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TD Markham Jazz Festival announces Opening Night Concert

Posted by MarkhamToday // June 26, 2017 // in News // 0 Comments

The TD Markham Jazz Festival announces Opening Night Concert featuring Barbra Lica Wednesday, August 16th at 8:00pm.

You don’t want to miss Barbra Lica at TDMJF’s Opening Night Concert, Wednesday, August 16, at the Varley Art Gallery 8:00m.  Exclusive ticketed event – seating is limited!
 
The TD Markham Jazz Festival is proud to continue its tradition of presenting the industry’s most talented artists with the appearance of JUNO-nominated singer, songwriter and recording artist Barbra Lica for this year’s Opening Night Concert at Unionville’s beautiful Varley Art Gallery.
 
York Region native Barbra Lica, is a fast-rising star in the Canadian Jazz scene. In the short time since her 2012 debut album, “That’s What I Do,” she has been selected as one of Canada’s top five jazz singers by CBC host Tim Tamashiro, and named one of five up-and-coming jazz artists in Toronto by blogTO.

Barbra will perform songs from her JUNO-nominated album, “I’m Still Learning,” released in September 2016, as well as other tunes. Her vocals are described as “exquisite” and her singing style “exudes pure charm.”  Accompanying Barbra will be Mark Rogers on bass, Joel Visentin on keys, Will Fisher on drums and Tom Fleming on guitar.

A superb evening in an inviting, up-close-and-personal, club-like setting!
 
This very special evening is sponsored by MedReleaf.

Your $60 ticket includes all of the following:
Craft beer tastings – courtesy of Rouge River Brewing Company
Glass of Wine – courtesy of Philippe Dandurand Wines
Appetizers and hors d’oeuvres – courtesy of Milestones
Silent Auction

Seating is limited to fewer than 100, so order your tickets now!
 
This is the only ticketed event of each year’s Festival has become a sought-after way to launch a weekend of outstanding music.

Sign up right now at www.markhamjazzfestival.com, or by phone at 905-471-5299.

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About the TD Markham Jazz Festival
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.

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