In addition to the ticketed events listed below, this annual festival also includes free shows June 13-16 at stages in Victoria Park, F.W. Hill Mall, Hill Tower II and the Cornwall Centre along with a number of club dates. For more information on who will be playing and where visit www.jazzfestregina.com
Now for the ticketed events. On Thursday, June 14 Roots & Herbs are at Bushwakker (7 p.m., $10).
On Friday, Jason Marsalis & Kevin Mahogany will be doing a celebration of Lionel Hampton (pictured above) and his music at Regina Inn. There’s also an opening set by the Dan Silljer Band (7 p.m., $30)
On Saturday, the Regina Jazz Orchestra will play a show at Regina Inn (7 p.m. $25). Then the festival closes out on Sunday June 17 with two events: a Father’s Day brunch with Nancy King and Steve Christofferson at Regina Inn (10 a.m.- 2 p.m., $35), and an evening performance by the Will Campa Orchestra with an opening set by La Solution at the Regina Inn (7 p.m., $30).
To close, here’s video from 1957 of Lionel Hampton performing “Flying Home”.