Transmit Presents Gets Cartel Madras, Ducks Ltd., Weird Nightmare for Do West Fest 2023

Theo Vandenhoff, Scooter Jay, Slash Need and more will also perform

BY Allie GregoryPublished Jun 5, 2023

Transmit Presents has announced its lineup of artists playing this year's edition of Toronto's annual street festival, Do West Fest, running June 9 to 11.

Three days of free music begins this Friday (June 9), just west of Ossington Avenue outside the Garrison at 1200 Dundas Street West. Featuring bands, DJs and drag performances, this year's lineup kicks off with Weird Nightmare, Scooter Jay, Shrewd and Podcaster.

Saturday's performances will be headlined by Cartel Madras and rounded out by Exclaim! Class of 2023 grads Slash Need and Theo Vandenhoffdock rock faves Ducks Ltd.Exclaim! Class of 2020 grads Roach, Gossamer Blue, (((Hastings))), Night Finger, Vikki Minor and the Toronto All Star Steel Orchestra.

Sunday's closing performances will focus on DJs and Drag, with performances by Rose Hips, Soft Alchemy, Milkshook, Polterguy, Yovska, Phillippe and Turning Point.

Below, you can find Transmit's complete schedule of performances.

Do West Fest proper runs from Shaw Street to Lansdowne Avenue, covering 16 west-end Toronto blocks. This year's edition marks the festival's 10th anniversary. Check out the rest of what Do West plans to offer this weekend by visiting the event's website.

Friday, June 9

7 p.m. Godcaster
8 p.m. Shrewd
9 p.m. Scooter Jay
10 p.m. Weird Nightmare

Saturday, June 10

1 p.m. Toronto All Star Steel Orchestra
2 p.m. Vikki Minor
3 p.m. Night Finger
4 p.m. (((Hastings)))
5 p.m. Gossamer Blue
6 p.m. Roach
7 p.m. Theo Vandenhoff
8 p.m. Ducks Ltd.
9 p.m. Slash Need
10 p.m. Cartel Madras

Sunday, June 11

12 p.m. Turning Point
1:30 p.m. Phillippe
2:45 p.m. Yovska
2:50 p.m. Polterguy
2:55 p.m. Milkshook
3 p.m. Soft Alchemy
4:30 p.m. Rose Hips

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