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  • June 22, 2017

ONtour Concert in Mississauga Celebrates Ontario’s 150th Anniversary

Tom Cochrane Headlines Free Show on September 2

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017



As part of a year-long line-up of events marking Ontario’s 150th anniversary and celebrating the province, the free ONtour concert series will provide the soundtrack for the Summer of ’17, stopping in more than 20 communities across the province and in Mississauga on September 2, showcasing some of Ontario’s brightest musical talent.


The ONtour concert will partner with Soundbites at Celebration Square. ONtour Mississauga will feature Tom Cochrane, Francesco Yates and Anjulie. All of the ONtour concerts are free and open to music-lovers of all ages and there are no tickets required.


From Peterborough to Blind River, from Ajax to Kenora, from Hamilton to Sudbury, audiences will have the opportunity to attend a free concert featuring at least three acts.  More than 50 Ontario artists will be part of the ONtour Concert Series and approximately 80,000 people are expected to attend the free concerts across the province. Follow the ONtour schedule online and check often for updates at




“Music is magic -- able to cross generational, cultural, and linguistic boundaries. ONtour is an opportunity for people from all walks of life to share in this communal experience, to build community pride, and to create cherished memories for years to come.”

— Eleanor McMahon, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport


“Music is a fundamental, much-loved part of celebrating, and it brings people out to meet, have fun and be positive. Our community loves every opportunity to come together and ONtour is going to be a great part of our 150th summer.”

— Amrit Mangat, MPP for Mississauga–Brampton South


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