The 2018 Kensington Market Jazz Festival is Approaching

August 17th, 2018
The 2018 Kensington Market Jazz Festival is Approaching
THE KENSINGTON MARKET JAZZ FESTIVAL 2018, where 400 musicians play over 200 shows is less than a month away! It starts Friday, Saturday, Sunday September 14, 15, 16, and this year will be the best one yet. Deemed by Brad Wheeler of the Globe and Mail as “wildly successful,” the new kid on the Toronto jazz festival block is the brainchild of founding director, acclaimed musician, philanthropist and Officer of the Order of Canada, Molly Johnson. Born in Kensington Market, she dreamt of creating this festival for years as inspired by playing European festivals. Since the spring of 2016, with the help of musicians Ori Dagan and Genevieve Marentette, and social media maven Celine Peterson, Johnson has been spearheading an annual celebration of Toronto culture and talent. “What makes the weekend so magical is the coming together of the Kensington Market neighbourhood and Toronto’s music community. Musicians, audiences, ... read more
Source: on 2018-08-17By bea




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