We are showing our pride and celebrating unity in 2017 as we partner with the Saskatoon Pride Festival on Saturday, June 24th! The first Saturday of the Jazz Festival overlaps with the 25th edition of Saskatoon Pride Festival creating a unique opportunity to bridge our events in Saskatoon. For more information on Pride YXE visit their website.
The Pride parade will be struting through downtown between 1pm and 2:30pm culminating on 21st Street and 4th Avenue near the Delta Bessborough Hotel. Following the parade the PotashCorp Free Stage (now located in Kiwanis Park North) will be animated with a day co-programmed by Pride and the Jazz Festival.
“Creating meaningful partnerships that celebrate and showcase the diversity of our community makes the Jazz Festival a dynamic event and strong organization, " said Kevin Tobin, Artistic Director of the Jazz Festival.
The co-programmed day will be include the following artists:
- 12:00PM: The Pile of Bones Brass Band
- 1:45PM: Jessica Robinson
- 2:30PM: LJ Tyson
- 3:15PM: Ana Haverstock
- 4:15PM: Soft Cotton
- 5:15PM: DJ R2
- 6:00PM: Catey Shaw
- 8:00PM: Hawksley Workman
For information on these artists and more:
This announcement compliments shows already announced, including Amanda Marshall, Walk off the Earth, Ms. Lisa Fischer and Grand Baton, the Blind Boys of Alabama, Ziggy Marley and many others. Tickets are all on sale now on the Festival website, at the Box Office located on the 7th Floor of the Bessborough Hotel or by phone 306.652.6200.