If you want to get out of the city and enjoy some music and dancing, you might like to trek up to Kitchener this weekend.
Now in its 13th year, the TD Kitchener Blues Festival is the signature arts/music festival within the Waterloo Region and the largest event of the summer. A great opportunity to enjoy some blues dancing in the streets!
The annual Festival is held during the week and weekend following the Civic holiday in August. The festival features 7 stages including:
- The Main Stage located on King St. in front of Kitchener City Hall. This “Stageline” professional stage and on street theatre space can accommodate an audience in excess of 14,000 for headlining acts.
- The BIA Tent Stage is located on a parking lot near the corner of King St and Frederick Street. This tented stage area has a total capacity of 2,000
- The Workshop Stages are located in the Boathouse in Victoria Park, McCabe’s Pub and Grill and Little Bean Coffee Bar and feature intimate performances and educational sessions throughout the weekend.
- The Children’s Stage at THEMUSEUM features educational performances geared to school aged that explain the origin of the music from and stylistic examples linking it to the music of today.
- The Clock Tower Stage in Victoria Park was added in 2010. This large tent has an inside capacity of approximately 3,000 persons and the entire site can accommodate a licensed capacity of up to 8,000 at any one time.
More info: http://www.kitchenerbluesfestival.com
More Blues Dance Events: https://www.torontodance.com/genre/Blues