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:

Kingston Sounds

wild nature
The Wizard of Od
Little horse
Anthea Feaver
Willy Nilly
Kelli Trottier
Christopher Jackson
Tyson Sullivan
Astrid Tanton
Your Paris
Michael George
Gary Raspberry
Sadaf Amini
Angela Verbrugge
Michael K. Myers
Unnamed Friends
useless love
Michel C. Duguay
jenica rayne

music on hold

The Wawa project
Danielle Lenon
room tone
Greg Meetings Group
Ian Wang
David Parker
Mary Bryton
John Robertson

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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George L. Hernandez