The City Hall Live series – generously supported by TD Bank Group and in partnership with Music Canada – is part of the City of Toronto's continuing commitment to create more live music opportunities for our city's vibrant and varied talent.
Each City Hall Live performance showcases a local artist or band, celebrating the original sounds of Toronto's diverse neighbourhoods.
Saturday May 27 & Sunday 28
Doors Open Toronto at 159 Manning
159 Manning Ave.
Time – 10 AM – 5 PM (City Hall Live specific performance times indicated below)
Visitors are invited to experience the legendary 159 Manning during Doors Open Toronto presented by Great Gulf. The line-up includes a diverse roster of musical artists.
Saturday May 27
10:00 - Shape Note Singing (Outside)
12:00 - St. Andrews (Outside)
12:30 - Hot Garbage (Living Room)
2:45 - Possum (Outside)
Sunday May 28
11:45 - Allie Sunshine (Outside)
12:30 - The Pairs (Living Room)
2:45 - Os Tropies (Outside)
4:00 - Goodbye Honolulu (Outside)
Monday, May 29
Lulaworld Free Pre-Festival Panel and Party
Presented with City Hall Live, Music Canada Live, Exclaim! & CIUT 89.5
Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St. W.
Doors open at 6 PM, panel at 6:30 PM & City Hall Live performance at 8 PM
The panel topic is diversity and live music in the media. Panelists will explore ideas around how to ensure that live music is supported within the music city model and that a diversity of genres and traditions are represented in the rapidly-changing media landscape. Performances from artists Ammoye & Charmie will follow the panel.
Kayla McGee - General Manager, Small World Music
Zaib Shaikh - Film Commissioner & Director of Entertainment Industries, City of Toronto
Errol Nazareth - A regular contributor to CBC Radio’s Big City Small World and Metro Morning, Errol has written for the Sun, NOW and EYE
Dalton Higgins - PR strategist & publicist, author of six books including the best-selling Far From Over: The Music and Life of Drake
Erin Lowers - Hip hop editor for Exclaim! magazine
Ammoye - Soul rebel, Ammoye sings of love, life and justice. Rooted in the reggae music of her native Jamaica, the multi-award winner effortlessly glides into dancehall gospel, soul and r&b with breathtaking ease and presence.
Charmie - Currently 21-year old singer-songwriter and performance artist Charmie Deller is building a rich performance history at the local level while pursuing her vision of creating timeless music.
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