For the second year, City Roots kicks off at Hugh's Room with the Riverboat Revival - celebrating Toronto's famed Yorkville coffee house of the 1960's and 1970's. Even if you attended last year's show, you'll want to return to hear City Roots performers cover the songs of the famed artists of the era: Neil Young, Joni Mitchell, Ian and Sylvia, Lonnie Johnson, Steve Goodman, Tom Rush, and others, plus Ronney Abramson as herself.
With: STEVE RAIKEN, RONNEY ABRAMSON, TIM HARRISON, NOAH ZACHARIN, LAURA FERNANDEZ, JAY LINDEN, DANNY MARKS, PALOMINOS, SUZIE VINNICK, SUE & DWIGHT
WHERE : Hugh's Room, 2261 Dundas St. W. Toronto (just south of the Dundas W. subway station) ample, free lot parking across the street
SHOW TIME: 8:30pm, Kids of all ages welcome
INFO/TIX : 416-531-6604 / website email $15/ $17 at door
DELICIOUS DINING: 6:00pm onwards Licensed Dining Room with Full Menu
For the fifth year, City Roots is back at the Distillery Historic District. This year we have 37 performers, on 3 stages, featuring a wide variety of Toronto's roots music community. Festival is free, donations welcome!
* Singer/songwriters * Blues *Folk *Bluegrass * * Aboriginal performers * World music & ensembles including Latin, Afro, Peruvian, klezmer, flamenco
Saturday June 28 hours 1pm- 11pm
Sunday June 29 hours 1pm- 7pm
Performers: Blair Packham, Brenda MacIntyre, Brian Gladstone, Creaking Tree String Quartet, Danny Marks, Darlene, Doc McLean, Donne Roberts, Foggy Hogtown Boys, Good Lovelies, Guitar Boys of Alderon, Jay Linden, Jerome Godboo, Jory Nash, Kyp Harness, Laura Fernandez Band, Layah Jane, Metis Fiddler Quartet, Nancy Johnson, Noah Zacharin, Peter Boyd, Mr. Rick Zolkower, Rob Lutes, Roger Scannura & Ritmo Flamenco, Ronney Abramson, Rukanas, Sherry Ryan, Sisters of Sheynville, Steve Raiken, Sue & Dwight, Sultans of String, Suzie Vinnick, The Undesirables, Tim Harrison, The Palomino, Tony Cox, Yiddish Swingtet