May 23, 2012
This Saturday, get ready to get desiFIED! desiFEST presented by Rogers, now in its 6th glorious year, is set to celebrate another year of great music and talent with its 2012 artist line-up. Brought to you by the Namaste Marketing Group, desiFest is Canada's largest South Asian Music concert and it's FREE to attend, in the heart of Toronto at Yonge-Dundas Square.
This year's line up, made up of a mix of new artists and veterans, includes:
- Scarborough native Roach Killa
- Rexdale rap artist Blitzkrieg
- Pop artist Shobha from Halifax
- Stephanie Braganza
- Ottawa's own Shweta Subram
- Markham's Parichay
- Punjabi folk singer Deep Jandu from Mississauga
- Juno nominated group A-Slam from Vancouver
- Urvah Khan
- Nick Pandya
- Anusha S.
- UK supergroup "The Stranger Family" (Junai Kaden, Mumzy Stranger, Tasha Tah, Char Avell, and Ramee).
Each year, desiFEST features 12 hours of entertaining music and dance performances in the heart of downtown Toronto. The festival gives audiences of all ages and cultures the ability to enjoy South Asian music, arts, and culture. Included in the celebration is a selection of South Asian delicacies available in the food market, artisans in the merchant market, the Rogers "desiFEST Show Us Your Moves" activation booth, and CIBC's Kid's Zone - that entertains kids with a popular bouncy castle and other activities.
desiFEST has provided artists a platform to showcase their talents for many years now. The festival has hosted over 150 artists such as Apache Indian, JoSH, Taz & Stereo Nation, Anita Lerche, Raghav, Roach Killa, and The Bilz & Kashif among many others.
When: Saturday, May 26, 2012
Where: Yonge + Dundas Square, Toronto
Time: 10am to 10pm
Click HERE to learn more. This event is proudly sponsored by MyBindi.com.