Coming up in Toronto: Wavelength Summer Thing free concert series

Kat Duma

Toronto’s Wavelength‘s SummerSeries is set to take place at Trillium Park, Ontario Place from August 18th to 20th inclusive. The festival showcases local, up-and-coming talent and celebrates live music, art, food, drink, and community.

Since its inception in 2000 this artist-run non-profit has been focusing on hosting free and affordable live music showcases shining a spotlight on the lesser knows performers from across the GTA and beyond. Wavelength Summer Thing will showcase a diverse and inclusive lineup of artists curated by Anishinaabe musician/composer Daniel Monkman (of moccasin-gaze band Zoon and JUNO-nominated rock band Ombiigizi) that will encompass hip-hop, R&B, electronic, and indie music in this celebration of togetherness by the waves.

Friday, August 18
Lex Leosis (Toronto // high-energy hip-hop with a live band, ex-The Sorority)
Sebastian Gaskin (Toronto // soulful Cree R&B singer-songwriter)
TLO+Estyr (Toronto // indie R&B pop duo, member of Tiger Balme)
Doors 7 pm

Saturday, August 19
Gustaf (Brooklyn, NY // mischievous dance-punk, Royal Mountain Records)
Kat Duma (Toronto // ethereal nighttime electronica, ex-Kaade)
Crasher (Montreal // surrealist electro-punk, ex-Doldrums)
Lee Paradise (Toronto // gritty, bouncy cyborg funk, member of Phèdre & Hooded Fang, Telephone Explosion Records)
Doors 6 pm

Sunday, August 20
Status/Non-Status (London, ON // anthemic Anishinaabe-Canadian indie psych folk, You’ve Changed Records)
Love Language (Montreal // Anishinaabe-fronted heartfelt lo-fi indie-rock)
Sunnsetter (Norfolk, ON // summery shoegaze soundscapes, Paper Bag Records)
Doors 3 pm

Curated by Daniel Monkman (Zoon, Ombiigizi)

FREE admission + All Ages
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Cover image courtesy of Kat Duma