North Shore Jazz Festival 2016North Shore Jazz Festival

June 23 – July 2, 2017

North Shore Jazz is a part of the annual Vancouver International Jazz Festival, which takes place in late-June to early July. This year the North Shore Jazz Festival is back with another line-up of free and ticketed concerts throughout venues on the North Shore.


North Shore Jazz

Jim Campilongo & the Brooklynites

Fri Jun 23 (7:30 PM to 9:30 PM)

NYC-based ace guitarist Jim Campilongo fronts the Brooklynites for a supercharged take on folk, blues, jazz and rock.


Festival d’été Afro-Canadian Collaboration

Sat Jun 24 (3:00 PM to 5:00 PM)

The artists in residence program of the Festival d’été francophone de Vancouver returns in 2017 with five vibrant world music artists.



Sun Jun 25 (1:00 PM to 3:00 PM)

Kick off summer with “Vancouver’s hottest house band” (The Province) and their catchy cover tunes at dance-friendly Lynn Valley Village.


Kenny Barron: A Night of Solo Piano

Sun Jun 25 (7:30 PM to 10:30 PM)

A rare opportunity to hear Jazz Hall of Famer and “most lyrical piano player of our time” solo.


Roy Forbes

Sun Jun 25 (8:00 PM to 10:30 PM)

Both as “Bim” and eponymously, British Columbia folk legend Roy Forbes’ singing and songwriting has captivated audiences for more than four decades.


Tierney Sutton Band

Tue Jun 27 (7:30 PM to 10:00 PM)

Superb song-stylist Sutton turns her talents to the Police frontman’s songbook.


Steelin’ in the Years

Tue Jun 27 (8:00 PM to 10:30 PM)

Steely Dan fan? You don’t want to miss this rollicking ensemble of masterly musicians nailing classics like ‘Ricky Don’t Lose that Number’, ‘Peg’ and more.


Sonny Landreth

Thu Jun 29 (8:00 PM to 10:30 PM)

Audiences can’t help but get down and dance to Sonny Landreth, also known as “King of the Slydeco” for his hypnotic slide guitar technique and zydeco grooves.


John Boutté

Fri Jun 30 (8:00 PM to 10:30 PM)

NPR calls him a New Orleans “musical giant.” John Boutté brings his floaty voice, fierce stage presence and the essence of NOLA jazz to Vancouver audiences.


Jennifer Scott

Sun Jul 2 (1:00 PM to 3:00 PM)

She’s a rising star, recently soaring out from under the radar with her warm, velvety voice and daring song selection that’s wowed audiences and music critics alike.


Free North Shore Jazz Concerts

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For more jazz events check out the Vancouver’s North Shore event calendar.