Top 10 outdoor August concerts in Toronto


Published:

Jimmy Buffett

The best opportunities for taking in some live music while soaking up the rays this August in Toronto.

Lowell
We haven’t heard much from this phenom since her debut album turned so many heads. Excited to hear what’s new. At Ontario Place on Aug. 5

OVO Fest
The city’s biggest musical export, Drake, is back with his annual mega-festival alongside PartyNextDoor and others, Budweiser Stage, Aug. 7.

Austra
Hypnotic Toronto electro-musician Austra hits the stage on Aug. 19 as part of Harbourfront Centre’s annual Beats, Breaks & Culture festival. Free. 

Ron Sexsmith
One of the country’s gifted songwriters and an idyllic outdoor stage at Jackson-Triggs Winery? Yes, please (Aug. 19). 

Colin James
There aren’t many who can compete with the whiz-bang noise of the CNE, but blues legend Colin James sure can. He plays the Ex Aug. 22.

Fast Romantics
We are loving the new and improved Live on the Patio at Roy Thomson Hall sessions on Friday nights. Now even better with this incredible T.O. band, Aug. 18.

Boots and Hearts
This festival continues to attract the top country and western acts from across the land (Luke Bryan, Keith Urban, etc.) to lovely Burl’s Creek in Oro-Medonte, Aug. 10 to 13.

The Wanted
The Toronto Botanical Garden is one of the prettiest locales in town, and this East Coast band is wonderful. Seems a pleasing combo for a warm summer evening, Aug. 17.

Terra Lightfoot
This super-talented blues rocker hits the Yonge-Dundas Square stage on Aug. 25 as part of Indie Fridays.

Jimmy Buffet
Attention all Parrotheads, grab your Hawaiian shirts as Jimmy Buffett takes over Budweiser Stage on Aug. 11.

Edit Module

Join the conversation and have your say by commenting below. Our comment system uses a Facebook plugin. Please note that you'll have to turn off some ad-blockers in order to see the comments.

Edit Module

Follow us on Twitter @PostCity for more on what to eat, where to shop and what to do in Toronto.

Edit ModuleShow Tags

You may also like...

Parent to Parent: Crafting a home curriculum for your kids

Parent to Parent: Crafting a home curriculum for your kids

Posted 2 days ago
The Beaches ready to rock the Big Feastival food and music festival this weekend

The Beaches ready to rock the Big Feastival food and music festival this weekend

The Beaches play food and music festival the Big Feastival this weekend in Oro Medonte north of Toronto
Posted 2 days ago
From TV to the CNE: Kiefer Sutherland playing at the Ex

From TV to the CNE: Kiefer Sutherland playing at the Ex

As far as actors go, Toronto native Kiefer Sutherland is as recognizable as they come.
Posted 3 days ago
Community pop-up to yield 20-foot art installation

Community pop-up to yield 20-foot art installation

The Dream Weaver Project, launched by City of Vaughan cultural services department and facilitated by the educational services group ThinkinEd, has been popping up in various events around Vaughan since Canada Day, which saw 3,000 participants in attendance.
Posted 3 days ago
Edit Module
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleEdit Module