Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Hot & Spicy: Food, Music, Dance & More at Harbourfront Toronto Sept 2-5

From a media release:

HOT & SPICY FOOD FESTIVAL 
Sept. 2-5, 2011
at Harbourfront, Toronto
Presented by NOW Magazine

TORONTO - Hot & Spicy returns for its 14th edition as one of the premier food events in the city, packed with a full menu of culinary arts, music, film panels and dance. Highlighting culinary “Hot Spots” around the world, the rise of hot culinary neighbourhoods in the GTA and a favorite summer pastime, BBQ, expect a festival full of fiery performances for all the senses!

Just some of the highlights:

Check the link for full listings, including loads of music & dance by Baby Boyz


John Ellison
Friday, Sept. 2, 7-8 p.m. (Redpath Stage)

A tasty BBQ demonstration and musical performance by legendary Soul Brothers Six singer and songwriter John Ellison. He wrote the classic song “(She’s) Some Kind of Wonderful.” To date, more than 42 million copies of the song have been sold, and it has been recorded by 58 different artists. In addition to his career in music, Ellison also owns the Some Kind of Wonderful Food Company, which has a specialty lineup of spices that celebrate his southern heritage.

Bajan Lime with DJ Niterider
Saturday, Sept. 3, 6-8 p.m. (Redpath Stage)

Mychael Clarke, a.k.a. “The Magnificent” DJ Niterider, makes you move, spinning sounds of soca, reggae, calypso, old school, classic house, soul, funk, R&B and hip hop. This Bajan Lime is the ultimate dance party! Special thanks to our partners the Barbados Tourism Authority and the Consulate General of Barbados.

Nomadic Massive
Sunday, Sept. 4, 9:30-11 p.m. (WestJet Stage)

Montreal’s live hip hop legends Nomadic Massive are known for their energetic and crowd-moving shows that combine live instrumentation, samples and a wide array of vocal styles.

SoundClash Winner Showcase
Friday, Sept. 2, time TBA (WestJet Stage)

Enjoy a performance by the winner of Harbourfront Centre’s inaugural music award, SoundClash presented by NOW Magazine. Hundreds of emerging Toronto based artists submitted to get the chance to showcase and win top spot.

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