StreetFest is a Beaches International Jazz Festival signature event showcasing the finest in Big Band, Swing, Dixieland, Smooth, Afro-Cuban, Fusion, Funk, R&B, Ska and Soul sounds that Toronto has to offer. Over forty Canadian bands entertain you along a closed to traffic 2.5 km stretch of Queen Street East located between Woodbine Avenue to the west and Beech Avenue to the east. It’s an annual pilgrimage for tens of thousands of music enthusiasts who flock to the street on Thursday, Friday and Saturday during this final Festival week, to groove to the music, swing to the sounds and soak in the street scene and ambience. Each Band plays 4 half-hour sets from 7:00 to 11:00 pm nightly. Performance times are staggered between adjoining bands to maximize listening pleasure!     

Band / Location  

Pizza, Pizza – SE Corner Queen & Woodbine
Samba Squad

Beach Dental – 1897 Queen St. E.
Dr. Draw

Fire Hall – NW Driveway,1904 Queen St. E.
Blackboard Blues Band

Breakwall BBQ – 1910 Queen St. E.
Breakwall Showcase

Incurable Collector – 1920 Queen St. E.
Sol de Cuba

Kew Beach – 1921 Queen St. E.

Pizza Nova – 1938 Queen St. E.
Erin McCallum

Brigham & More – 1946 Queen St. E.
Johannes Linstead

The Gull & The Firkin – 1943 Queen St. E.
TurboStreet Funk

The Stone Lion – 1958 Queen St. E.
Paul James

BAM Bistro – 1970 Queen St. E.
Puente Del Diablo

The Artisans – 1974 Queen St. E.
Yiannis Kapoulas

LCBO – 1984 Queen St. E.
Stacey Renee

Shoppers Drug Mart – 2000 Queen St. E.
501 East

Hero Certified Burgers – 2018 Queen St. E.
Los Hijos de Tuta

Beach Public Library Gardens – East Entrance

Coles – 2169 Queen St. E.
Toronto Downtown Dixieland Jazz Band

RBC – 2175 Queen St. E.
KC Roberts & The Live Revolution

BeachMac – 2185 Queen St. E.

Beauty Supply Outlet – 2193 Queen St. E.

Gabby’s/Scotia Bank – 2076 Queen St. E.
Johnny Max Band

Hair Dynamix – 2090 Queen St. E.

Toronto Beach Dental – 2205 Queen St. E.
Kim & Company

Beach Hardware – 2215 Queen St. E.
The Implications

Queen Compact Cars – 2233 Queen St. E.
Neil Chapman

First Choice Hair Cutters – 2114 Queen St. E.
The Metro Big Band

Starbucks Coffee – 2253 Queen St. E.

Sleep Country Canada – 2259 Queen St. E.
Quincy Bullen

Totto Salon & Spa – 2271 Queen St. E.
Funny Funk

Royal LePage Estate Realty – 2301 Queen St. E.
Project Phoenix

Swiss Chalet/Edward Jones – 2148 Queen St. E.
Toronto All-Star Big Band

Homeward – 2152 Queen St. E.
Blue Room

Beacher Café – 2162 Queen St. E.
Frog & Henry

Essentia-Natural Memory Form Mattresses – 2180 Queen St. E.

Arts on Queen – 2198 Queen St. E.
Tdot Batu

Veloute – 2345 Queen St. E.
Laura Cole

Pet Valu – 2210 Queen St. E.

Beach Chiropractic Centre – 2216 Queen St. E.
United Soul Nations

Outrigger – 2232 Queen St. E.

2375 Queen St. E.
Elise LeGrow