Toronto Funk and Soul Festival 2023

22 August 2023 / by Met Radio
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About Toronto Funk, Soul & RnB Music Festival

Welcome to the Toronto Funk, Soul & RnB Music Festival, a celebration of soulful sounds that resonate deep within the heart of our vibrant city. Since our inception in 2016, we have been dedicated to embracing the rich tapestry of funk and soul music that make up the very fabric of Toronto’s diverse cultural landscape. Our festival was born out of a desire to extend the magic of the airwaves from Met Radio’s All About The Funk into an immersive live experience that brings the community together.


Honouring Local Talent and Fostering Creativity

At the core of our mission is the commitment to shine a spotlight on the exceptional local talent that breathes life into Funk, Soul, RnB, Soul music, Neo-Soul & Disco music. We believe in providing a platform for these artists to showcase their authentic voices and creations, bridging the gap between their music and an eager audience. By supporting emerging and established artists alike, we contribute to the preservation and evolution of these timeless genres.


A Beacon of Support for Community Radio

Our festival isn’t just about the music—it’s about community empowerment. As a fundraising initiative for Met Radio, we’re dedicated to sustaining the very essence of local voices and stories. Every note played, every rhythm danced to, contributes to the well-being of our community radio station. It is our dream to establish a scholarship that nurtures aspiring musicians, granting them the opportunity to follow their passion and carve a path in the world of music.


A Stage for Legends and Rising Stars

Throughout the years, our festival has had the privilege of hosting extraordinary performers who have left their indelible mark on the Canadian music industry. From Juno Award-winning artists like Liberty Silver and Carlos Morgan, the stage has been graced by talents that embody the very spirit of our festival. Toronto’s top entertainers, including the captivating Kolette Easy, Tush, have electrified our stages and brought the crowd to their feet.

Embracing Growth and Opportunity

We invite sponsors who share our vision and enthusiasm to join hands with us. By becoming a part of the Toronto Funk, Soul & RnB Music Festival, sponsors have the unique opportunity to be part of a legacy that enriches the cultural tapestry of Toronto. Your support contributes to the growth of not only the festival but also the dreams of countless musicians and music enthusiasts.


Weaving Our Presence into the Community

Our aspiration is to make the Toronto Funk, Soul & RnB Music Festival an enduring fixture in the community. Through music, unity, and shared experiences, we aim to create memories that resonate long after the final notes have faded away. As we continue to write our story, we invite you to join us on this journey of celebrating the rhythms that move us, the voices that inspire us, and the community that binds us together.

The Toronto Funk, Soul & RnB Music Festival—a celebration of life, culture, and the universal language of music.


The 2023 Experience

The Toronto Funk, Soul & RnB Music Festival will be returning to Lee’s Palace on September 30. Stay tuned for the lineup coming soon and  get your tickets here.


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