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Wavelength Presents:

Wavelength Winter Festival 2020

Festival Dates: February 13 to 16, 2020

Wavelength Winter Festival 2020

Wavelength Winter Festival

20th Anniversary Edition

February 13-16, 2020

#WL2020

Wavelength Music warms up winter with the launch to our 20th anniversary year and the Wavelength Winter Festival, a live curated mixtape featuring twenty of the best independent music artists from the Canadian underground scene February 13-16, 2020. The festival launches Thursday, February 13, exactly 20 years since Wavelength’s first show at Ted’s Wrecking Yard. Despite that venue being a distant memory, Wavelength will provide a nostalgic nod to its older days by presenting the first night of the festival at Sneaky Dee’s! Festival venues also include Longboat Hall (Fri & Sat nights), Sonic Boom Records (Sat. afternoon – all ages) and The Garrison (Sun night).

20 Years, 20 Bands!! 

Announcing this year’s lineup:

HAVIAH MIGHTY – THE HIDDEN CAMERAS – LES MOUCHES

LAL (Corners Anniversary Performance) – TORII WOLF – LITTLE SCREAM 

LOU PHELPS – SANDRO PERRI – YVES JARVIS

KEITA JUMA – KAIA KATER – NEW FRIES – TRP.P 

SHEENAH KO – MIMICO – SLOWPITCHSOUND

DESIIRE – SILVER POOLS – PSYCHIC WEAPONS

Visual art/projections: Roxanne Ignatius & General Chaos Visuals

Guest Curator: Ian Steaman

Single-day tickets are on sale Thursday, January 9 at noon for – in advance, or for an all access festival passes (limited number available). Tickets are available in person at Rotate This (801 Queen Street West, Toronto) and Soundscapes (572 College Street, Toronto) andonline at wavelengthmusic.ca

As well as glancing back at the past 20 years, Wavelength’s winter festival programming is future-forward, a “live curated mixtape” line-up of the newest, freshest and most exciting sounds in the Canadian independent music scene. Guest Co-Curator, Ian Steaman (Different Kitchen, CBC), brings a fresh new voice to the programming mix with the inclusion of more acts from the worlds of hip-hop, R&B, electronica and art-pop, as Wavelength continues to expand the boundaries of “indie” music.

Winter Festival highlights include: Global electro-soul pioneers LAL in a20th Anniversary Performance of their debut album “Corners”, a reunion of Owen Pallett’s manic art-folk trio LES MOUCHES, indie folk-pop collectivists THE HIDDEN CAMERAS performing their first Toronto show in four years, talented woman rapper and 2019 Polaris Prize Winner HAVIAH MIGHTY, and special guest from Los Angeles, hip-hop meets avant-pop artist TORII WOLF, who has collaborated with DJ Premier and Mike Zombie (Drake’s OVO Sound).A free all ages afternoon show has also been announced for Saturday February 15 at Sonic Boom Music, featuring no-wave punk trio NEW FRIES.

Wavelength Winter Festival 2020 - Wavelength's 20th Anniversary!

Wavelength Winter Festival 2020 – Wavelength's 20th Anniversary!

February 13, 2020

Sneaky Dees, Longboat Hall, The Garrison, Sonic Boom

19+

Festival passes available at ShowClix.com

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Wavelength Winter Festival 2020 - Thursday at Sneaky Dee's

Wavelength Winter Festival 2020 – Thursday at Sneaky Dee's

February 13, 2020

7pm

Sneaky Dee's

431 College St

19+

Available at Rotate This + Soundscapes + Showclix.com

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Wavelength Winter Festival 2020 - Friday at Longboat Hall

Wavelength Winter Festival 2020 – Friday at Longboat Hall

February 14, 2020

7pm

Longboat Hall

1087 Queen St W

19+

Available at Rotate This + Soundscapes + Showclix.com

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Wavelength Winter Festival 2020 - Free Saturday Afternoon at Sonic Boom

Wavelength Winter Festival 2020 – Free Saturday Afternoon at Sonic Boom

February 15, 2020

1pm

Sonic Boom

215 Spadina Ave

All Ages

Free show

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Wavelength Winter Festival 2020 - Saturday Night at Longboat Hall

Wavelength Winter Festival 2020 – Saturday Night at Longboat Hall

February 15, 2020

7pm

Longboat Hall

103 Dovercourt Rd

19+

Available at Rotate This + Soundscapes + Showclix.com

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Wavelength Winter Festival 2020 - Sunday at The Garrison

Wavelength Winter Festival 2020 – Sunday at The Garrison

February 16, 2020

7pm

The Garrison

1197 Dundas St W

19+

Available at Rotate This + Soundscapes + Showclix.com

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