Khatsahlano Street Party announces 60 performers for annual summer bash

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      Nothing says summer quite like telling cars to piss off and taking to the streets for a boogie—and Khatsahlano Street Party has been doing just that for over a decade.

      The 11th annual one-day street party/music festival/outdoor boutique is set to take over West 4th Avenue once again on July 8, bringing more than 60 performers to seven stages along the road between Macdonald Street and Burrard Street. And you know the line-up is fire when it’s curated by West 4th’s own community stalwarts Zulu Records. 

      Local indie darlings Yukon Blonde will headline the day’s festivities at the TD and Stir-sponsored Burrard Stage, with other performances from singer-songwriter Louise Burns, alt-pop Daysormany, and weird-pop Wallgrin. 

      Meanwhile, non-stop rockers Pink Mountaintops will bring the party to Third.Space and Daily Hive’s MacDonald Stage, joined by Toronto’s Skye Wallace, TikTok sensation Noble Son, and Juno Award-winner Desireé Dawson.   

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      “For all of us involved in presenting Khatsahlano, we are grateful for the opportunity to present such a diverse selection of some of the finest music this region has to offer,” Grant McDonagh of Zulu Records said in a press release. “Khatsahlano again showcases so many great local musicians, worthy of seeing year-round, wherever they might perform.”

      Khats Kids at Trafalgar Street will be hosting family-friendly entertainment, while adults can take in some grown-up time at four Philip’s Beer Garden locations. 

      And—new for this year—a nine-hole mini golf course will be set up at the community garden site on 4th and MacDonald. While it might be crowded on festival day, it’ll stick around all summer long. 

      Khatsahlano Street Party takes place on July 8 from 11am to 9pm, on West 4th Avenue between MacDonald Street and Burrard Street. For more information, visit the website.