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.

Just Posted

Saanich’s 20-year-old acting mayor encourages other young people get involved in politics

There is a ‘hunger for young voices’ in politics right now

Designs for Johnson Street Bridge waterfront areas hit delays

Upgrades to the Songhees Park, surrounding area being presented Thursday

Personal health scare inspires Sidney’s newest gym

Arne Jackson said the scare was a ‘wake-up call’

VicPD catches impaired driver near elementary school

Citizens alerted police to driver near James Bay Community School

VIDEO: B.C. couple creates three-storey ‘doggie mansion’ for their five pups

Group of seven, who Kylee Ryan has dubbed as the ‘wandering paws,’ have a neat setup in Jade City

MacKinnon powers Avs to 5-4 OT win over Canucks

Vancouver battled back late to pick up single point

Poole’s Land finale: Tofino’s legendary ‘hippie commune’ being dismantled

Series of land-use fines inspire owner Michael Poole to sell the roughly 20-acre property.

Port Alberni mom takes school district to court over Indigenous smudging, prayer in class

Candice Servatius, who is an evangelical Christian, is suing School District 70

Family of B.C. man killed in hit-and-run plead for tips, one year later

Cameron Kerr’s family says the driver and passengers tried to cover their tracks

Princeton couple pays for dream vacation with 840,000 grocery store points

It’s easy if you know what you are doing, they say

Chilliwack family’s dog missing after using online pet-sitting service

Frankie the pit bull bolted and hit by a car shortly after drop off through Rover.com

B.C. wildlife experts urge hunters to switch ammo to stop lead poisoning in birds

OWL, in Delta, is currently treating two eagles for lead poisoning

Most Read