Free concerts continue at Nathan Phillips Square for Cavalcade of Lights|
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The 41st annual Cavalcade of Lights presented by Scotiabank continues for the next three Saturdays at Nathan Phillips Square. The square features the newly illuminated official Christmas tree and a new lighting display consisting of 300,000 dazzling LED lights, designed by Brian Gluckstein, in partnership with the Bay and with support from Tourism Toronto. Each evening will culminate in a fireworks display and ice skating to music by some of Toronto’s favourite DJs until 10 p.m.
7 p.m. - Suzie McNeil
A powerful and versatile artist with a magnetic stage presence and multi-instrumental and vocal talents. Her appearances as the last woman standing on 2005’s RockStar: INXS and in the hit stage production of “We Will Rock You” have made her a citizen of everywhere. Her debut album is “Broken & Beautiful.” More information: http://www.suziemcneil.ca
8 p.m. - Tomi Swick
This Juno-award Best New Artist winner’s beautiful voice and lilting melodies tell honest tales in his debut album, “Stalled Out in The Doorway.” More information: http://www.tomiswickmusic.com
9 p.m. - Fireworks and skating to music by DJ Alvaro C
7 p.m. - Hayley Sales
Multi-generational influences mixed with reggae, jazz and rock from this Vancouver Island based singer/songwriter. Her debut album is “Keep Driving.” More information: http://www.hayleysales.com/news/index.php
8 p.m. - Jully Black
One of Canada’s most revered music stars whose rich, distinct voice delivers an infectious sense of joy. Her latest album is “Revival.” More information: http://www.jullyblack.com/news/index.php
9 p.m. - Fireworks and skating to music by DJ Tricky Moreira
7 p.m. - In-Flight Safety
2007 East Coast Music Award winners deliver soaring atmospherics, plaintive lyrics and sweet-as-honey melodies. Their latest album is “the coast is clear.” More information: www.inflightsafety.ca
8 p.m. - The Golden Dogs
Energetic, adrenaline-charged, infectious songs complemented by rhythmic melodies from this Toronto-based pop-rock band. More information: http://www.myspace.com/thegoldendogs
9 p.m. - Fireworks and skating to music by Promise DJs
For more information about all Cavalcade of Lights events and other events produced by Toronto Special Events, call Access Toronto at 416-338-0338 or visit http://www.toronto.ca/special_events.
Toronto is Canada’s largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of about 2.6 million people. It is the economic engine of Canada and one of the greenest and most creative cities in North America. In the past three years, Toronto has won more than 70 awards for quality, innovation and efficiency in delivering public services. Toronto’s government is dedicated to prosperity, opportunity and liveability for all its residents.
Giannina Warren, Toronto Special Events, 416 395-7318,