Be Kind Festival
January 17-19, 2020
@ The Tranzac Club
292 Brunswick Avenue, Toronto, ON
"Where words fail, music speaks." ~ Hans Christian Anderson
Abby Zotz, Abigail Lapell, Al Parrish, Al Qahwa,
Angela Saini, Anne Lederman, Annie Sumi,
Arlene Bishop, Ben Heffernan, Blair Packham, BLISK,
Chloe Watkinson, Conor Gains, Darbazi, Dave McEathron,
David Newland, Dr. Draw, ECHLO, Field Guide,
Gary Kreller, Gina Horswood, Ginger St. James,
HOTCHA!, Jamzac, Johnson Crook, Julian Taylor,
Ken Yoshioka, Kim Doolittle, Lunar Bloom,
Lydia Persaud, Maggie & Mr. Rogers, Merival, Mike Field,
Minuscule, Moonfruits, Mr. Rick, Ori Dagan,
Piper & Carson, Recollectiv, Richard Garvey,
Rob Szabo, Samantha Martin & Delta Sugar,
Sammy Duke, Shi Wisdom, Simone Morris,
So Long Seven, Sweet Pea Band, The Barrel Boys,
The Broom Straws, The Dirty Dishes, The Lifers,
Tia Brazda, Toninato & Thiessen, TOque Trad,
Tragedy Ann, Trevor Cape & The Field,
Vivienne Wilder, Winona Wilde
Our goal is to create a festival for music lovers and music-makers who are kind, or want to be kind. Check your unkind attitude at the door!
SPEAK Music Be Kind Festival is a non-profit Canadian music festival, with net profits distributed to a different charity each year, to be held annually in Toronto, showcasing a diverse blend of Canadian music creators in performances and workshops. We endeavour to invite more kindness into our own lives and into the world.
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THE BE KIND COMMUNITY
These are the folks who kindly support our festival as partners, sponsors and friends. Music fosters community and so does kind behaviour and action.
We're grateful for their support.
Unison Benevolent Fund is a non-profit, registered charity that provides counselling and emergency relief services to the Canadian music community.
Blues and Roots Radio was
established in 2013 by professional musicians and music lovers, as an independent global online platform created for artists to be heard by as wide an audience as possible.
Community Meal is a non-profit organization whose mission is to make food donation a norm in the hospitality industry.
Erin Radio is a non-profit, community-focused, volunteer-run, community radio station, promoting user-generated content and citizen journalism to engage the local community of Erin, Ontario.
Long & McQuade is Canada's largest musical instrument retailer, serving Canadians since 1956, with more than 80 stores nationwide.
SPEAK Music is a publicity company, owned and operated by Beverly Kreller, that serves musicians and musical events. Past clients include the Toronto City Roots Festival, Lulaworld Festival, Small World Music Festival, Maple Blues Awards, and Canadian Folk Music Awards.