Saturday July 24, 2010 1-9PM, Dufferin to Lansdowne
     
   
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PERFORMERS

There will be two performance stages at the New Bloor Festival, one at Pauline, and one at Margueretta.

Margueretta Stage

1:00 pm

Opening Ceremonies

Featuring the Fort York Fife and Drum Corps, Spiro Koumadouros, chair, Bloordale BIA, Dyan Marie, artist in residence, Tony Ruprecht MPP, Maria Silva, MP.

1:30 pm

Dufferin Mall Youth Services

The DMYS Urban Movement Dance crew uses a multi-media approach (incorporating dance, hip hop and theatre) to explore important social issues that are relevant to youth today. www.abrigo.ca

2:00 pm

Transference

3 piece jazz/funk lineup

3:00 pm

Sara Marlowe & the Program

Sara Marlowe & the Program are a captivating blend of roots, folk/rock, jazz and social justice. Bound to get you off your feet! www.saramarlowe.com

4:00 pm

Andrea Kuzmich

Smooth vocals, classy jazz. Whether solo with her guitar or accompanied by a full band, Andrea Kuzmich draws "her listeners into a world of sensuality and inner city blues" (Rudy Blair 680 News) www.myspace.com/singinkuz

5:00 pm

Stormalongs

The Stormalongs play distorted, melodic, atmospheric rock music. Their songs combine raw sonic energy, textural lushness, and lyrical depth with classic rock song-craft. www.thestormalongs.com

6:00 pm

Beware! The Leopard

Singer-songwriter with a jazzy twist. Similar to Elliot Smith, Ron Sexsmith, Andrew Bird. www.bewaretheleopard.com

7:00 pm

Ethel and the Mermen

Ethel and the Mermen are a three piece garage/rock band playing covers and original material. Band members are Tanya Read, Scott Carruthers and Daniel Bowden. Read and Carruthers live in Parkdale and Bowden is in the Bloor/Ossington neighbourhood. Ethel looks forward to rockin' in the hood! www.myspace.com/ethelandthemermen

8:00 pm

Teresa Hart

Original Pop Punk. Teresa's new band will be playing a twist of covers from Jimi Hendrix to Katy Perry with some melodic pop/punk originals as well. You don't want to miss it! www.myspace.com/guitarhart



Pauline Stage

1:00 pm

New Canadian Community Centre

These senior groups prepare the programmes with Chinese style — dancing, singing, instrument played, fashion show. www.putonghua.ca

1:45 pm

Shady Tree

From Gypsy swing to bluegrass with a healthy dose of blues, played on acoustic instruments(guitar, mandolin, fiddle, banjo, dobro and bass)

2:45 pm

Tha Spot Dance Centre

we have more then one group we are a dance studio. We do jazz hip-hop acro and tap, we can do a few numbers... just let me know how much time I have on stage! www.thaspotdancecentre.com

3:30 pm

The Starfires

relaxed, shimmery and psychedelic versions of folk tunes from around the world. Perfect for a summer afternoon outdoors. www.myspace.com/thestarfires

4:15 pm

Brazil Dance World

Brazilian Ballroom Dance Group - Very up beat songs and beautiful dance. We are a group of 8 (4 couples) and we perform all the dances listed on our website. www.brazildanceworld.com

4:45 pm

yes, please

yes, please blend backgrounds in classical, jazz, folk, country and indie rock to achieve the perfect blend of adorable & awesome. Erin MacPherson - violin and vocals, and Gabe Nespoli - guitar and vocals myspace.com/yespleasefolk

5:45 pm

Fidget

Fidget b 5 punkin' gals from Toronto who like to rock out! These babes are tight and have the chops to back it up! www.myspace.com/fidgetpunk

6:30 pm

Isaac Matthews

Has been performing in Toronto just over a year. Has played venues such as Starving Artist, Smiling Buddha, Supermarket, Painted Lady and many more. Just Isaac and his guitar, together creating soulful rock/folk melodies and performing with his heart on his sleeve. isaacmatthews.com

7:15 pm

Casey vs. Jon

An exercise in diplomacy and rock, Casey vs. Jon continue to battle it out in the musical arena around Toronto! www.myspace.com/caseyvsjon

8:15 pm

Abigail Lapell

Abigail Lapell is an indie-folk songwriter known for her powerful vocals and contagious melodies. The Toronto native has played stages big and small, solo and with special guests. www.abigaillapell.com