Reggae star Taj Weekes and his band Adowa perform Thursday (June 27) at Club 9one9 in the Strathcona Hotel as part of the TD Victoria International Jazzfest.

Reggae star Taj Weekes and his band Adowa perform Thursday (June 27) at Club 9one9 in the Strathcona Hotel as part of the TD Victoria International Jazzfest.

Reggae star Taj Weekes among Victoria Jazzfest highlights

Weekes and his band, Adowa, unite social consciousness with unforgettable reggae groove

Taj Weekes and Adowa bring their 2013 tour of Western Canada to the TD Victoria International Jazz Festival this week.

Reggae master Weekes hails from St. Lucia in the Caribbean, and with several CDs and years of touring, has proven himself to be an exceptional talent, both as a performer and a songwriter.

The 19-over show happens Thursday (June 27) at 9:30 at Club 9one9 in the Strathcona Hotel, 919 Douglas St.

Tickets are $22, available at the Victoria Jazz Society office (no service charges) at 250-388-4423 or 1031 Vancouver St., Lyle’s Place, Ditch Records and Royal & McPherson Box Office (250-386-6121 or rmts.bc.ca)

For a roster of all Victoria Jazz Festival shows, visit jazzvictoria.ca.