Toronto R&B Sounds is a concert series  that attracts an audience from around the world, thanks to the support of Airbnb Experiences. This showcase provides an opportunity for rising artists to perform in front of a versatile audience, gaining the benefits of touring, while staying in their city.

Showcase slots are up to 30 minutes long, and are open to vocalists only (Soul, R&B fusion). We are searching for the Daniel Caesars and Jessie Reyez of Toronto (old school sound with a new school feel). Artists will be singing to the backing tracks of their songs. No bands, no TVs, no clutter, just you, a mic and the crowd. This event series is very intimate and subdued, which provides ample opportunity for making serious eye contact with performers. 

Please complete the application below to be considered for the next live showcase artist series in Toronto.

*We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected will be contacted.

*Made possible by the sponsorship and financial support of The Foundation Assisting Canadian Talent On Recordings (FACTOR). We acknowledge the financial support of Canada's Private Radio Broadcasters.*

Are you an R&B/Neo-Soul artist? *
Performances are exclusively for R&B artists.
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This will provide us with insight into your vocals in a live setting. If this is your first time performing live, feel free to send a video showcasing your vocal abilities.
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Which dates are you available to perform? *
Have you performed at one of our events in the past? *
Is this your first time performing live?
Would you like your set to be considered for audio recording? *
We are launching 'The Iscream Singles' on Spotify, where the selected artist tracks are added to the playlist as a live version of that track.
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*Our events are QTPOC and LBGTQIA friendly and a safe space for all. Prejudice or harassment of any sort will not be tolerated.*
*We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected will be contacted.*
 

ARTIST QUOTES

Last night was beautiful, thank you for putting on such an incredibly intimate show with such good vibes. I appreciate everyone that came out, everyone that came up to me after to share their thoughts/feelings, you hung on to every word, such a beautiful audience to sing for.. Just absolutely amazing, the room was full, I felt the love.
— NDAI
First, I want to thank you and your team for giving me the chance to perform. I’ve been looking into doing shows as it’s definitely the next step to take for my development and growth as an artist, especially in the Toronto scene.
— Vaz Music
Thank you for creating this space for us. Grateful that there are people like you guys keeping music alive!
— Aphrose Music
Toronto R&B Sounds gave me the opportunity to showcase my growth as an artist. I loved feeling both
challenged and supported throughout the entire process!
— SHAAN DUA
Such a fun evening. The talent all around was amazing. For me, I loved the imitate setting and the support from everyone. I’m grateful I was a part of it.
— Jong SL
Huge thank you for having me last night, it was an amazing night and I am so glad I got to share my music and meet such amazing people.
— Joyia
I love being up close and personal with the crowd to the point that I can physically feel their energy radiating. The night was intimate and the good vibes were contagious. Grateful to have taken the stage.
— Terina Faye
Thank you! This performance was my best yet.
— MighLoe
Another show in the BAGG!!! HUGE shoutout & thanks to everyone that came out to support live music last night!! Also another big thanks to The Iscream team for the dope event!! It’s ones like this that put us on in our city!!
— Del Hartley
The set up was absolutely fantastic and had an amazing time.
— Desiire
Toronto R&B sounds was an experience like no other. I’m truly honored to be a part of something
that’s so inclusive and a beautiful experience for myself and the audience. Everything from the
experience truly exceeded my expectations. The level of organization, the strong communication, and
the incredible turnout were all things that added to making it an unforgettable show.
— Kiana

*We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected will be contacted.