Wednesday, Jun 28th, 2023
8:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Founded by Ed Durocher, Apollo Suns is a 9-piece instrumental collective from Winnipeg, Manitoba. The band fuses the influence of jazz, rock and psychedelic music, to create their own unique sounds with the dancefloor in mind. They have self-released three EPs: ‘Each Day a Different Sun’ (2017), ‘Dawn Offerings’ (2019), ‘A Relationship of Force’ (Color Red, 2021), and were awarded “Instrumental Artist of the Year” at Western Canadian Music Awards in both 2018/2020.
Best known for their high-octane live shows, Apollo Suns have captivated audiences at Winnipeg Jazz Festival, Big Fun Festival, Vermont Jazz Fest, and Calgary Stampede. Some of their most notable shows include support slots for The Comet is Coming, Makaya McCraven, Anomalie, The Brooks, and Five Alarm Funk. There has been no lack of musical creativity amongst the band. Apollo Suns constantly challenge themselves in their writing by constructing jazz-influenced songs with the end goal of maintaining an overall accessible and catchy track for listeners of all backgrounds.
Apollo Suns are an exciting band who are not afraid to walk a fine line and pave their own musical path to success and into the hearts of music fans all over Canada and the USA following up their 120+ dates in 2022.
FESTIVAL PASSES AVAILABLE
TD JazzYYC Summer Festival Pass (2023)
TD JazzYYC Summer Festival Jazz Sampler Pass (2023)
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Ed Durocher - guitar
Anatol Rennie - keyboards/synths
Bryn Herperger - bass
Aaron Bartel - alto sax
Garrett Malenko - trumpet
Benjamin James Hill - trombone
Tim Iskierski - drums