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21st edition of Jazz & Blues festival: nearly 50 shows

21st edition of Jazz & Blues festival: nearly 50 shows


The 21st edition of Jazz & Blues Festival Saguenay, to be held from April 11 to 16, shows promise with his fifty shows.


In unveiling the entire program, the manager Jacques Dubé does not hide great pride in speaking of his major taken, beginning with the opening show, which will be provided by Johnny Clegg Monday, April 11. The unexpected presence of the white Zulu has also brought the organization to change its schedule, Monday to Saturday, not Tuesday to Sunday, as was the tradition.

"But we really could not miss this opportunity to welcome unexpected Johnny Clegg, between two performances in Toronto and Michigan," insists Jacques Dubé.

It does not fail to note the return of giant guitar John Pizzarelli, just two years after his first visit to the Saguenay. "We could not say no to this proposal to present premiere his new show" McCartney and More "where he brings his personal touch to the former Beatles repertoire, like it does on the album "Midnight McCartney '."

Moreover, the head of programming emphasizes the expanded festival offer, which also makes room for folk and country, the dixie, to rock and gypsy. "We are more than proud of our programming that offers album releases, exclusives, rewarded artists from Canada, the US, South Africa, Quebec and of course in our area."

Incidentally, among the novelties, it is reported the show marking the tenth anniversary of the Council of Saguenay arts. Together with its director, Claude Martel will present on Tuesday, 12 April, a blues show brings together ten artists from the region, and led by harmonica Yves Sergerie.

Room Hotel Chicoutimi is the Canadian Broadcasting Scene. O will present Guillaume Martineau, Bet.e & Stef, Angel Forrest and The Big Group.

Murdock room becomes the Télé-Québec Scene parade where the bluesman Martin Goyette (Voice), the orchestra of orchestras men playing Tom Waits and graduates of Music from Alma College.

This edition will also be enhanced with the participation of Steve Hill, Paul Deslauriers, Ricky Paquette and singer Rosa (The Voice finalist 2015).

Note that almost half of the shows are free (25 of 53).

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