For over 30 years, The Fabulous Thunderbirds have been the quintessential American band, incorporating Cajun, Blues, Rock and R&B sounds—and they have created such barnburners as “Tuff Enuff”, “Wrap It Up”, “Powerful Love” and “How Do You Spell Love.”
5-time Grammy nominee singer/pianist Marcia Ball knows how to raise roofs and tear down walls with her infectious, intelligent and deeply emotional brand of southern boogie, rollicking, roadhouse blues and heartfelt ballads. This New Orleans blues artist will ROCK the park on Saturday!
The Brubeck Brothers have electrified audiences around the world and return to the Festival by popular demand. They perform “A Tribute To Dave Brubeck”, and will be joined onstage by our 50-voice Jazz Festival Choir: members of Bravo! Vancouver Chorale, the Sno-King Chorale and Seattle Jazz Singers.
From the groundbreaking Paul Butterfield Blues Band to The Allman Brothers, Eric Clapton and B.B. King, Grammy-nominated Blues, Pop & Rock legend Elvin Bishop has entertained audiences for more than 40 years.
Johnny A. is one of the most brilliant guitarists in modern music and has shared the stage with B.B. King, Les Paul, George Thorogood, Jeff Beck, J.J. Cale and Eric Clapton. This is Johnny’s premiere performance at the Festival.
Grammy-nominated contemporary jazz pianist and composer David Benoit blends his contemporary and smooth jazz styles with pop, classical and traditional jazz. This is his first appearance at the Vancouver Wine & Jazz Festival!
The first creative collaboration between keyboardist-composer-arranger Bob James and alto saxophonist David Sanborn, a quarter century ago, was the million-selling GRAMMY® Award-winning album Double Vision.
Joining these pop and jazz virtuosos on our stage is the legendary drummer Steve Gadd and bass giant James Genus.