MusicThe Kingston Road Village Concert Series is the brainchild of Tim Dawson, a bassist with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra and member of Kingston Road United Church. Four to six concerts a year are presented at Kingston Road United Church, a central location in the Kingston Road Village and an amazing acoustic space. All concerts feature exciting professional musicians performing music that ranges from traditional classical to the avant garde. Everyone is welcome, especially kids. The proceeds raised from these concerts assist Kingston Road United Church to do critical repairs on its building, which serves as a community hub in the Beaches, Toronto.

Unless specified, concerts are $25, $10 for students, and free for children 12 and under.

2017-18 Season

The Last Curlew" Concert with Tom Allen & Friends -- Sunday, October 15 1:30pm

Tom Allen & Friends visit Kingston Road United Church again, this time with a story inspired by the pioneering environmental novel "The Last Curlew" written by local Beach resident Fred Bodsworth. The Last Curlew follows the 13,000 km migration of a lone, critically endangered Eskimo Curlew in search of a mate. Music by Alexine Louie, Ralph Vaughan Williams, and R. Murray Schafer.

Join both Tom Allen and Katya Nosko from The Great Escape bookstore on October 3rd, 2pm at the Taylor Memorial Branch Library (1440 Kingston Road) for a lively discussion about the book before the concert!

You have the option to purchase tickets to the full season of tickets for $80 vs $100 if you purchased tickets individually. This would include Oct 15/17 1:30pm Tom Allen "The Last Curlew", Nov 10/17 8pm Remembrance Day Concert with Scott Good & Friends, February 10/18 8pm Valentine's Day Jazz Concert, and March 25/18 1:30pm Joe Trio Concert.

Eventbrite - Tom Allen & Friends "The Last Curlew" Chamber Musical

A Remembrance Day Concert with Scott Good & Friends -- Friday, November 10 8pm

Join us for a fabulous Remembrance Day Concert with composer Scott Good & Friends! Full orchestra, singers, piper, and readers!

Eventbrite - Remembrance Day Concert with Scott Good & Friends

Will You Be My Valentine? A Romantic Evening of Jazz! -- Saturday, February 10, 8pm

Looking for a special Valentine's Day present? Join jazz vocalists Alex Samaras, Robin Dann, Collen Allen & Friends for a romantic evening!

Eventbrite - Will You Be My Valentine? A Romantic Evening of Jazz!

Joe Trio Concert -- Sunday, March 25, 1:30pm

Vancouver's zany piano trio planning classical, pop, rock, and jazz!

Eventbrite - Joe Trio Concert

For more information about the series including photos and press releases, please contact Tim Dawson at or Diane Westgate at

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