Daily Archives: July 26, 2009

Irie, Caribana, Island Soul free festivals

International headline artists hit Toronto for Irie, Island Soul, Caribana
Last weekend in July a hot one for must see music concerts
By Kris Scheuer

The summer may be a cool one, but there are three sizzling fetes culminating on the Aug. 1 long weekend. First of all they are free, but don’t let that fool you into thinking they aren’t hight quality outdoor parties. These are all ages, feel-good concerts.
First, up is Irie Music Festival a free Reggae and Calypso, Soca fest in Toronto that I have attended since it began eight years ago. It is a very positive vibe and includes headliners that are internationally known. And did I mention it’s Free, people. You won’t regret checking it out (and I in no way make a cent by promoting these events).
I just went to Irie’s website and there’s a great line up for July 31-Aug 3 at Queen’s Park. Continue reading