Published Jul 16, 2009Toronto-area music fans hankering for some good ol' Canadian independent talent need look no further than the music component of the upcoming SummerWorks Festival.
The festival celebrates Toronto's indie theatre and arts scene and features a music series that this summer includes live performances by Miracle Fortress, Think About Life, DD/MM/YYYY, Still Life Still, the D'Urbervilles, Forest City Lovers, the Sunparlour Players, Germans, Great Bloomers and many more at the city's Theatre Centre at 1087 Queen St. West.
Presented by Exclaim! and CBC Radio 3, the music series portion of the festival runs from August sixth to the 16th, with two acts per night.
The Summer Works festival began in 1991 as a way of celebrating the independent theatre community of Toronto, with the music series being added into the mix in 2007
Here's what's in store at the 2009 edition of the SummerWorks Music Series:
8/6 Miracle Fortress and Karkwa
8/7 Think About Life and DD/MM/YYYY
8/8 the Got To Get Got and TBA
8/9 Arts and Crafts & Blocks recordings present a benefit for sketch with: Still Life Still and Kids on TV
8/12 Matthew Barber and Claire Jenkins
8/13 Out of this spark presents: the D'Urbervilles and Forest City Lovers
8/14 The Sunparlour Players and Josh Reichmann Oracle Band
8/15 Germans and Great Bloomers
(All shows at The Theatre Centre - 1087 Queen St. West.)