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2017 Toronto Summer Music Festival launches new series of FREE Kids Concerts

Toronto Summer Music Festival

New this year, the Toronto Summer Music Festival offers three fun and engaging one-hour concerts specially designed to introduce children, ages 5-12, to classical music. The free concerts are held on Wednesday mornings during the Festival – July 19, 26 and August 2 – at 10 a.m. in Walter Hall at the University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park, next to Museum Subway Station.
“We invite children of all ages to experience music making at a world-class level,” says Jonathan Crow,…

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The 10th Annual BIG on Bloor Festival of Arts & Culture Spotlight on Bloordale

BIG on Bloor Festival

Toronto’s BIG on Bloor Festival, winner of Festivals & Events Ontario’s Top 100, returns July 22 and 23 for its 10th year with an expanded program, the inauguration of BIG Murals and BIG X, and festival favourites; BAAF, BIG Awards, Card-Yard, Celebrate Here, How We Live in Cities, JOUEZ, Savour Bloor and The BIG Market Place.

The outdoor pedestrian take-over liberates Bloor Street between Dufferin and Lansdowne for a celebratory car-free weekend, and animates West of Lansdowne along Bloor Street…

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The TD Toronto Jazz Festival is Moving to Yorkville & Reopens The Concert Hall This Summer


The TD Toronto Jazz Festival will be moving to Yorkville when it kicks off this summer from June 23 – July 2nd, 2017. With more than 100 free concerts being presented throughout stages in Yorkville, everyone is invited to experience the best jazz from Toronto, across the country and around the world Shows start daily at noon and finish at 10 p.m.

Multiple Grammy Award-winner Aaron Neville will be headlining our Yorkville Avenue stage with a free performance on Saturday, June 24. A full Yorkville schedule and site…

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