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The top 5 free events in Toronto: June 15-21 2015

Free events in Toronto this week will have you doing everything from soaking up live music to petting pooches. NXNE kicks off this week with free concerts at Yonge and Dundas this week featuring everyone from Best Coast to (safe) Shad.

Here's what to do in Toronto this week if you've misplaced your wallet.

Live in Bellwoods: Great Heart Festival 2015 (June 18-21)
Trinity Bellwoods is hosting its annual Great Heart Festival featuring a lengthy list of unplugged performances. Head to the park for four days of electricity-free shows.

Toronto Jazz Festival (June 18-29)
Though many of the Toronto Jazz Festival concerts require tickets, there are a smattering of performances that do not. On the 19th three separate performances will be open to the public: George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic, Dumpstaphunk, and Morris Day & The Time. Check out the full calendar here.

Opening Party at the Power Plant (June 19)
Who doesn't like a good party, especially when it's free? The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery is kicking off the summer season by throwing a bash filled with music, drinks and, of course, an art exhibition.

NXNE Block Party (June 20)
This Saturday the East Room and NXNE are hosting a block party. Head to Carroll street for a outdoor bash filled with food, music, art.

NXNE Dundas Square (June 20-21)
Head to Y&D this weekend for some must-see, cost-free performances. On Saturday Best Coast and The New Pornographers are among the artists taking the stage. On Sunday, Ty Dolla $ign and Shad finish the weekend line up.

UPDATE: Poochella has been removed from this list as it has been rescheduled for September 20th. (15/6/2015)

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