Jazz Brunch Concert Series

Sundays* Starting March 4; 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Rock Garden

RBG’s Summer Concert Series moves inside with the Jazz Brunches! Experience a sumptuous weekend brunch together with live jazz and the tranquility of Royal Botanical Gardens. Our diverse menu appeals to taste buds of all ages. Reservations Required.

*Some date exceptions apply.

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Reservations Required

Brunch Pricing:
Adult - $45.00
Child Ages 4 – 12 - $15.00
Child 3 and under – free w/ accompanying parent

RBG Members receive 10% off.

Reservation only - payment due on the date of your brunch. Credit Card required upon reservation for parties of 6 and over ($40.00 cancellation fee).

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Upcoming Dates and Artists

group of men with a saxaphone, square guitar and horn on a fushia background with 'Steve Burnside the Marquis'

Sunday June 24

Steve Burnside and the Marquis

The Award winning Marquis join us at Jazz Brunch at the Rock with their unforgettable sound of the blues. Steve has worked with legends such as Tom Jones, Mel Torme, Mel Brown, Johnny Johnson and a host of others. Steve Burnside and the Marquis close out this Springs Jazz Brunches at the Rock and will leave you highly anticipating the start of our Fall series in September.

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Past Artists

Jass brunch at the rock

Sunday March 4

Kenny V.

Kenny has been playing and studying music since he was 16 years old and has been playing professionally now for over 20 years. He has toured the world from Dubai to Bangkok to The West Indies. Even though his experiences are diverse, Kenny’s greatest fulfillment comes from entertaining on a daily and nightly basis in various musical environments ranging from corporate functions to weddings, restaurants, nightclubs, and theatres.


Don Campbell headshot

Sunday March 11

Don Campbell

Don is a graduate of the Humber College Jazz Guitar Program and is now establishing himself as a full-time musician in the Toronto music scene. He is currently writing and arranging originals while performing with his band as well as playing acoustic shows, jazz combos, rock cover bands and even doing occasional studio work. Don is a multi-talented guitar player who plays with a combination of a rock sound reminiscent of Stevie Ray Vaughan, a blues sound influenced by Eric Clapton and a jazz style that pays homage to the likes of John Scofield and Wes Montgomery

Michael Wainwright headshot

Sunday March 18

Michael Wainwright

Michael makes his first visit to the RBG / Rock Garden stage after a whirlwind year performing around the world with 80’s icons Tears for Fears. Michael’s vocals shine with his love of classic pop music from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s. Michael and his band mate perform on accoustic guitars and fill the Great Room with his rich sound.


Max Hillier headshot

Sunday April 8

Max Hillier Band

Max brings his style of pop, jazz and blues to the RBG / Rock Garden stage with his band mates Laura Kott (vocals & bass) and John Kott (guitar). Max’s unforgettable sound on harmonica and vocals with his band mates has been a staple on the Niagara scene for 20 plus years.


Man and Woman with guitars and mics

Sunday April 22

River North

River North is Mississauga based duo of award winning singer-songwriters Matt Zaddy & Heather Christine. Both partners in life and music, they combine soulful acoustic guitar playing and moving vocal harmonies to create a performance that is both captivating and unforgettable. This duo has performed original and popular music to audiences across Canada to rave reviews.


Lenny Graf in suit and bowtie with electric guitar

Sunday April 29

Lenny Graf

Lenny Graf came from a family of professional musicians, and has studied at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto, Eastman School of Music in Rochester N.Y., and York University, where he holds a degree in Fine Arts. He Also attended the Creighton Academy of Fine Arts, and is the recipient of the Grenick Award for outstanding potential in the arts. His diverse career as a musical entertainer, jazz musician, symphony player, composer and bandleader has taken him across North America and beyond.


The Sign on stage performing

Sunday May 6

The Sign

The Sign – Jo Stevens and Paul Volta are The Sign. The original musical style of The Sign is drawn from rock, blues, pop and folk styles from Led Zeppelin, The Beatles, The Pretenders, The Divinyls, XTC, Joan Baez, Fleetwood Mac, etc. Constantly transcending, these recycled teenagers use 12 string and 6 string acoustic guitars to present a fresh original sound. Their exhilarating live shows always receive a great response.


Aaron Bowers playing the saxaphone

Sunday May 20

Aaron Bowers Trio

Aaron Bowers is a local Hamilton saxophone player who has been performing and teaching in the city for well over ten years now. He is a graduate of the local Mohawk Music program, as well as the Humber Music Performance Degree program in Toronto. He regularly performs with local bands Momentum, Funkhaus, the Royal Canadian Navy band, and many local jazz groups and combos. Aaron has taught hundreds of students across the GTA, and now spends most of his nights at KAOS music in Oakville.


Reno Silva posing with guitar

Sunday May 27

Reno Silva

Reno joins the Jazz Brunch series with his Latin style of music. A trained practitioner on guitar, Reno brings the sound of accoustic and percussion together to RBG for his first show with us. Songwriter, guitarist and singer, Reno will have you longing for more with his style of instrumental Latin Jazz music.


Max Hillier headshot

Sunday June 10

Max Hillier Band

Back by popular demand, Max rejoins us for Jazz Brunch at the Rock! Max along with bandmates Laura Kott (vocals & bass) and John Kott (guitar) will leave you longing for more with their style of pop, jazz and blues. Max’s unforgettable sound on harmonica and vocals with his band mates has been a staple on the Niagara scene for 20 plus years.


Michael Wainwright headshot

Sunday June 17

Michael Wainwright Duo

Michael rejoins us at the RBG / Rock Garden stage after a very successful stop back in March which was proceeded by a whirlwind year performing around the world with 80’s icons Tears for Fears. Michael’s vocals shine with his love of classic pop music from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s. Michael and his band mate perform on acoustic guitars and fill the Great Room with his rich sound.