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South Coast Jazz/Blues)Aug17-19, 2018

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801 St George St AND 52 Harbor St

52 Harbour street Riverfront Park Port Dover

Port Dover, ON N0A 1N0


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South Coast Jazz is a Lakeside, indoor & outdoor international Jazz & Blues festival set amidst Norfolk County's natural landscape featuring multiple rural venues August 17th, 18th & 19th, 2018. South Coast Jazz is Norfolk County's Official Premier festival Celebrating Ontario's Garden with annual culinary, cultural & musical events with a featured Main Event the third weekend of August. The festival is a major economic driver for the area & has attracted a steady increase of over 10,000 tourists & visitors since its inception in 2014. The festival features world class performers & has programming for all ages & abilities attracting an audience from over 60 cities in Canada, USA & beyond. GET TICKETS ON LINE, WWW.SOUTHCOASTJAZZ.COM

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--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- VENUES: RIVERFRONT PARK, 52 HARBOR ST., PORT DOVER FRIDAY AUGUST 17th BLUES STAGE 5-10 PM, SATURDAY (DAY) AUGUST 18th 12-4 PM SATURDAY AUGUST 18th 12-4 PM PORT DOVER COMMUNITY CENTER, 801 ST GEORGE ST., PORT DOVER SATURDAY AUGUST 18th MAIN HEADLINER EVENT 5-11 PM includes Catered Dinner BURNING KILN WINERY, 1709 FRONT RD., TURKEY POINT SUNDAY AUGUST 19th 1-4 PM


Canadian jazz artist and singer/songwriter Kellylee Evans is a captivating performer whose natural charm and improvisational jazz vocal style have taken her on an extraordinary journey through jazz, soul, pop and hip-hop styles. During the last decade, she has released five solo albums, earned two Juno Award nominations (winning “Best Jazz Vocal Album” for Nina, her tribute to Nina Simone), built large European and North American fan bases, and performed around the world. In addition to her own marquee performances, she has opened for major artists including John Legend, Dianne Reeves, Derek Trucks, Tony Bennett, George Benson and Willy Nelson.

Her recent I Remember When (Motéma Music, 2014) was met with critical acclaim for the way in which she puts her unique stamp on songs by hip-hop royalty Eminem, Dr. Dre, Snoop Dog, Kanye West, and others. Dynamic, hip and modern, her warm, soulful timbre reminds listeners of other true originals of her generation, including Amy Winehouse and Erykah Badu. Quincy Jones describes being “totally blown away” when he first heard Kellylee Evan in 2004, an experience that “stays permanently implanted “ in his mind. Kellylee has served as Artist-in-Residence at Carleton University during both the Winter 2017 and Fall 2017 academic terms, and this evening we are proud to host the North American release of her newest LP/CD “Come On”! ______________________________________________________________________________________

As one of Canada’s top Jazz vocalists, Heather Bambrick has collaborated with some of the best around, including Phil Nimmons, Fred Hirsch, Gene DiNovi, Guido Basso, Lea Delaria, Anne Hampton Callaway, Carol Welsman, Jackie Richardson, Ian Shaw, as well as the late Rob McConnell and Peter Appleyard. She’s a founding member of vocal ensembles The Beehive Singers and Broadsway, and has appeared as a guest performer with various Jazz ensembles, as well as with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, the Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra, and the Windsor Symphony Orchestra.

Heather’s solo recordings include It’s About Time and Those Were The Days, both of which were nominated for East Coast Music Awards and resulted in international airplay and critical acclaim. Her latest recording, You’ll Never Know, was nominated for Vocal Jazz Album of the Year at the 2017 Juno Awards (Canada’s version of the Grammy Awards). It’s been praised by critics and industry leaders, and has risen to the top of Canadian Jazz radio charts. Heather’s been a guest artist on numerous diverse recording projects, from those of the Caliban Bassoon Quartet, to Sophisticated Ladies (the final recording of Jazz great Peter Appleyard), and Just Passing Through (the award-winning recording from Jeff and Don Breithaupt). She’s been honoured with Canada’s National Jazz Award for Vocalist of the Year. ______________________________________________________________________________

Brian Dickinson has been a mainstay on the Canadian jazz scene for over thirty-five years. His skills as a jazz pianist, composer and arranger have been heard on well over sixty recordings including over ten of his own releases as leader.

As a sideman, Brian has performed and recorded with many of the greatest international players including: Jerry Bergonzi, Randy Brecker, Kenny Wheeler, John Abercrombie, Pat LaBarbera, Kirk MacDonald, Maria Schneider, Vince Mendoza, Dave Liebman, George Garzone, Donny McCaslin, Seamus Blake, Ron McClure, Bob Mintzer, Phil Nimmons, Rob McConnell, Mike Murley, Tom Harrell, Lee Konitz, the Woody Herman Band, Cab Calloway, Nick Brignola, Sonny Greenwich, Eddie Daniels, Don Thompson, Jane Bunnett, and Dewey Redman. _________________________________________________________________________________________


Dini Petty is a Canadian broadcast icon. She became a household name in the Greater Toronto Area in the 1970s, when she became the first woman in the world to fly a helicopter while simultaneously broadcasting traffic reports for radio station CKEY. Dini moved into television after amassing 5000 hours flying time, to join the original and groundbreaking CITY TV news team. Dini won awards for her documentary work, which she wrote, produced and hosted for the now-global powerhouse media company.

While continuing to anchor the news, Dini helped develop and hosted Cityline, a still-popular lifestyle show. In 1990 a national platform enticed Dini to the CTV network, where The Dini Petty Show would begin an 11-year reign as a highly-rated national talk show. It remains the longest running talk show in Canadian television history.

Dini is the recipient of six Can Pro Awards for television excellence, four Gemini award nominations, the American NTPH International Award for best international program and has received many other recognitions four decades of public service. She’s even had a tulip named after her – The Triumph Tulip.

Dini is a successful writer and poet, and though she makes success look easy, she has had her share of struggles — which she shares with her audiences in a realistic, no holds barred way. Her presentations engage men and women, with a combination of intelligence, authenticity and a finely honed sense of humor


Chuck Jackson is Downchild’s singer and harmonica player; the sort of openhearted, friendly guy who builds an instant rapport with audiences. He came to Downchild 27 years ago after a long career with a number of top Canadian bands. An Award Winning singer, who rates Big Joe Turner, Otis Redding and Junior Wells as major influences, Jackson’s also is an excellent songwriter, and there are plenty of his songs on many of the groups recordings. He’s also a fine harmonica player, and a special highlight of the band’s performances is a harp duet with Mr. Downchild. Chuck is also the Founder and Artistic Director of the annual award winning Tim Hortons Southside Shuffle Blues and Jazz Festival which has become an major event on the North American festival circuit. He is also the Artistic Director of Wasaga Beach Blues, the excellent new blues event in Wasaga Beach every September. With Downchild he has been nominated for 5 Junos and in 2014 won the Juno for Blues Album of the Year for their CD Can you hear the Music. Chuck has been nominated 7 times and won the Maple Blues Award, Male Vocalist of the Year twice. In 1999 and 2007. He was also honoured in 2002 with the Toronto Blues Society’s prestigious Blues With a Feeling Award for his achievements during a distinguished career. In 2012 Chuck received the prestigious Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal and in 2013 was inducted to the Mississauga Music Walk of Fame and Mississauga Legends Row. In 2016 Chuck will be touring across Canada with The Legendary Downchild Blues Band and The Last Waltz – The Music of The Band. Now in his 27th year with Downchild and 43rd year in the Canadian Music Industry, Chuck says “Being able to play the music I love and entertain the wonderful people across Canada and around the world is certainly a dream come true and one I will continue to follow”lues Headliners: Chuck Jackson and Tyler Yarema


Tyler Yarema is an award winning Piano Player, Singer, and Composer. He has played on over 50 cd’s ranging from Blues and Jazz, to Reggae and Pop. The Juno winner has been in constant demand for many Festivals, corporate functions, weddings, and theater concerts nation wide. Tyler has been the main attraction every Tuesday and Saturday at the world famous Reservoir Lounge in downtown Toronto for a decade. His prowess at the piano, sultry vocals, and dynamic stage presence make Tyler an absolute “Must See” performer.

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SAT EVENING MAIN EVENT MENU -Please choose your dinner and fill out your choice on your ticket

SEAFOOD BOIL A collection of shrimp, fish, mussels, boiled in a spiced and seasoned court bouillon. Served with corn on the cob and mini potatoes with a tossed salad

Grilled chicken breast covered in a classic Louisiana dish consisting of corn, peppers, onion, tomato, celery with a touch of bacon. Served with rice and beans and tossed salad

Smoked brisket, sliced thin and accompanied with creole horseradish remoulade sauce. Served with roasted mini potatoes and a tossed salad

Vegetarian jambalaya. A collection of vegetables in a Cajun tomato sauce. Served over beans and rice with a tossed salad

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