On Sunday March 28, FabCollab will present the second
edition of its hit livestream festival, Women In Song. The festival is presented in partnership with the Musicians’ Performance Trust Fund, producing partners, Lula Lounge and Small World Music in Toronto, and with support from Canadian Heritage. Hosted by world music singer and dancer, Tamar Ilana, Women In Song: A Celebration of International Women’s Day features five of Toronto’s top world music frontwomen: Amanda Martinez (Latin/Jazz/Pop) accompanied by two of Canada’s Ballet Jörgen dancers, Jessica Hana Deutsch (Indie Pop), Maryem Tollar (Arabic/Global), Tamar Ilana (Global Flamenco) and Indigenous Fancy Shawl dancer, Cotee Harper. The performers will be backed by some of the city’s most sought-after musicians and will take the stage in four 20-minute live-stream sets throughout the evening, all completely free-of-charge.
Women In Song
Live Stream Festival, 9th Aug, 2020
On Sunday, August 9, 2020, FabCollab launched its first live-streamed festival: Women in Song. The day-long festival was presented in partnership with the Musicians’ Performance Trust Fund, CBC Toronto and Small World Centre. Hosted by CBC Toronto Reporter Lisa Xing, Women in Song featured Toronto’s top world music artists in six 30-minute livestream sets throughout the day, all completely free-of-charge. Each set featured an acclaimed Toronto female artist from a different musical background and genre, all backed by Toronto’s own multicultural band, Tamar Ilana & Ventanas. The event was live streamed only once.
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