Niagara Jazz Festival announces 2015 headliner, Michael Kaeshammer

Famed Canadian jazz pianist Michael Kaeshammer will headline the Niagara Jazz Festival’s 2015 Flagship event Friday, July 24th at Jackson-Triggs Winery in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario. The Festival’s second year will be held July 23-26, 2015.

Regarded as one of the most entertaining musicians in Canada, Michael, a gifted and hard-working world-class musician who connects with any concert-hall audience as though he was entertaining guests in his living room, specializes in the boogie-woogie style of piano combined with jazz, blues, stride, rock n’ roll, and more. He is a confident, graceful, and humorous host who has seven albums and over one thousand live shows to his credit over his career.

“We are thrilled to announce Michael Kaeshammer as the headliner for the flagship event of our 2015 festival, ” stated Juliet Dunn, Executive Director of the Niagara Jazz Festival, “We had an exceptional launch in 2014, and we wanted to elevate the Niagara Jazz Festival to an even higher level in our second year.”

The July 24 Niagara Jazz Festival flagship event is presented as part of the Jackson-Triggs Summer Concert Series. Tickets for Michael Kaeshammer are available at www.greatestatesniagara and Niagara Jazz Festival weekend passes are available at

Full 2015 Niagara Jazz Festival details, including the artist line-up, venues, and special events will be announced April 30, 2015. 

The Niagara Jazz Festival is a cutting edge four-day celebration of jazz, performed in intimate indoor and outdoor venues in the heart of Niagara's stunning wine country July 23-26, 2015. The Niagara Jazz Festival presents the finest Canadian and internationally acclaimed jazz musicians by way of spectacular concerts, wine, craft beer, and culinary packages, and free performances throughout Niagara-on-the-Lake and selected locations throughout Niagara. Updates can be found at @jazzniagara #livelovejazz