More than 50 performers take over Toronto's David Pecaut Square as part of Canada's Walk of Fame Festival September 22-24

Performers include Kardinal Offishall, Karl Wolf, Rebel Coast, ISH, Matt DiSero, Maureen Jennnings, NEFE – the Grand Prize winner of the RBC Emerging Artist Music Mentorship Prize, and more…

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TORONTO, Sept. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada's Walk of Fame, along with National Premier Partner RBC, announces three days of free programming as part of Canada's Walk of Fame Festival, presented by Tim Hortons. Taking over Toronto's David Pecaut Square from September 22September 24, the Festival features an all-Canadian lineup of multi-disciplinary acts, from musical performances to book readings, stand-up comedy to breakdancing routines.

From 12 p.m. through to 11 p.m. each day, the Festival's free programming spotlights a talented collection of Canadian performers including 19-year-old rapper Wali (Flo) Shah who uses music and poetry to spread awareness about social issues; comedians Matt DiSero and Glen Foster; book readings from acclaimed authors Maureen Jennings and Kelley Armstrong; musical performances by Toronto-based acappella group Eh440, roots rockers The Treasures, renowned bluegrass duo The Abrams Brothers; Coquitlam, B.C.'s Tyler Shaw; JUNO Award winner Tomi Swick and chart-topping musician Karl Wolf. Plus the seven winners of this year's RBC Emerging Artist Music Mentorship Prize are scheduled to take the stage, including Grand Prize winner NEFE.

Canadian television and social media personality Lauren Toyota will serve as host for this exciting free three-day event.  Lauren was most recently the host of MTV Canada's After Degrassi, and was also a host and producer on MTV News.

*Media note*: For a full schedule of the free programming at David Pecaut Square, visit www.canadaswalkoffame.com.

SOURCE: Canada's Walk of Fame

For further information: Media Contact for Canada's Walk of Fame: Adrienne Kakoullis, Holmes PR, t: 416.628.5610; e: akakoullis@holmespr.com; Jackie Koffman, Holmes PR, t: 416.628.5608; e: jkoffman@holmespr.com

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