Events/Parties In Toronto [February 14-20]

By Stuart Oakes
An (incomplete) cool list of stuff in Toronto this week! Have fun be safe go somewhere you wouldn’t normally go!

Sunday, February 14th, 2016


  1. Wavelength Music Festival 16
    – @ The Garrison (1197 Dundas St. W.) 19+
    – Thus Owl, She Devils, Prince Innocence, Clairmont The Second, Pantayo
    – Door at 7:30pm, $12 adv/$16 door
    Facebook Event Link!
  1. Soyprom II – Valentine’s Prom
    – @ Soybomb (156 Bathurst St) All Age
    – 8pm , $5 / PWYC
    Facebook Event Link!
  1. Auras/Red Handed Denial/SINTHETIK/My Home The Catacombs/Earth’s Yellow Sun
    – @ Smiling Buddha (961 College St) 19+
    – 8:30pm, $12.5 adv/$15 door
    Facebook Event Link!
  1. Soichi Terada//Dean Feeney/DJ Zenta/CL
    –  @ Cabal (782 King St W) prolly 19+
    – 10pm, potentially sold out?
    Facebook Event Link!

Wednesday, February 17th


  1. DISAPPEARS/Vallens/Several Futures
    – @ The Garrison (1197 Dundas St W) 19+
    – 8pm, $10 adv
    Facebook Event Link!
  1. Meow Meow (A Queer Social) [WARNING: We have been informed that the people behind this event *not Holy Oak* have been behind some other problematic queer events, namely this – read down the the event fb page for more info]
    – “This isn’t a loud dance party. It’s a change of pace, and a chance to converse. Bring your partners, bring your pals, meet old friends and make new ones.”
    – Holy Oak (1241 Bloor St W) All Ages (?)
    – 9pm, free
    Facebook Event Link!
  1. Matt Smith//Adjemian/Brenders/Craig/Saumer/Stancic
    – “Jonathan Adjemian (sine waves), Kyle Brenders (reeds), Isla Craig (voice and flute), Heather Saumer (Segger) (trombone), and Bojana Stancic (speaking voice) will perform Jonathan’s piece “dry reciprocity,” first performed last April at the Music Gallery.”
    – @ Ratio (283 College St) All Ages
    – 8pm, free (?)
    Facebook Event Link! 

Thursday, February 18th (tonight)

  1. Archi-Textures: One Love Movement (Jungle & Drum & Bass)
    – @ ROUND Venue (152a Augusta Ave) 19+
    – 10pm, $5 b4 midnight
    Facebook Event Link!
  1. Palimpsest – A Group Show & Discussion Panel curated by Sally rose
    – “A selection of local DIY artists and creators come together for one night to share work and discuss sustainable artistic opportunity, community involvement and developing support.”
    – @ Faith/Void (894 College St)
    – 7pm, free
    Facebook Event Link!
  1. Growing Fins/Stayce/E VA/Grant Ulysses
    – @ Smiling Buddha (961 College St) 19+
    – 8pm, $5
    Facebook Event Link!

Friday, February 19th


  1. Long Winter
    – The Wooden Sky/For Esmé/Pavilion/DATU/Pet Sun/Tokyo Air Show/Ice Cream/North Atlantic Drift/Poster Boy/ Craig Dunsmuir & Dun-Dun Band/Doc Pickles w/ the Jim Storie Juniors/Kyle Brenders/Dan Fortin/Taylor Hoodlum Stevenson/Walrus/The Nick Fraser Sextet +READINGS+ART+DANCE
    – @ The Great Hall (1087 Queen St W) All Ages
    – 7pm, $10
    Facebook Event Link!
  1. Special Costello/Baby Cages/Bile Sister/XXVII
    – Double Double Land (209 Augusta) All Ages (?)
    – 10:30pm, $7 or PWYC
    Facebook Event Link!
  1. Ur Room 3
    – @ Ur Room (29 Heron St) All Ages (?)
    – 8pm, $5
    Facebook Event Link!
  1. It’s Not U It’s Me: Underground, My love
    – Jeremy Underground/Members Only
    –  @ Luanda House (974 Bloor St W) All Ages (?)
    – 10pm, $20 rn
    Facebook Event Link!
  1. Course Of Time LVII
    – Dinamo Azari/Action/Bobby Love/Eck & Katsu
    – @ Velvet Undegrround (508 Queen St W) 19+
    – 10pm, $5 w/ guestlist b4 11 (or some shit)
    Facebook Event Link!
Saturday, February 20th

  1. Panel Discussion – The New Black: Challenging Musical Tropes
    – Moderated by Alanna Stuart w/ panelists Val-Inc., Witch Prophet, Amanda Parris & Garvia Bailey
    – @ The Music Gallery (197 John St) All Ages
    – 5pm, free
    Facebook Event Link!
  1. Val-Inc./Witch Prophet
    – @ The Music Gallery (197 John St) All Ages (?)
    – 7pm, $13 adv/$15 door
    Facebook Event link!
  1. Moon Sign
    – Queer, intimate
    – Holy Oak (1241 Bloor St W) All Ages
    – 10:10pm, free
    Facebook Event Link!
  1. House For All
    – Basic Soul Unit/James Duncan/Guy Freedom
    – “A colourful spectrum of new and classic house, disco and boogie for your mind, your body and your soul”
    – @ Bambi’s  (1256 Dundas St W) All Ages (?)
    – 10pm, $5
    Facebook Event Link!
  1. Get Your Coin Girl! w/ Lido Pimienta
    – “On getting paid, When to say yes & How to say no. Hosted by Lido Pimienta.”
    – @ Xpace Cultural Centre (303 Lansdowne Ave) All Ages
    – 1pm, free
    Facebook Event Link!
  1.  Hold My Hair Back
    – “Our Word N Sound Series showcases a range of talented women, gender non-binary and includes poetry, comedy, music and anything in between.
    – Michaela Renee/Fabro/Alex McCulloch/Hannah Bussiere/Maha Naqi/Baphomette
    – @ D-Beatstro (1292 Bloor St W) All Ages
    – 6:30pm, $7
    Facebook Event Link!




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