Toronto Hit List: Electricladyland, Wedding Night 2 Year Anniversary, Y2K Millennium Dance Party, Pay Day & more!

November 4th-6th Lucia Rose / Chance & Fate Pop-Up Shop @ Souvenir, 1232 College St. Chance & Fate, a new Toronto-based online shop curating a unique collection of luxe basics, has partnered with Lucia Rose Jewellery to host a pop-up experience at Souvenir. Open 11-8 pm Friday, 11-7 pm Saturday, and 11-6 pm Sunday.

WEDNESDAY

7 pm “RUINS” Opening Reception @ Steam Whistle Brewing Gallery, 255 Bremner Blvd. Experience the traditional vs. digital, the documentary vs. surreal as photographers Sean Galbraith and Korinne Robertson share their appreciation for architecture. Complimentary drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be served. Until 11 pm. Exhibition on display until November 30th during normal operating hours.

7 pm Music Bingo @ The Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen St. W. A FREE weekly event combining the love of music with the traditional bingo format. Each player receives a Music Bingo card which consists of an assortment of songs. Instead of calling out numbers, they play the music! Singing along encouraged.

THURSDAY

7 pm Pop Culture Trivia @ The Ossington, 61 Ossington Ave. A new trivia night with the emphasis on entertainment (movies, TV, music). This is the payoff for all the television you’ve been watching. Prizes and cheap drinks all night!

10 pm Get Lo @ Clinton’s, 693 Bloor St. W. Bangs & Blush bring you the ULTIMATE ’90s til now dance party, GET LO! They’ll be playing all the shit you wanna hear from the ’90s to today.

10 pm Electricladyland @ The Beaver, 1192 Queen St. W. A queer synthy, sexy dance party, playing all and only electronic ladies! Expect lots of Le Tigre, Erykah Badu, Bjork, Kate Bush, Kelela, Broadcast, Robyn, Madonna, The Knife, Kylie Minogue, M.I.A., Lykke Li, FKA Twigs, Santogold, Grimes, and more.

FRIDAY

7 pm #FNLROM: Country @ Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen’s Park. #FNLROM brings the country to the city, with music to get your feet stomping. Saddle up! $15 tickets available online and at the door.

9 pm Hold Tight @ Stone’s Place, 1255 Queen St. W. DJ Blush (Brittney Townson) and DJ Misty (Misty McKenzie-Hill) bring this hip-shakin’ dance party to Toronto’s legendary Rolling Stones-themed bar and lounge, Stone’s Place – and you NEED to be there! Featuring soul, funk, and rock music from the ’50s, ’60s, and ’70s. $5.

10 pm Wedding Night 2 Year Anniversary @ The Piston, 937 Bloor St. W. Wedding Night celebrates two years of matrimonial bliss! It’s the party that shamelessly plays favourites across the pop music spectrum, including new wave, hip-hop, freak funk, dad rock, and R&B. Strangers in first-rate finery make tequila-fuelled matrimony to a pleasure-packed soundtrack. $10.

10 pm Yacht Rock @ The Boat, 158 Augusta Ave. A night of dancing to the smoothest music you’ve ever heard in your life. $5 to step aboard.

10 pm Girl & Boy 90s Dance Party @ Clinton’s, 693 Bloor St. W. A pulsating dance party rocking the retro sounds of the 1990s! All your favourite dance, pop, hip-hop, R&B, and so on and so on and so on. $5.

10 pm Tapette: 4th Annual Celin Dion Party @ The Gladstone Hotel, 1214 St. W. Tapette returns to the Gladstone to celebrate their Franco queen and everything she’s become in the last year. A special custom art piece designed by John Sissydude Webster will be up for giveaway + other fun Celine goodies. $10.

10 pm Evening Standard Presents: Enter the House of Dad with András @ Bambi’s, 1265 Dundas St. W. Embrace the feeling of a Caf Romantica as you sway to a sound from down under. Australia’s András takes you there, with locals Members Only pre-heatin’ the space to a perfect temperature. $12 early bird tickets available online.

10 pm Baby Blue @ The Beaver, 1192 Queen St. W. Global club sounds courtesy of DJs Prince Josh and Young Teesh.

10 pm SoulSkank @ Handlebar, 159 Augusta Ave. Soul, funk, soul, reggae, ska, dancehall, and Motown in its most raw form! A vinyl-only dance party with DJ Gramera and special guest G-Spot on the wax. $5.

10 pm No Chill @ The Shop under Parts & Labour, 1566 Queen St. W. High-energy hip-hop, trap, reggae, old school, and more with DJs Mike Don’t and Sanga Genesis. $5.

10 pm Lazy Susans @ The Ossington, 63 Ossington Ave. Spinning hip-hop, RnB, soul, rap, trap, and dirty south.

10:30 pm Big Primpin’ @ Miss Thing’s, 1279 Queen St. W. Hip-hop and hot times for homos, their friends, and admirers. With DJs Cozmic Cat and Young Teesh! For line bypass, email bigprimpin@gmail.com. $5.

11 pm Y2K: A Millennium Dance Party @ The Drake Underground, 1150 Queen St. W. A party devoted to the best jams of the early-to-mid 2000s, brought to you by Good Kids. Guilty pleasures, one hit wonders, chart toppers, and everything in between! $10.

SATURDAY

10 am Really Really Free Market @ Campbell Park, 225 Campbell Ave. Everything is free. No money. No swapping. (You don’t have to bring anything, but if you’d like to bring items to give away, do so before 3 pm. Must be clean and in working condition.) Until 4 pm.

10 pm Pay Day @ The Shop under Parts & Labour, 1566 Queen St. W. DJs Isosceles and Stew Innes play hip-hop, RnB, and party jams. Free before 11 pm, $5 after.

10 pm GLTY PLSRS @ Sneaky Dee’s, 431 College St. Playing all those songs you love to hate, but hate to love. Featuring: Justin Bieber, Spice Girls, Journey, Vanessa Carlton, NKOTB, Avril, Britney, Christina, Robyn, emo, and more. $5 advance tickets available online (guarantees entry).

10 pm With It @ The Piston, 937 Bloor St. W. Floorshakers and heartbreakers with DJs Nico and Magnificent! ’60s mod, reggae, and soul. Presented in collaboration with Fred Perry Toronto and in part by Kops Records and CIUT 89.5 FM. $10.

10 pm Lucky Bitches @ The Ossington, 61 Ossington Ave. West side’s longest running glam-positive dance party! Party jams and freedom.

10 pm Shake, Rattle & Roll @ Clinton’s, 693 Bloor St. W. The Bangs & Blush ladies roll out all the hip shakers and baby makers from the ’50s and ’60s for you to drink, dance, and get messy to. $5 with student ID, $10 without.

10 pm PPParty @ The Boat, 158 Augusta Ave. Why all the the P? ‘Cuz this party is golden! 24 Karat hits from all decades. $5.

10 pm Turning Point @ The Garrison, 1197 Dundas St. W. Resident selector A Man Called Warwick shares a top-notch selection of vintage tropical dance floor shakers from all over the map. Dress to move and sweat! $10.

11 pm Never Forgive Action @ The Drake Underground, 1150 Queen St. W. A monthly dance party spinning quality hip-hop and R&B anthems from the ’80s, ’90s, ’00s, and beyond. Music provided by resident DJs Numeric and Dalia. Hosted by More or Les. $10.

SUNDAY

10 am Etsy Team 416 Hustler Holiday Market @ The Great Hall, 1087 Queen St. W. Join Etsy Team 416 Hustler for a day of music, shopping, local eats, and good times featuring 40 of Toronto’s primer and noteworthy Etsy makers, movers, and shakers. Helping you beat the rush and get that holiday shopping done early. Admission is FREE! Until 5 pm.

3 pm Super-Flea Every Sunday Flea Market Party @ Super Wonder Gallery, 876 Bloor St. W. Shop rad stuff and PARTY! Over 35 vintage and one-of-a-kind vendors, yummy foods, live music and entertainment, and drinks in Lucifer’s Lounge. Until 9 pm.

7 pm Brass Facts Trivia @ The Ossington, 61 Ossington Ave. Test your knowledge and win prizes! Hosted by Famous Kirk Hero. Until 10 pm.

~ For event submissions, email Caitlyn Holroyd at caitlyn_holroyd@hotmail.com

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