Life is not a dress rehearsal. Whether it's a stage of life or a concert stage, music is always with us. Select one of the four thematic stages below to discover Toronto's vibrant music history.

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Beginnings: Starting Out in Toronto

Two people hugging backstage at a concert.

Belonging: Creating Community

A woman with long hair playing acoustic guitar to a large outdoor crowd.

Pushing Boundaries: Music as a Catalyst for Change

Hands holding up a cellphone, recording a concert

Making It: Toronto Takes Centre Stage