Edwards Summer Music Series: Crystal Shawanda
The Edwards Summer Music Series includes eight FREE outdoor concerts showcasing contemporary Canadian talent, within the beauty of the Toronto Botanical Garden. Hosted by TV Personality Mike Chalut.
The concerts take place Thursday nights at 7 p.m. in July and August within the courtyard adjacent to the historic barn in Edwards Gardens. Concerts are held rain or shine (they move indoors in the case of extreme weather). Admission to the concerts is FREE. General seating is available on a first-come basis or guests are encouraged to bring their own chair. Generously Supported by the Edwards Charitable Foundation.
Crystal Shawanda is a Juno award-winning Canadian blues and country music artist. In 2021 Crystal won the Juno Award for Blues Album of the Year and was nominated for Indigenous Artist or Group of the Year. Crystal is from Wiikwemkoong First Nation, Manitoulin Island, Ontario.
“This is a new blues woman on the scene with fantastic chops and command of songs. She is a valuable addition to the blues world, destined for wide recognition.”
— Steve Daniels, Big City Blues