YGK 2022 Music Playlists Now Live
OUTPUT – Plug into Kingston’s re-emerging music scene with YGK Music 2022 Playlists, featuring 30 tracks created by local musicians. YGK Music is an annual program designed to promote local music and musicians through curated playlists.
The two playlists include Kingston Sounds, which showcases the strength and diversity of the local music scene, and Music on Hold, which offers a taste of instrumental music through the city’s call-on-hold system. .
This year’s featured musicians include:
The Wizard of Od
Michael K. Myers
Michel C. Duguay
music on hold
The Wawa project
Greg Meetings Group
The program has increased the visibility of more than 130 local artists since its launch as a pilot project in September 2019. “YGK Music Playlists provide our community with the opportunity to discover and celebrate the range of talented musicians from our city,” says Danika Lochhead. , Manager, Arts and Sector Development.
YGK Music 2022 received 68 submissions through an open call process. Submissions were reviewed by a local Music Working Group, made up of Kingston musicians and industry professionals. Submissions were evaluated on artistic merit, artistic practice, diversity and content.
Where to connect:
City of Kingston website
Streaming at city facilities and public spaces, including Springer Market Square.
News Release: City of Kingston
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