February 14 - 19, 2024

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TBFF LIVE PERFORMANCES - 3

Music Performance: Joseph Callender

Barbadian musician Joseph Callender has been entertaining crowds, producing, recording, and educating in music for 19 years. He has performed and recorded with many artists on the Caribbean scene. He shared stages with Grammy-winners Lalah Hathaway, Maurice Brown, and Arturo Tappin. He has been recording and playing music festivals across the province of Ontario with acclaimed entertainers. His musical contributions landed him a nomination for the Junos. Bajan to the bone, Joseph celebrates the culture of the diaspora, working towards raising the bar for black excellence.

Spoken Word Performance: Nathan Baya

Nathan Baya is an artist, songwriter and performer born and raised in Toronto, Canada. Baya’s parents immigrated to Canada from the Democratic Republic of Congo.

His cultural heritage has influenced his musical sound and through his electrifying energy, he has performed on over 100 stages including Toronto Pearson International Airport, Maple Leaf Sports Entertainment, Toronto Raptors, Afrofest, Toronto Black Film Festival, Afro Carib Festival, Vibe Arts Festival, Active Ontario Festival, Brussels Summer Festival in Paris, Unity Hip Hop Charity Festival, Royal Ontario Museum, Nuit Blanche, Youth Day Toronto, Canadian Music Week, The Art Gallery Of York University, Toronto Metropolitan University, University Of Toronto St George, University Of Toronto Scarborough, Rise Edutainment, Toronto Biennial of Art, etc.

Additionally, Baya was the opening act for Koffee at the 2020 Manifesto Festival. In the same year, Baya was chosen to open for the Prime Minister of Canada at the National Black Conference in Ottawa. All of Nathan music is available on every streaming platform. This include songs like 24, Mi Amor and Wavy just to name a few.

Beyond his artistic talents, Nathan has been featured in a number of mainstream outlets including CP24, CBC Metro Radio, CBC Toronto News, Toronto Star, Now Toronto, The Fader, Toronto Caribbean News, City News, The Brandon Gonez Show, Ici Radio Canada, Vibe 105.5 FM, The Masterplan Show On CIUT 89.5 FM and G98.7FM

Events in that series

Feb 14, 2024 - 10PM To Midnight
Rooftop on College

Feb 15, 2024 - 10PM To Midnight
Rooftop on College

Feb 16, 2024 - 10PM To Midnight
Rooftop on College

Feb 17, 2024 - 10PM To 1AM
Rooftop on College

Feb 18, 2024 - 10PM To 1AM
Rooftop on College