Art. Culture. Nature. Remixed.
Fronted by Martha Meredith, For Esmé is an unabashedly feminist exploration of self-love and the courage of conviction in uncertain times. A rare mix of confession and confection, the songs of For Esmé push the limits of pop to embrace infinite beauty while provoking an honest exchange of identity and inner voice.
With his roots firmly planted in funk, soul, and hip-hop, Sanga Genesis has been able to evolve through the art of DJing by consistently pushing the boundaries. Having played in venues of all shapes and sizes, for crowds from all walks of life, Sanga Genesis cannot be placed in any one category, but spans every single one of them comfortably with a style all unto himself. From house music to rock roll classics; 80's pop hits to dancehall favorites old school hip-hop and underground gems to the newest club bangers, trap and SoundCloud finds.
Nominated in 2011 for a Pioneer Stylus Award Toronto’s DJ Scuffs is a Foot Locker Canada DJ, New Era DJ, World Gym DJ, Red Bull Thre3Style DJ and a 2x Toronto Importfest DJ Battle Winner (2011/2012). DJ Scuffs has played events with DJ’s and recording artists Nina Sky, and went on tour with Toronto Rap Duo The Airplane Boys alongside J.Cole on the “Cole World” Tour.
The Warrior Love Band
One of the most talented reggae bands around, The Warrior Love Band has shared the stage with some of music's greats including Barrington Levy, I-Octane, Byron Lee's Dragonaires, Dennis Brown, Gregory Isaacs. Lead by the sweet soulful sounds of their lead singer and drummer, this band plays to crowds of any size. They will keep you on your feet all night long as they cover the best in reggae, soca, R&B and pop hits.
Adrien King better known by his stage name DJX has enjoyed a career that spans over 3 decades. He is well known as the host of radio shows at Flow 93.5 FM and Kiss 92.5 FM but is best known for The Power Move Show, his legendary Hip Hop radio show heard on CKLN 88.1 FM in the 90's. He is regarded by many sources as one of the godfathers of canadian hip hop.
U of T Jazz Stars of the Future
Featuring students of the University of Toronto's Faculty of Music.
Presents a unique carnival design aesthetic and "mas-building" experience to local and international Caribbean carnivals. Their latest design, The Inkwell Project, highlights new fabrication technologies such as 3D printing, laser-cutting, and innovative design techniques used to improve the vibrancy, movement, and comfort for masqueraders.
Meet artist, teacher, and clothing designer Beckie DiLeo as she illustrates FNL guests in her whimsical, gestural style.
Liko's Hawaiian BBQ
Local Hawaiian grinds - we bring da islandz to you!
Indulge in the savoury pulled braised beef from modern-chic Yorkville steakhouse STK Toronto! Gluten-free option.
Feed the 6
Culinary fusion inspired by the city of Toronto. Gluten-free options.
Brings you delicately handcrafted French-style opera cakes, with a unique Japanese flavour twist, and One Shot: The Nespresso of Ice Cream. Sorbet ice cream/lactose-free options.
The best fresh Mexican food. Vegetarian, vegan, & gluten-free options.
Specializing in Caribbean cuisine with a North American twist. Halal options.
Meet the Toronto version of the traditional Asian bao, a creative artisan bun stuffed with international street food flavours baked into an on-the-go format.
Your favourite childhood dishes dressed up with a modern twist - elevated comfort food. Vegetarian options.
Healthy food, comforting the soul. Vegetarian and vegan options.
Ice Volcano Ice Cream
Freshly made ice cream using 100% Canadian dairy and made with liquid nitrogen. Served with special Ice Volcano presentation!