WELCOME

music lovers and jazz fans!

The Nipissing-Parry Sound Music & Jazz Corporation of North Bay, Ontario, Canada proudly presents Jazz at the Junction - a musical event series that showcases local musicians and singers, as well as travelling  bands. 

Performances feature a variety of jazz styles & eras, from Dixieland to Bossa Nova... with occasional concerts by singer/songwriters and blues musicians. 

With its roots in blues and ragtime, "jazz" embodies that love of improvisation, interpretation and playing with feeling found in performers of all styles and genres.

MEMBERSHIP

Help us continue to bring you great music events 

by becoming a

Supporting Member of the Jazz at the Junction Club!

You will save on the cover charge for concerts! ($10 instead of $15)

Memberships renew yearly in April ($50/yr)

*SPECIAL EXTENDED MEMBERSHIP AVAILABLE RIGHT NOW!*

*Join today and you won't have to renew until April 2021*

 

Read more about MEMBERSHIP

LINK TO MEMBERSHIP FORM (PDF)

 

EVENTS

Events take place in the intimate atmosphere of the upstairs lounge, or occasionally in the larger downstairs room at the West Ferris Legion.  

They are scheduled twice a month (on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month), from 7 pm to 9:30 pm.

SPECIAL EVENTS may be added to the calendar on specific Sunday afternoons.

 Occasionally events may take place at an alternate location.

To see details for the next featured events in 2020...

JANUARY - click/tap here

FEBRUARY - click/tap here

For a date list of upcoming bookings through 2020,

click/tap EVENTS CALENDAR or scroll down

 

Bands may request a booking - download & use the following form:

LINK TO BOOKING REQUEST FORM (PDF)

Admission (at the door):

Supporting Members $10, Non-members $15

Bar service & light snacks available during the performances.

If you are ready for an evening of good music and good company,

come out to the West Ferris Legion for

Jazz at the Junction

Come early!
 
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JANUARY 2020

 

Tuesday January 14 2020

SARAH CRAIG JAZZ TRIO

Link to Bio

Sarah Craig is a jazz artist from Sudbury, Ontario who has the ability to sing anything from old country to jazz and pop like an angel.

Along with a variety of jazz styles, the Sarah Craig Jazz Trio plays fun pop-reggae and soulful originals. 

Her fellow musicians, drummer Christopher Dardick and saxophonist Sean Whalen, are also from the Sudbury area. 

You are sure to love Sarah’s beautiful range

and soulful, smoky vocals. 

Tuesday January 28 2020

CLICHE COLLECTIVE

Swingy old jazz, fusion, folk-rock, fiddle tunes, and world beat... 

acoustic and electric arrangements

Peter Cliche, multi-instrumentalist, vocals

Rob Joanisse, drums

Dan Colomby, bass

The ultimate in feel good music!

FEBRUARY 2020

 

Tuesday February 11 2020

BEN HERMANN QUARTET

Ben Hermann: guitar/vocals; Vince Aquilina: drums;

Andrew Sowka: bass; Peter Cliche: guitar/violin/vocals

Originally from North Bay, Ben is a songwriter, recording artist and performer currently based in Toronto. His music is jazzy, sophisticated and thoughtful, with strong finger-style guitar playing and nuanced vocals. As an ensemble, these four accomplished performers create multi-layered vocals, instrumental expressions and rhythms, producing a rich interplay of sounds and styles.

Great ensemble work with a jazzy vibe!

Tuesday February 25 2020

TWILIGHT

Twilight is a four-piece band with Charlie Zavitz on Drums (and occasionally vibraphone), Bob Bartlett on stand-up bass, with lively song introductions and vocals, Mary Kennedy on piano with sweet lead vocals, and Neil Kennedy on clarinet & sax. Twilight brings you a blend of swing standards, light jazz, latin & ballads- creating the perfect musical ambiance for an enjoyable evening of all your listening favourites. LINK TO BIO

Swing standards, light jazz, latin & ballads

 

EVENTS CALENDAR

Regular Events are Tuesdays 7pm- 9:30pm

Special Events are Sundays 1:30-4 pm

unless otherwise noted

Check this space often for ongoing updates!

JANUARY

Tuesday January 14 2020

Sarah Craig Jazz Trio

Link to Bio

Tuesday January 28 2020

Cliche Collective

FEBRUARY

Tuesday February 11 2020

Ben Hermann Band

Ben Hermann: guitarist/singer/songwriter

Andrew Sowka: bass/vocals

Vince Aquilina: drums

Peter Cliche: guitar/violin

Tuesday February 25 2020

Twilight

Twilight, feat. vibraphone
00:00 / 00:29

MARCH

Tuesday March 10 2020

Shawn Sasyniuk Duo

Tuesday March 24 2020

Garry White Trio

(Garry White, Renée White, Marion Linton)

APRIL

Tuesday April 14 2020

Sean Cotton Quartet

Tuesday April 28 2020

David Laronde Band

MAY

Special Event Sunday 1:30- 4 pm
 Sunday May 3 2020

Restoration Band

Tuesday May 12 2020

Aaron Dolman

& 20 Strings Quintet

https://aarondolman.com

Tuesday May 26 2020

Mike Landoni Quartet

Restoration Band live at the Junction
00:00 / 01:07
Mike Landoni live at the Junction
00:00 / 01:17

JUNE

Tuesday June 9 2020

Blue Screw Blues Band

Tuesday June 23 2020

Northern Ranger

(Harry Vetro Quartet)

Link to Bio

JULY

Special Event Sunday 1:30- 4 pm

Sunday July 5 2020

TBA

Tuesday July 14 2020

Northfacing Folk

Tuesday July 28 2020

Maple Hill Project

AUGUST

Tuesday August 11 2020

Twilight

Tuesday August 25 2020

TBA

Special Event Sunday 1:30- 4 pm

Sunday August 30 2020

Shirantha Beddage

SEPTEMBER

Tuesday September 8 2020

TBA

Tuesday September 22 2020

TBA

OCTOBER

Tuesday October 13 2020

TBA

Tuesday October 27 2020

David Laronde Band

NOVEMBER

Tuesday November 10 2020

TBA

Tuesday November 24 2020

TBA

Follow link below to see more info on performers, including photos & audio clips

The Nipissing Parry Sound Music and Jazz Corporation is a not-for-profit organization with the goal of providing a venue and appreciative audience to local musicians, whether they be professional, amateur or aspiring. 

The Club is also dedicated to keeping live music "alive" and bringing musicians and music lovers together.

CALL (705) 752-5759 or CONTACT US by email using the form below:

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