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Celebrate the 5th Anniversary of Beats, Breaks & Culture! BBC has evolved into one of the country’s most influential electronic music festivals and a perennial favourite in the World Routes line-up.

 

The festival continues to pursue, dissect, celebrate and showcase some of the best national and international electronic music and culture.

 

Curatorial StatementAcknowledgments

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

AMP YOUR GAME National Gaming Tour

6:30pm –12:00am

80 gaming stations, hundreds of the hottest games, a live DJ, surprise celebrity appearances and a national search for the best gamer in Canada!

Long & McQuade Lounge

7:00pm –11:00pm

Showcasing some of the best DJs and electronic artists from Toronto and Canada.

Music

“Once Upon a Time in the East” LADYTRON IN CHINA

7:00pm

With tour stops in Shenzhen, Guangzhou in Guangdong province, Chongqing and Shanghai municipalities, this documentary features press conferences, interviews, live performance footage and more.

Film

Apolonia and Gadfly

7:30pm

A dance performance celebrating the fifth anniversary of Harbourfront Centre’s Beats Breaks and Culture festival.

Dance

Poni Hoax

8:00pm

An iridescent musical flame laced with infectious, nearly fatal melodies.

Music

Beats, Breaks & Vogue!

9:00pm

Experience the high energy dance of the Vogueing Ninjas.

Dance

Ladytron

9:30pm

Four identical figures stand on stage, blasting out edgy pop anthems with Teutonic flair and twisted outlook. This is Ladytron.

Music

MUTINY: Asians Storm British Music

10:00pm

Film charts the meteoric rise of South Asian electronic music in 1990s Britain. Featuring Asian Dub Foundation, Talvin Singh, State of Bengal and others.

Film

MIXMOTION

10:30pm

Toronto based VJ crew known for rocking parties with their unique visual performances.

Music

Ladytron After Party featuring DJ Mira

10:30pm

Bonus DJ set from Ladytron’s Mira.

Music

PTR 10 Year Anniversary Party

10:30pm

Public Transit Recordings is an independent record label breaking down sound barriers since 1998. Tonight showcases the label's roster and affiliates in a dynamic exposition of Live Electronic Music!

Music

AMP YOUR GAME National Gaming Tour

12:00pm –12:00am

80 gaming stations, hundreds of the hottest games, a live DJ, surprise celebrity appearances and a national search for the best gamer in Canada!

Long & McQuade Lounge

1:00pm –12:00am

Showcasing some of the best DJs and electronic artists from Toronto and Canada.

Music

Children’s Break Dancing Workshop

1:00pm

Come and learn all of the latest b-boy and b-girl moves to get you ready for the freestyle dance off!

Family

Dance

Learning

DJ Dirty Dale

1:00pm

Spinning deep soulful House music!

Music