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Abandon Your Building: Office Workers Step Out of Cubicles and onto the Mississauga Stage!

Jul 23, 2013

This Thursday from noon to 1 p.m., Mississauga's downtown office workers trade their computers, pens and day planners for guitars, drum kits and bass amps in an impressive battle of the office bands on Mississauga Celebration Square.

"We know that Mississauga has talent and it's time for our very own rockers and crooners to get noticed," said Melissa Agius, Manager, Mississauga Celebration Square. "Come down to the Square on your lunch hour and watch office workers from Mississauga's downtown battle it out to see who the top rocker is."

Food trucks are back by popular demand! Spend your lunch hour sampling curbside cuisine from a number of delicious food trucks.

Abandon Your Building: Battle of Mississauga’s Downtown Office Bands

Thursday, July 25, 2013, Noon – 1 p.m.

Noon - Event kick off

12:05 p.m. – Huge Cosmic

12:15 p.m. – The Briar Woodsmen

12:25 p.m. – Streets Ahead

12:35 p.m. – Eaten By Spiders

12:45 p.m. - 12:55 p.m. – Voting Period

1:00 p.m. – Winner Announced

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

Cost: Free

Fans can text their votes live at the event to choose the winner.

Abandon Your Building is part of the Summer on the Square Series - the City’s summer line-up of free events on the Square. Located outside of Mississauga Civic Centre in the downtown core, Mississauga Celebration Square is a vibrant, state-of-the-art, multi-media event destination. The Square is host to a dynamic line-up of year-round, free outdoor events and festivals that showcase arts, cultural diversity and entertainment.

For a full listing of Summer on the Square happenings, visit For the latest news and updates, follow Mississauga Celebration Square on Twitter and like it on Facebook.

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.

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Lindsay Noronha
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City of Mississauga
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TTY: 905-896-5151