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The Burlington Downtown Jazz Festival: LYDIA PERSAUD
August 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Join us in August for the Burlington Downtown Jazz Festival, featuring Kellylee Evans, Samantha Martin & Delta Sugar, Lydia Persaud, and Elise LeGrow.
Single performance tickets are available for table (minimum 3 tickets for a table) and stool seating. Or, grab a 2-show pass for Saturday and/or or Sunday. See ticket pricing below.
There will also be special prize draws from local Burlington businesses.
Sun Aug 15, at 2pm
A fixture of Toronto’s music community and a sought-after collaborator, Lydia Persaud stands alone with her debut album Let Me Show You. Lydia’s sound expands the boundaries of soul to include both folk and jazz, styles that have been foundational to her musical growth. Lydia attended the rigorous jazz program at Humber School of Music, where she won the Oscar Peterson Jazz Award and connected with fellow members of the folk trio The O’Pears, whom she has been collaborating with for the past 7 years. Working in these styles honed Lydia’s mastery of sophisticated vocal harmony and blend, leading her to become an in-demand vocalist. Lydia has supported such icons as Gordon Lightfoot, David Crosby, and Lee Fields, as well as opened for Serena Ryder, Sarah Harmer, and Joey Landreth. She is also a member of renowned cover band Dwayne Gretzky.