The Over The Top Festival starts today—the real one, not the CFL event. The next four evenings will find bands, films and dance performances filling various downtown venues.
Having originated in 2002 as the “Toronto Indie Pop Festival,” past festivals have line-ups have included Grizzly Bear and Amy Milan. The 2007 line-up continues in this vein, most notably bringing singer-songwriter Daniel Johnston, subject of the documentary The Devil and Daniel Johnston.
The full schedule also includes a musical, a contemporary dance performance, and a viral video festival. Torontoist will have daily reviews starting on Friday.