Small World On Common Ground

Fort York & Small World Music present a free weekend of music, arts and community on the grounds of historic Fort York with a superb array of artists. Featuring music from the Turkish folk of Turkwaz to the full-on funk of KC Roberts & the Live Revolution, the Afro-Cuban jazz of Jane Bunnett & Maqueque to eccodek's unstoppable global dub. A Tribe Called Red's hoop dancer James Jones will lead powwowFit sessions, Clay & Paper Theatre explores Animal Nature, Red Pepper Spectacle Arts leads collaborative art making for all ages, and spoken word artists journey to the heart of the soul. Combine with food, beverages, crafts and more for a family-friendly feast of culture.

We're delighted to welcome CBC TV personality Dwight Drummond as host for eccodek & KC Roberts performances Saturday afternoon.


SATURDAY starting at 1:00:

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Red Pepper Spectacle Arts (all ages craft making)

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Jeff Mann - Tread On It! (all ages craft making)

1:00 PM World on a String - Anton Apostolov, Anne Lederman, Cihat Oxturk, Maryem Tollar & Amely Zhou bring traditions from around the globe

2: 00 PM Rhythm & Vibes - Gypsy-pop songs in Farsi and English

2:45 PM powwowFIT by James Jones

3:15 PM Turkwaz - song traditions from the Middle East and Turkey to Greece and the Balkans

4:00 PM powwowFIT by James Jones

4:30 PM Jay Danley Ethio jazz project featuring Hilario Duran - Ethiopian music meets modern jazz with one of Canada's premier piano men

5:15 PM Red Pepper Spectacle Arts & Kensington Horns

5:45 PM eccodek - a global fusion trailblazer, mixing dub, funk and electronica

6:45 PM Red Pepper Spectacle Arts & Kensington Horns

7:15 PM KC Roberts & the Live Revolution - An epic 8-piece funk band create inspiring funk & soul music


SUNDAY starting at 1:00pm:

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Red Pepper Spectacle Arts (all ages craft making)

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Jeff Mann - Tread On It! (all ages craft making)

1:00 PM World on a String - Anton Apostolov, Anne Lederman, Cihat Oxturk, Maryem Tollar & Amely Zhou bring traditions from around the globe

2:00 PM Santerias - flamenco and Pan-latin rhythms

2:45 PM powwowFIT by James Jones

3:15 PM Himanshu & band - funky Bollywood sounds and more

4:00 PM powwowFIT by James Jones

4:30 PM DRUMHAND - The energy of New Orleans parades meets rhythms of Africa, Cuba & Brazil

5:30 PM Jane Bunnett & Maqueque - Grammy winning jazz star with her all female Afro Cuban group

6:30 PM Animal Nature by Clay & Paper Theatre

Both days also feature on site:

Itah Sadu's poetry
Stacey Laforme's spoken word
Poetry Saved Our Lives slam poets
and more!

KC Roberts & the Live Revolution


Jane Bunnett & Maqueque


eccodek


A Tribe Called Red's hoop dancer James Jones


Anton Apostolov, Part of World on a String