Mourning, Remembering, and Celebrating Zaccheus Jackson

It is with great sorrow that we must bring you the heart-breaking news that Zaccheus Jackson, one of the featured artists at our upcoming festival, was killed on Wednesday, August 27th, 2014 in a tragic accident. We send our love and support to his family and his community, celebrating his life and artistry with them. There are no right words in these moments, so we want to share some of his words.

Read about Zaccheus:


CBC News

The Star

Donations in Zaccheus’ honour can be made via and will be given to his long-term partner to allow her the time and space to grieve.

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