Past Performances

Turkwaz at Drom – BLOK series

Time: 7 to 9 p.m.

Location: Drom Taberna - 458 Queen Street West, Toronto

Turkwaz is excited to have our debut performance at Drom as part of the BLOK music series

Turkwaz joining Al Qahwa for their Livestream CD Release Concert for “African Routes”

Time: 8 to 9 p.m.

Location: Koerner Hall, Toronto

Turkwaz is looking forward to joining Al Qahwa for their Livestream CD Release Concert for their latest CD “African Routes”

This was postponed from April 9, 2021.

Al Qahwa is excited to celebrate the release their 3rd recording, African Routes, with guests Fethi Nadjem, Waleed Abdulhamid, and Roula Said. They will be joined by the women of Turkwaz (Maryem Tollar, Jayne Brown, Sophia Grigoriadis, Brenna MacCrimmon), who will do a short set of music as well as join Al Qahwa and their guests for a few songs. Roula Said will be adding dance to the night. This event is possible thanks to support from the Canada Council for the Arts, Explore and Create grant.

Turkwaz back at MabelleARTS

Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Location: MabelleARTS, Toronto

Turkwaz is looking forward to coming back to MabelleARTS after so many months in lockdown to serenade the community as they get their shots!

April 9, 2021

Time: 7 to 8 p.m.

Location: Koerner Hall

Turkwaz is excited to be doing an opening set for Al Qahwa’s celebration of their 3rd release “African Routes” at a Livestream Concert at Koerner Hall. They will be joining the group later in the evening, along with guest artists Fethi Nadjem, Waleed Abdulhamid and Roula Said for a few songs for a joyful evening of music and dance.

August 12, 2020

Time: 3 to 6 p.m.

Location: Mabelle Park

Turkwaz performance at MabelleARTS Open Air Market

August 2, 2020

Time: 7:00 to 7:45 p.m.

Location: Youtube

Turkwaz filmed 3 new music videos filmed by Ed Hanley and Cathy Ord in January 2020. Ed Hanley directed the shoot and each video represented a different tradition of music – Turkish, Greek and Arabic. The video premieres are on August 2, 2020. After the premieres, they be viewed at your convenience anytime at:

October 6, 2019

Time: 15:00 - 17:00

Location: Southern Cross Front Room - The Transac

ALPHA Alternative Junior School Fall Fundraiser – Come and hear Turkwaz and more at the Southern Cross Front Room at the Transac. Details TBC.

August 25, 2019

Time: 18:00 to 21:00

Location: Zezafoun Restaurant

Dinner and a show! What could be simpler? We return for a second show at this intimate family-run Syrian restaurant – Zezafoun. Make your reservations early as this place fills up fast!!

August 24, 2019

Time: 15:00 to 16:00

Location: Flemingdon Park, Toronto, ON

We will be performing a free concert at 3 p.m. at Flemingdon Park – details TBC, organized by Labyrinth Ontario

July 26 to 28, 2019

Location: Mission, BC

We will be performing at Mission Folk Music Festival in Mission, BC. Tell all your friends who are out that way!