By Rumi Amoo
Are you looking for budget friendly events to enjoy the best of what Toronto has to offer this summer? VIBE has you covered with the top FIVE music events for the much awaited season.
NXNE starts from June 7 through to June 16. The festival will satisfy your artistic needs, with a mix of art and killer music. NXNE brings with it an array of entertainment including films, conferences, comedy tents and panels. The 10-day long festival is filled with exciting and promising events that last until 4am!
Sound of Music Festival
If you are willing to take a trip to Burlington, you will find a festival filled with fun, where the Sound of music fills the air along the waterfront. The Sound of Music Festival proudly celebrates its 40th anniversary this year from June 8th - June 16th. This festival brings together emerging artists with a myriad of performances from the past and present. The festival also includes Children’s Village, carnivals and an assortment of vendors.
The Roncy Rock Music & Arts Fest West, located in Roncesvalles Village, is a perfect event for the entire family. The village is filled with amazing local artists and entrepreneurs, where the community comes together to create an amazing experience. This single day event, scheduled for Saturday - June 8, showcases 10 hours of live music, art parties, dog shows and side-walk sales. Don’t miss the fun-filled event!
TD Toronto Jazz Festival
If you are into jazz, TD provides fans of the genre with an amazing festival that caters to your jazz needs. The festival is scheduled from June 21 to June 30, and has more than 1,500 musicians performing, including undiscovered talent and established artists. This festival promises to offer the best of the Jazz this summer season.
Beaches International Jazz Festival
The Beaches International Jazz Festival encompasses your favourite genres including Jazz, blues, African reggae and South American music. If you want to be surrounded by lively music and amazing culture, don’t miss the festival scheduled from July 5 to July 28. Mark your weekends - this is the place to be this summer!