SiriusXM Canada and Open Roof Festival Introduce the SiriusXM Audience Choice Award
SiriusXM Awarding $10,000 to Emerging Artists Performing at the 6th Annual Open Roof Festival
TORONTO (June 17, 2015) – Returning for its sixth year tonight at 99 Sudbury, the Open Roof Festival, in partnership with SiriusXM, introduces the first-ever SiriusXM Audience Choice Award. The winning artist will be determined by a combination of onsite voting and social media engagement, and will be awarded $7,000 by SiriusXM. Second and third place winners will receive $2,000 and $1,000, respectively. Winners will be announced at the final Festival screening on Wednesday, August 19.
Participating Open Roof Festival bands are eligible for prizing, beginning with Tomi Swick, kicking-off the Festival’s premiere tonight. Click here for a full list of this year’s music programming.
Open Roof Festival is held at 99 Sudbury, running every Wednesday evening beginning tonight, June 17 through to August 19. The 10-week festival offers urbanites an al fresco take on hit cinema from Canada and across the globe paired with live music by emerging artists in a variety of genres — a combination that has established Open Roof Festival’s reputation as Toronto’s ultimate summer date night and meeting spot.
Tickets on sale now for $15. For all events, doors open at 7:30pm with the musical act coming on shortly thereafter and the films commencing at sundown.
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