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MTS Outdoor Stage Schedule | Exchange BIZ Noon-Hour Series | Feature Bands
Street Performers | Unique Treasures & Fantastic Finds |Fringe Flavours | Info Tent

Old Market Square is the heart of the festival. Home to amazing acts and a variety of outstanding attractions, the Outdoor Site buzzes with activity from noon to midnight. Shop for eye-catching clothing and unique gifts, snack on delectable delights from a variety of vendors and chill out to the non-stop entertainment on the MTS Outdoor Stage.

Live music, feats of daring and everything in between!

ADMISSION: Pass the Hat

Photo by Leif Norman

You never know what you might see at the MTS Outdoor Stage! From fire juggling and impromptu dance parties to incredible live music and amazing feats of daring, the Outdoor Stage has something for everyone.

MTS Outdoor Stage Schedule

Tuesday, July 24
Noon – The Dirty Catfish Brass Band
1pm – Circus Firemen
2pm – Nuna’Y
3pm – Snow Circus
4pm  – Kobalt
5pm – Aerial Angels
6pm – Those Guys
7pm – Chris Without the Hat
8pm – Snow Circus
9pm – Mas Headspace
10pm – Circus Firemen
11pm – Red Seed
Wednesday, July 25
Noon – Aerial Angels
1pm – Snow Circus
2pm – Sister Dorothy
3pm – Daniel Nimmo
4pm – Taylor & Young
5pm – Chris Without the Hat
6pm – Shred Kelly
7pm – Aerial Angels
8pm – Circus Firemen
9pm – The Perms
10pm – Pi: Physical Comedy
11pm – Federal Lights
Thursday, July 26
Noon – Lauren Mann and the Fairly Odd Folk
1pm – Lords of Strut
2pm – Kobalt
3pm – Circus Firemen
4pm – Yes We Mystic
5pm – Snow Circus
6pm – Tyler Del Pino 
7pm – Daniel Nimmo
8pm – Chris Without the Hat
9pm – The JD Edwards Band
10pm – Lords of Strut
11pm – Mas Headspace
Friday, July 27
Noon – Lords of Strut
1pm – Circus Firemen
2pm – The Schuckers
3pm – Pi: Physical Comedy
4pm – Jordyn Lumsden
5pm – Chris Without the Hat
6pm – Lindsey White & Jeremy Wells
7pm – Snow Circus
8pm – Lords of Strut
9pm – The Liptonians
10pm – Circus Firemen
11pm – Dr. Rage and the Uppercuts
Saturday, July 28
Noon – Suzanne Mariani Band
1pm – Daniel Nimmo
2pm – Masterworks Dance
3pm – Lords of Strut
4pm – Jeremy Wells
5pm – Snow Circus
6pm – James Struthers
7pm – Circus Firemen
8pm – Chris Without the Hat
9pm – SitDownTracy
10pm – Lords of Strut
11pm – Mad Young Darlings
Sunday, July 29
Noon – Diamond Disc Dogs
1pm – Lords of Strut
2pm – Premonition
3pm – Snow Circus
4pm – RasTamils
5pm – Circus Firemen
6pm – Effect & Cause
7pm – Aerial Angels
8pm – Chris Without the Hat
9pm – Lindsey White

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Don't miss the Exchange District BIZ noon-hour entertainment series every weekday, featuring international street performers, acclaimed Winnipeg musicians and more!

Dirty Catfish Brass Band

Circus Firemen                             Lords of Strut

Thursday, July 26
Lauren Mann and the
Fairly Odd Folk
Friday, July 27
Lords of Strut

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Kick back in the beer tent or dance until you drop
when the featured band takes the stage, every evening at 9 pm. 

Cannon Bros. 
The Liptonians
Mad Young Darlings
  The JD Edwards Band (left)
Lindsey White
Mariachi Ghost
The Noble Thiefs


Romi Mayes (right) 
The Empty Standards
Mãs Headspace
The Perms
SitDownTracy (below)

Admission: Pass the Hat
For entertainment you can’t see anywhere else, visit the performer circles on Albert and Arthur. All day long, street performers from across the country and around the world step into the spotlight to thrill and amaze! For these multi-talented performers (as well as those on the MTS Outdoor Stage), their only source of income is what their spur-of-the-moment audiences donate after the show. Please show your appreciation by tossing some cash into the hat.

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Photo by Leif Norman

Trade in your mall experience for an outdoor shopping spree, set against the historic backdrop of the Exchange District. During the festival, browse Vendor Alley on Albert and Arthur streets as merchants display an intriguing selection of original jewellery, striking clothing and one-of-a-kind gifts.


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Satisfy your cravings with delicious offerings from food vendors in Old Market Square. Whether you’re hankering for a sweet treat or looking to wet your whistle, there’s no shortage of options. The Beer Tent and the Liquor Marts Patio are perfect meeting places for friends and fellow Fringers to talk about plays while enjoying refreshments and the outdoor entertainment.


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For all things Fringe, visit the Info Tent at Old Market Square. Stock up on Fringe merchandise, purchase a program or get some cash from the ATM. Check the daily schedule outside the tent to find out which shows are coming up and which are sold out. Friendly Fringe volunteers are on hand to answer all of your questions and queries, so stop by and say hi.

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