Canadian Big Band Celebration

“Friday Night Jazz”

Board the S.S. Trolley for free shuttle to live Jazz concerts at venues throughout Southampton and Port Elgin!

September 18, 2020

Venues run from 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. or 8 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Check each venue for specific times.
Your Wristband Passport provides admission to all venues

$20 in advance through Ticketscene $25 at the door

Parking and Shuttle Pickup Locations - 7 p.m. to Midnight

1. Southampton Post Office, corner of Grosvenor and High St.

Port Elgin:

1. The lights at Subway (south end of Port Elgin) - 7pm pick up only - will return end of night by request.
2. CIBC, Hwy 21 & Green St.

Southampton Venues:

Duffy’s Fish & Chips
8:00 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.

Tyler Goertzen Jazz Trio
A musician and composer from Saugeen Shores, Tyler has had the privilege of studying with legendary drum guru Jim Blackley as well as the opportunity to work with some of Toronto and Hamilton’s finest musicians, such as The Nick Maclean Quartet, Brownman Ali, and The Koopa Troop. Tyler is joined by Toronto-based musicians Scott Hunter on bass and Steve Dale on guitar, performing jazz standards and songs from the Great American Songbook.

Walker House
7:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Sarah Jerrom & Friends (Jazz)
Sarah Jerrom is a Toronto-based vocalist, composer and arranger specializing in jazz and creative music who takes her inspiration from lyric-driven melodies, genre-defying instrumentation and experimental soundscapes. Joining Sarah is Richard Whiteman, piano; Rob McBride; double bass and Ted Warren, drums.
Richard Whiteman
Richard Whiteman is an extremely versatile pianist, fluent in styles ranging from the stride masters of the twenties, through Bud Powell and Bill Evans, to modern giants like Keith Jarrett and Herbie Hancock.

Rob McBride
Rob McBride has been active as a jazz bassist in the Toronto jazz scene for the last 20 years. He has played with Pat LaBarbara, Reg Schwager, Don Thompson, The Niagara Symphony, John Sherwood, John Neudorf, Sarah Jerrom, Carissa Neufeld, and Richard Whiteman amongst many others.

Port Elgin Venues:

Chester’s Bar & Grill
7:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Queens Bar & Grill
7:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Noodle Factory Jazz Project - Bruce County’s Original Little Big Band
This 10-piece band plays original arrangements and compositions in the jazz tradition but they are by no means traditional. Their music often blurs the lines between genres and draws its inspiration from many sources including classical, rock, funk, jazz and R&B. With some of the best musicians from Owen Sound, Southampton, Port Elgin, Kincardine, Chesley and Goderich, this band has plenty of great soloists to feature and is sure to entertain.

Wismer House
8:00 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.

Bobby Dean Blackburn & Sons
Bobby Dean Blackburn and Sons will present an entertaining evening of R&B, Blues and Soul. Enjoy Bobby Dean’s versatile, dynamic and soulful style as musician and vocalist, as he loves to interact with his audience!