Al QahwaTD Mainstage Bandshell
Based in Toronto, Al Qahwa (the Arabic name for coffee house) is a contemporary Middle Eastern ensemble that was inspired by the coffee house culture where people would go to hear the latest news, music, poetry and stories.
Samba SquadLondon Breweries Stage
The musical roots of Afro-Brazil, Afro-Cuba, North and West Africa, as well as elements of urban funk and hip-hop, are dropped into a seething cauldron to produce a dance-till-you-drop tour of global grooves.
Opening Ceremonies feat. Eagle Flight Singers and Denise PelleyTD Mainstage Bandshell
Making a welcome return to Victoria Park after appearing in our 2021 virtual festival, TD Sunfest Connected, the Eagle Flight Singers are a professional First Nations group based in London, Ontario, but with an extensive travel history in the Great Lakes region and beyond.
The McDadesTD Mainstage Bandshell
Punching through the walls of tradition, The McDades’ Celtic-rooted music fuses the spontaneity of jazz improvisation and infectious global rhythms.
SoukustekLondon Breweries Stage
Soukustek was born under the gaze of the Caribbean Sea surrounding the Colombian coastal city of Cartagena de Indias. The Toronto-based group combines the rhythms and sounds of guitars that arrived from Africa in the 1970s and seamlessly blends them with the flavour of the Colombian Caribbean.
AmmoyeTD Mainstage Bandshell
Five-time JUNO Award nominee and winner of the 2015 Reggae Exclusive Recognition Awards, Ammoye is a powerful female singer/songwriter in the reggae genre.
KizabaLondon Breweries Stage
Montreal-based singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and composer Lionel Kizaba may have left the Democratic Republic of Congo in 2011, but as the guiding force behind his self-named quartet, he continues to serve as ambassador of the innovative and modern Congolese house music that we need to create an Afro-Futurist world.
Pascuala Ilabaca Y FaunaTD Mainstage Bandshell
Chile’s Pascuala Ilabaca is considered one of the most prominent talents in Latin America and a leading light in a cohort of exciting young Chilean singer-songwriters who redefined creativity following the dark days of dictator Augusto Pinochet.
Zaki IbrahimLondon Breweries Stage
Filtered through the prismatic and often contradictory lenses of personal, historical and scientific relativities, Zaki’s work has been praised as “futuristic soul at its best” and “a retro-Afrofuturist vision” that revisits 40 years of electronic music.