Montgomery's INNovators

The City of Toronto Launches “Kitchen Concerts at the Inn”

Kitchen Concerts at the Inn is a music series celebrating life and honouring the story of Joshua Glover, a freedom seeker who escaped enslavement and jail in the United States and then lived and worked at Montgomery’s Inn.

Toronto History Museums

Chapter I: Freedom Heights (A Song for Joshua Glover)

Chapter I launches with a powerful lyric video for the commissioned new song “Freedom Heights (A song for Joshua Glover),” which reflects on Joshua Glover’s fight for freedom and his will to survive and live as a free man.

Produced by Kardinal Offishall

Additional instrumentation by Joel Chambers and Mylez McLymont

Performed by Jully Black, Susan Carol, Savannah Ré, Emanuel, Kardinal Offishall.

Kitchen Concerts at the Inn is co-curated by Soulpepper Theatre Artistic Director Weyni Mengesha, with the participation of DJ, scholar and curator Mark Campbell.

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You can find more videos featuring Montgomery’s Inn here.