GARRET T. WILLIE - Saskatoon Jazz Festival

sun02jul3:00 pm TGARRET T. WILLIE - Saskatoon Jazz Festival


(Sunday) 3:00 pm T View in my time


Victoria Park

meets Spadina Cres, Avenue F S, Saskatoon, SK

Event Details

The 2023 SaskTel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival Free Program will run throughout the entire festival, with programming happening at various locations in Saskatoon including:

  • The Victoria Park Free Program runs from June 30 – July 5, 2023 at the main festival site in Victoria Park and features international, national and local artists. All sets are 90 minutes. Doors open one hour prior to show time. Three outdoor yoga sessions are also taking place in partnership with Ground Yoga and the Dakota Dunes Community Development Corporation at Victoria Park.on July 1, 2, and 3.


Indigenous Artists for this Event!

  • Garret T. Willie

    Garret T. Willie


    Garret T. Willie is an old soul masquerading as an uncommonly wise, weathered, witty and world-weary 23-year-old. He’s about to give rock ‘n’ roll a formidable 21st -century kick in the ass with plenty of wild, heartbreaking, and hilarious stories to share in true rock ‘n’ roll form.

    Garret T. Willie hails from Kingcome Inlet, off the coast of British Columbia. He’s been through some serious sh*t and lived through a lot more than most of us have at his age. But while Willie’s back story also gives him more right than most to sing the blues – and at heart, Garret T. Willie is a rock ‘n’ roller – he’d rather that not be the whole story.

    Willie is the personification of an open book in the lyric sheet to his upcoming debut record Same Pain. Through his songs, there’s a helluva lot of raunchy fun going on above and beyond the occasional exorcism of tragedy and trauma. To listen to Same Pain is to get to know him more than you might be aware, but also to find a friendly, sensitive voice with a gift for transmitting universal emotions. Willie gets himself, and in doing so kinda gets all of us. He also knows what makes the blues tick. And, man, can he rip it up on the guitar.