Events/Parties In Toronto [August 25-31]

By Stuart Oakes, Cover Photo Via Revolutions Per Minute (Event: Mob Bounce & DJ NDN)

An (incomplete) cool list of stuff in Toronto this week! Let us know if we missed something or if there is something we should know. Have fun, be safe, and go somewhere you wouldn’t normally go!

Thursday, August 25

  • Sinatra Night
    – “The following band will perform renditions of selections from Sinatra’s Only the Lonely and Songs for Swinging Lovers.”
    – @ Tranzac Club (292 Brunswick Ave)
    – 10PM, $??
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  • Shameless Music Issue Launch
    – “Shameless Magazine is celebrating the launch of our Music Issue & to celebrate we’re inviting you to come party with us and partake in all things musical!…We’re excited to announce that Brighid Fry will be performing that evening. Plus we’re going to have a mix-tape exchange and karoke! Oh, did we also mention lots of tasty snacks?
    – @ D-Beatstro (1292 Bloor St W) All Ages
    – 6:30PM, $5
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  • Bump & Grind
    – “R&B All Night Long.”
    – @ Harlem Underground (745 Queen St W)
    – 7PM, $??
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  • Outcry/Shroud/Pure Pressure/Soap
    – @ Faith/Void (894 College St) All Ages
    – 7:30PM, $10 or PWYC
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  • The Northern Greys/Chuckline Rider/Ginger Grey
    – @ Lee’s Palace (529 Bloor St W
    – 8PM, $6
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  • Lightmares/Sweet And Lowdown/Pile High/Beach Creep/Culture Reject
    – @ The Horseshoe Tavern (370 Queen St W)
    – 8PM, $5
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  • Wax On, Wax Off Vol. 2
    – “All vinyl dance party.”
    – @ Saving Gigi (859 Bloor St W)
    – 8PM, PWYC
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  • The Long Dark Road/These Colours Don’t Run/The Way Out
    – @ Coalition: T.O. (282 Augusta Ave) 19+
    – 8PM, $10
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  • Red Skies/Till I Conquer/A World In Pictures
    – @ Smiling Buddha (961 College St) 19+
    – 9PM, $10
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  • Gull/The Kettle Black/Jack Moves
    – @ Burdock (1184 Bloor St W) 19+
    – 9PM, $10
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  • A Fat Wreck: The Punk-u-mentary Toronto Premiere
    – “Fat Wreck Chords… The influential music label proud to say they’ve spent the past 25 years “ruining punk rock”. A Fat Wreck tells the story of founders Fat Mike (of the legendary punk band NOFX) and his ex-wife Erin Kelly-Burkett, spanning the birth, growth, struggles, and survival of the Fat Wreck Chords label.”
    – @ Revue Cinema (400 Roncesvalles Avenue)
    – 9PM, $13
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  • BD Harrington/Kevin Kralik/Diana Planche
    – @ Holy Oak (1241 Bloor St W)
    – 10PM, $??
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  • Alex Samaras & Friends Play Jazz
    – @ Holy Oak (1241 Bloor St W)
    – 7PM, $??
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  • Doom Over TO Music Festival Vol 2: Night 1
    – Muffler Crunch/Sierra/Oxblood Forge
    – @ Hard Luck Bar (772a Dundas St W)
    – 10PM, Individual Days: $15; 3 Day Pass: $25
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  • The Self Made Showcase Tour
    – DJ Damoney/Chace Henna/Unykue The Kid/Kontroverse/StopWatch/ASAB/RDA/T-Will & JayFay/Jaycee/KJ
    – @ The Central, Second Floor (603 Markham St)
    – 9PM, PWYC
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  • Acoustic Cafe with Wesley Attew/Rachel Myers/Mahta
    – @ The Central (603 Markham St) All Ages
    – 6PM, PWYC
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  • Vibes Thursday
    – “We’re officially presenting #VibesThursdays happening every month where we invite local artist show performer whatever they got.”
    – Tiffany Gooch/Katasha Andrea Jms/Lancelot Bucknor/Leila Dey/Ray Gunnher/Natalie Boutari/Krosst Out/Gaw-Dess Safi/Sima Kuday/DJ Blue Optic/DJ Barz
    – @ Nest (423 College St) 19+
    – 8PM, $10
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  • HouseU: Hyperwine Edition with Sunclef/Eytan tpbin/Nevin The Dude
    – @ Studio Bar (824 Dundas St W) 19+
    – 9PM, Free
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  • ArchiTextures Meow Mix with Fabio Palermo/Typical Cat/Purrpelle
    – @ Round Venue (152a Augusta Ave) 19+
    – 10PM, $5 cover/$10 after midnight
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Friday, August 26

  • Death Cookie Soup No. 7: Punk Rock Cabaret
    – “Join the DCS crew for our last show before we celebrate our anniversary in October. We’ll be sending off our first year with an explosion of punk rock energy with a host of new bands, new readers and new work! Then at 9pm we’ll move upstairs and do that open mic stuff you all love so much.”
    – @ The Central (603 Markham St)
    – 6PM, $5 or PWYC
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  • Doom Over TO Music Festival Vol 2: Night 2
    – Ol Time Moonshine/Low Orbit/NLP/Mars Red Sky/Kings Destroy
    – @ Hard Luck Bar (772a Dundas St W)
    – 10PM, Individual Days: $15; 3 Day Pass: $25
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  • Rance x Camino/Glass Cactus/Tails, You Lose/Miss Conduct
    – @ The Central (603 Markham St) 19+
    – 9PM, $5 or PWYC
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  • Badlands/S. Ayton/James Irwin/Apeyo
    – @ Holy Oak (1241 Bloor St W)
    – 7:30PM, $??
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  • Harvey Pekar/Die Hexe/Peter Ellman
    – @ Sonic Cafe (60 Cecil St) 19+
    – 8PM, $7-$10
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  • Deliluh Hours” Release Party with Nightime/Ryanescence
    – @ Nowhere Gallery (1581 Dundas St W)
    – 8:30PM, $??
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  • RPM Live: Mob Bounce/DJ NDN (A Tribe Called Red)
    – “Revolutions Per Minute presents RPM Live, a concert series showcasing the best in Indigenous music and performance from across Turtle Island.”
    – @ Burdock (1184 Bloor St W
    – 8:30PM, $10 adv/$12 door
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  • Queer Bengali Dance Fundraiser with Lal
    – @ Unit 2 (163 Sterling Rd)
    – 9PM, $12
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  • Darkness Forever
    – “Goth/industrial/EBM/(Post)Punk/etc.”
    – @ Coalition: T.O. (282 Augusta Ave
    – 9PM, $??
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  • Arrington de Dionyso/Doom Tickler/Ben Grossman
    – “The Invocation Residency Series is a fresh outlet for experimental music in Toronto.”
    – @ Array Space (155 Walnut Avenue) All Ages
    – 9PM, $8
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  • Little Kid/Tearjerker/Glass Hand/The Inanimates
    – “this august, we will be releasing our third album, “flowers,” which we recorded over the past year and a half! please come celebrate with us and hear the songs from our new album as well as some other great bands.”
    – @ The Silver Dollar Room (486 Spadina Ave)
    – 9PM, $8
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  • Julie Doiron/Luka/Nick Ferrio
    – @ Menalon Restaurant (841 Bloor St W) 19+
    – 9PM, $10-$15
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  • Feministry/Flora with Kinshasa Underground/DJ Arab
    – “**********QUEER FEMMES 2 THE FRONT**********”
    – “techno//house//weird stuff//flaunt your blossoms.”
    – @ Holy Oak (1241 Bloor St W)
    – 10PM, PWYC or $5 before midnight/$10 after
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  • Diagonal Records 5 YR: Powell/Not Waving/Joel Eel
    – @ Soybomb (Bathurst)
    – 10PM, $15
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  • Brown//Rice ~ QTPOC Dance Party with DJs Cecilious/No Cops/Wei Back
    – @ Barr 499 (499 Church St)
    – 10PM, $??
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  • The Scroll/Illicit Pulse/No Step/5peed$nail
    – @ Nocturne (550 Queen St W) 19+
    – 9PM, $5 before eleven/$10 after
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  • RaGe! with DI Auger
    – “Alternative/Industrail/Gothic/Rock/Metal/Darkwave/Punk and more!”
    – @ Nocturne, Main Room (550 Queen St W)
    – 10PM, $5
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  • Prophecy with DJ Mistress McCutchan & The Wasteland
    –@ Nocturne, Front Room (550 Queen St W)
    – 10PM, $5
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Saturday, August 27

  • Work In Progress Presents Bill Converse/Antwon Faulkner/CL
    – @ TBA
    – 10PM, $10 adv
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  • Arrington de Dionyso & Pierre-Luc Simon/Raphael Foisy-Couture,Vicky Mettler & Colin Fisher
    – @ Tranzac Club (292 Brunswick Ave)
    – 10PM, $5
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  • Doom Over TO Music Festival Vol 2: Night 3
    – Screamin’ Dee Calhoun/Hawkeyes/Wizard Eye/Buzzard Canyon/Foghound/Castle
    – @ Hard Luck Bar (772a Dundas St W)
    – 10PM, Individual Days: $15; 3 Day Pass: $25
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  • Respire/Heavy Weather/Wimp City/Nanette
    – @ D-Beatstro (1292 Bloor St W)
    – 7PM, $??
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  • Wet Tech: New Chance/Sourpussy/Tax Haven/Charzar/XHE Reservoirists
    – “An illuminating expo of the latest ancient technologies for producing, harvesting, processing & distributing sweat energy as a free-form Natureal® Vibrational Resource. Willing attendees will be guided through the unique proprietary extraction system by which we produce our Pure Clear Slag, our legacy for the future. Towel yourself off, and come discover some of the finest amenities the Human Hydro industry has to offer.”
    – @ Tranzac Club (292 Brunswick Ave)
    – 8PM, $??
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  • D i a n e t i c s . V: Jonas Bers/Philip Baljeu/David Jones, Carolyn Ellen & Mandelbrut/Cares/Unsay/Xuan Ye/Sapphogeist
    – “Two Floors of *Video – Drones – Dance – Noise – Performance*”
    –@ Electric Perfume (805 Danforth Ave)
    – 8PM, $??
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  • Weaves Record Release Show with She-Devils/Poster boy
    – @ The Horseshoe Tavern (370 Queen St W) 19+
    – 8:30PM, $10 adv/$12 door
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  • Ol’CD (EP) + Orangabang (LP) Release Party with Bad Buzz/Our Father Star
    – @ The Silver Dollar Room (486 Spadina Ave)
    – 9PM, $8
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  • MunizO/Lost Generation/Broken Arrows/Erika Warry
    – @ Lee’s Palace (529 Bloor St W) 19+
    – 8:30PM, $7
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  • GG Love/Valued Customer/Bénédicte/Akage No Anne
    – @ Smiling Buddha (961 College St) 19+
    – 8:30PM, $8
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  • Function 2: Bassline 4 year Anniversary with Sammie J/Maffioli/Gene King/Roberto Manis
    – @ Bassline Music Bar (865 Bloor St W)
    – 9PM, $??
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  • Adversarial/Chthe’ilist/Abyss/Paroxsihzem
    – @ Coalition: T.O. (282 Augusta Ave) 19+
    – 9PM, $10 adv/$13 door
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  • The Almighty Rhombus/Huttch/Greg Mashinter
    – @ The Central (603 Markham St)
    – 9PM, $8
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  • Help with Adam Feingold aka Ex-Terrestrial/Jesse Futerman
    – @ Bambi’s (1265 Dundas St W)
    – 10PM, $??
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  • Panic-The Ultimate Retro Party with Simple Minds Spotlight/DJ Lazarus
    – @ Nocturne (550 Queen St W) 19+
    – 10PM, $5 before eleven/$10 after
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  • ♀Wimmin♀
    – “Ever wanted to dance to heavy rock tunes at a queer event? You’re in the right place! An epic queer rock n’ roll dance party, featuring music by only female and gender-expansive punkers and rockers.”
    – @ Holy Oak (1241 Bloor St W)
    – 10PM, $5 or PWYC
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  • Robert Babicz (Open-Close)
    – @ Coda (794 Bathurst St)
    – 10PM, $20 early bird
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  • Hybrid/Decaydance
    – “alt. // hard // ebm // electronic // rmx.”
    – @ Round Venue (152a Augusta Ave) 19+
    – 10PM, $5
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  • Ambient Apsylum 2016 with Snowday/Jakob Thiesen/Naw/Denouement/Dreamstate/Leelee Mishi
    – “Ambient Music.Visuals.Performance.”
    – @ High Park Labyrinth
    – 4PM, Free?
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  • Night Light: Greazus/Jonah K/Typical Cat/Safety b2b Fritz The Cat/Gobi
    – “Musicly, one can expect to hear a wide range of deep and forward thinking bass music spanning multiple genres and tempos from 120 – 170 bpm. House, Grime, Garage, Dub-Step, DnB, Jungle, Footwork, Dancehall and Hip-Hop will be whats on the menu for the evening.”
    – @ The Roncey Artist Studios (1521 Queen St W)
    – 10PM, $15
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Sunday, August 28

  • Gathering Sparks Singalong Soiree
    – “Join us for a night of singing! We present a mix of classic songs and originals that are fun and easy to sing along with. You bring your voice and your tapping feet, and together we make beautiful music. Music-loving listeners are also welcome!”
    – @ Tranzac Club (292 Brunswick Ave)
    – 7:30PM,
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  • Steve Paul Simms & The Cool People
    –@ Tranzac Club (292 Brunswick Ave)
    – 5PM, PWYC
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  • Abiotic/Vesperia/Death Valley Parkway
    – @ Coalition: T.O. (282 Augusta Ave) 19+
    – 8PM, $10
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  • Keys N Krates Birthday Party with Mannie Fresh/Lunice/Araabmuzik/River Tiber/CLN/Bevstmode
    – @ Sunnyside Pavilion, 19+
    – 3PM, $??
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  • Lunarium/Fades
    – @ The Central (603 Markham St)
    – 5PM, $5 or PWYC
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  • Alex Medeiros EP Release with Sebastian Valiente
    – @ Burdock (1184 Bloor St W)
    – 7:30PM, $8 adv/$10 door
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  • Vinyl Swap
    – “REFRESH YOUR COLLECTION!!! Bring your gold . Bring your goodies . Tiptop quality.”
    – @ Holy Oak (1241 Bloor St W)
    – 8PM, Free
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  • Beige/Vida/Somersaulter/Grids
    – @ Smiling Buddha (961 College St) 19+
    – 8:30PM, $5
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  • Hexzuul/Psychic Pollution/Mystic Triangle/Cell Memory/Castle If
    – @ Monarch Tavern (12 Clinton St)
    – 9PM, $10
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Monday, August 29

  • Guided By Senses/Numb Tongues/Down The Void/Monroe Park/Studio 8
    – @ Smiling Buddha (961 College St) 19+
    – 7PM, $10
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Tuesday, August 30

  • Sam Coffey & The Iron Lungs/New Swears/Evergreen/Lovestory/Electric Spoonful
    – @ The Horseshoe Tavern (370 Queen St W) 19+
    –  8:30PM, Free
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  • Dreamnight Dancemusic: DJs Luis Jacob/Charles Stankievech
    – @ Holy Oak (1241 Bloor St W)
    –  9PM, $??
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Wednesday, August 31

  • Abundant Habitat Festival Night 2
    – Nick Storring/Slowpitchsound/Manticore/Cetacea
    – @ Tranzac Club (292 Brunswick Ave)
    –  8PM, $??
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  • Dumpster Mummy/Blastomycosis/Vodnik/VileDriver
    – @ Coalition: T.O. (282 Augusta Ave) 19+
    –  8PM, $10
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  • Fried Records Presents: Roachella
    – Goodbye Honolulu/the Operators/Pins & Needles/BBQ Pope/Love Lagoon
    – @ Smiling Buddha (961 College St) All Ages
    –  8PM, $7
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  • Crown Me: It’s My Birthday
    – “8 Toronto based artists will be competition for $150 cash + 3 hours mix/master studio time at Sandbox studio for the 1st place winner and $50 cash for the 2nd place winner. This event will also be celebrating the birthday of Kayla Higgins who is the founder of Crown Me.”
    – @ Burdock (1184 Bloor St W)
    –  8:30PM, $10 adv/$15 door
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  • SB Live’s Community Jam
    – “Come ye come all… bring your intruments, your visual art, your friends, your love and openess. No pressure to perform. 2 song max.”
    –  Studio Bar (824 Dundas St W)
    –  9PM, Free
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  • The Man & His Machine/D.P.S./Burden/Cyst
    – Smiling Buddha Basement (961 College St) 19+
    –  9PM, $7
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  • Meow Meow – Queer Social
    – “Meow Meow is a queer social that happens every wednesday. not a loud dance party, but a place to hang out, meet new people. chill with friends. etc etc. you know ~ community is a thing. allies are welcome too.”
    – @ Holy Oak (1241 Bloor St W) All Ages
    – 8PM, Free
    – TBA

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