blue and jazz opening night Thursday, May 31st – Opening Night Gala! The 10th Orangeville Blues and Jazz Festival will officially kick-off on May 31st at 6:30pm with the highly anticipated Opening Night Gala at the Best Western PLUS Orangeville Inn & Suites. This year's gala is proudly sponsored by Meridian Credit Union and will feature an impressive line-up of blues and jazz talents, including: Wendy Lands, Alan Gerber and Dylan Wickens & The Grand Naturals. This is a gated event and it is sure to sell out. Tickets can be purchased in advance for $30 at BookLore in Orangeville or by calling the Festival Office at 519-941-9041 or 1-888-792-5837 TOLL FREE. Tickets can also be purchased at the door - if any remain - for $35.