Dalava and BassDrumBone among latest jazz fest additions

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      As part of its upcoming 32nd annual edition, the TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival has announced concerts by Dálava, BassDrumBone, and seven other artists.

      The festival, which takes place at various Vancouver venues from June 22 to July 2, will present nine more concerts as part of its Innovation Series, which will take place at Ironworks and the Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre.

      On June 23, contemporary-folk group Dálava will present its take on traditional Czech folk melodies at Ironworks.

      American jazz saxophonist Donny McCaslin and his band will take the stage at Ironworks on June 24.

      On June 25, Toronto jazz drummer Nick Fraser and his band perform with Tony Malaby and Kris Davis at Ironworks.

      International jazz ensemble Perch Hen Brock & Rain is scheduled to headline at Ironworks on June 26.

      On June 27, Amsterdam-based improvisational-jazz band Luc Ex Naked Wolf will take the stage at Ironworks.

      Japanese-French free-jazz group Satoko Fujii and Kaze performs at Ironworks on June 28.

      On June 29, modern jazz-new music ensemble Claudia Quintet headlines at Ironworks.

      Vancouver-born, Brooklyn-raised jazz pianist Cat Toren and her Human Kind project perform at Ironworks on June 30.

      On July 2, jazz group BassDrumBone, composed of Mark Helias, Gerry Hemingway, and Ray Anderson, takes the stage at Ironworks.

      The Innovation Series also features late-night concerts at Ironworks, as well as a six-show group of concerts at the Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre.

      For up-to-the-date information, check out the festival's website.

      Tickets for all shows are on sale now online.