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August 2017

02
August
11:30 am — 1:30 pm
@ Berczy Park
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Berczy Beats

Every Wednesday from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm in July and August Berczy Park comes alive with free music from some of the best Toronto street musicians.  Today see Kaysik. KAYSIK (Nico Henderson and Zeeshan Lalani) met at a Kensington Market open mic in early 2016 and began playing together later that year. They have now secured multiple residencies at Toronto bars and are working on pulling together material for their first EP. KAYSIK’s music is both atmospheric and folky, underpinned by traditional roots and furnished with world music influence.

03
August
7:00 pm — 9:00 pm
@ St. James Park
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Music in St. James Park

Ton Beau String Quartet Since its inception in 2010, the Ton Beau String Quartet has been committed to engaging and challenging audiences by presenting a mix of classical quartet gems along with music of today. The quartet has collaborated with composers Kevin Lau and William Rowson, and most recently Keyan Emami. As well as founding their own concert series, the TBSQ has performed at the Toronto Music Garden, the Hart House Sunday Afternoon Series, Belfountain Music Festival, and Guelph University.…

09
August
11:30 am — 1:30 pm
@ Berczy Park
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Berczy Beats

Every Wednesday from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm in July and August Berczy Park comes alive with free music from some of the best Toronto street musicians. Today see K Funk and Lady Ree. Also known as individual performing artists Kristin Fung and Sheree Spencer, K Funk and Lady Ree, are the infamous singing ukulele ladies of Toronto’s TTC Subway system. Spreading sunshine and cheer with their soulful acoustic covers ranging from Elvis Presley to Jill Scott, K Funk and…

10
August
7:00 pm — 9:00 pm
@ St. James Park
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The Responsibles What started out once as a tiny little trio in late 2009 has grown into a core six-piece reggae groove outfit that brings the good vibes.  Four part harmonies, a blend of reggae roots, a touch of afrobeat, and some funky breaks, it’s always a rockin’ dance party! The music is inspired by everyone from the legendary Studio One to Chronixx, Midnite, and Exco Levi. These boys keep the grooves funky and fresh. Sponsored by: Novotel Toronto Centre

11
August
6:30 pm — 11:00 pm
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Feast of St. Lawrence

  Dinner Under the Stars The FEAST OF ST. LAWRENCE celebrates the rich and delicious history of Old Town Toronto. Feast begins in spectacular fashion on August 11th with an exclusive, al fresco fine dining event for charity. Two hundred and fifty guests will be seated at two continuous tables on Front Street (between Scott and Church Street) and served a sumptuous 5-course dinner prepared by chefs from some of the top restaurants in the St. Lawrence Neighbourhood including Biff’s…

12
August
10:00 am — 11:00 pm
@ Market Street
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Feast of St. Lawrence

  St. Lawrence Market Street Celebration Join us on Saturday, August 12th for our Market Street Celebration. We celebrate the world famous St. Lawrence Market and Market Street with outdoor food stalls and seating areas, farm fresh produce, canning and food preparation demonstration sessions in the Market, licensed patios at the Market Street Restaurants, a pig roast from the Farmer’s Market, live entertainment and much, much more! The event runs from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. and admission is free.  

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August
11:30 am — 1:30 pm
@ Berczy Park
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Berczy Beats

Every Wednesday from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm in July and August Berczy Park comes alive with free music from some of the best Toronto street musicians. Today see Adam Solomon.  This Juno award winner is a master guitarist and composer. He sings in English, Swahili, and Mijikenda (the Nine Tribes from Mombasa on the Kenyan coast).  “The Professor”, as he is known in musical circles, is highly respected as a lead guitarist and vocalist. He creates a unique sound…

17
August
7:00 pm — 9:00 pm
@ St. James Park
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Music in St. James Park – CANCELLED

The Jessica Stewart Few Many are called, but the chosen are The Jessica Stuart Few. Simply put, when you’re the only koto-playing indie soul-jazz singer-songwriter in the west (the koto is a traditional Japanese 13-stringed instrument) whose trademark red hair and genre-bending dancefloor grooves have taken you on multiple tours throughout Asia and Australia, despite being Vancouver born and a Toronto native, you’re bound to raise an eyebrow (or 2000?) with your new album, The Passage. As an inventive genre-bending triple…

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August
11:30 am — 1:30 pm
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Berczy Beats

Every Wednesday from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm in July and August Berczy Park comes alive with free music from some of the best Toronto street musicians. Today see the Urban Gypsy Band. Urban-Gypsy of Toronto is an original music recording and music performance band. It is a fusion of Spanish, Chinese and Occidental Classical musical influences set in a Latin Rock environment.

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August
11:30 am — 1:30 pm
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Berczy Beats

Every Wednesday from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm in July and August Berczy Park comes alive with free music from some of the best Toronto street musicians. Today see Morad Guzman.   Creative Director for Golden Boy Music, Morad has 10+ years experience as a drummer, percussionist and performing artist.

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August
6:30 pm — 9:00 pm
@ St. James Park
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Music in St. James Park

Alex Pangman and Her Alleycats + Free Swing dance class! Having found solace at a young age in Ella Fitzgerald and the vocal work of Louis Armstrong, JUNO nominated Alex Pangman also found a calling. Proud to be known as ‘Canada’s Sweetheart Of Swing’, her natural vocal abilities and obsessive, deep appreciation for that bygone era have earned her a place in our nation’s heart. She’s not old fashioned, though. Pangman is a vivacious performer who retains creative control of all…

November 2017

01
November
6:00 pm — 7:30 pm
@ St. James Park
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Join our Annual Halloween Pumpkin Parade

Join us on Wednesday, November 1st from 6-7:30pm for our annual Halloween Pumpkin Parade!  Display your creative jack-o-lantern, participate in our drumming circle, mingle with your neighbours and enjoy some free hot chocolate and apple cider (while supplies last!).   Invite your friends here. This event is sponsored by our friends at Transat Travel.  

December 2017

02
December
5:30 pm — 6:30 pm
@ Berczy Park
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Cavalcade of Lights in Berczy Park

Come celebrate the holiday season with us on Saturday, December 2 with an official lighting ceremony at Berczy Park from 5:30 to 6:30pm.  This year a beautiful newly designed holiday lighting display will be installed next to the fountain in Berczy Park. Enjoy our Victorian Carol Singers and free hot chocolate and hot apple cider, while supplies last!  Bring an unwrapped new toy to donate to 51 Division’s Cram a Cruiser Toy Drive. In support of Sojourn House and St.…

June 2018

07
June
7:00 pm — 9:00 pm
@ St. James Park
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Music in St. James Park Bike-Powered Concert Featuring Sultans of String

Join Cycle Toronto Ward 28 and St. Lawrence Market Neighbourhood BIA at Music in St. James Park on June 7th for a Bike-Powered concert by Tune Your Ride from 7 – 9 pm.  Sultans of String kick off our music series with this special concert. To kick-off Bike Month there will be lots of bike related activations beginning shortly after 5PM: bikeSauce will tune-up bikes, Charlie’s FreeWheels will let you power their bike that will blend you a smoothy and Cycle Toronto Ward 28…

14
June
7:00 pm — 9:00 pm
@ St. James Park
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Music in St. James Park w/ the Unseen Strangers

The Unseen Strangers have ambitiously cultivated a musical identity shaped by good old-fashioned bluegrass, the limitless barrage of contemporary musical influences, and a curious sense of humor. The band was started in 2008 by Adam Shier, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and driving force behind The Unseen Strangers. Adam fell in love with the sound of Bluegrass while attending college in Halifax and was soon recruiting his best friends to be in a Bluegrass band. The band quickly recorded an album and were…

28
June
6:30 pm — 9:00 pm
@ St. James Park
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Swing Night w/ the Patrick Tevlin Swing Band

Swing Night! Join us in St. James Park for our monthly Swing Night! Free swing dance lesson at 6:30pm and during the intermission (approx. 8pm) with Swing Toronto .  Learn a few basic steps so you can dance the night away with the Patrick Tevlin Swing Band from 7-9pm.  The party continues at East Thirty Six at 36 Wellington with more Swing and era themed cocktails! Swing Toronto are the friendly producers of some of the most established and terrifically fun dance events…

July 2018

04
July
11:30 am — 1:30 pm
@ Berczy Park
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Berczy Beats w/ Kristin Fung

A creative and soulful innovator, Kristin Fung is a vocalist, pianist, ukulele-ist and songwriter whose unique voice traverses multiple musical landscapes: her fierce and funky R&B originals on “Massive Stride” (available on iTunes), her experimental and improvised recordings with Anthony Braxton’s Ghost Trance Choir and Christine Duncan’s Element Choir, and her cheery acoustic vibe in the ukulele duo “K Funk and Lady Ree” all converge every time she takes the stage for an energetic, dynamic and delightfully uplifting performance. Performance…

05
July
7:00 pm — 9:00 pm
@ St. James Park
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Music in St. James Park w/ Venuti String Quartet & special guest from Opera Atelier

IN THE EVENT OF RAIN AT 7 P.M., THE CONCERT WILL MOVE TO ST. LAWRENCE HALL (KING & JARVIS), 3RD FLOOR.  THE CONCERT WILL GO ON RAIN OR SHINE. The Venuti String Quartet is comprised of some of the most sought after freelance musicians in Toronto. They perform with all of the top orchestras in Toronto including Toronto Symphony, the Canadian Opera Company, the National Ballet of Canada and Taffelmusic. What makes this group one of a kind is that, not only…

11
July
11:30 am — 1:30 pm
@ Berczy Park
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Berczy Beats w/ Sean Stanley and Miss Dior

Enjoy your lunch in beautiful Berczy Park while you listen to the sweet jazz sounds of Sean Stanley and Miss Dior. Performance time: 11:30am – 1:30pm

12
July
7:00 pm — 9:00 pm
@ St. James Park
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Music in St. James Park w/ Eliana Cuevas

ELIANA CUEVAS   “A major international talent that’s on its way”– THE TORONTO STAR Through years of touring around the world, across Canada, and collaborating with Juno Award-winning performers, Eliana Cuevas has grown into an accomplished singer-songwriter and bandleader with unlimited colours in her compositional and lyrical palette. Among her honours are the National Jazz Award for Latin Jazz Artist of the Year, two Toronto Independent Music Award for Best World Music Artist and an Independent Music Award for Best Latin…

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July
11:30 am — 1:30 pm
@ Berczy Park
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Berczy Beats w/ Alejandro Chavez

Born in Mexico, Alexandro Chavez has always had a love for rhythm and music. Growing up listening to old rock he was influenced by bands like, The Doors, The Beatles, and Nirvana. Now he loves playing covers that incorporate all sorts of genres, mixing old rock with more contemporary hits.  Self-taught in drums, guitar, and bass he has been playing music for over 10 years.   Be it guitar, drums or vocals, catch Alejandro busking or jamming at open mics around…

19
July
6:30 pm — 9:00 pm
@ St. James Park
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Swing Night w/ Bertie and The Gents

Swing Night! Join us in St. James Park for our monthly Swing Night! Free swing dance lesson at 6:30pm and during the intermission (approx. 8pm) with Swing Toronto .  Learn a few basic steps so you can dance the night away with  Bertie and The Gents Swing Band from 7-9pm. Swing Toronto are the friendly producers of some of the most established and terrifically fun dance events in the city of Toronto, including Saturday Night Swing! Formerly known as Odd Socks, Swing Toronto takes pride…

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July
11:30 am — 1:30 pm
@ Berczy Park
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Berczy Beats w/ Morad Guzman

Morad Guzman, Creative Director for Golden Boy Music, has 10+ years experience as a drummer, percussionist and performing artist. A self-taught singer and guitarist, Morad is a full-time TTC Subway Musician. He has busked for over 3 years at festivals and street corners in and around the GTA playing djembe and cajon as his main instruments. He also facilitates drum circles and workshops for schools, festivals and corporate events.

August 2018

01
August
11:30 am — 1:30 pm
@ Berczy Park
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Berczy Beats w/ The Louisiana Three

Enjoy your lunch in beautiful Berczy while you listen to The Louisiana Three. Performance time: 11:30am – 1:30pm.  

02
August
7:00 pm — 9:00 pm
@ St. James Park
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Music in St. James Park w/ Jorge Betancourt Band

Jorge Betancourt Cuban Band The dynamic leader and key members of the popular Toronto salsa group Cafe Cubano perform high energy original compositions and Cuban classics. Born in Camangüey, Cuba Jorge Betancourt has become known in Canada for his animated stage presence and inventive fusion of salsa, pop, funk and timba. Sponsored by:

08
August
11:30 am — 1:30 pm
@ Berczy Park
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Berczy Beats w/ Aaron Paryce Hip Hop Violin

Aaron Paryce Cheung is a Toronto based musician, currently studying Violin Performance at the University of Toronto. As a violinist, producer, composer, and street performer, he has contributed to a wide variety of projects and performed at festivals across the GTA. Some artists he has performed with include Sean Leon, Adria Kain, Dream Warriors, Maestro Fresh Wes, Jim Cuddy, and Rodger Hodgson of Supertramp. Performance time: 11:30am – 1:30pm

09
August
7:00 pm — 9:00 pm
@ St. James Park
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Music in St. James Park w/ the Soul Motivators

The Soul Motivators are here to restore your faith in funk. A fresh take on a classic sound, they blend 1970’s funk and soul, psychedelic jams and hip-hop breaks. This nine-piece Toronto powerhouse brings explosive energy to the stage; playing with greats like Grandmaster Flash, Afrika Bambaataa, Lee Fields, Bernie Worrell and A Tribe Called Red. The Soul Motivators are now set to release their sophomore album in Summer 2018 on Do Right! Music, featuring the power-house vocal stylings of…

11
August
10:00 am — 7:00 pm
@ Market Street
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Feast of St. Lawrence – Market Street Celebration

Join us on Saturday, August 11th for our Market Street Celebration. We celebrate the world famous St. Lawrence Market and Market Street with outdoor food stalls and seating areas, farm fresh produce, canning and food preparation demonstration sessions in the Market, a licensed  street, a pig roast from the Farmer’s Market and live entertainment.  New this year is the Audi Feast Stage and FEAST for Kids sponsored by TD Bank Group.  The event runs from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.…

15
August
11:30 am — 1:30 pm
@ Berczy Park
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Berczy Beats w/ Sean Stanley and Miss Dior

Enjoy your lunch in beautiful Berczy Park while you listen to the sweet jazz sounds of Sean Stanley and Miss Dior. Performance time: 11:30am – 1:30pm  

16
August
7:00 pm — 9:00 pm
@ St. James Park
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Music in St. James Park w/ Crooked House Road

Known for rich harmony, powerful vocalists and honest storytelling, folk/blues band Crooked House Road has been growing a steady following in their hometown of Toronto since their inception in late 2013. They released their self-titled debut album in May 2015, produced by Juno winning and Grammy nominated producer Ken Whiteley and were named one of BlogTO’s Top 10 Toronto bands set to break in 2017. The album was premiered on Exclaim.ca and was named one of the 6 top albums…

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