Wednesday, August 17th, 2011 at 8:00pm
A rising trend in Toronto's music scene is that of the pay-to-play performance. Too many musicians are being shortchanged by promoters and having to pay just to get on stage and perform, but this time musicians are running the show.
For our hard work and talent, we musicians should always be compensated, no matter how small the reward, and we should never have to pay to bare our souls and share our gifts. That's why Oh So Beautiful has created a platform designed to put the power of performance back into to the hands of the musicians. No promoters, just performers promoting each other and working together to create greater opportunities for themselves, because no one is just going to hand us success.
ARRIVE EARLY TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT
♪ AHI (singer/songwriter, BLUEBLACKmusic founder, and producer of Oh So Beautiful)
♪ Domanique Grant (singer/songwriter, dancer, actress and youth advocate)
♪ The RoyceBIRTH Trio (Juno-nominated producer and emcee)
♪ Chattrisse (singer/songwriter, actor, dancer, choreographer, producer)
♪ Troy De Four (Jazz Vocalist/Entertainer)
♪ Imaaji (singer/songwriter)
♪ NewBreedMC (rapper)
♪ T-Stylez (poet/rapper)
**Free gifts to the first 50 people, 17th person gets free gift-pack, plus draws for sponsor giveaways all night!**
*For tickets & info, visit
Oh So Beautiful: An Urban Indie Showcase is being held in honour of the late great prolific soul singer Curtis Mayfield, one of the first performers to take control of his own music by setting up his own record label, publishing company and production team to ensure ownership of his songs.
Media Contact: Ahshatèn Izarh, BLUEBLACKmusic
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