Toronto Hit List: Biggity Boop, Business Woman’s Special 7th Birthday, Worst Behavior & more!

November 10th-13th Taste of Iceland @ various locations. The annual Taste of Iceland festival returns to Toronto to offer a glimpse into the culture Iceland is known for, from film screenings to music and cuisine.

WEDNESDAY

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

5 pm Thoroughbred Turns 2 @ Thoroughbred Food & Drink, 304 Richmond St. W. Celebrate two years of Thoroughbred with DJ Caff on the 1s and 2s all night long, playing everything from bangers to ballads. Celebrity bar wizard Brendan Schatti will also be on hand presenting masterpiece cocktails + $2 snack menu.

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.

FRIDAY

7 pm #FNLROM: Tribute @ Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen’s Park. Honour and celebrate all heroes, both real and mythical, at #FNLROM! $15 tickets available online and at the door.

10 pm Biggity Boop @ The Shop under Parts & Labour, 1566 Queen St. W. Hip-hop, dancehall, and R&B with your hosts Hoiking, Sims, and Teej Mahal. It ain’t nothin’ but a biggity boop! $5.

10 pm Dirty Talk @ Unlovable, 1415-B Dundas St. W. DJs Diana and Pammm play Italo, cosmic disco, ’80s euro synthpop, Montreal sound, and weird dad jams. Adults only.

10 pm Fuzz Nugs @ Handlebar, 159 Augusta Ave. DJs Christoph Duft, Jeremiah Knight, and Evan Lewis play a collection of danceable ’60s pop junk from their record collections. Girl group, garage, psychedelia, beat, and surf!

10 pm Gold Chain @ The Ossington, 61 Ossington Ave. DJs Aoki and Snack will have you dancing all night long to the best hip-hop of today and yesterday. You don’t wanna miss this display of supreme DJing – it’s the gold standard.

10 pm Skank Top @ The Steady, 1051 Bloor St. W. Get down with the finest boys west of Yonge at a gun show you won’t need a license for. Synthpop dance tunes by Michael K and Evan Bergstra. No cover. No attitude. No sleeves.

10 pm Canada Thrust @ The Boat, 158 Augusta Ave. Hip-hop, house, and party music miscellany from Canada Thrust. $5.

10 pm My Bad @ Stone’s Place, 1255 Queen St. W. DJ Blush is bringing the SHAME to Stones Place with this ’80s, ’90s, and ’00s guilty pleasure dance party! Wham, Puff Daddy, Shania Twain, Guns N Roses, Hall and Oates, Mariah Carey, Will Smith, Phil Collins, The Go-Gos, The Spice Girls, and more.

10 pm Puppy Love @ The Beaver, 1192 Queen St. W. Queer hot ‘n’ sweaty dance party with DJs Nate Nightcall and Dang Kids on the decks. $5.

10 pm Synthesexer @ The Piston, 937 Bloor St. W. Toronto’s synthesexiest sexy synthy alternative electro dance party returns! Expect to hear stuff like: Tiga, Annie, Chromeo, M.I.A., Holy Ghost!, Robyn, Daft Punk, Little Dragon, Pet Shop Boys, and more. DJs Digits, Little Kicks, and Modest will be present to sex you up (music-wise). $5 early, $10 later.

10 pm Fuck It @ Clinton’s, 693 Bloor St. W. Fuck It is back! Jay-Z, Drake, Hanson, Britney Spears, Venga Boys, Will Smith, Spice Girls, Miley Cyrus, Disney music, Beyonce, Nelly, and more. $5 with student ID, $10 without.

10 pm Your Hair Metal Record Collection @ Swan Dive, 1631 Dundas St. W. Bring your favourite vinyl metal and rock albums, and DJ Digital will work them into his mix. Prepare to let your hair down and thrash it out!

10 pm Drake Loves Rihanna Video Dance Party @ The Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen St. W. Dance out Drake and Rihanna’s torrid love affair (we think?) at this video dance party for the ages! DJ Caff spins the latest hits from Drake and Rihanna along with hot-fire vids and the best of the rest. Live performance by The Girls Club night long. $10 advance tickets available online.

11 pm Lay These Knight @ The Drake Underground, 1150 Queen St. W. Famou$ Players and Patrick McGuire play the sweatiest R&B anthems from the ’90s to the ’00s to the ’10s. All your old favourites, new favourites, and soon-to-be-favourites! $10.

SATURDAY

10 pm Ooh Ooooh @ Track & Field, 860 College St. DJ Caff plays plays your victory songs and music to strut to all night long. Bocce, shuffleboard, and crokinole available to play.

10 pm Business Woman’s Special: 7th Birthday Edition @ ROUND Venue, 152-A Augusta Ave. BWS celebrates seven years of dance floor debauchery, epic drag performances, iconic wallpaper photoshoots, and unforgettable April Wozny outfits! There will be cake. DJs Sammy Royale, Nino Brown and Diego Armand will be working their birthday magic. Special performances by Bonbon Bontemps and Allysin Chaynes. $10.

10 pm Bangs & Blush Present: Worst Behavior @ Clinton’s, 693 Bloor St. W. This Saturday, be on your worst behavior. Bangs & Blush play past and present bangers all night long from Drake, The Weeknd, Beyonce, Jay-Z, Notorious B.I.G., Nelly, TLC, Missy Elliott, and more! $5 with student ID, $10 without.

10 pm Sympathy For The Devil @ Swan Dive, 1631 Dundas St. W. Booty shakin’, hip wigglin’ rock ‘n’ roll all night long with DJ Waves!

10 pm Goodies @ The Steady, 1051 Bloor St. W. DJs Ace Dillinger, Lulu Wei, and Sexton fill your ears with house, RnB, pop, and booty-clapping beats. They got the goodies, you make the grooves.

10 pm Hot Mess @ Wolf Like Me, 834 Bloor St. W. DJ Kitty brings an eclectic mix of anything goes to Wolf Like Me – rock ‘n’ roll, indie, punk, new wave, old school, ’90s hip-hop, R&B, and more! Plus: $5 bar rail, $6 draught beer, and $8 cocktails.

10 pm Funk Off @ The Boat, 158 Augusta Ave. Get down to music of the funk variety! TNT on the tunes. $5.

10 pm Beam Me Up Disco @ The Piston, 937 Bloor St. W. Residents A Digital Needle and Cyclist serve up a mix of eclectic, inclusive funk, jazz, soul, boogie, rap, rare groove, reggae, gospel, and proto-house; all those transcendent tunes that fall under the disco umbrella! $10.

10 pm Upright @ Burdock, 1184 Dundas St. W. Vinyl excursions with Drägun. Phonk, soul, disco, grip-hop, house, and tropicalspacedrumzandsynthesizerstuff.

10 pm Whatever You Like Feat. Sgt Garbage @ The Ossington, 61 Ossington Ave. All hits, all night with spicy DJs that’ll really get you moving and shaking. It’s the good stuff – the prom that never was!

10 pm THE BRTHDY PRTY @ The Shop under Parts & Labour, 1566 Queen St. W. Who doesn’t love a birthday party?! Free Polaroids ALL NIGHT! Cupcake hour provided by Baken Toronto. $5.

10:30 pm Cuffin’ @ Bunda Lounge, 1108 Dundas St. W. All thangs R&B. Soundtrack by Royale.

11 pm Racks & Bands @ The Drake Underground, 1150 Queen St. W. Let Jay Jolliffe and the Bevstmode DJs take you on a rollercoaster ride through the biggest songs in hip-hop and RnB. $10.

SUNDAY

10 am Parkdale Flea @ 1266 Queen St. W. Parkdale Flea is back with over 30 incredible local vendor. Antique, vintage, collectables, handmade, jewellery, local artisans, crafts, food and drink, good vibes, and more! Free entry and dog friendly. Until 5 pm.

11 am Toronto Bakers Market @ The Great Hall, 1087 Queen St. W. A new Toronto tradition bringing bakers and treat-makers to your neighbourhood! Come explore, taste, and buy some of the city’s best baked goods, savoury treats, and fresh sweets from over 30 vendors. There will also be some delicious vegan, raw, and gluten-free options too. Until 4 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.

5 pm Sunset Sunday @The One Eighty, 55 Bloor St. W., 51st floor. Enjoy one of the best views in Toronto as DJ Caff spins house, soul, R&B, pop, and more.

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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