Jun 08, 2017
By Valerie Massie
THE JAZZ SINGER
On Now to June 18
Zooomer Radio is the “Official Radio Sponsor” of “The Jazz Singer” on now to June 18 at The Toronto Centre For The Arts Greenwin Theatre.The classic show business story of a son’s struggle between his passion for a Broadway career and his father’s plans to have him follow in his footsteps as a cantor. This dynamic production features musical numbers by legendary composers and such classic songs as “Let Me Sing” and “I’m Happy”, “Mammy” and “You Made Me Love You”. For tickets go to tocentre.com.
LEAVE A LEGACY™ INFORMATION SERIES
On Now to September 14
Zoomer Radio are proud media sponsors of the 2017 Leave a Legacy™ Information Series presented by The Canadian Association of Gift Planners GTA Chapter. It’s a public awareness campaign to promote charitable giving by encouraging people to make a gift by Will, or other estate gift, to their favourite charity. The series consists of 6 presentations open to the public from May to September at 3 locations across the GTA. Mark Halpern will be speaking at 6pm on August 10th at the Toronto Reference Library (Yonge/Bloor). For tickets or more info visit: cagptoronto.org.
THE SHAW FESTIVAL
On Now to October 8
Zoomer Radio is the Official Radio Sponsor of The Shaw Festival 2017 Season at Niagara-On-The-Lake. This year’s World-class theatre line-up includes 11 plays on 4 stages. See “Dracula”, “Me and My Girl”, “Saint Joan” and more. To check out their complete schedule or to order tickets go to shawfest.com or call 1-800-511-SHAW.
CITY OF TORONTO HISTORIC SITES – TO CANADA WITH LOVE
On Now to December 31
Zoomer Radio is the “Official Radio Sponsor” of the “City of Toronto Historic Sites TO Canada With Love” programming in celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday. It’s a year-long program of celebrations, commemorations and exhibitions honouring Canada’s 150th birthday. A rich tapestry of museum-produced events taking place across the city throughout 2017. For more information and a list of events go to toronto.ca/canada150
VIDEOCABARET’S CONFEDERATION – PART 1 & 2: CONFEDERATION & RIEL / SCANDAL & REBELLION
June 9 to August 19
Zoomer Radio is the “Official Radio Sponsor” of Soulpepper and VideoCabaret’s production of Confederation. Delight in VideoCabaret’s hilarious take on history, with their award-winning spin on the era of Confederation in four tragicomic one-act plays, presented in two parts: Part 1 – Confederation & Riel, and Part 2 – Scandal & Rebellion! On stage starting June 9 at the Young Centre for the Performing Arts in the Distillery Historic District. For tickets call (416) 866-8666 or visit soulpepper.ca.
June 14 to 16
Zoomer Radio is the Official Radio Sponsor of Moses Znaimer’s annual “ideacity” conference, June 14, 15 and 16 Toronto’s spectacular Koerner Hall. 50 great presenters, legendary parties and a ton of inspiration! A limited number of passes are still available for as little as $399. If you’ve never attended in person, you can get a taste of the event at ideacity.ca Don’t delay, register for this year’s conference today! Go to ideacity.ca for more information and to book your passes.
15TH ANNUAL TD TASTE OF ASIA
June 23 to 25
Zoomer Radio is the Official Radio Sponsor of the “15th Annual TD Taste of Asia” Canada’s largest Asian Festival – June 23 to 25 at Kennedy and Steeles. It’s 3 non-stop days of Asian food, dance, entertainment and more. For more information go to: www.taste-of-asia.ca.
TEST DRIVE A STANNAH!
You’re invited to Test Drive a Stannah! Stannah is the world leader in stairlifts with over 600,000 installed around the globe helping people remain independent and in their home. Markham on June 27, 2017 from 10:30am – 12:30. Coffee and cake will be served, free giveaways and more! For tickets visit: eventbrite.ca
LILY FROST BIG CITY SOCIAL #2
Zoomer Radio and Lily Frost present “Big City Social #2” on June 29 at the Lula Lounge where she will be launching her new CD ‘Rebound’. Reserve your tickets now to see “Lily Frost and the Gentlemen Callers” perform and get ready to dandy-up for an exciting night of Swing and Rockabilly. Tickets are now on sale at www.lilyfrost.com/
June 29 to August 5
Zoomer Radio is the “Official Radio Sponsor” of Soulpepper’s production of Vimy. A group of Canadian soldiers convalesce in a field hospital after facing the horrors of Vimy Ridge in this striking World War 1 drama from Governor General’s Award-winning playwright Vern Thiessen. On stage starting June 29 at the Young Centre for the Performing Arts in the Distillery Historic District. For tickets call (416) 866-8666 or visit soulpepper.ca.
BILLY BISHOP GOES TO WAR
July 1 to August 5
Zoomer Radio is the “Official Radio Sponsor” of Soulpepper’s production of Billy Bishop Goes to War, one of the most critically-acclaimed Canadian plays of all time. Returning to Soulpepper in celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary, acting legend Eric Peterson and award-winning writer/composer John MacLachlan Gray reprise their iconic roles in this moving musical play. On stage starting July 1 at the Young Centre for the Performing Arts in the Distillery Historic District. For tickets call (416) 866-8666 or visit soulpepper.ca.
THE FRINGE FESTIVAL
July 5 to 16
Zoomer Radio is the Official Radio Sponsor of The Toronto Fringe Festival – July 5 to 16. It’s the largest Theatre Festival in Ontario with 160 live shows that feature comedy, drama, dance, improv, musical theatre, family programming and more at over 30 venues throughout Toronto. For more information go to fringetoronto.com.
PWC MS BIKE
July 9 to September 17
Zoomer Radio is the Official Radio Sponsor of “PWC MS Bike”. Join the largest cycling series in North America with 4 tours in Ontario from July 9 through September 17. MS Bike combines fun with fundraising as cyclists of all ages and fitness levels ride to end Multiple Sclerosis. Choose your challenge and ride with friends and family as part of a team or as an individual. For more information go to msbike.ca/Ontario.
COLLINGWOOD ELVIS FESTIVAL
July 28 to 30
Zoomer Radio is an “Official Radio Sponsor” of The 2017 Collingwood Elvis Festival – July 28 to 30 in Downtown Collingwood. The world’s largest Elvis Festival features some of the greatest Elvis tribute artists in the world performing live, great food, Elvis merchandise and new features for 2017 include an “Elvis Gospel Competition” and “Ultimate Beginnings” a look at the early years of “The King.” Zoomer Radio will be filing live reports, you can meet your favourite Zoomer Radio personalities and sign up for our “Zoomer Fan Club” at our Zoomer Radio display and receive a free “Limited Edition” Zoomer keychain. For more information go to: collingwoodelvisfestival.com.
Zoomer Radio welcomes Grammy, Golden Globe and Academy Award-winning composer HANS ZIMMER to The Air Canada Centre on August 1. The concert features his classic movie scores including Lion King, Gladiator and Pirates of the Caribbean as well as re-imagined versions of classic scores with special guest from the Rock and Pop world. For tickets go to ticketmaster.ca.
Toronto, the wait is over! Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band will perform at Toronto’s Budweiser Stage for one night only, Friday, August 11 at 8pm, as part of Jimmy Buffett’s “I Don’t Know” Tour 2017. Local Parrotheads won’t want to miss their chance to soak in the full Margaritaville experience! Tickets available at livenation.com or ticketmaster.ca.
September 1st & 2nd
CELEBRATING SIXTY YEARS OF HITS – “HIS WAY” TOUR, Paul Anka comes to Casino Rama Resort on September 1st and 2nd. Singing all your favourites, “Put Your Head On My Shoulder”, “Diana”, “You’re Having My Baby” & “My Way”. For tickets visit ticketmaster.ca.
ZOOMER RADIO’S PET OF THE WEEK
We’re proud sponsors of The Toronto Humane Society and each week we highlight a different pet who is in need of finding it’s “forever home”. Check our website every Monday for each weeks updated pet or learn more about the adoption process by visiting torontohumanesociety.com.