Each summer, for ten days, the city of Saskatoon (Saskathewan, Canada) plays host to hundreds of world-class performers. The Sasktel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival puts together a versatile lineup of jazz, blues, funk, pop and world acts to play in front of over 85,000 passionate music lovers.
This year, from 20 to 29 June, the festival will features show by the likes of Cassandra Wilson, Charles Lloyd, Medeski, Scofield, Martin & Wood, John Legend and Rudresh Mahanthappa.
Sasktel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival is Western Canada’s second largest festival of its kind for a reason, don’t miss it!
About Sasktel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival
First taking place in Saskatoon in the summer of 1987, the Sasktel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival has now established itself as the second largest festival of its kind in Western Canada.
Its mission has been to ‘create enjoyable opportunities of involvement with jazz to the people of Saskatchewan with an internationally-recognized festival that is revered for its high-quality performances, financial self-sufficiency, sense of community and deep cultural impact’.
Each summer for ten days, the city of Saskatoon presents an explosive lineup of world-class jazz, blues, funk, pop and world music act to over 85,000 hungry music enthusiasts.
When & Where: 20-29 June, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (Canada)
Performers: Cassandra Wilson, Charles Lloyd, Medeski, Scofield, Martin & Wood, John Legend, Rudresh Mahanthappa, Christian McBride Trio, Maceo Parker, Arturo Sandoval