like...The Barrie Jazz And Blues Festival are just a
few of the city's better-known
THE GLOBE AND MAIL
"With over 25 venues lined up for this
incredible jazz and
blues fest, it will be easy to find events that are free."
"Depuis une vingtaine d'années, cet événement
présente d'excellents spectacles de musique jazz et blues et
leurs déclinaisons, notamment au village urbain (hip-hop, funk...).
Le site extérieur se trouve à Heritage Park, mais des
sont lieu un peu partout dans la région."
futé - France
of the biggest ... occur during summer, when ...
outdoor music festivals are
huge. The biggies include the
Toronto Jazz Festival, Festival of the Sound
in Parry Sound,
... Barrie Jazz and Blues Festival, Sunfest in London,
"The Barrie Jazz And Blues Festival brings world-class
music to Barrie .... The City of Barrie recognizes the
and economic impact on the city and
considers it one of its Signature Events."
Arin Donnelly, Community Events Programmer,
City of Barrie
"Barrie has a remarkably attentive jazz scene at Fitzy's (Crab
-- cats who clap for solos and recognize
tunes... it was a pleasure to
play there. I always get a little apprehensive
the farther out of
urban centres I wander (figuring I'm always at risk of
strung up if the music's too big city weird) --
but Barrie's scene
is heavy.I think a big shout out needs
to go out to Robin Munro, who runs
the Barrie jazz fest,
books Fitzy's with talent I was honored to be a part
and has done so much for jazz education in that region.
-- YAY BARRIE!"