Townsite Jazz Festival

Get your groove on with two days of jazz concerts in Powell River on the Sunshine Coast

Festival Dates: -
Location: Powell River, British Columbia

With a lineup of some of Canada's best jazz musicians playing in intimate settings surrounded by the natural beauty of Powell River BC, on the Sunshine Coast, the Townsite Jazz Fest will get you in the groove.

Celebrating its fifth anniversary in 2023, the festival features an expanded lineup of artists, concerts and workshops. And it's all in support of the local music community.

Check out the Townsite Jazz Fest 2023 lineup, and make plans to twist the night—or the weekend—away in Powell River.


12pm  WALTER MARTELLA TRIO NOON, Shinglemill Pub & Bistro 
5pm  ORGAN TRIO IN BLUESVILLE featuring Dr. Tony Genge, Shinglemill Pub & Bistro *updated venue* 
7:30pm  THE TINY RHYTHM KINGS featuring Dr. Tony Genge, Shinglemill Pub & Bistro *updated venue* 


12pm  JODI PROZNICK TRIO featuring Heather Bambrick, Shinglemill Pub & Bistro 
5pm  JAZZ & CHARCUTERIE featuring the John Lee, Brooks Hall 
7:30pm  HEATHER BAMBRICK with the Jodi Proznick Trio, Max Cameron Theatre 
9:30pm  BRUCE JAMES ORCHESTRA, Carlson Community Club *updated venue* 


12pm  JOHN LEE TRIO, Coastal Cookery *updated venue* 
3pm  CELSO MACHADO featuring Walter Martella, Patricia Theatre 
7:30pm BIG BAND GALA DANCE featuring the Bruce James Orchestra and the Brooks-Max Alumni Jazz Choir, Dwight Hall

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More info on Powell River

Powell River is on the Sunshine Coast, north of Vancouver on BC's West Coast.

Getting to Powell River 
From Vancouver, Powell River is a 40-minute trip by ferry from Horseshoe Bay with BC Ferries.

Trip planning
For more information on getting to Powell River, things to do, places to say and where to eat, check out Sunshine Coast Tourism

Check out more Sunshine Coast events

Visit our Vancouver & Sea to Sky festivals and events page for more events in the region.