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Free World Music Concert Featuring Alex Cuba on Mississauga Celebration Square

Jul 23, 2013

Latin Grammy award-winning Cuban-soul-rock singer Alex Cuba will take the stage at Mississauga Celebration Square for a free concert on July 26 with special guests Mississauga's own Sophisticated Funk and Maracatu Mar Aberto.

The event celebrates world music and cuisine with food trucks including Per se Mobil and Choco-Churros. Alex Cuba has won two Juno Awards in the World Music Album of the Year category: the first in 2006 for Humo De Tabaco and the second in 2008 for his album, Agua Del Pozo.

What:

Live on Stage World Music, featuring Alex Cuba

When:

Friday, July 26, 2013
8 p.m. Maracatu Mar Aberto
8:45 p.m. Sophisticated Funk
9:40 p.m. Alex Cuba

Where:

Mississauga Celebration Square
300 City Centre Drive
Mississauga, Ontario L5B 3C1

Cost: Free

This event is weather dependent and subject to cancellation.

Check out these Live ON Stage summer concerts on the Square:
* August 23: Country Night, featuring Kira Isabella
* September 7: End of Summer Bash

The 2013 summer events season runs from May to September and includes ON Screen Movie Nights, Fresh Air Fitness classes and Amphitheatre Unplugged live performances. For a full listing of events at Mississauga Celebration Square, visit mississaugacelebrationsquare.ca. For news and updates, ‘like’ Mississauga Celebration Square on Facebook and follow @mcsevents on Twitter.

Located outside of Mississauga Civic Centre in the downtown, Mississauga Celebration Square is a vibrant, state-of-the-art multi-media event destination. The Square is host to a dynamic lineup of year-round, free outdoor events and festivals that showcase arts, cultural diversity and entertainment.

As Canada's sixth largest city, Mississauga is home to 741,000 residents and more than 54,000 businesses, including more than 60 Fortune 500 companies with Canadian head offices or major divisional head offices. A diverse, progressive and award-winning municipality located on the shores of Lake Ontario in the heart of the Greater Toronto Area, Mississauga is "Leading Today for Tomorrow" by focusing on delivering services, implementing its Strategic Plan, delivering value for money and maintaining infrastructure.

Media Contact:
Lindsay Noronha
Communications Advisor, Community Services
City of Mississauga
905-615-3200 ext. 5053
TTY: 905-896-5151
lindsay.noronha@mississauga.ca






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