College St Jazz Festival: Queen Pepper, DIJLAH Sextet and Trash Panda Brass

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College St Jazz Festival: Queen Pepper, DIJLAH Sextet and Trash Panda Brass

Come join us at Revival Bar for an exclusive Triple Bill performance for the College Street Jazz Festival!

By JazzInToronto

When and where

Date and time

Starts on Sun, Apr 23, 2023 7:00 PM EDT


Revival Bar 783 College St Toronto, ON M6G 1A1 Canada

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About this event

  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Mobile eTicket
  • About the bands

Trash Panda Brass

Only having hit the streets in June 2022, Trash Panda Brass is a new and exciting voice in the Toronto brass band scene. Comprised of six queer U of T graduates, Trash Panda Brass is on a mission to diversify the brass scene, promote inclusivity and bring welcoming energy to all. In an effort to bring music and joy to as wide an audience as possible, Trash Panda has primarily focused on busking at various locations in and around downtown Toronto. They are quickly gaining a large following with their upbeat and fun loving tunes, paying homage to iconic queer hits and icons. Trash Panda Brass is proud to be here and be queer!

Tara Moneka's DIJLAH Sextet

Tara Moneka is a singer from Baghdad, Iraq animated by her passion for world music and the impact of human rights in the arts. In 2021, she founded an all-women band called "Dijlah,"––which means the river Tigris in Iraq–– that features professional multicultural musicians who center their message around women's rights. With her band, Tara sings in many languages such as Arabic, English, Urdu, Spanish, Moroccan, Swahili, Turkish, and more. She released her first single in December 2022 and is working on an album for April 2023.

Tara's goal is to share her energy through her music and bring diverse people together for transformational experiences.

Queen Pepper

Queen Pepper is the complete package; She is a vocal powerhouse, accomplished songwriter and she graces the stage with a spellbinding magnetic pull.

Queen Pepper’s penchant for music should come as no surprise, given her family background. Like so many great R&B and Jazz artists, the Toronto-based vocalist grew up singing in the church. "Music is in my family, and singing in church was my foundation," she explains.

  • About the College Street Jazz Festival

Supported by a grant from the Canada Council for the Arts, @JazzInToronto’s College Street Jazz Festival is a live music festival that runs April 21–23, 2023.

The three-day event will present an exciting program featuring the diverse talent the City of Toronto has to offer. This year our lineup is focused on gender representation, cultural diversity and emerging artists.

All concerts will be held in major College Street venues. Our goal is to produce highly engaging events which bring musicians, venues, and audiences closer together after the challenging times we’ve faced.

This year performers include Laila Biali, Alison Young, Carlie Howell, Queen Pepper, DIJLAH, Trash Panda Brass, Racha Moukalled, Grapevine and Jennifer Lo trio. The performances will be held in no more than 6 venues: Revival Bar, The Emmet Ray, Free Times Cafe, Bar Pompette, College St United Church, Sellers & Newel.

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About the organizer

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JazzInToronto is a platform which promotes local jazz artists in the Greater Toronto Area, connecting audiences, musicians, venues and presenters. We offer a platform which bundles all jazz-related information and showcases a complete range of artists from new talents to established jazz musicians to increase the discoverability and access to the works of Canadian musicians.

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