Polaris Prize winners Make Some Noise for library's award-winning concert
series

Special guests One Hundred Dollars to open for F**ked Up at free Toronto Reference Library concert

TORONTO, May 17 /CNW/ - Toronto Public Library's Make Some Noise indie music concert and workshop series gets underway with a concert and workshop at Toronto Reference Library. The Make Some Noise...Take Some Noise program brings the library's local music collection of nearly 900 CDs to life in the stacks of branches around the city.

    
    What:  MAKE SOME NOISE concert in the stacks
           F**ked Up, with special guests One Hundred Dollars
    When:  Friday, May 28, 8:00 pm (doors 7:30 pm)
    Where: Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge Street (just north of Bloor)

    What:  MAKE SOME NOISE workshop
           Featuring CBC 3 host Vish Khanna
           Ask questions, get answers, in this informal Q&A session with pop
           culture journalist, musician, and Radio 3 host Vish Khanna.
           Fledgling musicians and journalists get insights about various
           sides of the independent music industry.
    When:  Wednesday, June 2, 7:00 pm
    Where: Toronto Reference Library, Beeton Auditorium, 789 Yonge Street
    

Make Some Noise, which won the Ontario Library Association's 2009 Media and Communications Award, provides people of all ages an opportunity to see Toronto's hottest indie bands for free, live in the stacks at library branches around the city. Make Some Noise workshops encourage participation in the arts, especially for youth, and can help toward developing employment opportunities through education and awareness.

Partners Soundscapes music store, Exclaim! magazine and the Polaris Music Prize continue to provide an invaluable contribution in helping the library support local music in Toronto through their support of Make Some Noise.

Toronto Public Library is the world's busiest urban public library system. Every year, more than 17.5 million people visit our 99 branches and borrow more than 31 million items. To learn more about Toronto Public Library, visit our website at torontopubliclibrary.ca or call Answerline at 416-393-7131.

SOURCE Toronto Public Library

For further information: For further information: Media Contact: Ken Sparling, Communications Officer, (416) 397-5970, media@torontopubliclibrary.ca


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