The world’s best jazz, blues, funk and urban artists will converge on Winnipeg for the 17th COOL Jazz Winnipeg Festival. Featuring outstanding local, national and international performers, the festival runs June 15-25 in and around downtown Winnipeg. The year’s festival boasts an impressive range of artists, including Grammy-winning saxophonist Paquito D’rivera to singer Molly Johnson, guitarist Jesse Cook, crooner Matt Dusk, and urban favourites Divine Brown and Jacksoul. Music fans will get a chance to catch several excellent local acts including The Afterbeat, Glenn Buhr, Jodie Borle, Egospank, Michelle Gregoire, Farrell Bros. and many more. To see the complete listing of performers, please visit www.jazzwinnipeg.com.