River City Big Band: Jazzy Christmas

A Co-Production between Yardbird Suite and River City Big Band

Ho, ho, hold the eggnog and come on out to the Yardbird Suite to ring in the holiday season with the River City Big Band and special vocal guest, Chandelle Rimmer!

  • December 9, 2023
    7:30 am - 10:30 pm

You’ll be hearing a great selection of seasonal favourites, all with a big band jazzy twist. We’re looking forward to seeing you December 9!

Edmonton-based River City Big Band, one of the premier jazz big bands in Alberta, has been entertaining since 1995. Special guests who have joined the band along the way include Juno Award winning artists Tommy Banks, PJ Perry, Mike Murley, and Bobby Cairns. The River City Big Band has also provided accompaniment to featured Canadian performers such as Kent Sangster, Mallory Chipman, Two Blue, and Maria Manna, plus international talent such as Jens Lindemann, Eric Marienthal, Wayne Bergeron, Carol Welsman, Wycliffe Gordon, and Simone. The band’s repertoire is extensive, ranging from the big band standards of Duke Ellington and Stan Kenton to the music of today’s most popular contemporary jazz composers, Including Edmonton’s-own internationally-renowned Allan Gilliland. Check out River City Big Band in live performances and on the band’s recordings, “Just Friends” and “River”, available on Spotify, Apple Music and other streaming platforms!

Tickets will also be available at the door if not previously sold out online.
Doors open at 6:30 pm.

Details Price Qty
General admissionshow details + $32.00 (CAD)   Sold Out
Yardbird Members and Student / Senior Members tickets are available if you are a member. .
Yardbird Legacy, Gold, and Silver Members tickets are available if you are a member. .

Venue Phone: (780) 432-0428

Venue Website:

11 Tommy Banks Way, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, T6E 2M2

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Virtual show upcoming – Ticket info

If you would like to watch, and you are a virtual, silver, gold or legacy member — . If not, you may purchase a $10 day pass ($8 for basic, student or senior memberships) or become a yearly virtual member at the link below.

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