Jazz Up Your 2023: Cool Blues Show and Fort Langley Jazz Festival

The Odlum Brown Fort Langley Jazz & Arts Festival in Vancouver is a vibrant celebration that combines live music, art exhibitions, free concerts, ticketed performances, and family-friendly activities.

The festival’s 2023 edition is scheduled to take place from July 20th to the 23rd. This year’s lineup includes an exciting addition: the Cool Blues Show, set to unfold at Fort Langley Park on both Friday and Saturday. 

As an attendee, you can secure tickets for both days of the Cool Blues Show for a cost of $120. Additionally, the festival features a variety of complimentary daytime concerts on Saturday and Sunday.

Throughout the festival, you can immerse yourself in a diverse array of musical performances, from jazz to blues and beyond. The art displays further enrich the experience, providing a visual complement to the musical offerings. Families are catered to as well, with activities designed to engage audiences of all ages.

Cool Blues Show

Introducing a brand-new addition to the 2023 festival, the Cool Blues Show is set to captivate audiences on July 21st and 22nd. This exciting event will unfold at Fort Langley Park, offering an immersive experience that combines fantastic live music with culinary delights, art displays, a beer garden, and much more. 

Anticipation is building for what promises to be an unforgettable celebration!

The Cool Blues Show boasts two dynamic stages, each hosting captivating live performances. Attendees can groove to the music while exploring food trucks, appreciating art installations, and soaking in the festival atmosphere. The event will also feature a vibrant beer garden, adding to the festive ambiance.

The lineup for the 2023 Cool Blues Show includes an impressive array of artists such as the Ruthie Foster Band, Five Alarm Funk, The Harpoonist & the Axe Murderer, My Son the Hurricane, Crystal Shawanda, Silent Partners, and other talented bands. With such a diverse and talented roster, attendees are in for a treat.

To be a part of this exciting event, tickets are available for purchase. Admission for each night of the Cool Blues Show is priced at $65 for adults, while youth aged 13 to 18 can enjoy the experience for $30. For those looking to immerse themselves in the entire weekend of festivities, weekend passes are on offer for $120.

As the Cool Blues Show takes center stage at the Odlum Brown Fort Langley Jazz & Arts Festival, attendees can expect a dynamic and exhilarating experience that combines the power of music, art, and community in a picturesque park setting.

Fort Langley Jazz Festival

The 2023 edition of the Odlum Brown Fort Langley Jazz & Arts Festival unfolds from Thursday, July 20th, to Sunday, July 23rd, in the enchanting historic village of Fort Langley.

The official festivities kick off on Thursday, July 20th, with the Big Band Community Concert at the Fort Langley Community Hall. This event promises an evening filled with captivating music and a strong sense of community.

A highlight of the festival, the Cool Blues Show, takes place on July 21st and 22nd, from 5:00 to 10:00 pm at the picturesque Fort Langley Park. This ticketed event features stellar headliners like Ruthie Foster and Five Alarm Funk. 

Everyone can revel in the sounds of remarkable live music, enjoy a lively beer garden, sample delectable offerings from food trucks, explore artist vendors, engage in games, and more.

Continuing the festival’s tradition, attendees can indulge in free concerts on both Saturday and Sunday. These performances unfold outdoors at the Fort Langley Community Hall, as well as at the Youth & Emerging Artists Stage located in front of the CN Station. 

The Indigenous Stage at Bedford Plaza and the Art Zone in front of the post office on Mary Avenue also hosts free live music, fostering a vibrant atmosphere throughout the village.

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