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Canadian Post-Punk Indie Band Tokyo Police Club Rocks Mississauga’s City Centre With A Free Concert

Jul 20, 2009

My Mississauga continues its free summer event weekends with Canadian rock indie band Tokyo Police Club, salsa rhythms and beats with Hispanic Cultural Festivals and a Night of Song with opera powerhouse, Rosanna Riverso.

"Being a band based out of Toronto we've always wanted to make our way over to Mississauga to play a show and now we finally have an opportunity to do so,” said Tokyo Police Club.  "We are all extremely excited about it."

Location:    

Library Square

301 Burnhamthorpe Rd. West

(Burnhamthorpe Road and Duke of York Blvd.)

What:         

Tokyo Police Club

Recently nominated for a Canadian JUNO award for their 2008 album, Elephant Shell, the newly-formed band will perform a rapid-fire barrage of material that will rock the night away.

Friday, July 24, 2009

8:30 p.m. – 9:45 p.m.

Salsa Night

In collaboration with Hispanic Cultural Festivals, dance the night away with the Ricardo Barboza Band, One Break Harmonic, Grupo Chile and the dynamic movements of Zumba. 

Saturday, July 25, 2009

7:30 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Night of Song

Members of Orchestras Mississauga perform Party Pieces opening with a live opera performance by local singer/songwriter Rosanna Riverso and her fusion of classical music with elements of pop, world, and rock music.

Sunday, July 26, 2009

7 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

“My Mississauga has been a big hit with the community,” said Melissa Di Carlo, manager of My Mississauga. “Hundreds of people have been coming out every weekend to enjoy our free events and we still have so much more for them to see and hear.”

Kick start your weekend on Thursday, at the City Centre, starting with music café at noon featuring Southern Sounds Steel Drum Band, followed by yoga on the lawn at 6 p.m. and movies under the stars at 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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