July 21, 2013
Parkwood Entertainment today announced that The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour starring Beyoncé kicks off in Europe on April 15, 2013. With stops in twenty European cities, including Dublin, Ireland; Berlin, Germany; Paris, France and a four-night stint at The 02 in London, UK, this is Beyoncé’s first multi-city tour in over three years.
Live Nation also announced today that Beyoncé’s North American Tour begins on June 28 in Los Angeles, California. The tour will travel to over twenty cities throughout North America this summer, including Brooklyn, New York at the Barclays Center, Atlanta, Georgia, at the Gwinnett Center, Houston, Texas at the Toyota Center, Toronto, Ontario at Air Canada Centre, and Boston, Massachusetts at TD Garden.
For tickets please visit: www.Ticketmaster.ca
Location: Air Canada Centre — 40 Bay Street
From 11am to 11pm. YOUTH DAY is a non-profit operated FREE summer festival held at Yonge-Dundas Square with a Yonge St. closure from Queen St. to Dundas St. – expecting over 30,000 in 2013! YOUTH DAY features over 100 live music and dance performances over 10 hours; mostly by youth 14 – 24. Also included is a Youth Gallery showcasing art and photography, a live Fashion Show, and much more! Yonge St., closed from Dundas St. to Shuter St. will be lined with a variety of vendors and exhibitors – from food to jewelry to face painting. Headliner performances and celebrity support also add to YOUTH DAY’s attraction.
For more details: www.youthdaytoronto.com
Location: Yonge-Dundas Square
11am to 10pm. In a multicultural city like Toronto — where all summer festivals have something beautiful to offer those who love meeting new cultures — you cannot miss Canada’s Largest Brazilian Cultural Event, the 10th Annual Toronto International BrazilFest 2013.
Earlscourt Park located at St. Clair Ave West and Caledonia Road, all sounds and vibes of this beautiful culture will be showcased with its food, music, dance, crafts and workshops.
The Festival stage will be filled with musicians, dancers and singers that will take you on an exotic trip exploring Brazilian music and celebration without having to leave the heart of Toronto.
This amazing event will also offer the famous Brazilian “Caipirinha,” Brazil’s national cocktail drink, mixing lime, sugar and Brazilian Cachaca (Brazilian spirit), a must-try cocktail with a Brazilian flare that will have you enjoying the sounds and dance moves of the Samba. And that’s not all! Come and enjoy some delicious grilled Brazilian “Churrasco” Barbeque, Tropical Juices and baked Brazilian goodies being sold by vendors at the festival.
For more details: www.brazilfest.ca
In partnership with T&T Supermarket, the T&T Waterfront Night Market will treat attendees to a unique outdoor culinary experience featuring an enticing selection of Asian theme street food and general merchandise for an all-out night market experience.
The essence of the WNM is to provide an array of multicultural theme cuisine; to unite different cultures together in participating in a unique social event; and ultimately, to showcase Canada’s multicultural mosaic and unparalleled fusion of foods and lifestyle, all integrated into one distinctive destination.
Friday July 19 from 6pm-Midnight; Saturday July 20 from 4pm-Midnight; and Sunday July 21 from 4pm-10pm. FREE ADMISSION! Public Transit available and parking is directly adjacent from event.
For more details: www.waterfrontnightmarket.com
Location: T&T SUPERMARKET (Downtown) — 222 Cherry Street, Toronto Port Lands
The premier social event Torontonians have been waiting for all winter is back – the third season of ROM Friday Night Live returns Friday, May 3, 2013. The city’s original and ultimate cultural social party for young adults is back and better than ever with more live
entertainment and in-gallery experiences, more food and drink options, and more Museum spaces open
to enjoy in unconventional ways every Friday night from May 3 to June 21, 2013.
For more information please visit: www.rom.on.ca
Location: Royal Ontario Museum — 100 Queen’s Park
Legendary jazz-rock icons Walter Becker and Donald Fagen have announced that STEELY DAN will hit the road again in 2013, taking their Mood Swings: 8 Miles To Pancake Day Tour to over four dozen stops throughout North America.
Opening in Atlantic City on July 19, the tour hits major markets including Los Angeles, Chicago, Atlanta, Boston, and Toronto on Sunday, July 21 at the Molson Canadian Amphitheatre.
Concertgoers can expect an evening of the same high-level of musical excellence that garnered raves from fans and critics alike, and which was described by the LA Times thusly: “Everyone gathered Friday evening was a believer — and they were treated to something close to rapture.” The Chicago Sun-Times raved “This was different. This was live. This was vibrant. This was a cascade of color carried along by Fagen, Becker, eight brilliant supporting musicians and three superb backing vocalists.”
For tickets: www.LiveNation.com
Venue: Molson Canadian Amphitheatre — 909 Lake Shore Boulevard West
Discover the finest dishes in the city at one of Toronto’s favourite culinary celebrations. Enjoy delicious three-course prix fixe menus at 196 of the city’s top restaurants, all at fantastic price points.
Restaurants will accept reservations beginning June 20, 2013. Review the menus and start planning your Summerlicious!
For more information: www.toronto.ca/special_events/summerlicious/2013/index.htm
Locations: Various Restaurants
12 Noon Matinee:
EXCELSIOR DIXIELAND JAZZ.
3:30pm: CLUB DJANGO:
Traditional Gypsy-Swing Sextet.
7:00pm: PETER HILL QUINTET
featuring Brendan Davis-Bass.
9:30pm: THE OUT OF TOWNERS:
Gareth Perry-Guitar, Sebastian Buccioni-Organ, Yash Preswalla-Bass & Shawn Killaly-Drums.
For more details: www.TheRex.ca
Venue: The Rex Jazz & Blues Bar — 194 Queen Street West