Jun 14-23. Since 1990, jazz lovers and players unite for the acclaimed eclectic Winnipeg Jazz Festival. Check out performances by global jazz, blues, Latin, roots, soul, indie rock and hip-hop greats like Marco Castillo (pictured) & Brazilian Beat, Moses Mayes, Sierra Noble, Papa Mambo. More than 100 artists hit various stages for nine days and nights of the best boogie-woogie entertainment. Many lunchtime outdoor shows and free evening concerts at Old Market Square, where beer gardens are open till 2 am. Various venues and prices, jazzwinnipeg.com, 204-989-4656.