Music

Events listing

Dancing on the Pier: Son Ache

June 25-August 20, 2015

Join us for high-energy music and outdoor dancing every week by the shores of Lake Ontario. Son Ache is one of Toronto's most popular Cuban bands, and they bring their patented blend of driving son montuno to the Pier.

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Dancing on the Pier: Pride Toronto, Salsa with Son Ache and LGTB Dance

June 25, 2015

Join us for high-energy music and outdoor dancing every week by the shores of Lake Ontario. To celebrate Pride weekend, Harbourfront Centre proudly presents opening night at Dancing on the Pier featuring the sizzling salsa music of Son Ache and dance lessons by LGTB Dance.

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FIT PRIMPIN

June 26, 2015

FIT PRIMPIN is back this Pride, and is partnering with Harbourfront Centre to bring you an explosive, sexy night of music, dancing and performance, featuring Brooklyn-based "Blatina Mami" Jay Boogie in his Canadian debut. Featuring two rooms of hip-hop and house music thrown down by your fave FIT and BIG PRIMPIN DJs.

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Musical Instrument Petting Zoo

July 1, 2015

Ever pluck a harp or drum on a djembe? Ever strummed on an electric guitar or played drums like a rock star? All of these instruments and many more from around the world are part of Musical Instrument Petting Zoo.

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Sounds Like Canada Series: Santerias

July 1, 2015

In the Sounds Like Canada Series we highlight artists who are exemplars of a new Canadian identity, employing the traditions and practices of their homelands from which they or their families have come and the events, goings-on and influences from the diverse population among which they now live. Santerias is a fusion of dance and musical styles based on Latin American rhythms, flamenco, Middle Eastern sounds and even tasty bits of Brazilian jazz.

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Maple Leaf Dream: Royal Canadian Naval Reserve Ship HMCS York Band

July 1, 2015 13&15

This Canada Day we celebrate how our nation, its people and its people’s celebration of it are changing. We've invited a range of artists to express their Canadian pride through performance and, across our site, give a platform for the diverse voices and sounds of our population. March along to the brass of the HMCS York Band.

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Maple Leaf Dream: Tunes Beats Awesome

July 1, 2015

This Canada Day we celebrate how our nation, its people and its people’s celebration of it are changing. We've invited a range of artists to express their Canadian pride through performance and, across our site, give a platform for the diverse voices and sounds of our population. TBA (Tunes, Beats and Awesome) bring their contemporary a cappella stylings to celebrate Canada Day.

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Maple Leaf Families: Live Karaoke with Girls Rock Camp

July 1, 2015 13&17

Join us for a day full of family programming aimed at taking youth on a journey to explore multiple performing arts disciplines from cultures around the world. Live Karaoke makes you the star! Choose a song and become the lead singer of the Girls Rock Camp House Band in this real-life rock star experience.

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Ayrad

July 1, 2015

Juno nominated band Ayrad explores a range of musical styles through festive pieces that draw their vitality from Andalusian, Berber and flamenco rhythms fused with reggae, rock, Latin and Moroccan chaabi grooves. The high-energy global fusion exemplifies NextGen Canadian sounds and is a result of musical influences from Maghreb, Arabic Andalusian and Jewish Moroccan tradition. In partnership with the Aga Khan Museum.

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Maple Leaf Dream: Steel Pan

July 1, 2015

This Canada Day we celebrate how our nation, its people and its people’s celebration of it are changing. We've invited a range of artists to express their Canadian pride through performance and, across our site, give a platform for the diverse voices and sounds of our population. Dance to the rhythms of a steel pan band!

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Maple Leaf Dream: Woody Cormier

July 1, 2015

Wendal “Woody” Cormier is a Toronto street musician with a vast range of folk and country influences. His music touches hearts and gets toes tapping!

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Maple Leaf Families: Music from Latin America

July 1, 2015

Join us for a day full of family programming aimed at taking youth on a journey to explore multiple performing arts disciplines from cultures around the world. Maderaz Latin Music shares music that reflects the rich heritage of Latin America.

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