Jazz festival adds four acts to lineup
The 23rd annual SaskTel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival added some big talent Wednesday to this year’s roster.
Organizers announced Kool & The Gang, k-os, Kurt Elling and Nikki Yanofsky will all be part of the riverside music festival.
Tickets for all four shows go on sale today. Legendary funk/disco legends Kool & The Gang, known for such hits as Jungle Boogie and Celebration, will play the Bessborough Gardens main stage on July 4. Hip hop performer k-os will also grace the main stage. Yanofsky and Elling will be part of the Jazz Performance Series at the Broadway Theatre. The newly added acts join performers Sonny Rollins and Buddy Guy.
The SaskTel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival runs from June 26 to July 5. Tickets can be purchased at the festival box office at TCU Place, online at saskjazz.com or by phone at 1-877-975-8398.