There’s a free Arkells and City and Colour concert at Yonge-Dundas Square on Thursday night.
The event is hosted by Bell Media, and has been put together to celebrate an announcement by the telecom giant. Leading up to tomorrow’s event, Bell also announced that “the Toronto skies will be lit blue” on Wednesday night.
Ontario’s Arkells have been on tour in support of their latest album, Morning Report. The four-time JUNO award-winners recently earned marquee festival appearance slots at some of the biggest festivals in the US, including Coachella, Lollapalooza, and Bonnaroo.
As for City and Colour, lead by Ontario native singer-songwriter Dallas Green, the three time JUNO Awards recipient’s latest and fifth studio release, If I Should Go Before You, debuted #1 on the Top 200 Soundscan, his third consecutive chart-topper in Canada. The LP also made serious waves internationally debuting at #16 on the U.S. Billboard 200 Chart, and #5 in Australiawhere Green’s LP Little Hell went Gold.
The free live event starts at 9 pm ET downtown, and will be co-hosted by CTV’s Ben Mulroney and Anne-Marie Mediwake.
Where: Yonge-Dundas Square
When: April 5 at 9 pm