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Maestro and Friends 25th Anniversary Concert Sept 21 [Contest]

Toronto, ON – On September 21st at Massey Hall, Canada’s Walk of Fame will be bringing together some of Canada’s finest artists to celebrate Maestro’s 25 years in the Canadian hip-hop and entertainment industry. Maestro & Friends will include performances from his JUNO Award-winning debut album Symphony in Effect as well as tracks off his 2013 collaborative album Orchestrated Noise. He will be joined by K-os, Classified, Kardinal Offishall, Divine Brown, Rascalz, Saukrates, Shad, Rich Kidd and more. The concert will begin at 8:00PM. Check out the official press release below.

HipHopCanada has 4 (8 tickets) pairs of tickets to giveaway. Hit the jump to find out how to enter.

From Canada’s Walk of Fame

Rounding out the three-day Festival, the Maestro Fresh Wes and Friends landmark concert, celebrating the 25th anniversary of his groundbreaking career, will include performances from his JUNO Award-winning debut album Symphony in Effect. The album went double platinum when it was released in 1989 and remains one of the best-selling Canadian hip hop albums of all time. In honour of this milestone, Maestro is even turning back time in his concert fashion, dusting off the signature bowtie and black tuxedo style that marked Symphony In Effect’s iconic album cover. In addition, Maestro will also perform tracks from his 2013 collaborative album Orchestrated Noise. Special guests joining the concert include three-time JUNO-winners K-OS and Kardinal Offishall along with JUNO-winner Classified and more.

“Maestro Fresh Wes and Friends bring a high-energy level of excitement to Canada’s Walk of Fame Festival, and we are honoured to have some of Canada’s more recognized hip hop names join our stellar roster this year,” said Randy Lennox, President and CEO of Universal Music Canada and Talent Chair, Board of Directors, Canada’s Walk of Fame. “This will be an unforgettable concert.”

Maestro and Friends 25th Anniversary Concert Sept 21 [Contest] -

Contest Details

HipHopCanada is giving away 4 pairs of tickets to Maestro & Friends at Massey Hall. To enter the contest for a chance to win tickets to the show follow the steps below:
Step 1: Follow @HipHopCanada and @cwofame on Twitter
Step 2: Tweet your favourite Maestro song to @HipHopCanada and @cwofame with the hashtags #Maestro25Years and #cwofame and you will be automatically entered into the contest.

The contest opens today (September 13) and closes Thursday September 19th at 12:00PM. Winners will be chosen at random and contacted via Twitter. Good luck to all that enter.

Maestro and Friends 25th Anniversary Concert Sept 21 [Contest] -

Tickets for the show start at $29.50. VIP ticket’s for $69.50 will be available, which will include a premium seat for the concert, a pre-show meet & greet and photo with Maestro Fresh Wes, as well as an autographed CD of his latest release, Orchestrated Noise. To purchase tickets visit or call 416-872-4255.

Twitter: @maestrofreshwes | @cwofame

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