Legends Smokey Robinson and David Crosby to headline Toronto Jazz Festival
The festival is set to run in the city from June 18 to 28 and tickets go on sale today, so you can now reserve your spot to catch one of these music legends live in show.
🚨 JUST ADDED! 🚨— Toronto Jazz Fest (@TorontoJazzFest) February 25, 2020
The soul of Motown Records. A hit-maker with a career spanning over 50 years. A true legend.
Join us for an evening at @MeridianHallTO with @smokeyrobinson when he returns to the Jazz Festival!
Tickets on sale tomorrow morning - 10am.https://t.co/xklHtDpfy3 pic.twitter.com/1ZBjL8dV5i
Robinson, a Motown legend who was once dubbed "America’s greatest living poet" by Bob Dylan, will play at Meridian Hall on June 22.
Crosby will perform at The Danforth Music Hall on June 18, The Roots and Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue will play a special show on June 27 at Budweiser Stage and Hancock will play a post-festival performance at Meridian Hall on September 3.
An 80th birthday celebration! 🎂🎉🎁— Toronto Jazz Fest (@TorontoJazzFest) March 10, 2020
The iconic @herbiehancock celebrates his 80th birthday this year with a special September performance at @MeridianHallTO!
Tickets on sale tomorrow, Wednesday, March 11 at 10 a.m. https://t.co/dOsd2CJT3t pic.twitter.com/Zugkx8UteK
"Public safety is of the utmost priority for the TD Toronto Jazz Festival and we are incredibly sensitive to the potential concern of large public gatherings," they said in a statement.
"We will continue to monitor the situation surrounding COVID-19 on an on-going basis. We are in constant communication with government officials and actively engaging with our partners, venues and musicians to ensure that we can provide a safe festival this June. We will announce our outdoor programming in the coming months as appropriate."
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