Thursday, October 23, 2014 to Sunday, October 26, 2014

Tone Deaf, Kingston's unique festival of adventurous sound performance, returns for its 13th edition with four nights of cutting-edge music in concert, October 23-26, plus a retrospective of poster art from the festival's 13-year history on display at Modern Fuel Artist Run Centre to October 29.

The festival kicks off on Thursday, October 23 at Modern Fuel, 21 Queen Street, with a vernissage for the poster art show and featured performances by Montreal's Marie Davidson and Toronto's Ice Cream.

Friday, October 24, Tone Deaf collaborates with New Music Kingston for an electroacoustic concert at the new Isabel Bader Centre for Performing Arts, featuring a collaboration between Toronto-based drummer Adam Tindale and Waterloo-based composer Colin Labadie, as well as a performance by Gatineau duo Ian Birse and Laura Kavanaugh.

Saturday, October 25, the festival presents a program of guitar-based ambient works in the Rehearsal Hall of the Isabel, overlooking Lake Ontario, with performances by Montreal's Kyle Bobby Dunn and Ottawa's Shane Whitbread.

Tone Deaf returns to Modern Fuel for the closing night of the festival on Sunday, October 26, featuring music by local artist Liam Fenton and Montreal duo Le Fruit Vert.

For all concerts, doors open at 8pm and admission is $10-20 sliding scale at the door. For more information, visit or follow "Tone Deaf Kingston" on Twitter, Facebook or Tumblr. Tone Deaf 13 is supported by the City of Kingston and the Kingston Arts Council, and sponsored by CFRC 101.9fm, Memory Device, Delta Hotel Kingston Waterfront and the Sleepless Goat Cafe.