February 20, 2021
Wavelength Winter Festival 2021
February 20, 2021
Wavelength Presents –
In partnership with Harbourfront Centre, as part of Kuumba
The Wavelength Winter Festival 2021
SAVE THE MONTH! 4 shows in February!
Wavelength Music announces the 21st edition of the Wavelength Winter Festival happening digitally throughout the entire month of February!
This year brings new adaptations and the ability to try new things. Wavelength Winter Festival 2021 will take the form of four digital shows – all FREE and ALL AGES. Audience members are encouraged to take part in the live chat alongside the livestreamed shows on Wavelength’s YouTube channel. With live music venues still shut down for the foreseeable future, Wavelength hopes to recreate the sense of community found at its long-running concert series in the online sphere, and bring some warmth to this socially distanced winter.
Announcing this year’s lineup:
BACKXWASH – HANNAH GEORGAS – THE OBGMs – BEVERLY GLENN-COPELAND – WITCH PROPHET – CLEREL – ZOON – MARYZE –SHABASON, KRGOVICH & HARRIS
All events FREE, ALL AGES & streaming live at https://bit.ly/WL-YOUTUBE
Saturday February 20:
BACKXWASH (Montreal – DIY rapper/producer & 2020 Polaris Music Prize winner) – 9pm
ZOON (Toronto – Indigenous-led, swoony shoegaze noise-pop / Paper Bag Records) – 8pm
MARYZE (Montreal – electro-pop singer, Hot Tramp Management) – 7pm
Sunday February 21:
HANNAH GEORGAS (Toronto – World-renowned indie-pop artist / Arts & Crafts + Brassland Records) – 9pm
CLEREL (Montreal – Colbert-approved, Cameroon-Canadian folk-pop singer/songwriter) – 8pm
Friday February 26:
THE OBGMs (Toronto – Buzzy Black-fronted punk rockers) – 9pm
KALI HORSE (Toronto – Psychedelic rock duo, fka Kaleidoscope Horse) – 8pm
Saturday February 27:
BEVERLY GLENN-COPELAND (Halifax – Canadian composer and songwriting legend) – 9pm
WITCH PROPHET (Toronto – Ethiopian/Eritrean trip-hop phenom, 2020 Polaris Prize short-listed) – 8pm
SHABASON, KRGOVICH & HARRIS (Toronto/Vancouver – Pitchfork-acclaimed New Age art-pop trio) – 7pm
Plus talks & panels TBA – stay tuned!
About Harbourfront Centre’s Kuumba Presented by TD The Ready Commitment
Through dialogue and artistic expression, Kuumba 2021 addresses the international struggle for Black liberation today. We aim to strengthen Toronto’s Black community by connecting with voices beyond our City Lines. This year’s Kuumba is a series of events that runs throughout the month of February featuring the work of choreographers, authors, musicians, visual artists and thought leaders from across Canada. Stay tuned to Harbourfront Centre’s channels on harbourfront.live for more info as it becomes available and share your ideas online as we celebrate the Black community standing in their Blackness.
Order drinks from Collective Arts Brewing – free delivery w/ promo code “WAVELENGTHFRIENDS” !
Poster design by Juliana Carlevaris
Wavelength Winter Festival 2021 is supported by The Government of Ontario, Ontario Arts Council, Toronto Arts Council, the Department of Canadian Heritage, the Canada Council for the Arts, FACTOR, Harbourfront Centre, Kuumba Presented by TD The Ready Commitment, The SOCAN Foundation, Exclaim! Presents, Indie88 FM, and Collective Arts Brewing.
Wavelength respects the rights of each member of our diverse audience, and is committed to providing an environment in which everyone can feel safe. Any behaviour which could reasonably be perceived as physically, emotionally, or mentally harmful to individuals at Wavelength events will not be tolerated. This includes: racism, sexism, homophobia, transphobia, body shaming, ableism, ageism, and all forms of violence.
Please be respectful of others and help Wavelength create a fun and safer space for everyone.
For more information please visit Wavelength’s Code of Conduct and Anti-Harassment and Violence policies.
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