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CMW 2014


Bands to See

Because I Said So



Wednesday, May 7

9pm: Mobina Galore @ Cherry Cola’s

11pm: Brody Dalle @ Horseshoe

11pm: Rehan Dalal @ Hideout

1am: The Standstills @ Bovine


Thursday, May 8

8pm: Seas @ Adelaide Hall

12am: Kashka @ Czehoski

1am: The Flatliners @ Sneaky Dee’s


Friday, May 9

8pm: Robyn Dell’Unto @ The Vault

9pm: Fade Chromatic @ Rancho Relaxo

10:15pm: Donovan Woods @ The Vault

12am: The Balconies @ Horseshoe

1:20am: Tupper Ware Remix Party @ Lee’s Palace


Saturday, May 10

4:40pm: King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard @ Horseshoe

9pm: Mad June @ Bovine

10pm: Organ Thieves @ Lee’s Palace

11pm: Your Favourite Enemies @ Hard Rock Cafe

12am: Wildlife @ Adelaide Hall

12am: The ’92 Blue Jays @ Handlebar



Where is that venue? Find it here.







CMW 2013

Bands to See

Because I Said So

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Wed Mar 20th

10:00pm: The Stogies @ El Mocambo (downstairs)

11:00pm: Jim Cuddy @ Horseshoe

11:00pm: Hunter Valentine @ Great Hall

12:00am: The Stanfields @ El Mocambo (downstairs)

1:00am:  Partycat @ Hard Luck Bar
Thurs Mar 21st

8:00pm: Robyn Dell’Unto @ Annex Wreck Room

9:00pm: Ben Somer @ Paintbox Bistro

9:00pm: Sidney York @ Annex Wreck Room

9:00pm: @ Dakota Tavern

9:20pm: The Strumbellas @ Horseshoe

10:00pm: The Balconies @ Lee’s Palace

10:40pm: Danielle Duval @ Paintbox Bistro

11:30pm: Papermaps @ Shanghai Cowgirl

12:00am: Tupper Ware Remix Party @ Annex Live

12:00am: Wildlife @ Great Hall

1:00am: Krystle Dos Santos @ Clinton’s Tavern

2:00am: The Brains @ Sneaky Dee’s
Fri Mar 22nd

8:00pm: Mandippal @ Free Times Cafe

9:00pm: Kink Ador @ Cherry Cola’s

9:00pm: Your Favorite Enemies @ Neutral

11:30pm: Imaginary Cities @ Lee’s Palace

12:10am: Limblifter @ Horseshoe

12:30am: The Besnard Lakes @ Lee’s Palace

1:00am: Static in the Stars @ Cherry Cola’s

1:30am: Gloryhound @ Horseshoe

2:00am: Dearly Beloved @ Bovine

3:00am: You vs. Me @ Hideout
Sat Mar 23rd

9:00pm: @ The Hoxton

9:00pm: Morgan Cameron Ross @ Supermarket

10:30pm: Austra @ Danforth Music Hall

11:00pm: Organ Thieves @ Bovine

11:00pm: Fade Chromatic @ Czehoski

11:00pm: Papermaps @ Rancho Relaxo

11:10pm: Cookie Duster @ Horseshoe

12:30am: Cousins @ Parts & Labour

1:00am: The Schomberg Fair @ Dakota Tavern

1:00am: Diemonds @ Hideout

1:00am: The Archives @ Sneaky Dee’s
Don’t know that venue? Check the listings here.

NXNE 2011

Bands to See

Because I Said So


The official NXNE showcases start tonight! If you’ve been reading the indie sites and mags, you’ve likely seen the same few band names repeatedly. Here are a few worthy shows that haven’t been wildly over-hyped.


Wed. June 15th

12am: Dearly Beloved @ Cherry Cola’s

1am: Die Mannequin  @ Cherry Cola’s


Thurs. June 16th

10pm: Mandippal @ Free Times Cafe

11pm: Gavin Gardner @ 918 Bathurst


Fri. June 17th

7pm: Junior Battles @ Phoenix (Opening for Bouncing Souls)

9pm: Black Magick Fox @ Hideout

1am: Little City @ Bread & Circus


Sat. June 18th

12 noon: The Burning Boyz @ Yonge Dundas Square

11pm: Neon Windbreaker @ Comfort Zone

12am: Dinosaur Bones @ Horseshoe

12:15am: MENEW @ Gladstone Hotel

1am: Die Mannequin @ Gladstone Hotel

1am: Freeman Dre & The Kitchen Party @ Mitzi’s Sister


Don’t know where all these venues are? Check the directory here.

Canadian Music Week 2011

Bands to Check Out

Because I said so



10:00pm Wed. Mar 10th- Michou @ El Mocambo Downstairs

9:00pm Thurs. Mar 10th – Mandippal @ Central

5:45pm Fri. Mar 11th- Roguesix @ Revival

9:00pm Sat. Mar 12th- Little City @ Velvet Underground

10:00pm Sat. Mar 12th- Pat Robitaille @ Supermarket

11:00pm Sat. Mar 12th- Neon Windbreaker @ Silver Dollar

12:30am Sat. Mar 12th- Die Mannequin @ Horseshoe

11:00pm Sun. Mar 13th- Little City @ Bread & Circus

12:00am Sun. Mar 13th- Dearly Beloved @ Cherry Cola’s Rock & Roll Cabaret Bar