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Marianas Trench and Stars to Play at Toronto’s Pan Am Games

Marianas Trench and Stars Added to TO2015’s 35-day Arts and Culture Festival

Marianas Trench - Photo Courtesy of PANAMANIAPANAMANIA, presented by CIBC, the 35-day arts and culture festival for the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games, has added  and two performances by Stars to the line up of free outdoor concerts.

Juno Award winning group Marianas Trench will perform on July 15 at PANAMANIA Live @ Nathan Phillips Square, and Toronto indie rock band Stars will perform July 22 at PANAMANIA Live @ Nathan Phillips Square and July 23 at CIBC Pan Am Park.

Additional music headliners scheduled to perform free outdoor concerts during PANAMANIA includes the Flaming LipsCalle 13The RootsA Tribe Called RedJanelle MonaeCafé TacvbaBrigitte BoisjoliChromeoJann ArdenChoc Quib TownDeath from Above 1979Damien RobitailleLila DownsLightsLuciano, DragonetteColin JamesUSSMarie-Pierre ArthurTanya Tagaq and the Barra MacNeils.

Unprecedented in scale, PANAMANIA will feature more than 1,300 artists in 250 performances and exhibitions across Toronto from July 10 to August 15. The festival will showcase the diverse cultures and artistic excellence of Ontario, Canada and the Americas through music, theatre, dance and more, with free and ticketed events.

PANAMANIA is comprised of four major programs:

PANAMANIA Presentations (July 10–August 15) FREE and Ticketed

 Featuring national and international performances and exhibitions, including 28 commissioned world premieres, presented across Toronto.

PANAMANIA Live @ Nathan Phillips Square (July 10–26 and August 7–12) FREE

CIBC Pan Am Park (July 11–25) FREE

PANAMANIA Live @ The Distillery District (July 11–25)

For the PANAMANIA schedule and more information, please visit: TORONTO2015.org/PANAMANIA

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