Canada’s Walk of Fame Festival brings all-Canadian talent to Massey Hall and David Pecault Square
September 12th, 2014
The fifth annual Canada’s Walk of Fame Festival, presented by Tim Hortons, is taking place at the venerable Massey Hall from September 18th to 20th, 2014, and features performances from some of Canada’s most popular and iconic artists. Featuring headliners Burton Cummings, Dean Brody, and Matthew Good with Jay Baruchel, the Canada’s Walk of Fame Festival has a star-studded roster of one hundred percent Canadian talent.
“Now in its fifth year, Canada’s Walk of Fame Festival continues to showcase the outstanding talent that we have here in Canada,” said Melanie Hurley, Chief Executive Officer of Canada’s Walk of Fame. “Whether fans are entertained by Matthew Good and Jay Baruchel, rocking out with Burton Cummings, or singing along with Dean Brody, this year’s headliners have something for everyone.”
In addition to the headline shows at Massey Hall, the Canada’s Walk of Fame Festival will feature a free three days of music, poetry, dance, comedy, and more at David Pecaut Square from September 22-24.
Kicking off with the 2014 RBC Emerging Artist Music Mentorship Prize Showcase, featuring performances from the next generation of gifted Canadian musicians, the first day of the Festival will also feature rapper/poet Wali Shah, breakdance crew Ill at Will, songwriter-pianist Jeffery Straker, mystery writer Maureen Jennings, country singer Jessica Mitchell, songwriter Shawn Hook, comedian Matthew Disero, and pop musician Karl Wolf.
The second day of the free festival also features a talented and diverse lineup of performers, including acapella group Eh440, dance company Bucc N Flvr, songwriter Scott Helman, singer-trumpeter-pianist Theo Tams, R&B star JRDN, YTV The Next Star winners Rebel Coast, comic Dylan Mandlsohn, and Gold-certified singer Tyler Shaw.
The third day of the festival will feature Canadian Country Music Award winners The Abrams Brothers, all female dance crew DEUCEnDIP, folk singer Steph Cameron, bestselling author Kelley Armstrong, JUNO winner Tomi Swick, songstress Emm Gryner, roots rockers The Treasures, comedian Glen Foster, and songwriter and actor iSH.
Since 1998, 151 extraordinary Canadians have been inducted into Canada’s Walk of Fame, each immortalized with their own star on Canada’s Walk of Fame, located in downtown Toronto, along King Street West and Simcoe Street.
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