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Events - 1 Aug 11

  • 29 Jul 2011 - 12:00
    TD Irie Music Festival
    Yonge-Dundas Square 10 Dundas Street East Toronto

    The TD IRIE Music Festival is a multi-day, family-friendly festival taking place Friday, July 29th to Monday, August 1st, 2011.

    Join the celebration of music — from Reggae to Salsa, Soul to African; dance from the African Diaspora presented in association with dance Immersion, spoken word/literature, visual arts exhibition, movies, delicious tropical food & drinks and more.

    The TD IRIE Music Festival is free at two main stages with exciting live performances at Queen’s Park and Yonge-Dundas Square.

    The Festival kicks off on Friday July 29th with the inauguration of the IRIE Music Awards, celebrating some of Canada’s best reggae and world music artists. The IRIE Awards ceremony and concert take place at the Phoenix Concert Theatre and is a ticketed event.

    The festival continues at Queen’s Park North with three days of world class programming from Saturday July 30th to Monday, August 1st.

    You can also catch some of Canada’s most exciting, emerging soul/R&B, artists at IRIE Soul, presented in association with Urban Music Week at Yonge Dundas Square for one day only on Saturday, July 30th

    See some classic music films, free, under the stars at Nathan Phillips Square July 30th and 31st and experience the creativity of IRIE Green Art inside the Rotunda at Toronto City Hall from Friday, July 29th to August 1st.

  • 31 Jul 2011 - 00:00
    The Scotiabank Toronto Caribbean Carnival Lime
    Ontario Place 995 Lakeshore Boulevard West, Toronto ON

    Caribbean Carnival Lime

    Sunday, July 31 to Monday, August 1

    Continuing the tropical Caribbean ambience of the festival, cool down on the south beach. Join us for the Grace Tropical Rhythm Food Festival – Island come to the Islands at Ontario Place.

  • 1 Aug 2011 - 12:00
    Jambana 2011
    Downsview Park 40 Carl Hall Rd. Toronto

    JAMBANA™ is a ‘Fun For The Family’ day of food, music, dance, comedy, networking, education and good times. It is the perfect way to spend your Civic Holiday!

    This year’s festival features:

    • Stunning stage show
    • Food Village | Purchase food and drinks from a variety of vendors
    • Children’s Village | Rides, face painting and balloon artists
    • Travel & Trade Village | Caribbean destinations & businesses showcased
    • Domino Village | “Lick-A-Six” Domino Tourney from 2 – 7 PM
    • Health Village | Info on important health topics
    • VIP Village | For $25, receive a seat, meal and drink in premier position

    Performers: Caribbean King of Comedy OLIVER SAMUELS, Roots Reggae from CULTURE, featuring Kenyatta Hill, L.U.S.T feat. Lukie D, Trilla U, Singing Melody and Tony Curtis,  The sizzling SILVERSTARS STEEL BAND, EXCO LEVI, STEELE, JAKKI JAMES, Two time JUNO Nominee LYNDON JOHN X• Gospel singer JOAN MYERS • A Tribute To Bob Marley by MAJESTIC WARRIORS • 12 year old sensation MICHELLE FRANCIS • BABY BOYZ • EDUTAINMENT by Denise Jones

    GENERAL ADMISSION | Gives entrance to grounds of JAMBANA™
    • $5.00 in advance
    • $7.00 at the gate

  • 1 Aug 2011 - 20:00
    Open Jam Night @ Harlem Restaurant
    Harlem Restaurant 67 Richmond Street East Toronto
    Open Jam Night @ Harlem Restaurant hosted/created by Carolyn T www.carolyntband.com
    EVERY MONDAY!!! 8pm – midnight (except long weekends)
    •Bring your instruments and your voice
    •All Instruments welcome
    •Carolyn T Band consists of Bass, Drums, Keys & Vocals
    •YES!   there will be either a guitar amp and/or a DI box to connect to the house.
    •Yes there is a drum kit
    •Sit in on any existing instrument
    •Please bring charts or be ready to improvise (covers &/or originals)
    •Pure R&B, Soul, Jazz, Motown, Pop & Funk!!!
    This is a COMMUNITY EVENT for musicians and spectators that provides an excellent opportunity for full-time & part-time musicians to shed, network, collaborate, promote gigs and showoff their talent! Many gigging/working bands have started because of the jam!!!
    The jam is over 2 years old, busy, and still going strong!
    Open Jam Night @ Harlem is an excellent opportunity for you to network with local musicians, so please bring your biz cards & cd’s!
    …and always remember to shout out your website!

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    • Melanie said:

      Tickets are $20 (advance) & $25 (door).

      They can be purchased online at http://www.triple7movement.com/I-dentity.html or at http://www.harbourfrontcentre.com and also through the Harbourfront Centre Box Office (235 Queen’s Quay West) or by calling 416-973-4000.

      Visit http://www.triple7movement.com for more info!

      It’s going to be a great event!

    • reallybigparty said:

      According to Share Newspaper, Toronto can’t seem to get enough of Devon Haughton’s MI GET MI LANDED.

      Which is why Lolita Entertainment is bringing this hilarious and thought-provoking Jamaican comedy back to the Rozz Entertainment Complex October 16, 2010 and to Sir John A MacDonald Secondary School October 17,2010.

      With a stellar class that includes Terri Salmon, Oraldeen Brown, David Smith, John Phillips, Sharon Campbell and Damian Brown, Mi Get Mi Landed has received tremendous praise and respect from patrons, journalists, investors and movie makers alike. Visit http://www.lolitaevents.com to get advance tickets.

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    • Ryan said:

      This Show has been off the Chains. If you haven’t seen it yet then check it out. And the dinner menu of scrumptious too…so come fill you souls and your tummies too..

    • Shop and Send Toys to Haiti for Christmas | Sway Magazine said:

      [...] The Networking Diva has put together A Christmas Shopping Spree taking place November 20th at CG’s Hideaway from 2pm to 9pm.  The day will include great shopping, as well as limbo dancers, a fashion show [...]

    • johnny smash said:

      Love it , Love it ! Wish I could say more but the food too good to talk. They seeing is believing come see for yourself.

    • Asania said:


      (this is an upscale affair / 25 and older event)
      To launch African-descendant history month (Feb.), to introduce our organization to the community, to raise funds
      JCA (Jamaican Canadian Association) 995 Arrow Rd. (Arrow Rd. and the 400) / Event will be held in the Member Lounge (room at back of the building)

      Saturday, January, 29th, 2011 / Time: 8pm (SHARP) to 1am
      While there:
      Enjoy; Live musical performance by “the fabulous and talented” MelRose (http://www.myspace.com/melroseonline / http://www.facebook.com/#!/melroseonline?v=info)

      a Jamaican play (skit)

      …..great Caribbean food, and ole school “conscious” reggae, R&B, slow jams, and a few African songs to finish off the night (so lots of fun and dancing involved!)
      *meals, additional beverages and alcoholic beverages not included in ticket price (may be purchased at event)
      Regular ticket price is: $20 in advance /$25 at the door….VIP tickets: (includes: line-bypass/sit at VIP reserved table/champagne service/limited number of VIP tickets) VIP ticket price is: $40 in advanced / $45 at the door
      Tekno Printing, 2622 Eglinton Ave. W.
      (416) 658 – 1833
      JCA (Jamaican Canadian Association) 995 Arrow Rd.
      (416) 746 – 5772
      Call: 416.781.8301


      Semi-formal attire only (men must wear a suite or African Garb, but no tie or bow tie please/Ladies may wear African Garb as well)

    • Junior said:

      TODAY ONLY (SUNDAY, JANUARY 30th, 2011, 6PM to 1AM)

      …delicious Caribbean food only $7.00…..

      WHERE: TROPICAL GROOVE RESTAURANT / 5780 Sheppard Ave East, (one light east of Markham Rd.)

      PHONE: 289.200.6559 / 289.892.2651

    • Royal Fam said:







      Show Time: 11:00 Sharp
      After Party: 1PM

      DJ’s: Ryder & DJ Quincy

    • Barrie Caribfest said:

      Barrie Caribfest

      Annual Caribbean CRUISE

      Featuring Curtis B

      Caribbean Snack Served

      Aboard the Serendipity Princess
      Kempenfelt Bay, Barrie

      Sat. July 9, 2011

      Boarding at 8:30 PM Sailing at 9:00 PM

      Non Stop Dancing to the Hottest Zouk, Salsa, Kompa, Reggae, Soca, and Dance Hall

      Music by Fresh Cut De Mayor

      Featuring Curtis B

      First thirty tickets $20 Each (Online at http://www.caribfest.ca)
      Advance Groups of six $20 each
      Advance Single Tickets $25
      Door $30

      For Info: Tel: 705-790-4878
      Email: [email protected]

    • Arlice Clarke said:

      Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival Toronto is an exciting three-week cultural explosion of Caribbean music, cuisine, revelry as well as visual and performing arts.

      Learn more about the carnival at http://www.torontocaribbeancarnival.com. Join the Facebook group at http://facebook.caribbeanmovement.com.

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