Check out the awesome events we found for you this weekend!
Vancouver international Jazz Festival
“Vancouver’s signature festival and British Columbia’s biggest music showcase will animate the city for ten days June 24 – July 3. From noon to the wee small hours, a rich tapestry of jazz, blues, funk, Latin, fusion, electronica and world music will fill the air at venues big and small, indoor and outdoor across the city.
By taking the music to concert halls, parks, community spaces, clubs, public plazas and neighbourhood streets, the Jazz Festival will electrify Vancouver with over 400 concerts and stirs the souls of more that 500,000 people each year.
The festival will feature over 1800 musicians from Canada and around the world performing at over 40 venues citywide. There will be approximately 150 free concerts including Gastown Jazz on opening weekend (June 25-26), Canada Day on Granville Island, and the Jazz at the Roundhouse & David Lam Park free concert extravaganza on closing weekend (July 2-3).
For more information, check out the website.
Whistler Longboard Festival:
June 26, 2011
UNKLE is proud to present the Whistler Longboard Festival at the Whistler Sliding Centre. Rain or shine, more than 100 international top racers will drop 1000 feet over 1.5 KM at daredevil speed along the snaking paved course down the mountain road. This family friendly event is free for spectator and parking is available at Lot 8.
Check out the website for more information.
Comfortably Numb Trail Running Race:
June 26, 2011
One of the most beautiful point to point races in British Columbia. The 25 km Comfortably Numb course is an internationally recognized mountain biking route, and it’s even more fun to run! A few climbs, a few descents, a beautiful bridge crossing, numerous sweeping vistas, and almost all singletrack. Comfortably Numb is consistently an instant favorite amongst trail runners. Don’t miss out on the rebirth of this classic race!
Register for the race here.
TD Toronto Jazz Festival
The TD Toronto Jazz Festival is celebrating its 25th anniversary!
Get ready to kick off summer as the city’s largest music festival presents free concerts and workshops, late night jam sessions and some of the biggest names in jazz. It is a musical celebration like no other!
The event takes place from June 24th until July 3rd on multiple locations. Click here for more details.
Enjoy your weekend!!