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Music, festivals abound in Victoria's Centennial Square

Centennial Square is bursting with musical acts all summer beginning with the 30th annual TD VIctoria International Jazz Festival.

Check out Murray Porter and the 24th Street Wailers at the open-air stage for $25 on June 28, and grab lunch and take in some free music from July 2 to Sept. 11, noon to 1 p.m.

The eventide music series begins July 3 and runs until Aug. 14 with musical samples ranging from electro gypsy to twee folk. All concerts run Thursdays from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Weekend festivals abound in Centennial Square all summer long as well. There's Festival Mexicano, July 11 to 13 (victoriamexicancanadian.org), Victoria Tango and Latin Arts Festival, July 31 to Aug. 3 (passion4tango.com), Victoria India MELA festival, Aug. 8 to 10 (iccavictoria.ca) and the Victoria Fringe Theatre Festival, Aug. 20, to name a few.

See victoria.ca/cityvibe for full listings.

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