“A Jolly Holiday” with Nadine and Erik - Sold Out

December 23 7:30 to 9:15 pm

ADDED ShowThe Jazz at the Griff series, presented by Trail & District Arts Council, brings you “A Jolly Holiday” with Nadine and Erik plus special guests.

Dale Green will join them on bass and Ness Benamran on drums. With special vocal appearances by Lise Levesque and Juliana Marko!

Enjoy the jazz club vibe as you savour a glass of wine in a setting that is up close and personal with the band.

"A Jolly Holiday" is a lively and uplifting set of jazz and show tunes with a sprinkle of Christmas dust on top. Take a journey with Erik Mortimer and Nadine Tremblay as this quartet play some piano solos and sing songs from 1940's onward that are meant to entertain. Playing all covers, they will dazzle you with songs made famous by Peggy Lee, Amy Winehouse, Coco Love Alcorn, Ella, Bing and more.

Erik Mortimer is a Grant MacEwan music grad and a student of jazz music who grew up in Rossland. He is a current member of “Off-Book: The Improvised Musical” with Rapid Fire. When he’s not operating sans score, he works as a composer, music director, and side musician and educator. He loves switching it up and has been privileged to work with some of Edmonton’s finest artists and theatre companies including the Citadel Theatre, Theatre Network, Teatro la Quindicina, Fort Edmonton Park, Plain Janes and Alberta Opera.

Nadine Tremblay has a degree in opera, a certificate in musical theatre (Canadian College of Performing Arts) has written the music to 6 original musicals with Iron Mountain Theatre including ‘Company Jump’ and “Ski Bum: The Musical.” More recently Nadine has co-written 3 full length albums with Rupert Keiller under the pen name ‘Sexton Blake.’ When she is not creating, Tremblay spends the rest of her time as Artistic Director of the Charles Bailey Theatre in Trail and teaching musical theatre to children through Triple Threat Productions.

2 x 40 minute sets plus intermission.

Single tickets are $22. Or buy a 6-show series pass for Jazz at the Griff is only $110. Limited availability. Get your pass now!

All individual tickets available online at, by phone at 250-368-9669, and in person at the Bailey Box Office at 1501 Cedar Ave., Trail. Series passes available only by calling or visiting the Box Office.

All shows general admission. Groups of 4 may reserve a table at the box office.

The Jazz at the Griff series is made possible thanks to funding from McEwan Law, BC Arts Council, BC Touring Council, the Government of Canada, and Tourism South Kootenay. We also gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the Province of British Columbia.

Upcoming shows in the Jazz at The Griff series include:

Melody Diachun Quartet - Thursday, February 15, 7:30 pm

A heartwarming evening of soulful melodies with Melody Diachun, a nominee for Jazz Artist of the Year at the 2023 Western Canadian Music Awards. Joining Melody are Doug Stephenson on guitar, Jill McKenna on acoustic bass, and Joel Fountain on drums. Together, they will create a captivating ambiance with a selection of love-themed songs, specially curated for those who understand the true essence of love.

Itamar Erez Quartet - Thursday, March 14, 7:30 pm

Erez is an internationally renowned composer, guitarist, and pianist, who blends the delicateness of Middle Eastern music, the freedom found in jazz, and the passion of flamenco, to create a unique sound. Erez received the 2014 ACUM Prize for Special Achievement in Jazz and the prestigious 2014 Landau Prize. The quartet also features John Nicholson (sax), Jeff Gammon (bass), and Kevin Romain (drums).

Fawn Fritzen Quartet - Thursday, April 18, 7:30 pm

Raised on folk, classical, and musical theatre, Fawn Fritzen embodies Canada’s diversity with her mixed cultural roots of Chinese, French, and German, singing in her three ancestral languages as well as English. Joining Fawn are pianist David Restivo, guitarist/bassist, Doug Stephenson, and drummer Tony Ferraro.

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Town: Rossland, BC
Venue: The Griff at The Bailey Theatre
Address: 1501 Cedar Avenue, Trail