Dance. Drink. Explore.
Kick off your Friday nights on the dance floor with top DJs and live indie artists, or explore our stunning galleries with tasty food and drinks.
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They will also be available at the door starting at 7 PM - arrive early because space is limited!
Souvenir © Chantal Gibson
The first winner of CTV's The Launch. Staats was selected out of 10,000 applicants to be featured on the show where he was mentored by Canadian megastar Shania Twain. Staats performed ‘The Lucky Ones’, written by Grammy-nominated songwriter Busbee. ‘The Lucky Ones’ topped the Canadian charts as a number one song the day after its release. Staats focuses intently on raising the bar for Indigenous music. Born on the Six Nations reserve and raised in the small town of Brantford, Ont., Logan Staats started writing and performing music in his early teens.
Showcasing soulful lead vocals with a complement of strong harmonies, rich acoustic layers, multiple lead instrumentation all powered by a deft and driving rhythm. Their first national release ‘Speak In Rhythms’, is a modern eleven-song album that overflows with emotion, afterhours cool, groove and tantalizing hints of gritty vintage flavours that influence it’s modern sound.
MacCrimmon's love of music from Turkey and the Balkans has taken her far and wide - from the USA to Europe to Moscow and Japan - and garnered her Juno and CFMA nominations. She has worked with a diverse range of musicians from traditional Roman (gypsy) players to avant garde experiementalists. She happily makes Toronto her home where she currently performs with Turkwaz, Zephyr and Bill Westcott. She'll be performing with Zephyr bandmate Demetri Petsalakis.
Josephine Cruz aka JAYEMKAYEM is a DJ, radio host and music curator currently based in Toronto. Whether she’s making appearances at some of Toronto’s most high-profile events; traveling abroad, she’s constantly spreading good vibes and good times with her eclectic selections that span the genres.
DJ Freeza Chin
Freeza Chin is a professional engineer, producer, DJ and radio personality from Toronto. Known for his versatility, Freeza Chin's knowledge and understanding of multiple genres allows him to read and develop a unique experience for each audience. He has collaborated with such notable acts as The Weeknd, Wiley, Jammer (BBK), Boi-1da, DJ Drama and Tre Mission.
Well-know as the vocalist and song-writer for his solo project Sterylize, Luke also specializes in live-acoustic performances covering a fusion of classic hits, reggae, pop & alternative-grunge rock 90's hits. His originals are played on major radio stations in Trinidad, Florida & the UK.
Joshua Jlatte Lopez
His sound is colored by his R&B/Neo-Soul upbringing, set alight by the unmistakable passion and depth of the blues. During his time at the University of Western, he became the frontman for the London, Ontario based blues-rock trio, the Li’l Blues Pill. Upon his graduation and return to Toronto, his work as a sideman and session player exposed him to the different sounds and styles of the city, leading to his emergence as an active solo artist in the Toronto scene.
Toronto Storytelling FLestival
Storytime with world renowned storytellers Judith Liberman & Nokugcina Elsie Mhlophe:
Judith Liberman: is a French storyteller based in Istanbul. She fell in love with Turkish culture and the Turkish language and has become one of Turkey’s best-loved storytellers. She hosts weekly shows in Istanbul and tours in Turkey. She has pioneered the Turkish storytelling movement and mentored many emerging tellers through her workshops, weekly radio show, books, and passion for Anatolian storytelling traditions.
Nokugcina Elsie Mhlophe: is a well-known South African freedom fighter, activist, actor, storyteller, poet, playwright, director and author. Storytelling is a deeply traditional activity in Africa and Mlophe is one of a few woman storytellers.She tells her stories in four of South Africa’s languages: English, Afrikaans, Zulu and Xhosa.