Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5:30-7:30pm, Upstairs showcases McGill University’s Schulich School of Music students.
Vintage Thursdays: The Steady Swagger
The Steady Swagger is a power trio based out of Montreal that play music self defined as Whiskeybillie; heavy folk rock reminiscent of Gogol Bordello, Tom Waits and Primus fermenting in a charred oak cask.
Ellen Doty - Album Lunch
Ellen Doty is a soulful vocalist and songwriter from Calgary, Alberta with a world-class voice and a classic sound. Doty’s music is an organic blend of traditional jazz and easy-listening pop.
Off festival de Jazz presents: Roddy Ellias Trio
Renowed for his unique approach to the classical guitar, this
Ottawa composer defies classification with his music
featuring rich and enticing textures.
Latin Jazz Night
Featuring: Domier Gonzales (percussions), Michel Cantero (piano), Nestor Rodriguez (sax), Jesus Cantero (vocales), Alex Bellegarde (bass)
Vintage Thursdays: Bharath and his Rhythm Four
Their time-stamped authentic style, purist approach and incomparable energy, is inspired by the great American bluesmen who once scoured the juke joints of Chicago and the Midwest.
Vintage Thursdays: Martin Goyette
This blues singer is one of the hidden treasures in the Quebec blues scene. With is powerful voice in addition of being an outstanding harmonicist.
Le festival de Jazz de Québec presents: 5 for Trio (ALBUM LAUNCH)
5 for Trio was formed in Quebec City by the desire of Sylvain St‐Onge, Mathieu Rancourt and Jean‐François Gingras to create a new flavor in jazz.
Shy Shy Schullie
Shy Shy Schullie's sumptuous style hearkens back to the boudoir era of dames, dolls and delicious devils.
Alex Pangman - Album Launch
This show is the Quebec launch for her "New" album, a collection of songs recorded in New Orleans in early 2014.
The band started in 2004 as a Django Reinhardt tribute, but soon found itself mixing gypsy jazz with klezmer, funk, classical music, swing, and world rhythms.
Described as “edgy and interactive”, this group combines elements of the traditional jazz piano trio with contemporary styles of music beyond the jazz genre.