Fun in the Sun at SummerSeries in Trillium Park

Fun in the Sun at SummerSeries in Trillium Park

August 10, 2023

SummerSeries in Trillium Park has been off to a great start! A big thank you to Small World Music, It’s OK* World and Indigenous Sounds Now for three great weekends of entertainment. Get ready to enjoy four more weekends of live musical performances throughout August, curated by local music and arts organizations in partnership with Ontario Place at SummerSeries in Trillium Park. These events are free and for all ages.

City Hall Live-Friday August 11 to Sunday August 13

City Hall Live, a music showcase and event series, produced by the City of Toronto features local bands, grassroots music organizations, venues, and presenters. This year, City Hall Live will program a weekend of live music and activities as part of SummerSeries in Trillium Park. Friday, August 11 will be a night of dancing under the stars, starting with Maria and the Band playing Brazilian Forro and a 12-piece salsa band led by Luis Franco – with dance lessons before both sets. Saturday, August 12 will be a night of R&B, Soul and a side of Soca with top emerging acts like Claire Davis, Bitter & Broke, Yard Lime and headliners The Free Label. Sunday, August 13 will feature an afternoon of music and family fun, featuring the Sultans of String with Duke Redbird, DJ General Eclectic and Kubla. The Toronto Circus Centre will be onsite with balloon animals, juggling and hula hoop workshops for the kids. The Mermaid Oracle will bring her sparkly dance moves around the park. Doggos and Puppysphere will host a Puppy Play Zone where everyone can play with a litter of puppies looking for their forever home.Learn more about City Hall Live here.


Wavelength Summer Thing-Friday, August 18 to Sunday, August 20

Wavelength Summer Thing is the latest iteration in summer music gatherings by Wavelength Music, Toronto’s artist-run live music non-profit since 2000. From August 18 to 20 as part of SummerSeries in Trillium Park at Ontario Place, the Wavelength Summer Thing will showcase a diverse, inclusive and uplifting lineup of artists curated by Anishinaabe musician/composer Daniel Monkman (of moccasin-gaze band Zoon and JUNO-nominated rock band Ombiigizi) in this celebration of togetherness by the waves. Friday night will feature R&B, pop and hip-hop with Lex Leosis, Sebastian Gaskin, and TLO+Estyr, Saturday night will offer up electronic, indie and post-punk music with Gustaf, Kat Duma, Crasher and Lee Paradise, and the weekend will wrap up on on Sunday with an afternoon of Indigenous indie-rock featuring Status/Non-Status, Love Language and Sunnsetter. Explore the site to discover some intriguing art installations, and refresh yourself under the pavilion or from one of our local food vendors. Learn more about Wavelength Summer Thing here.

Summer Live Music Festival – Friday, August 25 to Sunday, August 27

Summer Live Music Festival presents its fourth annual event at Trillium Park from August 25 to 27 as part of SummerSeries in Trillium Park. The weekend features three diverse programs: Live Jazz, SING! In the Summer a cappella, and Indigenous Music Live, covering jazz, pop, and world music. Audiences will experience live concerts by two Indigenous bands, four a cappella groups and four emerging artist jazz groups, ranging from award-winning performers to up-and-coming ensembles. Visitors will benefit not only from the beautiful nature at the waterfront and its panoramic views, but also from the great live music and the hospitality of the festival. Learn more about the Summer Live Music Festival here.


The Academy presents – Friday, September 1 to Sunday, September 3

The Academy is a community-based concert and event production company based in Toronto that creates memorable experiences for diverse audiences. From September 1 to 3, ‘The Academy presents…’ will showcase the wealth of local talent in Toronto. Friday night will feature Lift Me Up: House Battle presented by Funky Facilitators. Saturday will feature live R&B and soulful hip hop with performances by Kibra, Beauge Soleil, shqdel, and more. Simultaneously, AIRMOVES Silent Disco Soundclash will feature teams Jusss Listen, IREMEMBER, and Butta with a roster of Toronto’s best deejays. Sunday will feature the much-loved GUMBO crew throwing down a Daytime Lime with the best in afrobeats, soca, reggae, and other Afro-Caribbean sounds. Vibes all weekend long! Learn more about The Academy presents here.


Yoga in Trillium Park continues through September!

The music events will come to an end, but yoga classes will continue taking place on select Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. and select Sundays from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. until September 24th.To view the full schedule click here.