Cat covers flock to the 1st Annual MeowFest - NEWS 1130 In The Community (This article does mention the Jazz Festival!)

The community of Fort Langley came together for the 1st annual Fort Langley Jazz and Arts Festival.

It was a collaboration of musicians and artists together creating a new, cultural event celebrating the arts and the many talented people that live and love the township of Fort Langley. A fantastic first year, I look forward to seeing it grow and expand.

Read More
Adele LaRiviere
Fort Langley swings to sounds of summer jazz

The first annual Fort Langley Jazz and Arts Festival was held Saturday.

“We’re going to play some Dixieland, with a capital D!” said Glen Tremblay, as Razzmajazz kicked off the first Fort Langley Jazz and Arts Festival on Saturday morning.

RazzMaJazz led a parade from St. Andrew’s church down Glover Road to the Fort Langley Community Hall.

There MC Mark Forsythe introduced the day’s events, which included two stages, one at the hall and one on the Bedford plaza near the waterfront.

“Sights and sounds, arts, and live jazz are going to be taking over the streets of Fort Langley today,” Forsythe said.

Read More
Adele LaRiviere
Organizers of first Fort Langley jazz fest are already planning another

Turnout was estimated at 10,000

Organizers of the first Fort Langley Jazz and Arts festival are already planning the next one, following a warm and bright Saturday that saw the street packed with music and art fans.

“It’s already booked,” said Karen Zukas, executive director of the festival.

Zukas said the plans are to hold the 2019 event from July 26 to July 28.

Up to 10,000 were expected to attend the weekend event.

Read More
Adele LaRiviere
Fort Langley jazz fest kicks off this weekend

The sight and sounds of live jazz and visual art will take over the streets of Fort Langley this weekend at the inaugural Fort Langley Jazz & Arts Festival.

From a diverse line-up of jazz acts on two outdoor stages, talented jazz buskers performing throughout the community, an Art Walk, art auction and a hands-on art event, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

The festival will kick-off July 28 with a Mardis Gras style strolling parade at 9:30 a.m. from the Fort Langley Farmers’ Market to the Fort Langley Community Hall, followed by opening remarks emceed by Mark Forsythe, the former host of the CBC radio program, Almanac.

Read More
Adele LaRiviere
NEW: Jazz resonates through village Saturday

Sight and sounds of live jazz and visual art will take over the streets of Fort Langley on Saturday, during the first ever Fort Langley Jazz & Arts Festival.

From a diverse lineup of jazz acts on two outdoor stages, talented jazz buskers performing throughout the community, an art walk, art auction, and a hands-on art event, there is something for everyone to enjoy, said Karen Zukas, executive director of the festival.

Read More
Adele LaRiviere
First Ever Fort Langley Jazz Festival – Saturday July 28

POSTED BY: DON LEHN JULY 22, 2018

Fort Langley – The sight and sounds of live jazz and visual art will take over the streets of Fort Langley on July 28 at the first annual Fort Langley Jazz & Arts Festival.

From a diverse line-up of jazz acts on two outdoor stages, talented jazz buskers performing throughout the community, an ArtWalk of local galleries and studios, an art auction and a hands-on art event, there is something for everyone to enjoy at this free community festival.

Read More
Adele LaRiviere
Fort Langley Jazz Festival

The sight and sounds of live jazz and visual art will take over the streets of Fort Langley on July 28 at the first annual Fort Langley Jazz & Arts Festival. From a New Orleans-style strolling parade to a diverse line-up of jazz acts on two outdoor stages, talented jazz buskers performing throughout the community, an ArtWalk, Art Auction and a hands-on art event, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

Read More
Adele LaRiviere
Georgia Straight Event Listings

The Fort Langley Jazz & Arts Festival is a free community festival that features 10 jazz bands on two outdoor stages, jazz buskers, an artwalk with 12 local art galleries and studios, and art demonstrations and activities.

Read More
Adele LaRiviere