CNE Bandshell - Toronto, Ontario
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member northernpenguin
N 43° 37.872 W 079° 25.383
17T E 627211 N 4832120
Quick Description: The large bandshell at the Canadian National Exhibition
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 11/3/2008 11:30:58 AM
Waymark Code: WM5334
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist
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Long Description:
Simply referred to as "The Bandshell" by the CNE this is home to summer concerts, particularly during late August when the Exhibition is in full swing.

There is a Heritage Plaque here, but it has gone missing. The plaque reads:

"The Bandshell was dedicated by Toronto Mayor Sam McBride and the Lord Mayor of London, Sir Percy Vincent, at the opening of the Canadian National Exhibition 28 August 1936. The Kneller Hall Band of England and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra highlighted the inaugural program. Designed by architects Craig and Madill in the manner of the Hollywood Bowl, the Art Deco Bandshell was long the most up-to-date structure at the CNE. Over the years its outstanding acoustics and mood lighting effects have helped to attract international military and concert bands, world-famed opera and popular performers and audiences in the thousands. The Bandshell is the location for the CNE opening and closing ceremonies."
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Bandshell Webpage: [Web Link]

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