red phone

Red Phone

Conceived by Sherry Yoon and designed by Jay Dodge, with technology by Carey Dodge, Red Phone is a conversation that you will not soon forget. Part theatre and part social intervention, Red Phone is an audience-to-audience performance that utilizes the intimacy of a phone call and the technology of a teleprompter. It takes place between […]

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Lula all stars

Lula All Stars

Immerse yourself in the vibrant world of salsa as the Lula All Stars, a powerhouse 11-piece salsa band, take the stage to deliver the very best of Lula Lounge, Toronto’s iconic live salsa venue. Led by the talented Sean Bellaviti and Luis Orbegoso, this high-energy ensemble showcases original Canadian compositions, including tracks from their acclaimed […]

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Play Play

Play Play

Body percussion, improvisation, harmonies, rhythm and poetry. Janice will guide you through a cypher (jam) together, listening and creating. This is a fun interactive workshop for people of all ages and experience. 

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kalascima meet and greet

Meet Kalàscima and Andrea Ramolo

Enjoy an aperitivo courtesy of The Campari Group with the Southern Italian world music supergroup Kalàscima and Italian-Canadian multiple folk award nominee Andrea Ramolo. This pre-concert meet-and-greet will give you an insight into southern Italy and its ancestral music, dance, and folklore.  Hear some ancient Mediterranean instruments up close and personal and learn a step […]

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INCIRQUE

INCIRQUE

Come join Dawn Dreams Circus, Bex in Motion, and Lucky Barber Show, for some exciting circus performances. 

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Sankofa Stories

Sankofa Stories

Through an African-centered retelling of human history from ancient times to the present, participants will take part in collective music-making, learn about some African deities and lore, and explore an African Indigenous approach to connecting more deeply with nature. 

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dot art workshop

Dot / Bead Art Painting Workshop

In this workshop, participants will learn about the traditional floral beadwork of the Métis people through dot art/bead art painting. Participants will be invited to create their own work of art either inspired by what they have learned or something that is important to them. 

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Inn Echo

Inn Echo

Inn Echo weave hundreds of years of traditional tunes with contemporary originals and arrangements that both soar and make you catch your breath simultaneously. With technical precision, their mastery of instruments is the talk in the national and international folk music scene. From Music PEI awards to tours of Austria and Ireland, Inn Echo is […]

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Toronto all star big band

Toronto All-Star Big Band

Get ready to swing and jive as the Toronto All-Star Big Band takes the stage, bringing to life the classic hits of the ’30s to the ’50s with their energetic performances. Comprised of young and emerging local musicians, this talented ensemble infuses the timeless tunes with fresh energy and enthusiasm. In collaboration with Swing Toronto, […]

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OKAN

OKAN

Prepare for an electrifying night of music as the JUNO-winning Afro-Cuban jazz stars OKAN make their return to our stages. Led by a dynamic duo of talented women, their Spanglish songs are not only a form of protest but also a celebration of queer expression. Blending contemporary Afro-Cuban roots with the vibrant sounds of jazz, […]

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Janice Jo Lee

Janice Jo Lee

Get ready for the return of Janice Jo Lee, the queer Korean folk musician, as she graces our stage with an unforgettable performance featuring songs from her latest album. Always popular with youth and kids, Janice Jo Lee brings a blend of fun, quirky, and intelligent performances that will captivate audiences of all ages. With […]

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Amai Kuda

Amai Kuda et Les Bois

Prepare for the return of Amai Kuda et Les Bois to our stage as they guide us on a transformative spiritual journey through their captivating blend of soothing acoustic ballads and infectious dancey electronic grooves. Their unique genre, Afro Soul music, brings a fresh and exciting sound to our lineup, captivating both devoted followers and […]

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Crystal Shawanda

Crystal Shawanda

Embark on a captivating musical journey as JUNO award-winning artist Crystal Shawanda joins us again on the Harbourfront stage. With her remarkable talent, she weaves together the genres of country and blues, offering a fresh and unique Indigenous perspective. Through her powerful and emotive voice, Crystal Shawanda effortlessly connects with the audience, touching their hearts […]

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polky

Polky

Step into an immersive and interactive music experience as Polky graces our stage. With their lively and captivating performances, they bring the rich tapestry of traditional Eastern European music to life, creating an atmosphere of joy and celebration. Led by these talented women, the group not only entertains but also engages the audience by teaching […]

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IZimba arts

IZimba Arts

Get ready to immerse yourself in an electrifying performance and dance workshop with IZimba Arts, where the pulsating beats of African drums and percussion will set the rhythm for an exhilarating experience. Accompanied by captivating dance styles like Gumboot and Township dances, this heart-pounding session promises to ignite your soul and get your body moving […]

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Rommel

Rommel

Get ready for an exhilarating musical journey as Montreal-based sensation Rommel hits our Concert Stage, infusing the air with vibrant Brazilian flavors. Combining the infectious rhythms of Afro-beat, the laid-back grooves of reggae, the funky vibes of funk, and the improvisational spirit of jazz, Rommel creates an irresistible fusion of genres that will get the […]

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kalscima

Kalàscima ft. Andrea Ramolo

Andrea Ramolo with Kalàscima is an exciting new international collaboration of world music in the Italian language featuring southern Italian electronic/folk band Kalàscima and multiple Canadian Folk Music Award nominee and alternative songwriter Andrea Ramolo. This musical endeavour was created with the intention of introducing Canadian audiences to the ancestral and folk music of southern […]

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Toronto Symphony Orchestra

Toronto Symphony Orchestra

Celebrate the grand finale of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra’s centennial season with a dazzling free outdoor concert at Harbourfront Centre this Canada Day! The evening opens with the hilarity of comedian Martha Chaves, followed by your TSO, led by Barrett Principal Education Conductor & Community Ambassador Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser with special guest Jewelle Blackman, star of […]

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Cat clyde

Cat Clyde

Experience an unforgettable evening of live music at the Concert Stage as Cat Clyde, a promising indie-folk talent from Stratford, takes the spotlight. Cat Clyde’s performance will captivate the audience with her soulful melodies and heartfelt lyrics, setting the perfect tone for a perfect summer night under the stars.  

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The Strumbellas

The Strumbellas

Formed in 2008, multi-award winning internationally renowned alternative rock band The Strumbellas have built their career on crafting exceptional songs, easily connecting with fans through their honest and relatable lyricism and versatile sound. The two-time JUNO Award winners have spent much of their time on the road, delivering standout performances at such notable festivals as […]

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LEGO Zone

LEGO® Zone Drop-in

Everyone’s favourite activity has landed at JUNIOR: welcome to the LEGO® Zone! For kids of all ages, a world of LEGO® pieces in all shapes and sizes awaits you. Whether you’re following the instructions or following your imagination, we can’t wait to see what you create with LEGO® bricks.

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Tipi craft activity

Tipi Crafting Drop-In

Please join the Toronto Council Fire Native Cultural Centre and participate in exciting craft activities! Families can participate in a Tipi Craft workshop where children will learn Tipi teachings, and how to build one of their own to take home. 

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Tipi

Tipi Showcase: Storytelling

Bajiishkaa-ogan enkaamigaag  Miimaampii waanje kinoomowendwaa eshkeniigjig naandaan Bajiishka-ogenaan giinaakaasaan wiidaang, Miidaash gaywiinwaa daashitoowad bezhig Menikwenjigans daanaakaasnaa-aa, Lakota giibezekaamigad we nooswen Tipi – Bajiishka-ogaan, wiidaang minwaa endaayaang etming, Bgoji Bezheki Meshwegin giinakaasaam yeshkaad, minwaa Wiigwasaatigook, entaam shiigwaa gii jiishkiigegewog gii pkwenesgewog jebwa naakaaswa naandaan Meshwegenoong minwaa wiigwasaadigwan wewenenaa jewiinaagdwendaagosiiyad waadaa-aad gwaandak ChiMnskodeng gaadnaagkiijig Anishnaabeg. Jedaagwa giinsaaksen […]

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Bust a move dance

Bust A Move! Drop-in

The mission at BAMDance is to provide a place where people of all abilities and disabilities can express themselves, individually and as a community, through our shared love for dance. Together, we endeavour to learn and grow as dancers and as leaders, developing the skills necessary to become advocates for ourselves and our communities.    […]

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