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Toronto Music

The Toronto music scene is a diverse community with many individuals who enjoy different sounds of music. Luckily with Toronto being one of the largest cities in Canada, the city draws in many musical acts and events each year to serve the music loving individuals. Toronto holds many musical events that draw in local Toronto musician, international artists, Electronic dance and hip-hop and R&B performers.

Most of the events that occur in the city are in the summer season when people are off from school and have more free time, and want to enjoy the beautiful outdoors before the winter months.

We at Encounter Studios have put together a list of some of the great summer music festivals and events that will occur in 2015, so if you’re a musical talent from the Markham area or The Greater Toronto Area than you may consider these events.


is a music, film, interactive and art event that brings several of musicians, and the biggest show generally occur at Yonge & Dundas Square for free! This year’s festival will be on June 17-21 2015.

Toronto Jazz Festival

Occurs in different venues across the entire city. The musical lineup is handpicked for jazz artist lovers. The cost for this event range from free to $210. This years festival date has not been released but you can visit the website and suggest performers to have things year.

Digital Dreams.

If you love electronic music than digital dreams is for you. A massive event held at Molson Canadian Amphitheatre in Ontario Place, the event brings artists like Tiesto, Eric Prydz and Justice. This years event will be on June 27th-28th 2015.

OVO Fest

Is a new but growing music festival in Toronto, created by international Canadian rapper Drake OVO Fest is a two-day musical event that brings the best in hip-hop and rap on the Molson Amphitheatre stage. What is unique about this event is that you don’t know who to expert during the show. Some artist are announced but majority of the lineup is promoted as “special guests” leaving attendees to guest who is coming out on stage.  This years date has not been announced but you can count of Drake to bring the best to Toronto.