The new album features the best rock and pop tracks from James'
impressive 23 year, 13 album recording career, and you can expect a mix
of the same at his live performances.
SERENA RYDER - AUGUST 6:
Pure raw amazing talent is what has garnered Canada's own Serena Ryder
such great success and genuine accolades so early in her career. Known
for her powerful vocal range, Ryder, who hails from the small town of
Millbrook, Ontario, has already earned a Canadian GOLD record, the 2008
JUNO Award for New Artist of the Year, and a #1 holiday single for
"Calling To Say."
SPIRIT OF THE WEST - AUGUST 13:
13 albums later, Spirit of the West have achieved status as one of the
most beloved 'Legacy Artists' in Canadian history. Having proven
themselves to be road-worthy and durable, having toured Canada, the US,
the UK and Europe consistently, the band have built a dedicated
following all over the world. They have been inducted into the Halls
of Fame / Lifetime Achievement Categories by the Western Canadian Music
Association and the Society of Composers and Music Publishers of
JOEL PLASKETT - AUGUST 20:
Indie favourite Joel Plaskett will play a number of songs from his
latest solo album, Three. The album has been hailed as a "masterpiece 3 disc collection
featuring an eclectic blend of styles…A songwriters holy
trinity…"Three" marks another landmark in the career of this great
WOMEN FULLY CLOTHED - AUGUST 27:
This all-star cast of five renowned Canadian comedy artists has made a
hit out of material invoking the challenges of juggling family life and
careers. Starring Kathryn Greenwood (This Hour Has 22 Minutes), Robin
Duke (SNL/SCTV), Debra McGrath (Little Mosque on the Prairie), Jayne
Eastwood (My Big Fat Greek Wedding) and Teresa Pavlinek (The Jane
Show), you need to see it to understand why Eugene Levy calls them "the
five funniest women in Canada."
ROOTSTOCK - DATE AND LINE-UP TBC:
After another extremely successful year, the 3rd annual Rootstock will make a return appearance in early September. This
year's line-up and details will be announced shortly.
The Jackson Triggs Amphitheatre 2011 Concert Series is supported by the Province of Ontario through the Celebrate Ontario program.
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