August 3- 5, 2012
Weekend of Week 31 of Year 2012

Jouvay 2012

Friday, August 3, 2012 7:00 PM - 8:00PM

We begin the Island Soul festival with Jouvay, an interactive parade around the grounds of Harbourfront Centre.

August 3, 2012

Strolling Steel Pan Parade

Friday, August 3, 2012 7:00 PM - 8:00PM

Together Panman Pat and Percussionist Jeff have been thrilling their audiences with a Caribbean callalloo of musical styles. Tonight they’re doing it "Soul Village style.”

August 3, 2012

Tribute to Lord Kitchener

Friday, August 3, 2012 8:30 PM - 9:30PM

A not-to-miss musical tribute to Lord Kitchener (Aldwyn Roberts), grandmaster of classic calypso music and one of Trinidad's best-loved calypsonians. Featuring Moses Revolution.

August 3, 2012

The Mighty Shadow

Friday, August 3, 2012 10:00 PM - 11:00PM

Winston Bailey, better known by his stage name The Mighty Shadow, is a unique calypsonian and soca artist from Trinidad and Tobago.

August 3, 2012

Play Ludi by the Water

Saturday, August 4, 2012 2:00 PM - 8:00PM

Play the original Ludi game with family and friends in the breezy shade by the water on our custom-made game boards.

August 4- 6, 2012

Afro-Caribbean Drum and Dance Theatre

Saturday, August 4, 2012 3:30 PM - 4:00PM

Don't miss the spectacular performance put on by the boys and girls of Afro-Caribbean Drum and Dance Theatre!

August 4, 2012

Afrafranto

Saturday, August 4, 2012 5:30 PM - 6:30PM

Afrafranto bring palmwine, a West African brand of charmingly relaxed acoustic folk-style music, to Harbourfront Centre.

August 4, 2012

LIVE / Mariachi Fuego

Saturday, August 4, 2012 6:00 PM - 7:00PM

Composed of veteran mariachi musicians from the GTA , Mariachi Fuego offers a refreshing twist to all their performances while maintaining a high degree of respect in their execution of traditional mariachi repertoire.

August 4-26, 2012

Admiral Bailey - CANCELLED

Saturday, August 4, 2012 8:00 PM - 9:00PM

This event has been cancelled. Described as "the hottest dancehall star of the late 1980s," Admiral Bailey's fire is still burning brightly as an incredible performer and master DJ.

August 4, 2012

Hardcore Band featuring Junior Miller, I-Sax and Peculiar I

Saturday, August 4, 2012 8:00 PM

The world famous Hardcore Band featuring Juno Award-nominated Peculiar I, classic reggae vocalist Junior Miller and saxophonist extraordinaire I-Sax Injah.

August 4, 2012

Jump for Jamaica

Saturday, August 4, 2012 9:00 PM - 9:30PM

Learn the Jump for Jamaica dance!

August 4, 2012

Duane Stephenson

Saturday, August 4, 2012 9:30 PM - 11:00PM

Duane Stephenson simultaneously represents both the past and the future of Jamaican music, both as The Wailers (of Bob Marley fame) frontman and as a successful solo artist.

August 4, 2012

Play Ludi by the Water

Sunday, August 5, 2012 2:00 PM - 8:00PM

Play the original Ludi game with family and friends in the breezy shade by the water on our custom-made game boards.

August 4- 6, 2012

Moko Jumbie: The Dancing Spirits of Trinidad (For Kids!)

Sunday, August 5, 2012 2:00 PM - 5:00PM

An introductory workshop for kids on the traditions of Moko Jumbie (stilt-dancing spirit of the forest) and all of its transitions from Africa to the Caribbean and Canada.

August 5- 6, 2012

Caribbean Faces

Sunday, August 5, 2012 2:00 PM

Have fun with the best face painting based on Caribbean children stories by master face painter Christopher Pinheiro.

August 5- 6, 2012

Miss Lou's Room Five Year Celebration

Sunday, August 5, 2012 2:00 PM - 4:00PM

Join us for the fifth anniversary of celebrating the stories of Miss Lou at Harbourfront Centre.

August 5, 2012

Drums and Dancers from Tobago

Sunday, August 5, 2012 2:30 PM

An amalgamation of some of the top dancers and drummers direct from Tobago!

August 5, 2012

Pannist Jaime Ramsey

Sunday, August 5, 2012 3:30 PM

Direct from Tobago, master pannist Jaime Ramsey performs solo pieces.

August 5, 2012

Heart Beats Drumming Workshop

Sunday, August 5, 2012 4:30 PM

Trinidad-born Muhtadi, founder of Toronto’s popular Muhtadi International Drumming Festival, introduces you to the originating drum beats and riddims from various regions and countries in this interactive, performative workshop featuring Caribbean rhythms and their lineage from around the world.

August 5, 2012

SPEECHIFIERS

Sunday, August 5, 2012 5:30 PM

Four performers specialized in griot-type performances of speech, which is accompanied by tambrin music and a particular dance form.

August 5, 2012

Royal Sweet Fingers Tambrin Band

Sunday, August 5, 2012 6:30 PM - 7:00PM

The most popular tambrin band in Tobago will showcase this unique music during their performance for Tobago Day celebrations at Island Soul.

August 5, 2012

Michael Baker

Sunday, August 5, 2012 7:30 PM - 8:00PM

Don't miss out as Tobago Calypso King, Michael Baker, as he rocks the Redpath Stage!

August 5, 2012

Fire Fusion

Sunday, August 5, 2012 8:00 PM - 9:00PM

Fire Fusion plan to rock the Island Soul crowd with a variety of R&B, reggae, hip hop and soca and calypso songs!

August 5, 2012

A Tribute To The Slickers featuring Derrick "Johnny Too Bad" Crooks

Sunday, August 5, 2012 9:30 PM - 11:00PM

To commemorate Jamaica’s 50th, Freedom Time Media presents a tribute to The Slickers, a Jamaican rock steady and reggae group from the late 1960s and early 1970s, centred around Derrick Crooks, who had also been one of the founding members of The Pioneers along with his brother Sydney.

August 5, 2012

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

For details inquire at the Info Desk or call 416-973-4000.

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