TD is a dedicated community supporter and proud
longtime sponsor of Pride celebrations across much of North America. This year,
TD is pleased to be the Platinum Sponsor of WorldPride 2014 Toronto (WP14TO), produced by
Toronto will be the first WorldPride celebration held in North America, and the fourth such festival in the world. Expected to be one of the biggest international events of our times, WorldPride 2014 will be a 10-day celebration of LGBTTIQQ2SA* culture and human rights.
Where there is celebration, there is music! As Toronto streets, parks and parking lots are transformed to feature parades, live performances, DJs and dancers, TD will help to bring the music. From Friday, June 27 through Sunday, June 29, the TD Wellesley Stage features a wide variety of free performances, including pop, soul, R&B, hip-hop, dance, disco and more (see programming details below the map). From Thursday, June 26 through Sunday, June 29, TD supports the Green Space On Church DJ series at Cawthra Square Park (details below).
View our illustrated map for more on TD’s involvement in WorldPride 2014. We hope to see you there!
Take in some of these TD Supported Sounds at
TD WELLESLEY STAGE (15 Wellesley Street East)
Note: this is an accessible space. Events are all-ages and free.
Friday, June 27 from 7pm: POP GOES PRIDE
Featuring Carly Rae Jepsen; Dragonette; Fefe Dobson; Molly Thomason, more.
Saturday, June 28 from 2pm: I KNOW YOU GOT SOUL
A showcase of R&B, soul, hip-hop and dance music artists, featuring Estelle; Deborah Cox; Jully Black; Neon Hitch; REVERSE; House of Xtravaganza; "Krip Hop" featuring members of the Wheelchair Sports Camp; DJ Kitty Glitter, more.
Sunday, June 29 from 12pm: BLACKNESS YES! Presents STILL WE RISE: BLOCKORAMA 16
This day-long celebration features the
soul-inspiring music, dance and arts programming of Crystal Waters; Syrus
Marcus Ware; Ashley Bea; Troy Jackson; LAL; Theesatisfaction; Ill nana;
Urbanesque; House of Monroe; Vitality Black; Devine Darlin’; Michelle Ross;
King Wesley Dykes Darling; DJs Tameka; Roxanne; Pleasure; nik red; Carma; Craig
Dominic; Blackcat, jojoflores, with hosts Akhaji Zakiya and Twysted Miyake.
GREEN SPACE ON CHURCH at CAWTHRA SQUARE PARK (519 Church Street)
Thursday, June 26 from 7pm-midnight: Starry Night
DJs Mado, TLA joined by four performers featured in RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 6: Courtney Act, Adore Delano, Bianca Del Rio, Darienne Lake
Friday, June 27 from 5pm–midnight: One World – To Frankie with Love
DJs Hector Romero, Paulo & Jackinsky, Neill MacLeod
Saturday, June 28 from 1pm-midnight: Lipstick Jungle
DJs Francesca Lombardo, Kim Ann Foxman, Tizi, Delicious
Sunday, June 29 from 1pm-midnight: Disco Disco
DJs Dimitri From Paris, Horse Meat Disco, Phil V., Diego Armand, Kris Steeves
*LGBTTIQQ2SA is an abbreviation used to represent a broad array of identities such as: lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual, transgender, intersex, queer, questioning, two-spirited, and allies