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July 11, 2013
Concert lineup announced for Live Green Toronto Festival
  
The eighth annual Live Green Toronto Festival will feature a dazzling array of musical talent on two downtown stages from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday, July 27. The main stage will be situated at Yonge-Dundas Square and the Chipotle Mexican Grill Community Stage will be at the intersection of Queen and Yonge Streets.

"The Live Green Toronto Festival offers Toronto residents a chance to celebrate our great city and find more ways to live green," said Councillor Paul Ainslie (Ward 43 Scarborough East), Chair of the Parks and Environment Committee. "I encourage everyone in Toronto to join me at the festival."

On the main stage at Yonge-Dundas Square, Thought Beneath Film will perform at noon, Andria Simone at 12:30 p.m., the Abrams Bros at 1 p.m., Alex Cuba at 2 p.m., Anjulie at 3 p.m., Victoria Duffield at 4 p.m., the Parachute Club at 5 p.m., Treble Charger at 6 p.m., Kardinal Offishall at 7 p.m. and Shawn Desman at 8 p.m.

Performers on the community stage include Mama D, James from the songs, Jaydahmann with Krystle Chance, Christian Bridges and Philip Nozuka, Womyn of Indigo, and the Bloor Street Finishing School.

Toronto's largest outdoor celebration of all things green, the Live Green Toronto Festival will feature a green street market with more than 100 exhibitors of green products/services, Kids Zone, Swap Zone, an outdoor yoga class, live demonstrations, a beer garden and more. Yonge Street will be closed to traffic from Gould to Queen Streets to accommodate the green street market.

Festival sponsors include Chipotle Mexican Grill, TD, CP24, Toronto Star, Metro, Metroland Media, Goodlife Fitness, Me to We Style, House of Marley, car2go, Steam Whistle, Eaton Chelsea Toronto, and EcoParent Magazine.

More information, including a list of all the street-market vendors, is available at
http://www.livegreentoronto.ca

Toronto is Canada's largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of about 2.8 million people. Toronto's government is dedicated to delivering customer service excellence, creating a transparent and accountable government, reducing the size and cost of government and building a transportation city. For information on non-emergency City services and programs, Toronto residents, businesses and visitors can dial 311, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Media Contact
Nancy Ruscica, Manager, Partnerships and Innovation
Environment and Energy Division
416-392-2984
nruscic@toronto.ca

 

 

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