Brantford Jazz Festival Starts with a Blast!

The kick off for the Brantford Jazz Festival was Friday night with two bands, the X-Statics and then Power House, filling Harmony Square with wonderful sounds under a starlit sky.  

Photo: Dean Ellis, Dellisart

A large crowd gathered on a warm late summer night to dance, clap and get into the music.

Photo: Dean Ellis, Dellisart

With a full three-piece horn section, five-piece rhythm section and multi-lead vocalists, Power House played a mixture of Motown/Soul/R&B and classic rock, with a tribute to Chicago, Amy Winehouse, Stevie Wonder and much more, featuring lead vocalist Paula Tessaro, formerly of Ray Lyell and the Storm and TaShe.

The Brantford Jazz Festival continues Saturday and Sunday, September 15 and 16 from noon til 6 on three stages – downtown, Harmony Square.

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