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Sean Jones Breathes Soul Into Mississauga’s City Centre With Rock-Infused Melodies

Jul 08, 2009

My Mississauga features the sweet sound of soul, culture and rhythm this weekend with free concerts by Canadian music artist Sean Jones, Chinese opera and dance, and a Grassroots Art Market with a live performance by Peter Katz.

“The City Centre is your destination for culture, concerts and community festivals,” said Melissa Di Carlo, manager of My Mississauga.  “My Mississauga offers free events every weekend all summer long for the whole family to enjoy.”

Start your weekend off on Thursday at the City Centre, with the music café at noon featuring Peter Katz, followed by yoga on the lawn at 6 p.m. and movies under the stars at 9 p.m.

Location: 

Library Square

301 Burnhamthorpe Rd. West

(Burnhamthorpe Road and Duke of York Blvd.)

What:      

Soul Over Rock

Move to the rock-infused and smooth vocal stylings of Canadian singer/songwriter Sean Jones, former lead vocalist in the JUNO Award-winning group In Essence.

Friday, July 10, 2009

7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Chinese Opera

In collaboration with the Mississauga Board of Chinese Professionals & Businesses, enjoy a two hour variety show featuring the essence of Chinese culture through a variety of performances including opera, martial art and cultural dance.

Saturday, July 11, 2009

7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Bohemia: Roots and Rhythm

Feel the beat with a community drumming circle, Grassroots Art Market and a live blend of folk, jazz, and rock music featuring Indie folk artist Peter Katz.

Sunday, July 12, 2009

4 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Events are sponsored by AstraZeneca, Bell, Bridgestone, Metro, RBC and Waste Management.

For full event details on My Mississauga, visit www.mississauga.ca/mymississauga.

Mississauga is Canada's sixth largest city with a population of more than 700,000. With well-established infrastructure and state-of-the-art facilities, the City is considered to be an employer of choice, delivering quality municipal programs and services to its citizens. Mississauga is a dynamic, diverse and progressive municipality, known for its economic strength and for being Canada’s safest city.

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