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TD JerkFest Toronto Shines Light on Local Talent With Show Your Flow Contest in Partnership with FLOW 98.7

From Gospel to HipHop, GTA’s Finest Artists Gear Up to Take the TD JerkFest stage!

Aug 2, 2023 (Toronto, ON) –  The much-awaited 2023 TD JerkFest Toronto is thrilled to announce the names of the talented finalists and winners of the “Show Your Flow” contest in partnership with Flow 98.7. The Show Your Flow winners and finalists will showcase their talent and take the TD JerkFest stage from August 11-13, 2023 at Centennial Park in Etobicoke – 256 Centennial Park Road.

“We are so proud of the overwhelming submissions we received for the ‘Show Your Flow’ contest,” shared Anthony Plummer, Founder and Executive Director of Caribbean Promotions Arts and Culture Inc. “TD JerkFest Toronto has always been committed to promoting and uplifting local talent, and this contest provided the perfect platform for these artists to shine.”

The Show Your Flow promotion was announced on FLOW 98.7 encouraging local artists to enter the contest by submitting a live video from seven genres: Gospel, Soca, Reggae, Dancehall, Afrobeats, R&B, and HipHop via email to the JerkFest talent team.

During the voting process, finalists submitted a promo video that was shared on JerkFest’s social media pages where fans and supporters played a role in voting online for their favourite act.

After deliberation and a fan inclusive voting process, the TD JerkFest team finalized the following artists as this year’s Show Your Flow finalists and winners:

The finalists were chosen based on their stage presence, confidence, audience engagement, appropriate attire, good vocal tone and pitch/dance moves.

The winners and finalists of the Show Your Flow contest are offered an opportunity to showcase their skills and perform in front of thousands at JerkFest, which draws in attendees from all over. The winners receive a monetary prize of $750, the runner ups will also receive a cash amount.

About The International Jerk Food and Music Festival (JerkFest)

JerkFest is an annual event celebrating jerk cuisine and Caribbean culture organized by not-for-profit organization Caribbean Promotions Arts & Culture Inc. More than 60 000 people attend each year in Etobicoke’s Centennial Park. JerkFest has been voted by BlogTO as one of Toronto’s top 50 must attend summer events in 2022 and one of Ontario’s top 100 festivals since 2011.

TD JerkFest is a must-attend summer event on the Toronto festival calendar that brings together friends and families for an entertaining weekend of delicious cuisine, music, and family fun.

The TD International Jerk Food and Music Festival is supported by the TD Ready Commitment, The Government of Canada, SOCAN Foundation, Jamaica National Bank and Money Services, TicketPro, The City of Toronto, Ontario Trillium Foundation, FLOW 98.7, OLG, Sweet ‘n Nice, Raymond Foster Realtor, FACTOR, and the Government of Ontario.


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