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Daisy Rho

June 30, 2021
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RXCOMMENDS LIVE JULY

 

We are one step closer to attending live concerts and enjoying all the outdoor summer music events! Check out these virtual, drive-in and socially-distanced concerts by some of your favourite artists, as well as notable emerging artists for your discovery. We’ve curated a playlist with music from the featured artists for you to enjoy as you browse through the events:

 

 

 

 

Vaughan Celebrates Virtual Canada Day 🍁 (virtual)  | Mixed Genre
“The City of Vaughan will be presenting Sam Roberts Band along with opener Jully Black for a truly spectacular virtual Canada Day concert. Sam Roberts band will surely be playing their sunny Canadian classics along with tracks from their album that came out last year titled All of Us. There will also be trivia questions for a chance to win Tim Hortons gift cards. This is your one stop rainy day Canada Day event. Take them kids and your brother down to your comfiest couch for this virtual holiday event!” – Michael Primiani 
Thursday, July 1st, 2021 – 2:00PM EDT
Cost: FREE
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Canadian Roots Today 🍁 (virtual)  | Mixed Genre
“Hearth Music are partnering with Connect2Canada from the Canadian Embassy and Consulates in the United States to present a full week of free livestreams July 1-7 of Canadian roots musicians.” 
Thursday, July 1st, 2021 – 7:00PM EDT
Cost: FREE
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Virtual Surrey Canada Day 🍁 (virtual)  | Mixed Genre
“Headlined by Canadian superstars Buffy Sainte-Marie, Walk off the Earth and Jim Cuddy, this year’s free family-friendly virtual event will feature a land acknowledgement from Kwantlen First Nation, as well as Indigenous cultural sharing from Semiahmoo First Nation, Kwantlen First Nation, JJ Lavallee..” 
Thursday, July 1st, 2021 – Family Show: 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. | Evening Show 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Cost: FREE
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Big Wreck 🍁
(virtual & drive-in)  | Rock
“Formed in in the mid-‘90s, Big Wreck remains one of the most highly regarded rock bands in Canada, and music fans around the world know them as one of the most prolific groups on earth.” 
Virtual:
Thursday, July 1st, 7:00PM EDT
Cost: $24
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Drive-in:
Saturday, July 3rd, 9:00PM EDT
Cost: $110+
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The Peggy Lee Band 🍁
(virtual)  | Jazz
“Premiering new music alongside selections from its rich back catalogue, this all-star band inhabits a sound world where ‘melodies slide in and out of abstraction; skewed marches butt up against folk songs; chamber music niceties crumble under the assault of funk and psychedelia.'” 
Thursday, July 1st, 8:00PM EDT
Cost: $13
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Wye Oak (virtual)  | Indie Rock
“Their sound has been described as ‘earnest folk-influenced indie rock with touches of noise and dream pop’ as well as indie folk.” 
Thursday, July 1st, 8:00PM EDT
Cost: $12 USD+
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The Trews 🍁 (virtual)  | Rock
“The Trews play their first album, House of Ill Fame, in it’s entirety plus new material and other hits at the Horseshoe Hootenanny.” 
Saturday, July 3rd, 8:00PM EDT
Cost: $25
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The Reklaws 🍁 (drive-in)  | Country
“We love brass, we love hip-hop, we love the top 40, and we take pieces of all those and put them in our songs somehow, but try to keep it as country as we can!” 
Thursday, July 8th, 8:00PM EDT
Cost: $135+
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Dennis Lloyd (virtual)  | Mixed Genre
“I like to think of myself as “genreless.” I’m inspired by so many styles of music and try to incorporate all those influences into my own music which I feel doesn’t really fit into a single genre box.” 
Thursday, July 8th, 9:00PM EDT
Cost: $19
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Kelsey Lu (virtual)  | Mixed Genre
“Her music is both thrilling and haunting, from the first piercing note of her cello to her angelic vocals, both instruments blending seamlessly to create one cohesive sound.” 
Thursday, July 8th, 9:00PM EDT
Cost: $19
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Fantastic Negrito (virtual)  | Blues, R&B
“Songs born from a long hard life channeled through black roots music. Slide guitar, drums, piano. Urgent, desperate, edgy.” 
Friday, July 9th, 8:00PM EDT
Cost: $15+
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Jim Cuddy Band 🍁 (drive-in)  | Country
“As one half of one of Blue Rodeo’s songwriting partnership, Jim Cuddy has one of the most recognizable voices in Canadian music thanks to omnipresent hits such as “Try,” “5 Days In May,” and “Bad Timing.” “
Thursday, July 15th, 7:00PM EDT
Cost: $18+
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Skydiggers & The Sadies 🍁 (drive-in & virtual)  | Rock
“Their signature sound features harmonized vocals, drums, horns, jangly acoustic and electric guitar, groovy Harmonica mixed with some saucy sax and subdued bass riffs that all combine to be . . . well, Skydiggers.” 
Virtual:
Saturday, July 17th, 6:00PM EDT
Cost: $18
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Drive-in:
Saturday, July 17th, 6:00PM EDT
Cost: $118+
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Napoleon 🍁 (socially-distanced)  | Rock
“At heart, we are a rock band, but we also have a lot of punk tendencies, sometimes some more post-hardcore tendencies, we try to make our songs distinct so we aren’t writing the same song twice.”
Sunday, July 18th, 7:30PM EDT
Cost: $17
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Groovin’ in the Parking Lot 🍁 (drive-in)  | Mixed Genre
“Presented by NuFunk Concerts, the 5th Annual Groovin in the Park hits the OLG Main Stage once again. Join us for a night of soul, funk, disco, and hip hop, all from the comfort of your own vehicle.”

Friday, July 23rd, 6:00PM EDT
Cost: $40+
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Birds of Bellwoods 🍁 (virtual)  | Rock
“..join the band’s high-energy musical parade built on honest, emotive songwriting and laced with sweet, sticky hooks.”
Friday, July 23rd, 8:30PM EDT
Cost: $20+
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*🍁 – Denotes Canadian artists