Events/Parties In Toronto [May 18–24]

By Stuart Oakes                                                                          Cover Photo via Can you Feel It?
An (incomplete) cool list of stuff in Toronto this week! Have fun be safe go somewhere you wouldn’t normally go!

Wednesday, May 18th

  • Meow Meow (A Queer Social)
    – “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
    – 8pm, free
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  • Haldol/Black Baron/The Boys/Anti-Vibes/
    – @ Faith/Void (894 College St)
    – 7pm, $10 or PWYC
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  • Break Anchor/The Slow Death/The Raging Nathans/School Damage/Threes
    – @ Smiling Buddha Main Floor (961 College St) 19+
    – 9pm, $10
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  • Typesetter/Somersaulter/Tip Toes/Selfoss
    – @ Smiling Buddha Basement (961 College St) 19+
    – 9pm, $7-10
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  • Lab Coast/Century Palm/Dorothea Paas
    – @ 1184 Bloor St W
    – 8:30pm, $8 adv/$10 door
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  • Palehound/Ursula
    – @ The Drake Hotel (1150 Queen St W) 19+
    – 8pm, $12.5
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  • Whimm/Homebody/Poster Boy/Lizzy Boredom
    – @ The Silver Dollar Room (486 Spadina Av) 19+
    – 9pm, $7
    Facebook!
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Lab Coast

Thursday, May 19th

  • Keep Your Hands To Yourself: Goodbye Honolulu/Pins and Needles/BBQ Pope/Citrus
    – @ D-Beatstro (1292 Bloor St W) All Ages
    – 8pm, $5
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  • Stuck Out Here/Bong Mountain/Pile High/Bike Tuff
    – @ The Central (603 Markham St) 19+
    – 8pm, $10 or PWYC
    Facebook!
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  • Freak 4 All: DJ Budi/DJ Choozey/DJ en
    – @ Holy Oak (1241 Bloor St W)
    – 10:45pm, PWYC
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  • Special Costello/Lido Pimienta/Budi
    – @ 1184 Bloor St W
    – 8:30pm, $8 adv/$10 door
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  • Kid Congo Powers/Meanwood/Alpha Strategy
    – @ The Silver Dollar (486 Spadina Ave) 19+
    – 9pm, $15.5
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  • Peach Kelli Pop/Twist/Bueller
    – @ Smiling Buddha (961 College St) 19+
    – 9pm, $10
    Facebook!

Friday, May 20th

  • Dowsing/Kittyhawk/Sweet and Lowdown/Nanette
    – @ D-Beatstro (1292 Bloor St W) All Ages
    – 7:30pm, $10
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  • Next Music From Tokyo Vol 8: Mass Of The Fermenting Dregs/Dalljub Step Club/Nengu/午前3時と退屈
    – @ Soybomb (Bathurst)
    – 9pm, $10 adv/$15 at the door
    Facebook!
  • King Baby/DUNES/Dirty Princes/White Dan
    – @ The Central (603 Markham St)
    – 9pm, Free?
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  • Mixed Bag
    – “A dance party of all genres… disco, tropicalia, psych, house – you name it, we got it! For queers and our friends. ”
    – @ Holy Oak (1241 Bloor St W)
    – 10pm, Free?
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  • Kaytranada/Lou Phelps/Cyber69
    – @ The Danforth Music Hall (147 Danforth Ave) 19+
    – 7pm, $25
    Facebook!
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  • Kaytranada After-Party: Stwo/Louie P/Cyber69
    – @ The Hoxton (69 Bathurst St) 19+
    – 10pm, $20
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  • Manifesto x Wavelength: Pavilion/Wilde/Language Art/Obuxum/Phoenix Pagliacci/Loji
    – @ The Garrison (1197 Dundas St W) 19+
    – 8pm, $8 adv/$12 door
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  • Cerebral Arts Presents: For the Love Of Madness 2 w/ Pretty Odd/Mayraki/New Design/Spoken Symphonies
    – @ Smiling Buddha (961 College St)
    – 8:30pm, $8 adv/$12 door
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  • Mediamelt: BWV/DMNS
    – @ Dundas Video (831 Dundas St W) 19+
    – 9:30pm, Free
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  • Sanctuary: Paula Temple/Ryan Lamont/Measure Divide/Kehdo
    – @ Sts Cyril and Methody (237 Sackville St) 19+
    – 10pm, $15-$25
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  • Can You Feel It? 90s Rave/Early House
    – @ Round Venue (152a Augusta Ave) 19+
    – 10pm, $5 before 11:30/$10 after
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Paula Temple

Saturday, May 21th

  • Lume/Lust/Somersaulter
    – @ D-Beatstro (1292 Bloor St W) All Ages
    – 8pm, $5-10 or PWYC
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  • Next Music From Tokyo Vol 8: Mass Of The Fermenting Dregs/Dalljub Step Club/Nengu/午前3時と退屈
    – @ Lee’s Palace (529 Bloor St W)
    – 9pm, $10 adv/$15 at the door
    Facebook!
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  • Nancy Pants/TV Sets/V Serious/Human Bodies
    – @ Handlebar (159 Augusta Ave)
    – 9pm, $5
    Facebook!
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  • Thot Topic
    – *QUEERS & QUEENS 2 the FRONT*
    – @ Embassy (223 Augusta Ave)
    – 10pm, Free
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  • Boy Problems: A Carly Rae Jepsen Queer Dance Party
    – @ The Steady Cafe & Bar (1051 Bloor St W)
    – 10pm, $5
    Facebook!
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  • May~Be?
    – “a group therapy appointment on the dance~floor”
    – @ Holy Oak (1241 Bloor St W)
    – 10pm, PWYC
    Facebook!
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  • Hop Along/Speedy Ortiz/Casper Skulls
    – @ Horseshoe Tavern (370 Queen St W) 19+
    – 9pm, $18.5
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  • Four Tet/Ben UFO
    – @ Coda (794 Bathurst St) 19+
    – 10pm, Sold Out
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  • Cherry Bomb: May Is For Lovers
    – “Do you love spring, sunshine, sexy queers and steamy good times? Then we invite YOU to come together with us and spring fling it on at the May edition of your favorite queer party”
    – @ Round Venue (152a Augusta Ave) 19+
    – 10pm, $5 before 11pm/$8 after
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Sunday, May 22th

  • Brave Radar/LOOM/Blunt Chunks
    –@ Handlebar (159 Augusta Ave)
    – 9pm, $8
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  • Sonic Avenues/Sam Coffey & The Iron Lungs/Brat Kings/Flesh rAG
    – @ Smiling Buddha (961 College St) 19+
    – 9PM, $10
    Facebook!
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  • Clueless: A 90s Dance Party
    – @ Sneaky Dees (431 College St W) 19+
    – 10pm, $5 adv
    Facebook!
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  • Hotelier/Told Slant/Loone
    – @ Hard Luck Bar (772a Dundas St W) All Ages
    – 7pm, $16.5
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Special Costello

Monday, May 23th

  • The Cardboard Swords/Undesirable People/Tip Toes/Blanket Fortress/Grit/Focus Fires
    – @ D-Beatstro (1292 Bloor St W) All Ages
    – 7pm, $16
    – Facebook!
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  • Father Christmas/Three Man Cannon/Graft/Girlongirl
    – @ Smiling Buddha (961 College St) 19+
    – 8pm, $8
    – Facebook!

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Tuesday, May 24th

  • On The Cinder/Cut Up/Turtleneck/Minority 905/Zener Cards
    – @ D-Beatstro (1292 Bloor St W) All Ages
    – 7:30pm, $10
    Facebook!
  • Wolf Parade Toronto Residency
    – @ Lee’s Palace 19+
    – Sold Out
    Facebook!
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  • Ravetapes In Heaven
    – @ Holy Oak (1241 Bloor St W)
    – 9pm, PWYC
    Facebook!
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Ravetapes

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May 26

  • Babely Shades Presents Black Bitch Supremacy: Mars Celina/777/Babylawn/Lovecraft
    – @ Unit 2 (163 Sterling Rd)
    – 8pm, $12 or PWYC
    Facebook!

 

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