Hot August Concerts in Toronto

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August is a great time for concerts, and Toronto offers a wonderful variety of selections. Some are free and others are hard-to-get tickets; summer’s end seems to bring out the desire to catch some great music. From country guitars to jazz ensembles, there is something for nearly every taste in musical entertainment. As a leading cultural and entertainment center in North America, Toronto attracts top artists from the U.S. and Europe. Toronto’s diverse population has large segments of Caribbean and Asian representation, and the City hosts regionally themed events such as the Caribbean Carnival.

Limousine service in Toronto makes an evening of August concert fun more pleasant and carefree. Arranging parking and navigating through concert traffic can take a great deal of time and effort. Toronto summer concerts often sell out, and they draw large crowds to some of the premium concert venues in the country. One way to avoid those difficulties is to hire a limousine to handle pick-ups, arrivals at convert venues, and traveling to the after-concert locations.

Star Power Concerts

Singer, songwriter and musician John Legend brings his abundant talents to the Molson Canadian Amphitheatre on August 8, and, on the same evening, Tori Amos brings her songs and creative genius to Massey Hall. Brilliant newcomer Austin Mahone offers something for everyone under the stars on August 13 at Echo Beach at Molson Canadian Amphitheatre, and Toronto rockers can enjoy an evening with Linkin Park at the Air Canada Centre on August 24.

Rock The Night Away

Arcade Fire from Montreal bring their ensemble style and play the Molson Canadian Amphitheatre on August 29. Down With Webster rocks the Canadian National Exhibition on August 15; Toronto fans can enjoy Panic! At The Disco on Echo Beach at Molson Canadian Amphitheatre on August 6, and One Direction, the U.K. sensations, bring their mix of pop and rock music to the Rogers Centre on August 2.


Jazz Meets Worldbeat plays at Hugh’s Room on August 9. This unique presentation pairs world-renowned jazz artists from around the globe with Toronto jazz greats. Also on August 9, Yanni brings his remarkable piano renditions of a wide range of music and styles to the Molson Canadian Amphitheatre.

Music Festivals

Ovo Fest returns to Toronto with R&B performances featuring Outkast and Drake on August 3 through August 4, at the Molson Canadian Amphitheatre. Boots and Hearts Music Festival plays on August 3, at the Mosport International Raceway. it features a great lineup of country and western performers including Jason Aldean and Miranda Lambert.

Limousine service can make an evening with someone special even more intimate and carefree; it can also accommodate groups and multiple locations for pick-ups, stops at entertainment venues, and safe returns to homes. When arranging limousine services, it is helpful to provide full details for the night’s agenda. One should include any requests for food, beverages, services and equipment. Particularly for group services, it is important to indicate any special needs in food or drinks. Some limousine services such as DJ music and party themes require vehicles that offer the equipment, size, and space needed to help the evening’s events proceed as planned. A written record of all agreed services should appear on the reservation and invoice.

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