Just a few days before she played her first live show in over a year, jazz musician Bonnie Northgraves took in the sights at one of the stages for the Vancouver International Jazz Festival.
Workers set up fencing, lighting and sound equipment. But there was one thing that really caught her eye.
“Just walking in here and seeing the seats — I had a swelling of my heartstrings,” Northgraves said on Wednesday. “When I got the email that this festival was going ahead, I was just jubilated, overjoyed.”
Before the pandemic, the vintage jazz-inspired artist played up to five shows