The Victoria Jazz Society has announced Gregory Porter and Buddy Guy will headline TD Victoria International JazzFest 2022.
They are the first headliners announced for the music festival’s Marquee Series. 2022 will mark the return for TD Victoria International JazzFest after being forced to postpone for the last two years due to the pandemic. The festival will take place from June 24 to July 3, 2022.
Jazz singer Gregory Porter has achieved international recognition with his two GRAMMY Award winning records for ‘Best Jazz Vocal Album’, ‘Liquid Spirit’ in 2014 and ‘Take Me To The Alley’ in 2017. Porter will perform at The Royal Theatre Friday June 24, 2022.
Blues guitarist Buddy Guy is an eight-time GRAMMY winner and was ranked 23rd in Rolling Stone magazine’s ‘100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time’ and his song ‘Stone Crazy’ was ranked 78th in their list of ‘100 Greatest Guitar Songs of All Time.’ Guy will perform at The Royal Theatre Saturday June 25, 2022.
The full line up for TD Victoria International JazzFest 2022 will be announced in mid-April.
Gregory Porter – $95.50 | $82.50 | $62.50 – available at the Royal McPherson Box Office and rmts.bc.ca (beginning December 15, 2021)
Buddy Guy – $115.50 | $99.50 | $78.50 – available at the Royal McPherson Box Office and rmts.bc.ca (beginning December 15, 2021)
Gregory Porter: https://www.gregoryporter.com
Buddy Guy: https://www.buddyguy.net