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2012 TD Winnipeg International Jazz Festival starts today

June 14, 2012

Janelle Monae

The 2012 TD Winnipeg International Jazz Festival kicks off its 10 day schedule tonight with the first of four free opening weekend concerts at the Old Market Square in downtown Winnipeg. The Theatre Series, Club Series, Jazz for Lunch, and jazz labs start on June 18 and they include a number of great artists.

The festival features jazz, roots and blues, hip hop, and soul music performed by the likes of Janelle Monae, Trombone Shorty, Ramsey Lewis, Booker T. Jones, along with Aboriginal artists A Tribe Called Red, Sierra Noble, Jodie Borle, and The Dusty Roads Band.

The full schedule is available here:

Aboriginal Music Week is proud to be the presenting sponsor for A Tribe Called Red at the Pyramid Cabaret on Tuesday, June 19. Tickets for this show are $18 in advance and $20 at the door.

A Tribe Called Red

TD Winnipeg International Jazz Festival and Aboriginal Music Week present...
A Tribe Called Red
w/ Phil Houseley & DJ Voth
DATE: Tuesday, June 19, 2012
TIME: 10pm - 2am
VENUE: The Pyramid Cabaret, 176 Fort Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba
TICKETS: $18 advance, $20 at the door
18+ | ID Required

Tickets for the TD Winnipeg International Jazz Festival are on sale at, by phone at 204-989-4656, and at the Jazz Winnipeg office at 007-100 Arthur Street. Tickets for all Burton Cummings Theatre shows are also available at Ticketmaster.

Musical exploration is easier than ever for Winnipeg music fans. Club Passes and One-Day Wristbands make it simple for audiences to move from club to club on any night during the Club Series at the festival.

Check the TD Winnipeg International Jazz Festival promotional video below.