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 Mississaugas 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
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 Citys 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 www.mississaugacelebrationsquare.ca.
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.
Communications Advisor, Community Services
City of Mississauga
905-615-3200 ext. 5053