2009 Calypso Tents Music Series

KAISO KAISO!!!
The 2009 ScotiaBank Caribana Festival is just around the corner. One of the first major events in North America’s biggest Caribbean festival is the Calypso Tents Music Series, produced by the Organization of Calypso Performing Artistes (OCPA). This much-anticipated music series features most of Toronto's top calypso singers performing all original works to capture the mood of the festival.

The 2009 Calypso Tents Music Series features two calypso “tents” that run every weekend from June 6th to July 5th (see details below). The Professionals and the KAISO FORUM “tents” are currently auditioning calypso singers for the series. Persons interested should call the OCPA Hotline (416) 795-2722. The series welcomes interest from new and younger artists.

2009 Calypso Tents Music Series
Saturday, June 6th 8pm THE PROFESSIONALS Steelworkers Hall, 25 Cecil St.
Sunday, June 7 4pm KAISO FORUM CAW Union Hall, 30 Tangiers Rd.
Saturday, June 13th 8pm THE PROFESSIONALS Steelworkers Hall, 25 Cecil St.
Sunday, June 14 4pm KAISO FORUM CAW Union Hall, 30 Tangiers Rd.
Saturday, June 20th 8pm THE PROFESSIONALS Steelworkers Hall, 25 Cecil St.
Saturday, June 20th 7pm KAISO FORUM Masonic Temple, 15 Chisholm Ave.
Saturday, June 27th 8pm THE PROFESSIONALS Steelworkers Hall, 25 Cecil St.
Saturday, June 27th 7pm KAISOFORUM Masonic Temple, 15 Chisholm Ave.
Saturday, July 4th 8pm THE PROFESSIONALS Steelworkers Hall, 25 Cecil St.
Sunday, July 5th 4pm KAISOFORUM CAW Union Hall, 30 Tangiers Rd.

Calypso is a popular music of the Eastern Caribbean and its infectious rhythms, its humorous lyrics and political / social commentaries have found loyal audiences in Toronto and in other major Canadian cities. The Calypso Tents Music Series has consistently featured the most recent songs of artists from Trinidad, Barbados, Guyana, Grenada, St. Vincent, St. Lucia, St. Kitts, Jamaica, Aruba and Canadian-born singers.

For more information on the 2009 Calypso Tents Music Series please call (416) 795-2722.

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