Head to Brampton for #MonsterWorld Mashup

#MonsterWorld Mashup, a one-of-a-kind world music festival, is coming to Brampton, June 1-2, 2018.

The festival showcases unique acts that cross cultural boundaries in the heart of the city. The festival breaks boundaries with high-energy urban world music, captivating spoken word performances, hilarious comedy and a bold visual arts exhibit.

 “Cutting edge artists, high energy, diverse performers and good summer vibes are the key components of #MonsterWorld Mashup,” says Vikas Kohli, executive director of MonstrARTity.

Hip-hop group Los Poetas.

The two-day festival begins at the June 1 launch party at the Den located at Sheridan College –Davis Campus in Brampton, and contains a Sofar secret concert, various comedic acts including Amish Patel, Keesha Brownie, Crystal Ferrier, Nitish Sakhuja, Chris Robinson and Paul Thompson, as well as an art exhibit curated by Beaux Arts Brampton.

Filipino-Canadian spoken word poet Hanhan.

On June 2 at Garden Square in downtown Brampton, you can catch a diverse set-list of world music artists and an assortment of spoken word performers, all for free. Artists include Kendal Thompson, Haviah Mighty, South Asian hip hop artists Movin’ Cool, hip-hop duo Stay Out Late, Filipino-Canadian poet and rapper HANHAN, hip-hop group Los Poetas and folk/pop artist Angela Saini, among others.

Kohli adds: “We’re bringing to life exciting acts across the various arts who all are extremely talented and a delight to work with. These faces represent the future of our arts in the GTA area, and we as a community should be extremely proud of them all … Join us in the celebration!”