Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Toronto Airport to Host 150 Live Music Shows to Celebrate Canada 150

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Toronto Airport to Host 150 Live Music Shows to Celebrate Canada 150

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Toronto airport to host 150 live music shows

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TORONTO - Travellers at Canada's busiest airport will get to enjoy live music this summer as part of the country's 150th birthday celebrations.

The YYZ Live performance series at Toronto's Pearson International Airport features 150 free live shows by 75 artists on two stages.

The series, produced by the airport and the City of Toronto, began Monday and runs daily until Sept. 15, with amplified sets beginning at 7 p.m. in the international arrivals area of Terminal 1 and acoustic sets beginning at 8 p.m. on the platform of the airport's Terminal Link train.

The first week of performances will include soul, jazz, folk, bluegrass, indie rock and international music.

Bands are paid an honorarium of $600 for two performances and the city says Toronto-based artists of all genres are encouraged to apply through the city's website to perform later in the summer. …

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