TOP 10 OUT­DOOR AU­GUST CON­CERTS

Richmond Hill Post - - Arts -

LOW­ELL We haven’t heard much from this phe­nom since her de­but al­bum turned so many heads. Ex­cited to hear what’s new. At On­tario Place on Aug. 5 OVO FEST The city’s big­gest mu­si­cal ex­port, Drake, is back with his an­nual mega-fes­ti­val along­side Par­tyNex­tDoor and oth­ers, Bud­weiser Stage, Aug. 7. AUS­TRA Hyp­notic Toronto elec­tro-mu­si­cian Aus­tra hits the stage on Aug. 19 as part of Har­bourfront Cen­tre’s an­nual Beats, Breaks & Cul­ture fes­ti­val. Free. RON SEX­SMITH One of the coun­try’s gifted song­writ­ers and an idyl­lic out­door stage at Jack­sonTriggs Win­ery? Yes, please (Aug. 19). COLIN JAMES There aren’t many who can com­pete with the whiz-bang noise of the CNE, but blues leg­end Colin James sure can. He plays the Ex Aug. 22. FAST RO­MAN­TICS We are lov­ing the new and im­proved Live on the Pa­tio at Roy Thom­son Hall ses­sions on Fri­day nights. Now even bet­ter with this in­cred­i­ble T.O. band, Aug. 18. BOOTS AND HEARTS This fes­ti­val con­tin­ues to at­tract the top coun­try and west­ern acts from across the land (Luke Bryan, Keith Ur­ban, etc.) to lovely Burl’s Creek in Oro-Me­donte, Aug. 10 to 13. THE WANTED The Toronto Botan­i­cal Gar­den is one of the pret­ti­est lo­cales in town, and this East Coast band is won­der­ful. Seems a pleas­ing combo for a warm sum­mer evening, Aug. 17. TERRA LIGHT­FOOT This su­per-tal­ented blues rocker hits the Yonge-Dun­das Square stage on Aug. 25 as part of In­die Fri­days. JIMMY BUF­FETT At­ten­tion all Par­rot­heads, grab your Hawai­ian shirts as Jimmy Buf­fett takes over Bud­weiser Stage on Aug. 11.

Jimmy Buf­fett

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