Aug 21-22 2017
We are pleased to announce Coldplay returns to Rogers Centre with their "A Head Full Of Dreams Tour". The band last played Rogers Centre in 2009 with their sold out tour "Viva La Vida". The stop at Rogers Centre is part of the band's first Canadian dates in the past five years. Since March of 2016, the "A Head Full of Dreams Tour", produced by Live Nation Entertainment, has played to over 2.5 million people across Latin America, the U.S. and Europe. The show was created by the band alongside celebrated production designers Misty Buckley and Paul Normandale.
Oct 29 2017 (Sunday), 01:00 PM
Audiences of more than 30 countries around the world on all continents applauded him! He was awarded prizes at prestigious circus competitions and festivals! He was invited to participate in their shows Jay Leno, Johnny Carson, David Letterman. The circus of Grigory Popovich is coming to Toronto! The program is adapted specifically for scenic stages. Many spectators could see the episodes in the well-known TV show "America's Got Talent" - Grigory Popovich's Circus reached the final where the jury selected participants from more than 1000 artists all over America.
Aug 21-22 2017, 07:00 PM
After surfacing in 2000 with the breakthrough single "Yellow," Coldplay quickly became one of the biggest British bands of the new millennium, honing a mix of introspective Brit-pop and anthemic rock that landed the British quartet a near-permanent residence on record charts worldwide
Aug 23 2017 (Wednesday), 06:00 PM
Yorkville, once a satellite Tollgate village, became part of Toronto but has managed to maintain some individual identity despite being totally engulfed by the city and its changing commercial life.
Aug 23 2017 (Wednesday), 07:30 PM
Top Dawg Entertainment (TDE) and Kendrick Lamar announced the sold out THE DAMN. TOUR is expanding to even more cities across North America. Continuing throughout August and early September, the tour produced by Live Nation will have YG and D.R.A.M. opening for Kendrick starting August 11 in Anaheim, CA and will take Toronto's Air Canada Centre on Augus 23. In support of Kendrick’s platinum selling number one album, DAMN., the first leg of the in-demand tour will feature previously revealed Travis Scott and D.R.A.M. in locations across the United States and Canada.
Aug 24 2017 (Thursday), 07:00 PM
A pop music force of nature, Lionel Richie has been making sweet music for over 50 years, both with the funk outfit The Commodores and as a solo artist. He has an Oscar, five Grammys and 16 American Music Awards to his name, with his songwriting talents matched only by his megawatt charisma and old-time showman stage persona. 2017 see Richie heading out on a nationwide tour, with a very special guest in tow - none other than pop diva Mariah Carey, taking a break from her Vegas residency.
Aug 24 2017 (Thursday), 07:00 PM
Lionel Richie and very special guest Mariah Carey’s ALL THE HITS TOUR, has been rescheduled for August 24, 2017 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto.
Aug 25 2017 (Friday), 05:30 PM
Rebecca Hennessy is a highly sought-after Toronto-based trumpeter, composer, and bandleader who has been performing, recording and touring with various projects since moving to Toronto in 2003 from Vancouver Island, BC. As a leader and co-leader, Rebecca has released seven albums to date and has toured Mexico, Panama, Europe, USA, and extensively in Canada. She has also performed and recorded with internationally recognized artists including Adele, Ron Sexsmith, Andy Kim, Owen Pallett, Broken Social Scene, Feist, Ab Baars, and Ken Vandermark.
Aug 25-27 2017
Ingenuity is the tale of human history. From humble paper to elegant crafts, classical music to contemporary pastry; whether it’s Taiwan or Japan, chiyogami or even Van Gogh, discover how these are all connected in the showcase of cultures at the 2017 TAIWANfest: “Kanpai, Japan!”
Aug 26-27 2017
Grammy Award winner and multi-platinum selling musician, Bruno Mars, brings his massive 24k Magic World Tour to Toronto for two dates in August, on August 26 & 27, 2017. The 24K Magic World Tour marks Mars’ first full-length tour since his hugely successful Moonshine Jungle World Tour, an international blockbuster that sold 2 million tickets worldwide across 155 sold-out dates.
Aug 03-29 2017
Drawn from collections at Brock University and the Archives of Ontario, these photographs are of men, women and children living in Ontario in the mid-to-late 1800s, who were descendants of Black refugees who escaped enslavement in the Southern United States. Many of these portraits are being shown here for the first time and reveal how these chiefly unknown individuals presented themselves with style, dignity and self-assurance.
Jul 26 - Aug 30 2017
Join Harbourfront Cenre on the waterfront for a celebration of Canadian talent hiding in plain sight on the movie screen. Even when they’re pretending to be south of the 49th parallel, there’s maple syrup underneath their fingernails and hockey in their hearts. And don’t miss our weekly film trivia contests to win tickets to Harbourfront Centre performances!
Aug 30 2017 (Wednesday), 05:00 PM
Since 2010 Tanika Charles has been lighting up stages near and far, releasing her critically acclaimed Polaris Prize-nominated debut LP, Soul Run. Backed by her band The Wonderfuls, Charles has played festivals like NXNE, Pop Montreal, CBC Music Fest, TD Toronto Jazz Fest, the AGO Massive Party, the Pan Am Games, and many more and has sang alongside the likes of Emmanuel Jal, Fred Penner, Donna Grantis, Johnny Reid, Bedouin Soundclash, and others.
Jun 22 - Aug 31 2017, 07:00 PM
Dance is for everyone and is the most inclusive sport there is! Harbourfront Centre’s summer-long series
Sep 02 2017 (Saturday), 08:00 PM
Nick Rivera Caminero, known as Nicky Jam, is recognized around the world as a pioneer of Latin Urban music. Born in 1981 in Boston, as a boy he moved with his family to Puerto Rico. At the age of 11, he recorded his first album Diferente a Los Demás (Different From the Rest), which attracted the attention of DJs and artists on the island.
Sep 02 2017 (Saturday), 08:00 PM
The legendary American pianist Garrick Ohlsson focuses all his insight and strength on Beethoven’s broadest, most regal concerto. Conductor Jirí Belohlávek brings matchless authority to a fascinating symphony by his fellow Czech, Martinu, and TSO Principal Clarinet Joaquin Valdepeñas shines in Debussy’s fanciful rhapsody.
Jul 17 - Sep 03 2017
Explore the life, traditions, and sacred stories of the Anishinaabeg as told through their powerful art over the last two centuries.
Sep 03 2017 (Sunday), 07:30 PM
Depeche Mode are an English electronic band that formed in 1980 in Basildon, Essex. The group consists of founders Dave Gahan, Martin Gore, and Andy Fletcher.
Jul 22 - Sep 03 2017
Come into the Earth Rangers’ Studio in the Life in Crisis: Schad Gallery of Biodiversity and learn more about the variety of living things on our planet. Drop in to the workshop any time between 11 AM and 4 PM to have an opportunity to chat with our friendly and fun staff and volunteers, and get your hands on a select collection of specimens representing life from all 3 of the oceans that form Canada's coasts!
Mar 11 - Sep 03 2017
Out of the Depths: The Blue Whale Story retells the story of nine blue whales that died tragically in the Gulf of St. Lawrence in 2014, and the unprecedented opportunity for research and conservation that has resulted. In this amazing ROM original exhibition, see the enormous skeleton of one of the recovered blue whales and discover how they evolved, the size of their heart, how they communicate, and more of the mind-blowing biology of Earth’s largest animal…ever. Gain insight into the decline of blue whales, what's being done to protect them, and how the ROM is using DNA to unlock some of the secrets of these elusive creatures.
Aug 18 - Sep 04 2017
A popular end-of-summer ritual, the Canadian National Exhibition offers a wide variety of colourful interactive experiences. Indulge in classic fair foods and kooky culinary concoctions. Flip inside out and upside down on a kaleidoscope of midway rides. Try your luck at vintage CNE games and the casino, then shop ’til you drop as you scoop up bargains galore. Take in all the attractions including concerts, celebrity chef demonstrations, international performances plus comedy and animal shows. Interact with park entertainers, farm animals, colourful characters in Kids World and so much more.
Aug 09 - Sep 04 2017
Take a break from the action and enjoy a fun float on the Natrel Pond, located beside the picturesque Harbourfront Centre boardwalk. Rental is for a 15-minute ride and includes life jackets.
Sep 01-04 2017
The 20th anniversary edition of Hot & Spicy Food Festival showcases Canadian celebrity chefs, a curated food market, and a ChiliKids cooking competition, all paired with sizzling jazz and Toronto Blues Society’s co-presentation of Canada’s hottest blues.
Sep 02-04 2017
The 68th annual Canadian International Air Show (CIAS) soars over Lake Ontario Labour Day weekend (September 2 to 4, 2017) for another awe-inspiring show featuring thrilling performances.
Sep 05-06 2017
We are pleased to announce Justin Bieber return to Rogers Centre with his "Purpose World Tour". Justin Bieber last played Rogers Centre in 2012 with his Believe Tour. Since the North American launch of the world tour in March 2016, Bieber has sold out multiple U.S. and international tour dates, thrilling fans around the world with his dynamic, must-see live show.
Sep 08 2017 (Friday), 05:30 PM
The Chijazz band is a recent music initiative in Toronto that came to life so that the musicians could enjoy performing and paying tribute to Greek songs and composers they grew up listening to. They hope to build bridges between the various rich Greek music genres and both the Greek and non-Greek speaking communities of Toronto.
Sep 09 2017 (Saturday), 01:00 PM
Excellent Major League Baseball!
Sep 09 2017 (Saturday)
Grammy Award®-winning and multi-platinum selling music artist The Weeknd has announced a second leg to his critically acclaimed Starboy: Legend of the Fall 2017 World Tour, featuring stops throughout North America, New Zealand and Australia. Phase two will kick off on September 6th in University Park, PA (full routing below). Gucci Mane and Nav will join The Weeknd for all US dates with French Montana and Nav joining him in New Zealand and Australia.
Sep 10 2017 (Sunday), 02:00 PM
Celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday by exploring how the community, businesses, public buildings, transit, and fashionable shops of King Street East have evolved since 1867, through the anniversaries of 1917 and 1967, to the present day.
Jun 11 - Sep 10 2017
Walking tours of Toronto. ROMWalks encompass the diverse aspects of Toronto's vibrant neighbourhoods including history, architecture, arts of all varieties, education and more. Most tours are free. For additional information regarding scheduled walks, download a copy of the ROMWalks brochure (PDF). Also available are Private Group Walks that are perfect for clubs, community groups, or out-of-town visitors. These group walks are arranged specifically for you and can be scheduled for any day and time.
Jul 22 - Sep 10 2017
The popular Summer Music in the Garden concert series returns for its 18th season by the shores of Lake Ontario. Treat yourself to 19 free concerts this summer, featuring outstanding artists and a wide range of musical styles, from medieval love songs to finger-style guitar. Concerts take place in the Toronto Music Garden on most Thursdays at 7pm and Sundays at 4pm, and are approximately one hour in length. Bench seating is limited, so feel free to bring a lawn chair – and don't forget your hat or umbrella and sunscreen as shade is also limited.
Sep 08-10 2017
Enlighten your tastebuds this September at the 33rd Annual Veg Food Fest – the largest veg fest in North America. Discover the plant-based world of delectable dishes, gourmet goods, scrumptious speakers, mouthwatering music, and cutting-edge cooking demos all served with a side of fun!
Sep 12 2017 (Tuesday), 07:00 PM
Sep 15 2017 (Friday), 05:30 PM
Quincy Bullen is an accomplished pianist, composer, producer, multi-instrumentalist (drums, bass, guitar, keys), and singer. Extraordinarily talented, with a great sense of timing, Quincy ‘wows’ audiences across Ontario and the Caribbean. His style is jazz with a funky vibe. His repertoire includes his own version of popular standards from jazz, R&B, and soul, as well as his original compositions. He has been a featured performer at many large music festivals and venues in Canada and the Caribbean.
Jul 15 - Sep 17 2017
Critically acclaimed, Rita Letendre is one of the most eminent living abstract artists. Her painting career began in Montreal in the 1950s, when she associated with Quebec's prominent abstract artist groups Les Automatistes and Les Plasticiens. Often the sole female artist in their group shows, she broke away from their approach to painting, finding it restrictive. Seeking to express the full energy of life and harness in her powerful gestures an intense spiritual force, Letendre worked with various materials including oils, pastels, and acrylics, using her hands, palette knife, brushes and uniquely the airbrush, which she began using in 1971.
Sep 19 2017 (Tuesday), 07:00 PM
Canadian composer Mychael Danna’s Academy Award–winning film score to Life of Pi, based on the novel of the same title by Canadian author Yann Martel, makes its world première on the TSO stage as a new orchestral suite. Canadian violinist James Ehnes demonstrates versatile mastery in Chausson’s dreamy Poème and Saint-Saëns’s dynamic Rondo Capriccioso.
Sep 22-23 2017
Genius. Innovator. International superstar. The TSO pays tribute to the life and legacy of legendary pianist Glenn Gould in a must-see concert including music that defined his career. Plus, witness the world première of Canadian composer Kelly-Marie Murphy’s new orchestral work inspired by Gould. Jan Lisiecki marshals all the nobility and turbulent drama of Brahms’s First Piano Concerto, a piece that Gould made uniquely his own. (Pictured: Glenn Gould, piano)
May 25 - Sep 23 2017
Bring your family to the ballpark every Saturday home game for Jr. Jays Saturdays presented by Boston Pizza! Every Saturday Home Game at the Ballpark, with the exception of Canada Day, is a Jr. Jays Saturday presented by Boston Pizza. Kids 14 and under can visit our Jr. Jays Zones on the 100, 200 and 500 levels to take part in many fun activities that will keep them entertained up until the eighth inning! Don't forget - kids can run the bases just like the pros following the game. Line ups open beginning in the eighth inning at sections 108, 208 and 508. Kids 14 and under can enjoy a special kids' priced ticket (500 level and 200 level outfield)
Sep 24 2017 (Sunday), 02:00 PM
The Royal Canadian Military Institute, in conjunction with Roy Thomson Hall are delighted to present UNCONQUERED, an afternoon of military band music in celebration of Prince Harry's Invictus Games Toronto 2017. This Massed Military Band Spectacular, will feature some of the best Canadian military bands joined in an afternoon of musical celebration with Scottish-Canadian tenor John McDermott. The Invictus Games, to be held in Toronto from September 23 – 30, 2017, are the only international, adaptive, sporting event for wounded, ill and injured, active duty and veteran, military members.
Sep 24 2017 (Sunday), 11:00 AM
Word on the Street is an annual Canada-wide festival for book readings, author meet and greets, literary workshops and more. The festival celebrates and encourages literacy by displaying the work of some of the country’s top authors. It also offers a large variety of workshops and interactive performances to help and encourage new authors develop their craft.
Sep 27-28 2017, 08:00 PM
Scored for two vocal soloists, chorus, and orchestra, and setting German-language texts from the Lutheran Bible, A German Requiem is Brahms’s most expansive and moving composition. The concertmasters of the TSO, Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, and the National Centre Arts Orchestra pool their talents in an intriguing new concerto by Alexina Louie. (Pictured: Erin Wall, soprano)
Oct 02-03 2017
George Roger Waters is an English singer, songwriter, bassist, and composer. In 1965, he co-founded the progressive rock band Pink Floyd with drummer Nick Mason, keyboardist Rick Wright, and guitarist, singer, and songwriter Syd Barrett.
Oct 04 2017 (Wednesday)
Ashley Nicolette Frangipane, known professionally as Halsey, is an American singer and songwriter. Her stage name is a reference to the Halsey Street station of the New York City Subway in Brooklyn, and an anagram of her first name.
Oct 03-05 2017
The TSO celebrates the incredible catalogue of the most-honoured film composer of all time: John Williams! For decades he’s been providing memorable themes for an incredible lineup of classic movies, collecting an unequaled 50 Oscar nominations (and five Oscars) in the process. You’ll enjoy all your favourite Williams themes, including the Star Wars series, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, Jaws, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Jurassic Park, Schindler’s List, and many more, conducted by TSO Principal Pops Conductor Steven Reineke. (Pictured: Steven Reineke, TSO Principal Pops Conductor)
Oct 07 2017 (Saturday), 07:30 PM
Celebrate the evocative culture of Canadian Indigenous peoples in a singular concert curated and directed by Sandra Laronde, founder and artistic director of Red Sky Performance. Experience the world première of Adizokan—a new genre-bending creation that explores Indigenous connections to ancestral origins. This image-rich experience is a potent mix of dance, video, electro-acoustic, and orchestra by Canadian composer Eliot Britton.
Oct 08 2017 (Sunday)
Joel Thomas Zimmerman, better known by his stage name deadmau5, is a Canadian record producer and DJ from Toronto, Ontario. Zimmerman produces a variety of styles within the progressive house genre and sometimes other forms of electronic music.
Apr 18 - Oct 15 2017
Manasie Akpaliapik was born in 1955 in a hunting camp near Ikpiarjuk (Arctic Bay), Nunavut, on north Baffin Island. He spent his youth in Arctic Bay, relocated to Montreal, then settled in Toronto where he created all of these carvings. Now based in Ottawa and Montreal, Manasie is known for his animated and ambitious sculptures that sympathetically utilize the unique material and structure of bone, ivory and stone. Deeply connected to the culture and traditions of the Arctic, his works reflect a concern for the vulnerability of his homeland. They offer unflinching depictions of social ills that have impacted northern communities and reflect the belief that humans must live in balance with and respect all living things.
Oct 19-20 2017
One of the finest voices of her generation, Canadian contralto Maureen Forrester dazzled audiences worldwide. Honouring her memorable life and career, these performances feature a new song cycle for mezzo-soprano and orchestra by Howard Shore, performed by Canadian Susan Platts, plus one of Forrester’s signature works: Mahler’s symphonic song cycle, Das Lied von der Erde.
Oct 21-22 2017
This all-Canadian program—curated by renowned conductor and Canadian music champion Victor Feldbrill—explores Canada’s rich history of classical composers. Notable Canadian pianist Christina Petrowska Quilico is the featured soloist in the Romantic-style Piano Concerto by Québec composer Claude Champagne. (Pictured: Christina Petrowska Quilico, piano)
Oct 25 2017 (Wednesday), 08:00 PM
This Chicago-native group will embark on a 20-city North American fall arena tour, kicking off October 20. Presale tickets will be available for all MLSE LIVE Insiders on Thursday, May 4. General tickets will be available to the public beginning Friday, May 5 at 10:00 a.m. The special guest for the tour will be announced at a later date. In addition, $1 of every ticket of the tour will go towards the band’s newly launched Fall Out Boy Fund which will support a number of charities in the Chicago area