7pm Tres Kilos
Based in Toronto, Tres Kilos, is a quartet that presents Cuban traditional music and contemporary Cuban influenced compositions.
10pm Quique Escamilla
Quique Escamilla was born and raised in a family of six in the tropical southern lands of the state of Chiapas, Mexico. He started singing traditional Mexican folk songs at the age of four at his family reunions. Today, Quique is an accomplished multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter, producer, and an international touring artist based in Toronto, Canada.
Since his arrival in 2007 in Canada, he has rapidly become a rising star on the Canadian scene and has toured across Canada, the USA and Europe extensively. (Including countries such as: Germany, France, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Holland, Belgium,)
In recent years, Quique has had the opportunity to share stages along with distinguished artists from diverse genres such as Los Lobos, Ron Sexsmith, Alabama Shakes, Jesse Cook, Serena Ryder, Jim Cuddy (of Blue Rodeo), Michael Franti, Ciryl Neville, Mokoomba, Los Texmaniacs, Noura Mint Seymali and more.
Quique breaks down language barriers through his powerful voice and passionate delivery while fusing traditional Mexican styles of music with modern sounds of rock, reggae, ska, pop, jazz, cumbia, bolero, and a variety of other diverse sounds from Latin American and the Caribbean. His lyrics carry powerful messages that are inspired by and support various social and political issues such as human rights, immigration reform, global conservation, anti-racism, anti-discrimination, anti-oppression and indigenous rights.
2am Viper’s Cloud
A charming jazz manouche group led by Nathan Beja on guitar, playing alongside some of Toronto’s most talented young jazz musicians including Jacob Gorzhaltsan on clarinet, Robert Lee on the bass and Mo Mitchell on violin. Transport yourself to Paris in the 20’s…