Koop Tent Stage, 7:40 p.m.
What do you get when you add one dash of the Juno Award-winning Sisters Euclid with the explosive Heavyweights Brass Band, topped off by soul singer deluxe, Christopher Rouse? The answer is the heart-stopping, unrelenting, 10-piece Polaris Prize The Band.
And now, some selected wise words:
“File under improvised non-jazz instrumental music for weddings, parties, interstellar conflicts,” Don Breithaupt, The National Post
“It’s imaginative, expansive, sometimes bizzare but unfailingly stimulating,” Geoff Chapman, the Toronto Star
“Very exciting and inspiring. Not at all predictable, and great musicianship happening here!,” Alex Cuba