Celebrate the end of summer by rockin’ and groovin’ to live R&B, blues and more at the 13th Annual Vancouver Island Blues Bash. All shows will take place on the outdoor stage at Ship Point (off 900 Block of Wharf St.) in Victoria’s Inner Harbour.
Friday, August 31 – Monday, September 3, 2007 Labour Day Long Weekend.
Outdoor Stage @ Ship Point Victoria’s Inner Harbour (all ages)
*On sale Thursday, August 2
The Legendary Downchild Blues Band: Friday, August 31 – 7:30pm $22 The Holmes Brothers: Saturday, September 1 – 7:30pm $22
*Single tickets available at McPherson Box Office and its outlets (386-6121 or online at www.rmts.bc.ca), Lyle’s Place and the Victoria Jazz Society office (388-4423).
SAVE BIG!…Ticket Combo for both The Legendary Downchild Blues Band and The Holmes Brothers only $35. Ticket Combo (one ticket per show) only available through the VJS office.
The 13th annual Blues Bash also presents three afternoons of free admission performances: Saturday, Sept. 1 and Monday, Sept. 3 12:30-5pm and extended hours on Sunday, Sept. 2 12:30-7:30pm. Some of Vancouver Island’s best blues and R&B bands are featured: Deb Rhymer Band · Blues Bomber Collective · Renovation Blues Band · Bill Johnson Blues Band · Slim and the Dusters · Gary Preston Blues Band · District of Soul · Gerry Barnum and the Blues Boys · Summer and the Sinners · Elmore’s · Soul Shakers · Cruel Shoes · The Midnights
Vancouver Island Brewery sponsors a beverage garden at Ship’s Point; as well there will be on-site food vendors open during festival hours.
The Vancouver Island Blues Bash is produced by the Victoria Jazz Society. The festival’s main sponsors are The Times Colonist, CFAX 1070 & KOOL 107.3 FM and Vancouver Island Brewery.
Additional financial support comes from the City of Victoria, CRD Arts Development, Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General – Gaming Policy and Enforcement Branch and Canadian Heritage: Arts Presentation Program.
www.jazzvictoria.ca www.myspace.com/victoriajazzsociety Festival