Wu-Tang Clan and Def Squad, Method Man & Redman, Paired With A Performance by Canadian Hip-Hop Pioneer: Saukrates
The iconic hip-hop duo and founding members of rap super groups Wu-Tang Clan and Def Squad, Method Man & Redman will make their long awaited return to Toronto this summer at Toronto’s Festival of Beer presented by the Beer Store, with a supporting performance by Canadian hip-hop pioneer Saukrates. On Friday, July 28th, both Method Man and Redman otherwise known as Funk Doctor Spock and Johnny Blaze will headline the Bandshell Stage, Exhibition Place, with Saukrates on the opening night of the legendary summer beer festival. The opening night performances are presented by 93.5 The Move.
“What an iconic lineup of hip-hop heavyweights opening Toronto’s Festival of Beer, 2017!” said Les Murray, President of Toronto’s Festival of Beer, ” It’s been so long since Method Man, Redman, and Saukrates have played in Toronto. This is going to be epic!”
Method Man and Redman last performed in Toronto in June, 2013. Fans will get the chance to relive the nostalgic sounds of RockWilder to close out the opening night of the event. Additionally, Saukrates who is a fellow member of Gilla House collective with Redman will make his return to the stage since his tour in 2015.
Method Man, Redman, and Saukrates are the latest additions to the 2017 edition of Toronto’s Festival of Beer and will share the Bandshell Stage during the weekend of July 28 to 30 with the likes of Canadian rockers Sloan, East-Cost coast folk rocker Alan Doyle & The Beautiful Gypsies, along with country music acts David James, Eric Ethridge, and Dani Strong. The remaining supporting acts for the festival will be announced in the coming weeks. Tickets for Toronto’s Festival of Beer presented by the Beer Store are going fast so consumers are encouraged to buy early. Currently, Hoptimized and VIP tickets are sold out for Saturday (July 29), with very few General Admission tickets left for that day. Tickets can be purchased online at www.beerfestival.ca. Toronto’s Festival of Beer presented by the Beer Store is a 19+ event.