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Long Winter: Toronto’s Musical Undergrounds

LONG WINTER: Toronto’s  at the Gladstone Hotel
Jan. 3rd – 6th (12-5pm daily)

OPENING NIGHT: Jan. 5th 7pm – 2am (Music and activation in 2nd Floor Gallery, Ballroom + Melody Bar)


Long Winter is an all­-ages inter-­arts festival that takes place throughout the winter months. Now in its sixth season, the Long Winter series has emerged as a unique event in the city of Toronto. Taking place in iconic buildings around Toronto, from the Great Hall to the Art Gallery of Ontario to the Galleria Mall, these spaces are transformed for a single night of notable artistic collaboration. Featuring the works and installations of over 250 artists/collectives in a range of mediums, our programming aims to provide a platform for the experimental work of local artists, to challenge the expectations and foster creative interactions between audiences and spaces.


*MUSIC (on Jan. 5th)*

Matthew Progress
Max & Eyeda
Kojo “Easy” Damptey
Coco Supreme (DJ set)
Gonnie Garko (DJ set)


Lynx Sainte-Marie
Laura Dobson
jes sachse
Daniel Ellis
TAYO Collective
Maya Ben David
Milad Monavvarian
Joe Strutt (Mechanical Forest Sound)
Alicia Nauta
Silent Shout
Videomancy Visuals
Roxanne Ignatius
Colin Medley
Paul Petro Contemporary Art presenting art and artifacts by Will Munro and his life during the Vazaleen Years.
Northside Hip Hop Archives
Archives from “rememberwhoseemma”

+ Long Night with Vish Khanna

This project is a part of Myseum Presents: Music from People City, a city-wide celebration of exhibits, events, and experiences that showcase how Toronto got its groove.

An extended exhibit exploring “Toronto’s Musical Undergrounds” runs JAN 3 – JAN 6 in the Gladstone’s Gallery. More info:

This event is made possible through the generous support of:

The Gladstone Hotel
Long & McQuade
The Ontario Arts Council
The Toronto Arts Council
The Ontario Media Development Corporation
Business for the Arts
Myseum Toronto