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You’re Invited: Toronto’s Summer Concert Series Starts July 10, 2011

You're Invited: Toronto's Summer Concert Series Starts July 10, 2011
You're Invited: Toronto's Summer Concert Series Starts July 10, 2011

Add some sweet, lively music to your long days and nights of summer to make your summer unforgettable with the following FREE summer concerts in Toronto, Ontario, Canada:


Sunday Serenades

Mel Lastman Square
5100 Yonge Street

Sundays 7:30 – 9 pm
FREE admission

“The very best in swing, big band and jazz acts to compliment Toronto’s warm summer Sunday evenings.

Come dance under the stars this summer from July 10 to August 21, 2011, for the weekly evening dance series and enjoy FREE outdoor concerts.”

  • Performing this Sunday, July 10: Stiletto featuring June Garber performing renditions of the greats,
    • Gershwin,
    • Porter,
    • Rodgers & Hart,
    • Sondheim and
    • Kurt Weill.
  • Sunday Performances by:
    • National Band of the Naval Reserve,
    • Toronto All-Star Big Band,
    • Blue Champagne,
    • Bob Cary Orchestra,
    • York Jazz Ensemble,
    • The Swing Shift Big Band – A Tribute to Count Basie.

Please click here for more info about the above Sunday Serenades concerts.

Sunday Serenades is produced by The City of Toronto.


Nathan Phillips Square
100 Queen Street W.
FREE Admission

Farmers’ Market
June 1 – October 19
Wednesdays 10 am – 2 pm
with the exception of September 28

Fresh Concerts
July 13 – August 31
Wednesdays Noon – 2 pm
FREE noon-hour concerts

“Join us every Wednesday from July 13 – August 31, 2011 at Nathan Phillips Square.

Enjoy shopping for locally grown fresh produce, flowers and baked goods at the city’s famous, weekly farmers’ market while listening to great Canadian music, at FREE noon-hour concerts.”

  • Performing on July 13:
    • Suzie Vinnick.
    • With soothing melodies and warming rhythms, Suzie Vinnick is a multi-talented folk and jazz recording artist.
  • Wednesday Performances by
    • Elizabeth Shepherd,
    • I-Sax,
    • Dirty Dishes,
    • Roger Zuraw,
    • Beverly Taft & Tony Quarrington,
    • Mel M’rabet,
    • David Celia and
    • b current’s youth of summer aRts.

Please take a look at the entertainment lineup and the fresh food featured this season.

Fresh Wednesdays is produced by the City of Toronto.


Nathan Phillips Square
100 Queen Street W.

FREE Admission
July 14 – September 1, 2011

FREE noon-hour concerts

“Tasty Thursdays at Nathan Phillips Square are the perfect lunch hour getaway this summer.

Enjoy food hot off the grill from a variety of Toronto restaurants along with live concerts at noon, featuring music from around the world including roots, blues, reggae and Latin sounds.”

  • Performing on July 14:
    • The Abrams Brothers.
    • “Coming from a musical family, brothers John, James and cousin Elijah combine bluegrass, country and folk-rock to produce a sound that has Canadian media buzzing.”
  • Performances by:
    • Aline Morales,
    • Lyndon John X,
    • Bent by Elephants,
    • Mookie & The Loyalists,
    • Annual Toronto Blues Society Talent Search,
    • Jayme Stone,
    • Roxanne Potvin and
    • Brian Blain.

Please take a look at our featured restaurants and Tasty Concert line-up.

Tasty Thursdays is produced by the City of Toronto.


Presented by American Express
July 8-24, 2011

“Celebrating its ninth year with 150 of Toronto’s top restaurants, including 15 new additions to this great culinary lineup, Summerlicious is one of the “must do” events of the summer.

Get out and experience some of Toronto’s finest cuisine at exceptional value.”

Please click here for a list of participating restaurants and menus.

Contact Info:

City of Toronto
Phone within Toronto city limits: 311
Phone outside city limits: 416-392-CITY (2489)
(can be used within Toronto if you can’t reach 311)
TTY customers: 416-338-0TTY (0889)
Fax: 416-338-0685
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