For the 11th consecutive year, the Toronto world music venue Lula Lounge will host Lulaworld, an 11-day music festival that highlights new projects and original collaborations by local and international world, jazz, Latin, Brazilian, blues and urban artists.
The lineup is a reflection of the year-round programming at Lula Lounge – weighted towards contemporary salsa – while incorporating a wide range of other genres from popular to folkloric forms. The festival has established a reputation for fostering unique collaborative projects and interactions between Canadian artists and musicians from other countries who are at the forefront of their particular genre.
Concerts at Lula Lounge
Jun 1 Opening Night: Yoser Rodriguez CD Launch + Laura Cole + Cécile Doo-Kingué
Jun 2 – Los Poetas Remix Launch + Fito Blanko
Jun 3 – Gabriel Palatchi + Charangón Del Norte
Jun 4 – Ola Fresca direct from NYC
Jun 5 – Elsten Torres and Amanda Martinez
Jun 7 – Kafinal + Elaine L’il Bit Shepherd
Jun 8 – Wagner Petrilli + Eliana Cuevas + Aquiles Baez Trio
Jun 9 – D’BI. & THE 333 + ABAKOS (Pierre Kwenders x Dear Denizen)
Jun 10 – Toto Berriell + Mario Allende group + Dailyn Martinez (7:30) – Roberto Linares Brown + Roicel Riveron (10:30)
Lulaworld Stage @ Dundas West Fest June 11
3:00 Roicel Riveron + Roberto Linares Brown
4:30 Aquiles Baez Trio
6:30 Toto Berriell + Mario Allende
8:30 Junior Teixeira + Batucada Carioca
June 4 and 11 Samba Dance workshops
June 6 Songwriting workshop with Elsten Torres at Small World Music Centre
June 11 Grand Bateria Expresss – community drumming and dance in the street
June 13 Samba Drumming workshop with Junior Teixeira from Monobloco
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