Winnipeg Jazz Fest Underway

WINNIPEG, MB – The TD Winnipeg International Jazz Festival gets going today. And it continues to June 25th.

Almost 100 artists will perform on stages mostly in the Exchange District. The festival will also feature more than 40 Manitoba acts.

This year’s international headliners include Mavis Staples who you see pictured above as a young woman. She’s now 77 and said to be making some of the most important music of her career.

Free Opening Weekend goes today through Sunday in Old Market Square where a very diverse lineup will perform at The Cube.

For full details on the festival, click here.

Hal Anderson, MyToba News

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