Oshawa Jazz and Blues Festival Kicks off Today!

    TORONTO, Aug. 7 /CNW/ -


    Tuesday, Aug. 7 (6:30 p.m. Doors, 7 p.m. Lecture, 8:30 p.m. Reception)
    CIBC Taunton & Wilson Banking Centre and the Robert McLaughlin Gallery
    present... An Educational Lecture and Wine & Cheese Reception
    LOCATION: Robert McLaughlin Gallery, 72 Queen Street, Oshawa
    EVENT DETAILS: An interactive lecture featuring visual artist,
percussionist, instrument builder and composer Jesse Stewart. Reception
featuring live music presentation by The Bruce Gorrie Trio.
    ADMISSION: $20 in advance, $25 at the door (space is limited)

    Wednesday, Aug. 8 (6:30 p.m. Doors, 7:30 p.m. Performance)
    Rogers Television presents... Jazz Divas Showcase
    LOCATION: The Jubilee Pavillion, 55 Lakeview Park Avenue
    Artist: Heather Bambrick of Jazz FM 91.1
    EVENT DETAILS: An evening with National Jazz Award Winner Heather
Bambrick and special guest vocalists including June Garber, Shakura S'Aida,
Liberty Silver, Emilie-Claire Barlow, and Lori Cullen.
    ADMISSION: $40 (includes hors d'oeuvres). To purchase a corporate table
of 8 call 1-800-576-1086.

    Thursday, Aug. 9 (5:30 p.m. Dinner, 7:30 Show only)
    Oshawa Jewellery presents... Swing Night
    LOCATION: Parkwood Estate, 270 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa
    EVENT DETAILS: Step back in time and swing under the stars in the
wonderful surroundings at Parkwood Estate. Live music presentation by Swing
    ADMISSION: Tickets $20 in advance (show only). Dinner tickets/
reservations ($20) available by contacting Parkwood Estate directly at

    Friday, Aug. 10
    Jazz and Blues Crawl
    LOCATION: Various venues throughout Oshawa & surrounding area.
    EVENT DETAILS: Live Jazz and Blues Showcases at the following locations:
    ADMISSION: Purchase your ALL ACCESS PASS to all official Festival Jazz
and Blues Crawl Venues for only $10.

    Saturday, Aug. 11 (11 a.m. - 11 p.m.)
    The Main Event at Memorial Park presented by City of Oshawa & DAC.
    LOCATION: Memorial Park, Simcoe Street South at John Street, downtown
    EVENT DETAILS: A full day of music, fun and more. Returning to this
year's festival is the Artisans' Alley, which features many local artists and
craftspeople displaying their wares. Check out local jazz and blues performers
on the Steve's Music Side Stage, or play with the kids in the Rogers kids

    Sunday, Aug. 12 (Noon - 3:00 p.m.)
    Green Notes New Homes Tour presented in association with RBC
    LOCATION: 5 Energy Star new home communities in Oshawa & Whitby
    EVENT DETAILS: The perfect way to spend a Sunday! Treat yourself to
wonderful live jazz and blues music and complimentary snacks at the following
host venues:

    For more information call the Oshawa Jazz and Blues Festival Hotline at
1-800-576-1086 or visit www.oshawajazzandbluesfestival.com.

    For tickets call the ticket office at 905-438-8811. To charge tickets by
phone, call Ticketmaster at 905-433-9494. Tickets may also be purchased online
at www.ticketmaster.ca.

For further information:

For further information: Kerri King, Producer, Oshawa Jazz and Blues
Festival, Eclipse Concerts Inc., Phone: (905) 986-0666, Fax: (905) 906-0013,
Email: kerri@eclipseconcerts.com, Web: www.oshawajazzandbluesfestival.com

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