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Vancouver International Jazz Festival

As one of the biggest musical celebrations in the world, the International Jazz Festival is the most popular cultural event in Vancouver, with performances by more than 400 talented blues and jazz artists from around the world. The 10-day programme is full of famous names that play at various venues throughout the city, from formal concert theatres to open-air stages and public squares. The festival now attracts about 460,000 spectators every year and features some world-class musicians. Lovers of jazz and blues will be spoiled for choice during this summer festival in Vancouver.

Venue: Various

Date: 20 June to 1 July 2014

Website: www.coastaljazz.ca