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July 30, 2003
Media Advisory: Soulful vocals entertain lunchtime listeners at Sounds in the City
Nathan Phillips Square hosts Sounds in the City presented by Scotiabank, a
weekly Wednesday lunchtime concert series. Presenting a diverse spectrum of
Canadian music that includes roots, jazz, reggae, Celtic and country rock,
Sounds in the City is complimented by Toronto's famous Farmers' Market allowing
audiences to shop after taking in the concert. Sounds in the City runs
Wednesdays from July 2 to August 27 between noon to 2 p.m.

The soulful vocals of Gregg Lawless are featured this week. Gregg Lawless
affirms his vocal authority with a disarming lust for life and obvious love of
performing. Reviewers have celebrated his diverse songwriting, drawing
comparisons to James Taylor, Elvis Costello, Crowded House and Tom Petty. On
his latest CD Wicked Little Pill, Lawless showcases his trademark range of
musical, lyrical and emotional depth with his rootsy pop sound.

Date: Wednesday, July 30

Performance by: Gregg Lawless

Time: Noon to 2 p.m.

Location: Nathan Phillips Square

Media contacts:

Amber Authier, Event Supervisor, Toronto Special Events, 416-395-7318
Heather Kaufman, Event Supervisor, Toronto Special Event, 416-395-7405



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