Events listing

Lula Skate

February 13, 2016

Lula Lounge resident DJ Trambo brings the heat to the Natrel Rink for this Tropical-inspired Valentineís skate.

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Frazey Ford

February 17, 2016

Massey Hall is excited to present Frazey Ford, founding member of alt-folk band Be Good Tanyas.

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Zappa: The Genius of Irreverence of Genius, Presented by Art of Time Ensemble

February 19-20, 2016

Prolific, psychedelic, symphonic and chameleonic; Frank Zappa defies categorization. Songs from his decades-long career are presented in new arrangements that highlight Zappaís penchant for complexity and ingenuity, drawing from styles that run the gamut of musical expression.

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Finale with Tony Touch!

February 20, 2016

Hip-Hop legend Tony Touch blesses the Natrel Rink as part of our grand finale to the DJ Skate Nights series.

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Erwin Schulhoff: Dada, Jazz and the String Sextet: Portrait of a Forgotten Master, Presented by Art of Time Ensemble

April 1- 2, 2016

Before his untimely death, Prague-born Erwin Schulhoff experimented with his musical voice, writing works informed by dance rhythms, absurdist elements of the dada movement, silence, mathematics, jazz, and expressionism.

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Nagata Shachu in collaboration with TorQ

April 2, 2016

Nagata Shachu Japanese taiko and music group presents a collaboration with Canada's premiere percussion ensemble TorQ in an exciting mash-up of Japanese, Western and other musical traditions.

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Hawksley Workman: A Postmodern Cabaret, Presented by Art of Time Ensemble

May 13-14, 2016

A force to be reckoned with in the Canadian music landscape, Hawksley Workman blurs the lines between rock music, cabaret and theatre. Expect songs plucked from his record collection, reimagined by Canadaís finest composers and performed in dynamic, surprising new ways.

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Nagata Shachu in collaboration with Jiro Murayama

June 4, 2016

Japanese bamboo flute (shinobue) virtuoso Jiro Murayama will share the stage with Nagata Shachu in a program of new works and traditional festival pieces in an evening of soaring melodies and rapturous drumming.

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Every Song Iíve Ever Written

June 9-11, 2016

Every Song Iíve Ever Written is an interactive project with ambitious ideas and a mixtape heart. It examines certain personal regrets about the past, while also exploring the much larger cultural shift in how we listen to and understand music. Part of World Stage 2016.

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