TURF TIDBITS – Jeff Tweedy – Jenny Lewis – Sally Timms – Set Times – Volunteers – Halo – Tawse – David Suzuki Foundation
JEFF TWEEDY’s set on SUNDAY, JULY 6 will now be a FULL BANDset featuring HIS SON Spencer (just turned 18) and JON LANGFORD SKULL ORCHARDS Jim Elkington – The nu JEFF TWEEDY solo single is called ‘I’LL SING IT’ – Fellow TURF’er LUCIUS is the BACKING BAND on the recording.
JENNY LEWIS also playing TURF SUNDAY, JULY 6 is releasing her new solo recording The Voyager on July 29 on Warner Bros – It is produced by BECK and RYAN ADAMS.
THE WACO BROTHERS playing TURF FRIDAY, JULY 4 and SATURDAY, JULY 5, and BACKING JON LANGFORD’s BURLINGTON WELSH MEN’S CHOIR on SUNDAY, JULY 6 , and a post-festival public staff party at the HORSESHOE late on SUNDAY, JULY 6 is bringing fellow UK via CHICAGO the legendary MEKONS’ SALLY TIMMS – Sally and Jim Elkington may very well join JON-BOYon SUNDAY, JULY 6 @ 12:45PM on the East Stage for the WELSH CHOIR who are rumoured to not only be singing WELSH SEA SHANTYtunes but may in fact perform some MEKONS songs either then or through the weekend.
If you check out the new SCHEDULE page all the TURF times both OUTDOORS at FORT YORK and INDOORS at Lee’s and the Shoe have been posted.
TURF is doing a general month out e-mail call for VOLUNTEERSincluding ARTIST CART DRIVERS, GUIDES, HOSPITALITY, STAGEHANDS, etc – There are more than 30 VOLUNTEER POSITIONS available and you can apply via the new VOLUNTEER tab – Please note all TURF volunteers not only do not have pay any fee’s but they get free a MASTER VIP PASS, meals, water, and breaks to watch their fave TURF artists.
TURF 2014 is sponsored by the likes of Now Magazine, Indie88, 1021. The Edge, 98.9 The Drive Kingston, Lee’s Palace, and The Horseshoe Tavern – We are also proud to be sponsored by HALO, TAWSE WINERY, and THE DAVID SUZUKI FOUNDATION.
TAWSE WINERY, owned by local real state mogul MORAY TAWSE, is not only one of NIAGRA’s finest wineries but an award winning CANADIAN Vinter – We are thrilled beyond belief that we will be serving ROSE, GAMAY, and REISLING both in the main site and in all the VIP’s on all 3 stages.
HAILO is sponsoring our NEW TURF APP which will available for download shortly on iTUNES.
The DAVID SUZUKI FOUNDATION’s Homegrown National Park Program will be unveiled at TURF 2014 in a co-ordinated effort to bring more NATURE into our yards, balconies, and neighbourhoods – 16 trained DSF PARK RANGERS will be on site all weekend to talk about all our efforts to GREEN the city of Toronto and enviros.
TURF 2014 vendors have been announced and include CAPLANSKY’S, BIG FAT BURRITO, The POUTINE MACHINE, CASA DI MAMA PIZZA, NESTEA, SUMMERTIME LEMONADE, and PORTABELLO BURGERS.
TURF 2014 still offers FREE ADMISSION to all CHILDREN 10 years old and younger, accompanied and supervised by an ADULT.