Flaming Lips, Janelle Monáe, the Roots to Play Free Shows at Toronto's Pan Am Games
Published May 06, 2015The 2015 Pan American and Parapan American Games will be held in Toronto this year, and in addition to sporting events, the city will host an arts and culture festival called Panamania. Now, the organizers have revealed the lineup for the event, and it's a doozy.
The Pan Am Games run from July 10 to 26, while the Parapan Am Games follow from August 7 to 15. Panamania will run through both events, lasting 35 days and including 250 artists and exhibitions.
This will include free outdoor shows from acts like the Flaming Lips, Death From Above 1979, Janelle Monáe, A Tribe Called Red, the Roots, Chromeo, Jann Arden, Colin James, Lights, Dragonette, Tanya Tagaq, Damien Robitaille and more. There's also visual art, theatre, dance and more.
The bulk of the music takes place at Nathan Phillips Square and CIBC Pan Am Park (on the grounds of Exhibition Place). See Panamania's schedule right here.