Jazz

Fort Langley Jazz and Arts Festival at the Chief Sepass Theatre. (Aldergrove Star files)

Headliners announced for September’s Fort Langley Jazz and Arts Festival

Festival to host in-person audiences for free outdoor shows on Sept 4 among other themed concerts

 

Jodi Proznick (right) and Kristian Alexandrov lead a jazz workshop. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Full-day workshop for students concludes this year’s jazz fest

Fort Langley’s Jazz & Arts Festival concludes with day-long educational session at Chief Sepass Theatre

  • Jun 2, 2021

 

Fort Langley Jazz Festival in 2019. (Black Press Media files)

Fort Langley Jazz Festival changes date from July to September amid COVID concerns

Tickets will be available at the end of May, when the festival announces the headlining artists

 

Fort Langley Jazz and Arts Festival puts out open call for artwalk. (Special to The Star)

Fort Langley Jazz & Arts Festival celebrates local visual mediums with online art walk

Fourth annual Fort Langley Jazz & Arts Festival is scheduled for July 22 to 25, 2021

Fort Langley Jazz and Arts Festival puts out open call for artwalk. (Special to The Star)
Vancouver jazz musician Malcolm Aiken, who also performed in the 2020 virtual Fort Langley Jazz & Arts Festival, became the first-ever 50/50 raffle winner.  (Special to Langley Advance Times)

New horn comes from Fort Langley jazz fest raffle

Vancouver musician wins 50/50 and uses it to buy a trumpet

Vancouver jazz musician Malcolm Aiken, who also performed in the 2020 virtual Fort Langley Jazz & Arts Festival, became the first-ever 50/50 raffle winner.  (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Alvin Brendan earned the Fort Langley Jazz Festival’s Rising Star Award for 2020. (Alvin Brendan/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Fort Langley festival looks for rising musical star for summer performance

Musicians within Metro Vancouver have until March 31 to apply for the Rising Star award

Alvin Brendan earned the Fort Langley Jazz Festival’s Rising Star Award for 2020. (Alvin Brendan/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Fort Langley Jazz and Arts Festival streamed several live, ticketed performances from Chief Sepass Theatre throughout the Labour Day long weekend. (Fort Langley Jazz and Arts Festival/Special to the Star)

Artists and audiences praise technical aspects of virtual Fort Langley Jazz and Arts Festival

Organizers estimate 7,500 to 12,500 people watched the festival online over Labour Day long weekend

Fort Langley Jazz and Arts Festival streamed several live, ticketed performances from Chief Sepass Theatre throughout the Labour Day long weekend. (Fort Langley Jazz and Arts Festival/Special to the Star)
RazzMaJazz Jazz Ensemble kicks off festival with Mardi Gras performance. (Anita van Weerden/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

‘We want you to be part of the community from your living room’

Fort Langley Jazz and Arts Festival goes virtual, Friday and Saturday, Sept. 4 and 5, with 17 acts

RazzMaJazz Jazz Ensemble kicks off festival with Mardi Gras performance. (Anita van Weerden/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
VIDEO: Langley jazz enthusiasts stroll around town Mardi Gras style

VIDEO: Langley jazz enthusiasts stroll around town Mardi Gras style

Fort Langley Jazz and Arts Festival hold parade to kick off virtual concerts happening Sept. 4 and 5

VIDEO: Langley jazz enthusiasts stroll around town Mardi Gras style
Alvin Brendan earned the Fort Langley Jazz Festival’s Rising Star Award. (Alvin Brendan/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Capilano music student Alvin Brendan named rising jazz star

Fort Langley Jazz & Arts fest to return with virtual programming, Friday, Sept. 4 to Sunday, Sept. 6

Alvin Brendan earned the Fort Langley Jazz Festival’s Rising Star Award. (Alvin Brendan/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
VIDEO: Langley Fundamental jazz band performs for local seniors every Thursday

VIDEO: Langley Fundamental jazz band performs for local seniors every Thursday

Music group joined by graduates looking to celebrate and spread cheer in the community

VIDEO: Langley Fundamental jazz band performs for local seniors every Thursday
Last year, Fort Langley Jazz and Art’s Festival opened with a Mardi Gras-style parade around the farmer’s market. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Langley Advance Times)

Fort Langley Jazz and Art’s Festival moves to September

A band lineup and a complete list of festival activities will be announced in June

Last year, Fort Langley Jazz and Art’s Festival opened with a Mardi Gras-style parade around the farmer’s market. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Langley Advance Times)
COVID-19: ‘The Ballad of Bonnie Henry’ recorded and released

COVID-19: ‘The Ballad of Bonnie Henry’ recorded and released

LISTEN: Quick turnaround for song penned by B.C. Order of Canada musician Phil Dwyer

COVID-19: ‘The Ballad of Bonnie Henry’ recorded and released
Pairing jazz music with local wine straight from the source

Pairing jazz music with local wine straight from the source

Fort Langley Jazz and Arts festival announces monthly concerts hosted at Campbell Valley wineries

Pairing jazz music with local wine straight from the source
With fifty-seven acts planned, local music festival doubles in size and scope

With fifty-seven acts planned, local music festival doubles in size and scope

Second annual Fort Langley Jazz and Arts Fest takes over town July 26-28

With fifty-seven acts planned, local music festival doubles in size and scope
Fort Langley Jazz Fest hosts an annual workshop for young and emerging musicians at the Chief Sepass Theatre. (Karen Zukas/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Workshop welcomes emerging musicians

Fort Langley Jazz Festival holds panel discussion and instrumental sessions for young artists

Fort Langley Jazz Fest hosts an annual workshop for young and emerging musicians at the Chief Sepass Theatre. (Karen Zukas/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Organizers have issued a call out for jazz and blues artists to participate in the second annual Fort Langley Jazz & Arts Festival next July. (Black Press files)

VIDEO: Fort Langley jazz expanding with call out for more musicians

The second annual village jazz and arts festival is on the books for July 26 to 28, 2019.

  • Nov 12, 2018
Organizers have issued a call out for jazz and blues artists to participate in the second annual Fort Langley Jazz & Arts Festival next July. (Black Press files)