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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.

 

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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