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Free outdoor concerts coming to Yonge-Dundas Square this summer

A grand showcasing of Canadian talent is coming back to Yonge-Dundas Square this summer for 10 weeks, plus graffiti artists creating art in real time as they're inspired by the music. 

Shows start at 8 p.m. each Friday and roll until 11 p.m. There's also going to be a beer garden starting at 7 p.m. and, because its YDS, there's always free Wi-Fi. 

Here's the lineup for this free and themed concert series. 

Friday, June 29 

Playing: DJ Shub, DATU, and hey! dw
Genre: Electronica

Friday, July 6

Playing: The East Pointers (headlining), Megan Bonnell, and The Young Novelists
Genre: Folk

Friday, July 13

Playing: Leah Daniels and The Reklaws (headlining)
Genre: Country

Friday, July 20

Playing: Chloe Watkinson (headlining), Carol Ellyn, Shred Kelly, and The Achromatics
Genre: Fusion

Friday, July 27

Playing: Iskwé, POESY, and Lydia Ainsworth (headlining)
Genre: Female-led

Friday, August 3

Playing: Fujahtive, RaLion, Sattalites
Genre: Reggae

Friday, August 10

Playing: Johnson Crook, Texas King, The Harpoonist & The Axe Murderer (headlining) 
Genre: Rock 'n' roll

Friday, August 17

Playing: PKEW PKEW PKEW, The Penske File, The Flatliners (headlining)
Genre: Punk

Friday, August 24

Playing: KC Roberts & The Live Revolution, After Funk (headlining) 
Genre: Funk

Friday, August 31

Playing: The Dirty B-Sides and Clairmont The Second (headlining) 
Genre: Hip-hop

Lead photo by

Matt Forsythe


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