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Additional national and local acts announced for Wreckhouse International Jazz and Blues Festival

Wreckhouse Jazz and Blues Festival schedule
Wreckhouse Jazz and Blues Festival schedule

The Wreckhouse International Jazz and Blues Festival has announced its full lineup for Sept. 21-24

The will include performances at The Fifth Ticket restaurant and bar in downtown St. John’s, as well as headlining shows and family matinees on Saturday and Sunday that weekend at the Iceberg Alley Performance Tent at Quidi Vidi.

 The festival will include headliner shows at the Iceberg Alley Performance Tent by Big Sugar and The Philosopher Kings on Saturday and Sunday night that weekend, respectively. On the Saturday night beginning at 7 p.m., Big Sugar will be joined by Denis Parker and John Clarke and Beauwater. On the Sunday night, beginning at 7 p.m., The Philosopher Kings will be joined by Janet Cull and The Native Side and Chris Kirby and The Marquee.

 The Saturday afternoon matinee, which begins at 1 p.m., will include performances by the Lori Cooper Band, Dave Mundy and Callum Latta, Dana Parsons Trio, and Earle and Coffin. The Sunday afternoon matinee, also beginning at 1 p.m., will feature Juno Award Nominees Heather Bambrick and Barbra Lica, as well as the East Coast R&B All-Stars. All matinees are also being held at the Iceberg Alley Performance Tent.

 Shows at The Fifth Ticket at 171 Water St. on the Thursday, Friday and Saturday will include Mary Barry, Denis Parker, Ouroborous, Johnson and Lear, Power House Blues Band, Brad Jefford Trio+, Linda Jaine Trio and Kate Hopkins Trio.

 Tickets for the headlining shows (19-plus) and the family-friendly matinees can be purchased online at or by visiting your local Orange Store.

 Access to all shows at The Fifth Ticket will be by donation to the Wreckhouse Music for Youth Legacy Program ($5 recommended donation).

 Additional information about the upcoming festival performances, including individual ticket prices and venue information is available online at

 To learn more about Iceberg Alley Performance Tent Concert Series, visit


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