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Venus Fest 2018

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"We are truly excited to announce that Venus Fest will return for a second year of celebrating women and non-binary artists in music, after an overwhelming response and request for more. Three nights in Toronto filled with incredible music, art, and community. 

September 20th at Mod Club Theatre 
Moor Mother
Elle Barbara's Black Space (Ellise Barbara)

September 21st at The Opera House
Zola Jesus
Maylee Todd
Ora Cogan
All ages

September 22nd at The Opera House
Isla Craig
All ages

September 15th at The Drake Hotel
Leanne Betasamosake Simpson
with special guests
and panel discussion.

September 22nd at Farside
Afterparty with DJ sets

***Installation by Diana Lynn VanderMeulen***
***Poster and website by Kamee Abrahamian***
***Projections by Vanessa Bee Rieger***

Saturday September 15 and Thursday September 20th are 19+ with remaining shows All Ages, and all shows except for The Drake Underground are wheelchair accessible on the main floor, and have gender neutral bathrooms.

Wristband holders will have access to all three festival nights plus our official festival kick off show on the 15th, and afterparty on the 22nd. 

Early Bird prices:

Regular prices:
Wristbands $60 + fees and taxes
Single festival night tickets $25 + fees and taxes
September 15th single tickets $12 + fees and taxes

We would like to acknowledge the generous support of our festival partners, who help make Venus Fest a reality:
OMDC - Ontario Media Development Corporation
The Foundation Assisting Canadian Talent On Recordings (FACTOR)
Beau's All Natural Brewing Co.
Long & McQuade Musical Instruments

Venus Fest takes place in Tkaronto (Toronto), the traditional territory of the Mississaugas of New Credit First Nation, the Haudenosaunee, the Huron-Wendat, and many other diverse Indigenous communities. 
We are working towards creating a space of inclusivity, connection, and celebration. We hope that people of all ages, identities, and walks of experience will feel welcome here. Discrimination, oppression, and violence are not accepted in this space. 

We can't wait to celebrate again with you. The future is bright!

Tickets onsale here: "

Earlier Event: September 20
Working Women - September Edition
Later Event: September 21
HEY GIRL HEY: 4 AM Last Call!