Torontonians definitely find themselves in need of an escape from the hustle and bustle of the city sometimes. And no, parks like Riverdale or Dufferin Grove are not always going to cut it. These open-air Candlelight concerts taking place at The Barn and Evergreen Brick Works provide the perfect opportunity to unwind in a natural setting distanced from the noise pollution and traffic.
If you’re familiar with their high-waisted flares and feel-good anthems, you won’t want to miss out on a tribute to ABBA in an open-air setting. Although, if you’re a die-hard fan of rock ‘n’ roll rebels and heavy metal, a show inspired by rock legends is for you! Hear some of your favourite hits transformed into the classical form while sitting surrounded by hundreds of flickering candles.
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Upcoming Candlelight Concerts at The Barn
Candlelight Open Air: Classic Rock on Strings
Some of the greatest rock legends of all time are receiving the Candlelight treatment at this open-air concert in Toronto. Popular hits including “Paint It, Black”, “Call Me”, and “Life on Mars” are some of the timeless tracks representing an ever-changing genre of music at The Barn. Celebrate influential artists, from Bon Jovi to Blondie, at an 11-acre urban farm for a one-of-a-kind musical experience.
Candlelight Open Air: A Tribute to ABBA
Unleash your inner “Dancing Queen” at a sensational, open-air tribute to ABBA. The Swedish supergroup’s music has been uplifting us for decades. Discover what happens when iconic songs like “SOS”, “Super Trouper”, and “Mamma Mia” are performed by a classically-trained string quartet. Attending this energetic, awee-inspiring open-air Candlelight concert “ain’t no big decision (aha), you know what to do (aha), la question c’est voulez-vous?”
Candlelight Open Air: The Best of Hans Zimmer
From The Dark Knight to The Lion King, Hans Zimmer has scored some of the most iconic movies ever made. This sensational open-air tribute to the revolutionary film composer is heading to The Barn this summer to enchant audiences with the soundtracks from movies that the composer has worked his magic on. Listeso String Quartet will be performing compositions from beloved movies such as Gladiator, Wonder Woman, Interstellar and many more while surround by a sea of candles in this magnificent setting like no other.
Candlelight Open Air: Featuring Vivaldi’s Four Seasons & More
Hear Vivaldi’s most revered compositions at this spectacular Candlelight concert that’s giving concertgoers the chance to experience his music at The Barn this summer. Hundreds of candles will flicker around you at this magnificent open-air tribute to Vivaldi’s Four Seasons that’s set to be a night to remember. What’s more, selections from the Venetian composer’s masterpiece will be accompanied by performances of works by the legendary Astor Piazzolla and Jules Massenet.
Candlelight Open Air: Tribute to Taylor Swift at The Barn
The Barn at Fresh City Farms will be taken over by a lavender haze at this dazzling tribute to Taylor Swift. This summer, songs like “Blank Space,” “Enchanted” and “Anti-Hero” are to be performed by a string quartet in one of Toronto’s most beautiful open-air venues. With stunning live music performances and the enchanting glow of candlelight, this night will be a bejeweled experience that Swifties can’t miss out on.
The Barn: a spectacular open-air setting
A barn, farm, and ranch all in one. Fresh City launched its 11-acre site in 2022 featuring a 1,900 sq.ft. event space. This season, the modern venue is hosting the Candlelight series at its Ontario-style barn. The impressive barn includes a pitched roof, sliding barn doors that open on all four sides, and vertical wood siding. Find your seat at an intimate Candlelight concert and take in the view of the lake at Downsview Park. Between the organic farm, rolling hills and community approach to work, this Candlelight venue is something truly unique.
Upcoming Candlelight Concerts at Evergreen Brick Works
Candlelight Open Air: Vivaldi Four Seasons and More at Evergreen Brickworks
Vivaldi’s Four Seasons are getting the Candlelight treatment at this magical tribute to the revered composer. Take your seat at this spectacular open-air space while a gifted string quartet journey through the captivating compositions that depict spring summer, autumn and winter. Once the talented musicians take to the stage, the flicker of candlelight will dance to the melodies and sounds of these four concertos that have stunned audiences around the world for hundreds of years.
Candlelight Open Air: Tribute to Queen and More at Evergreen Brickworks
This sensational tribute to Queen is geared up to give fans of the rock band a chance to experience their biggest hits in a whole new light this summer. Listeso String Quartet will be performing classical takes on songs such as “Don’t Stop Me Now,” “Killer Queen” and “Somebody to Love” while surrounded by a sea of flickering candles. In addition to Queen’s iconic discography, the brilliant musicians will also be working their magic on other captivating compositions by esteemed composers including Puccini and Mozart.
Candlelight Open Air: The Birth of Soul at Evergreen Brickworks
Soul lovers are in for a magical evening at this candlelit tribute to the genre’s biggest stars. Armed with guitars, a keyboard, drums and vocals, PureSoul Toronto will be performing songs such as “These Arms Of Mine,” “Hallelujah, I Love Her So” and “I’ve Got A Woman” at this unforgettable concert. Hear how this electrifying band put their own spin on songs by soul greats such as Otis Redding and Ray Charles while the glow of candlelight illuminates this beautiful open-air space.
Candlelight Open Air: Legends of R&B ft. Zenesoul at Evergreen Brickworks
R&B legends including D’Angelo, Anita Baker and Marvin Gaye will be celebrated at this spectacular tribute concert. Zenesoul will be putting on electrifying performances of songs such as “Doo Wop (That Thing),” “You Don’t Know My Name” and “Leave The Door Open” for R&B lovers to enjoy. Get ready to sit back, relax and experience this sensational concert that’s set to be a magical experience to remember.
Evergreen Brick Works: a stunning open-air venue with a mission
This award-winning venue was once an industrial brick factory that has been transformed into a stunning open-air event space. Fueled with the mission to promote sustainability and fight climate change, Evergreen Brick Works hosts a range of events and programs throughout the year including fashion shows, galas and barbecues to raise funds for their cause. From its large open-air pavilions to its lush gardens, the venue boasts fantastic facilities and makes for the perfect setting to enjoy a candlelit concert in.
Note: For the safety of our audience, all of the candlelight will be provided through flameless candles.