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Bringing back the beat

Beats, Breaks & Culture makes a triumphant return this summer with a mix of live music, DJs and dance, celebrating all that is hip-hop and electronic music!

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Events will be added to this schedule as they are confirmed.

The Dirty B-Sides

7:00pm – 8:00pm

Known as one of Toronto’s leading freestyle hip-hop jams, The Dirty B-Sides collective have created their own signature hip-hop meets soul sound.

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Prince Innocence

8:00pm – 9:00pm

Duo Talvi Faustmann and Josh Mclntyre create shimmery synth pop wrapped in sleek R&B and cold eyed soul.

Music

DJ Fase

9:00pm – 9:30pm

A Toronto original, DJ Fase spins the sounds of hip-hop on Harbourfront Centre’s Concert Stage.

Music

Sinkane

9:30pm –11:00pm

Sinkane mixes post-rock, free jazz, electronics and Sudanese pop aesthetics to create his unique and stylistically Afro-Futuristic sound.

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Play De Academy

1:30pm – 2:30pm

This series of workshops, led by Play De Academy instructors, will focus on both the performance and production of music. Explore new technology in the world of DJing.

Music

Play De Academy

3:00pm – 4:00pm

This series of workshops, led by Play De Academy instructors, will focus on both the performance and production of music. Explore new technology in the world of DJing.

Music

Play De Academy

5:00pm – 6:00pm

This series of workshops, led by Play De Academy instructors, will focus on both the performance and production of music. Explore new technology in the world of DJing.

Music

Keita Juma with Special Guests

8:00pm – 9:00pm

Keita Juma and special guests showcase true Torontonian hip-hop.

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DJ Fase

9:00pm – 9:30pm

A Toronto original, DJ Fase spins the sounds of hip-hop on Harbourfront Centre’s Concert Stage.

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Jungle Brothers

9:30pm –11:00pm

Jungle Brothers Mike G, Afrika Baby Bam and DJ Sammy B were the first hip-hop group to pioneer the fusion of jazz, hip-hop and house music.

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416 Beats!

9:45pm –10:00pm

Toronto's hottest drumline band will lead you from Jungle Brother’s Concert Stage to the Brigantine Tent for our afterparty, Hip-Hop Vs. House!

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Hip-Hop vs. House Afterparty

10:30pm – 3:00am

Where battles are waged on the decks and bridges are built on the dance floor.

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Play De Academy

1:15pm – 2:15pm

This series of workshops, led by Play De Academy instructors, will focus on both the performance and production of music. Explore new technology in the world of DJing.

Music

Play De Academy

2:30pm – 3:30pm

This series of workshops, led by Play De Academy instructors, will focus on both the performance and production of music. Explore new technology in the world of DJing.

Music

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