Jun 18, 2019
By Valerie Massie
Zoomer Radio is a proud “Radio Sponsor” of the Soulpepper Theatres’ 2019 season. For more information or to order tickets go to soulpepper.ca.
Zoomer Radio is the Official Media Partner of TIFF‘s “Cinematheque” programme. This year-round programme at the TIFF Bell Lightbox is devoted to film classics and favourites, rarities and recent restorations. Each season “Cinematheque” features curated retrospectives, national and regional spotlights, experimental and avant-garde cinema and in-cinema conversations and special guests. For tickets and info go to tiff.net.
THE ZOOMER RADIO PET OF THE WEEK
We’re proud sponsors of The Toronto Humane Society and each week we highlight a different pet who is in need of finding it’s “forever home”. Check our website every Monday for each weeks updated pet or learn more about the adoption process by visiting torontohumanesociety.com.
THE 2019 SHAW FESTIVAL
On Now to December 22
Zoomer Radio is the Official Radio Sponsor of The Shaw Festival 2019 Season at Niagara-On-The-Lake on now to December 22. This year’s World-class theatre line-up includes 13 plays on 3 stages. See “The Ladykillers”, “Brigadoon”, “The Glass Menagerie” and more. To check out their complete schedule or to order tickets go to shawfest.com or call 1-800-511-SHAW.
IN THE AGE OF REMBRANDT: DUTCH PAINTINGS FROM THE MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON
On Now to September 15
Discover the Dutch Golden Age with an exceptional collection of 70 powerful paintings, including works from world-renowned artists Rembrandt, Frans Hals, Jan Steen, and Jacob van Ruisdael. From detailed still lifes, humorous genre scenes and striking portraits to impressive landscapes, cityscapes, and architectural paintings, In the Age of Rembrandt presents artworks that capture life in the Dutch Republic. Featuring works from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, this exhibition offers a fascinating overview of 17thcentury Dutch painting; where new subjects and styles redefined traditional genres. For tickets and more info visit https://www.rom.on.ca.
THE 20TH ANNUAL IDEACITY CONFERENCE
June 19 to 21
Zoomer Radio is the Official Radio Sponsor of Moses Znaimer’s 20th annual ideacity conference – June 19, 20, 21 at Koerner Hall. Join us for 3 days of some of the biggest ideas and bold predictions for the future. There’s tons of networking, unique musical performances and 2 unforgettable parties…ideacity is a conference like no other. Go to ideacity.ca to buy tickets or learn about how you can tune in to watch it live.
THE TORONTO FRINGE FESTIVAL
July 3 to 14
Zoomer Radio is the Official Radio Sponsor of The Toronto Fringe Festival…July 3 to 14. It’s the largest Theatre Festival in Ontario with 160 live shows that feature comedy, drama, dance, improv, musical theatre, family programming and more at over 30 venues throughout Toronto. For more information go to fringetoronto.com.
SHAKESPEARE IN HIGH PARK
July 4 to September 1
Zoomer Radio is the official Radio Station of Canadian Stage’s Shakespeare in High Park. This year Measure for Measure and Much Ado About Nothing will be presented on alternating nights from July 4 to September 1. Grab your family, friends, and picnic blanket and enjoy a magical night of theatre in the great outdoors. To experience one of Toronto’s favourite summer traditions, pay-what-you-can at the park or reserve a spot online. Visit canadianstage.com for more information on tickets and the fantastic special event nights happening in July.
PwC MS BIKE
July 7, August 18 and September 15
Zoomer Radio is an “Official Radio Sponsor” of “PwC MS Bike”. Join the largest cycling series in North America…with events throughout Southern Ontario. MS Bike combines fun with fundraising as cyclists of all ages and fitness levels ride to end Multiple Sclerosis. Choose your challenge and ride with friends and family as part of a team or as an individual. For more information go to msbike.ca forward slash Ontario. Event Dates: July 7 – Prince Edward County | August 18 – Niagara | September 15 – Toronto
Zoomer Radio welcomes Michael Bublé on his 2019 Canadian tour ‘Don’t Believe the Rumours’! Catch him at Scotiabank Arena on July 26, 2019. Every full priced ticket purchased for the tour includes a standard CD or digital copy of Michael’s highly anticipated new album love. love is Michael’s 8th major studio album for Reprise Records. For Tickets Visit: www.livenation.com.
SARAH MCLACHLAN WITH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Sarah McLachlan will perform in Toronto at Budweiser Stage on Monday, July 29th at 8:00 p.m., joined by a Symphony Orchestra. With over 30 years in the recording industry, McLachlan is a multi-platinum singer and songwriter best known for her intimate vocals and relatable lyrics. Canadian-born, this Grammy and Juno Award winning artist has sold over 40 million albums throughout her career and was recently inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame. For tickets visit www.ticketmaster.ca or www.livenation.com.
PAWS IN THE PARK
Zoomer Radio is the Official Radio Sponsor of “Paws in the Park 2019” on Saturday, August 10 at Woodbine Park from 9 to 4 (rain or shine). Come out and help the Toronto Humane Society. There will be dog adoptions, free training classes, a pet photo booth, shopping and more – it’s a fun filled day for all! For more information or to donate please visit pawsinthepark.com.
WOODSTOCK WEEKEND: A 50TH ANNIVERSARY TRIBUTE
August 17 and 18
This August, the CNE celebrates the 50th Anniversary of this legendary event with musical tributes to the iconic artists who performed at the Festival including: Janis Joplin, Creedence Clearwater, Sly and the Family Stone, The Band, Crosby Stills Nash and Young (Neil Young), Paul Butterfield Blues Bands, Santana, The Grateful Dead and Jimi Hendrix. Joni Mitchell will also be featured since she wrote a song performed at Woodstock. Grab your love beads, flower crowns and tie-died clothing and let your inner “hippie” run free in this sensational sixties’ experience. Be sure to check out the CNE‘s Hippie Fest in Bandshell Park Saturday & Sunday (August 17 & 18, 11 am to dusk). Scoop up 60s style clothing and retro lifestyle collectables. For more info visit: https://s3.amazonaws.comtheex.com/
GAME OF THRONES LIVE CONCERT EXPERIENCE
The critically acclaimed Game of Thrones Live Concert Experience will return this fall for a 20-city amphitheater tour, bringing the music of Emmy® Award-winning Game of Thrones composer Ramin Djawadi to stunning new life at outdoor theatres across North America. Tickets available at www.livenation.com and www.ticketmaster.ca
CIRQUE DU SOLEIL: ALEGRIA
September 12 to December 1
Beloved by fans around the world, iconic Cirque du Soleil’s Alegría is reinterpreted to share its timeless story once more. The classic power struggle of old meets new is reinterpreted for today’s cultural pulse. Led by an intangible wind of change, an emerging movement strives to shake the established order, instilling hope and renewal to bring light to a world in perfect harmony. Alegría energizes the audience with a joyful spirit for a brighter and more inspiring tomorrow. Get you tickets today at cirquedusoleil.com.
CAROL BURNETT: AN EVENING OF LAUGHTER AND REFLECTION
During An Evening of Laughter and Reflection, TV comedy icon, award-winning actress and bestselling author, Carol Burnett is bringing back her revered Q&A show to Toronto where she will be taking audience questions and showing video clips from her shows in a format that harkens back to the legendary openings of The Carol Burnett Show. This one-night-only event will give a lucky audience an unfiltered opportunity to engage with Carol, to ask questions and receive spontaneous answers. “I love the spontaneity of these evenings,” said Carol. “I never know what anyone is going to ask, or say, or do, so it keeps me on my toes!” Special Event at Sony Centre (soon to be Meridian Hall) For tickets and more info visit https://www.jfl42.com/act/carol-burnett/
AN EVENING WITH FORMER FIRST LADY MICHELLE OBAMA
Former First Lady Michelle Obama will be in Hamilton on Friday October 11th, 2019 at 7:00pm at FirstOntario Centre. Michelle Robinson Obama served as First Lady of the United States from 2009 to 2017, transforming the position and becoming a role model, champion and inspiration for women, families, and young people across America and around the world. As a transformative First Lady, Mrs. Obama launched and led four key initiatives: Let’s Move!, to address the challenge of childhood obesity; Joining Forces, to support veterans, service members and their families; Reach Higher, to inspire young people to seek higher education; and Let Girls Learn, to help adolescent girls around the world go to school. Pre-Sale tickets go on sale Wednesday, June 19th at 10am. Use pre-sale code: Michelle. For pre-sale tickets visit: www.ticketmaster.ca/event/
CHER “HERE WE GO AGAIN” TOUR
The one and only Cher is set to hit the road with the HERE WE GO AGAIN Tour! Don’t miss her on: Friday, November 29, 2019 at Toronto’s Scotiabank Arena. Cher is expected to perform many of her hits along with some new songs from the Dancing Queen album – Cher’s tribute to the music of ABBA – out September 28th. For tickets and more info visit LiveNation.com.
CELINE DION AT TORONTO’S SCOTIABANK ARENA
Zoomer Radio welcomes Celine Dion to Toronto’s Scotiabank Arena… Monday, December 9 for her world tour of her highly anticipated new album ‘Courage’. Front of the Line tickets for AMEX cardholders are available at ticketmaster.ca on Monday, April 8 at 10am. Tickets for the general public are available at ticketmaster.ca on Friday, April 12 at 10am.