Hi - I'm posting to let everyone know about a new brass music festival being presented in Toronto (Canada) June 11 & 12 - see the description below for more details. Lakeshore Arts presents BRASS IN THE GRASS Music & Art Festival Sat June 11th - 11am to 8pm Sun June 12th - 11am to 6pm The Lakeshore Grounds Kipling Ave & Lake Shore Blvd W South of the QEW A two day FREE outdoor music festival featuring performances on 3 stages (main, youth and childrensâ€™ discovery). Listen to swing, old jazz standards, Dixieland, classical concertos, blues and Latin rhythms. Something for everyone - with artisans, community tables, children's activities, strolling musicians and a midway. For more info: 416-201-7093, www.brassinthegrass.ca Acts performing will include Canadian music legend Guido Basso; roots music great and Juno nominee Chris Whiteley; piano phenomenon Hilario Duran; outstanding French horn soloist Joan Watson; Alistair Kay, one of Canadaâ€™s finest trombonists; celebrated vocal band, CADENCE; the acclaimed Hannaford Street Silver Band, the dynamic and versatile Trillium Brass Quintet What may be of most interest in this forum is Primal Therapy, with four trumpet players doing music in the style of Chase. To launch the festival, on the evening of June 10th, Lakeshore Arts is featuring the musical talents of the Hannaford Street Silver Band with guest artists Alastair Kay and Joan Watson, at a stunning gala event. The event will be hosted by CFTOâ€™s Alicia Kay-Markson, and include a silent auction, appetizers and cocktails.