Toronto, Roy Thomson Hall Patio
Live on the Patio returns to Roy Thomson Hall with free outdoor concerts Thursdays & Fridays all summer long, including performances by Peter Katz (Jul 13), Natalia and Murray (The Dears) as part of Paper Bag Records Night (Jul 14), Barney Bentall (Jul 20), Shakura S’Aida (Jul 21), Jessica Mitchell (Jul 27), Begonia (Jul 28), Tanika Charles (Aug 3), Birds of Bellwoods (Aug 10), Elise LeGrow (Aug 11), Fast Romantics (Aug 18), Donnell Leahy (Aug31), and more. Enjoy live music, food and cash bar in the heart of the city. Doors open at 5pm, and music stars at 6pm. #LivePatioRTH
An eclectic performing arts festival featuring International and National caliber artists.
Maja Prentice Theatre, 3650 Dixie Rd, Mississauga, ON
Peggy Hills, Artistic Director of The Chamber Music Society, in consultation with an artistic and scientific collaboration with a First Nations professional performer and composer, a South Asian Carnatic violinist, a Chinese virtuoso musician, an astronomer from Royal Astronomical Society of Mississauga and two Canadian actors, created the narrative for “Our Night Sky”.
The White Rock Business Improvement Association, in partnership with the City of White Rock, proudly presents TD Concerts at the Pier. This popular, free summer concert series will be held over six Saturday evenings in July and August; beginning on Saturday July 9 at 7:00pm.
Bell Park, Sudbury, Ontario
Northern Lights Festival Boréal is Canada's longest continually running outdoor music festival, held each July in Sudbury, ON. Over the years, the festival has grown from a small, single day folk music festival, into a seasoned presented of roots, indie, world and modern music. The festival is known worldwide for its organic feel, and Northern Ontario atmosphere. As a non-profit, charitable music presenter, the organization provides valuable exposure and career development opportunities for emerging artists, while also presenting highly acclaimed artists, and keeping the region on the map for acclaimed touring acts.
London, ON – Victoria Park
TD Sunfest is an oasis of enchanting global sounds, scrumptious international cuisine and unique crafts & visual art.
Jimmie Simpson Park, Woodbine Park and Queen St E between Beech Ave and Woodbine Ave.
The Beaches International Jazz Festival is celebrating it's 29th year, and we want you to come and celebrate with us! Be part of Toronto’s biggest jazz music celebration and street party of the year July 7-30, 2017
Varies: Lynn Valley Village, North Vancouver; Panorama Park in Deep Cove, North Vancouver; Edgemont Village, North Vancouver
Live & Local Concerts and Culture Series presents North Vancouver with 17 exciting and free concert experiences for families, residents and visitors in July and August.
St. Clair Ave West (Between Winona Dr. and Christie Street)
Canada’s #1 award-winning Latino-themed celebration spans 3 weeks and features TD Salsa on St. Clair on July 8 & 9.
On West 4th Avenue in Vancouver, from Burrard Street to MacDonald Street.
Created with love by the merchants of West 4th Avenue, Khatsahlano, features multiple stages showcasing more than 50 of Vancouver’s top musical performers as well as the eclectic work of local artisans and street performers. This 10-block street fair, spanning from Burrard to MacDonald Street also features a wide variety of food options, bustling patios, giveaways, special activities and licensed beer gardens!
Port Moody, BC, Rocky Point Park.
Free, live family waterfront concerts featuring top bands.
The 2017 TD Halifax Jazz Festival, July 12-16, is a jam-packed five-day event featuring jazz, world, blues, funk, Latin, R&B, and more.
Downtown Kincardine, ON
An exciting three-day musical festival that includes a ticketed Main Stage Friday and Saturday night and a free Street Festival on Saturday afternoon with 5 performance stages and lots of family activities!
Marina Park, Thunder Bay
MUSIC, DANCES, MUSIC, EXHIBITS, FREE FEAST, CHARIOT PARADE, CHILDREN ACTIVITIES, HENNA TATTOO, INDIAN BAZAAR AND MUCH MORE. FREE delicious Feast for all.
Prince George – City Hall @ 6th Avenue & George Street
Downtown Prince George invites you to ‘take to the street’ with Downtown Summerfest. Enjoy a full line up of entertainment on the TD Main Stage including Sean Ashbury, one of North America’s go-to guitarists. Bring your family to have some fun in the Kidz Zone with a dinosaur dig, misting station, mini rail, and new this year Dr. Von Houligan, an amazing Ringmaster of mystic and magic. The legendary Taste Pavilion brings you sample features of savory and sweet dishes from 26 local restaurants. On Sunday July 16th, “Take to the Streets”, there really is something for everyone!
Heritage Square, Hanover ON (352 10th St, Hanover)
Hanover’s Biggest Block Party is back for its 13th year! Join us in Hanover July 19th-23rd, 2017!
Moncton, NB, Riverfront Park
Held in Moncton, NB in its 13th year, the Mosaïq Festival is Atlantic Canada’s largest Multicultural Festival. This is a celebration of culture and diversity in our local communities, and draws people from all over the province. Participants come together to put on display the various cultural representations we have in New Brunswick through exhibits, dance, and music. The Festival also includes Youth Olympïcs and a Kids pavilion, vendors, food, workshops for everyone, and a full 2 days of entertainment. The free concerts, live on the International Stage, showcase world-class performers with sounds from around the globe. This year, some of these bands include The Jerry Cans, Dub Kartel, and ECMA award winner Melanie Morgan.
New Westminster, BC – Uptown Business District (6th Avenue & 6th Street)
The Uptown Live Music Festival returns to the streets of New Westminster on Saturday, July 22, 2017 with a full schedule of live concert performances headlined by Daniel Wesley. Check out the Red Truck Beer Garden, yummy food trucks plus loads of fun for the kids. For the full schedule, visit www.uptownlive.ca
On glorious summer days, what could be finer than 30 free concerts with wonderful musicians on the MusicBarge, docked beside the gently flowing Avon at the heart of downtown Stratford! Be our guests! Bring your lawn chairs or sit on the steps under the willows. Thursdays & Fridays at 12 pm Saturdays & Sundays at 12 pm and 3pm. Beside the Avon Boathouse, along the river. This and 100 + more events to be found at Stratford Summer Music!
Canada’s largest curated festival of performance, featuring 50+ performance projects over 11 days.
Gravenhurst, ON – multiple venues
The Sawdust City Music Festival will present its inaugural edition August 4-6 in Gravenhurst, ON. Located in the heart of Ontario’s beautiful cottage country, SCMF will celebrate beloved Canadian roots acts like the Jim Cuddy Family Band, the Julian Taylor Band and NQ Arbuckle.
Newfoundland and Labrador,
Bannerman Park, St. John’s
A weekend of celebrating Newfoundland & Labrador's unique culture with great traditional music, interactive workshops where you can learn a dance, a tune, or a tale. This is a friendly festival that attracts people from all over town and all over the world. Heralded as the province's premiere annual folk-related cultural event, the NL Folk Festival celebrates Canadian folk arts diversity in particular in 2017.
Aurora Music Festival
Come explore and enjoy the summer sounds of live music in the beautiful Aurora Town Park.
Canmore AB Centennial Park
The Canmore Folk Music Society is dedicated to bringing folk music to the residents and visitors of the beautiful Rocky Mountains in Canmore, Alberta through a relaxed community and family-friendly environment. The longest running folk music festival in Alberta, the Canmore Folk Music Festival adheres to a philosophy and legacy of folk, world, blues and roots music.
Regina, SK Victoria Park
Regina’s favourite weekend of the year! Victoria Park bursts with wonderful music, art, and dance.
Celebration Square 300 City Centre Drive Mississauga
Winner of “Festival of the Year 2017 Award”, Mosaic offers two days of local and international musicians, dancers, singers and cultural performers in free outdoor festival environment. This year’s theme is “Ekta” and many Canadian performers will join their peers from India and Pakistan to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday.
Rock the Coliseum – Independent Music Festival Presented by TD
The longest running free indie music festival in the western GTA. Rock the Coliseum has presented hundreds of GTHA bands and performers in the last 12 years. This year’s festival expands to cover all corners of Ontario and will be presenting bands selected from across Ontario, presenting at least 16 indie bands, independent artists, musicians, singers and spoken word artists.
Main Street Unionville, Markham, Ontario
A vibrant 5 days featuring renowned musicians on 3 stages in charming Unionville, with 30+ free performances.
Salmon Arm, Fair Grounds
For 25 years, this three-day festival has pursued a mission statement to present world class and diverse music that enriches and builds community. Located in the picturesque setting of Shuswap Lake, at a lovely family friendly site with multiple stages and daytime workshops, the festivals renowned for delivering high-voltage performances. Among the headliners this year are: Grammy and Juno Award-winning Alex Cuba; Country and Bluegrass music legend Ricky Skaggs; empowering and soulful singer Frazey Ford; and Musician Hall of Famer Booker T Jones who will lay down his distinctive bedrock grooves in collaboration with contemporary R&B’s most gifted young voices.
Riverwalk Commons and Lions Halls at 200 Doug Duncan Dr. Newmarket, Ontario L3Y 3Y9.
TD-Newmarket Music Festival is a vibrant 3-day cultural celebration offering music on multiple stages including Pop, Jazz, Motown, Blues, R & B, Big Band, Funk, Latin...and more! Art Exhibitions; dance, food vendors, characters, face-painters, water balls, music workshops, and beer/wine. Our Creative Zone inside Lions Halls offers entertainment, snacks, beverages and family activities.
The Rex Hotel, Jazz & Blues Bar (Thursday, September 7) and Mel Lastman Square & North York Civic Centre (Friday, September 8 & Saturday, September 9)
TU Jazz Fest headlines today's greatest young and JUNO Award-winning artists with "Jazz in the Now”!
Marina Park, Thunder Bay
Join us in a free-for-all festival of colours, where participants play, chase and colour each other with dry powder. Interactive Dance, Live Kirtan Bands, DJ's, Yoga, Cuisine, Colors, Free Hugs.... Lots of Fun
81 Regent Street, Harvest Central
Taking over downtown Fredericton for 6 days every September, Harvest Jazz & Blues brings hundreds of world class musicians together across multiple stages all conveniently in the heart of beautiful Fredericton. Known internationally as the most exciting musical event on Canada’s East Coast. Whether you want to unwind to some smooth jazz, or get your funk on – Harvest has something for everyone.
Stonebridge Town Centre, Wasaga Beach, Ontario
Shakura S'Aida, Cameo Blues Band and many more - minutes from the world’s longest freshwater beach.
Downtown Halifax: including Dal Arts Centre, Halifax Central Library, Bus Stop Theatre, and SMU Art Gallery,
Prismatic Arts Festival is Canada's only multi-disciplinary arts festival that showcases local, national and international culturally diverse and Indigenous artists. Join us this September for spectacular performances in theatre, dance, music, spoken word, visual arts, and media arts by artists from across Canada. Bring the whole family — Art for Everyone!
Cape Breton Island
Experience the music and culture of Cape Breton during this nine-day, island-wide celebration.
The Old School House Arts Centre, Qualicum Beach, B.C.
Over the course of the past twenty years of bringing top quality professional musicians from all over the world for performances in our beautiful and intimate main gallery in our Music On Sunday concert series and Harvest of Music festival, The Old School House Arts Centre in Qualicum Beach on Vancouver Island has developed a sterling reputation as a multi-genre music presenter. Our Harvest of Music festival in Canada's sesquicentennial year will celebrate our nation's rich multiculturalism with a fascinating, global spectrum of traditional music concerts that will then culminate in a unique and intriguing intercultural jam session.
Arts Commons, Calgary
It’s hard to talk about jazz – and impossible to talk about jazz drumming and percussion – without talking about Jack DeJohnette. A legendary drummer, DeJohnette has cemented his reputation as one of the most versatile and influential musicians of his time. To celebrate his 75th birthday, DeJohnette invites bassist Larry Grenadier, keyboardist John Medeski, and guitarist John Scofield to join him in an amazing new collaboration, resulting in a beautiful new album and a live performance not to be missed!
Arts Commons, Calgary
American jazz composer, pianist, radio personality, and three-time GRAMMY Award winning musician Ramsey Lewis is a jazz legend. The iconic jazz star is known for his light swinging jazz that never fails to set the mood. Ramsey Lewis discovered his love for piano at the young age of four, and worked his way up to his radio smash hit the The 'In' Crowd in 1965. Since then he has recorded over 80 albums and was personally congratulated on his 80th birthday by President Barack Obama, who said “You’ve filled our lives with music and with joy.”