TD Victoria International JazzFest - Hermann's UPSTAIRS: Shuffle Demons
Sun. June 30th 2019 10:00 PM - 12:00 PM doors at 9:00 PM (No Minors) $25 (plus service charges if purchased through RMTS)
“…guaranteed to set your hair on fire or make your musical back leg shake, if that's how you roll.” – Critical Jazz
The Shuffle Demons are a high-energy Canadian band that blends virtuosic jazz and funk playing with eye-catching costumes to produce an incredible show. A hit at festivals all over the world, the Shuffle Demons are a crowd pleasing, full-on musical group that backs up wild stage tricks with phenomenal playing by some of Canada's most talented musicians. Twenty-eight years old and still capturing audiences’ imaginations with their wacky antics, the Shuffle Demons continue the tradition today with a great line-up of players that includes Juno Award winner Richard Underhill. Expect exciting, no-holds-barred performances that feature wild romps in the crowd, free jazz moments, danceable funk, poetry, killer solos and more!
The Shuffle Demons, last showing up here for the 2004 JazzFest, started out as buskers at the corner of Yonge and Bloor nearly three decades ago and it didn’t take long for these humorous provocateurs of “bop rap” to become Toronto club faves and, eventually, national jazz superstars. Behind their beatnik shtick was always lots of primo jazz ... more info