Toronto Hit List: Soul Machine, Songs: A Dance Party With Guest DJs Wavves, Goldroom, “Shoes, Sex & Exes”: Sex & The City Trivia & more!

April 3rd-7th Muttonhead Warehouse Sale @ Muttonheadquarters, 163 Sterling Rd., Studio 9B.Muttonhead is teaming up with Naked & Famous to give you big deals, for reals! Featuring a a greatselection of previous season stock from an amazing lineup of all Canadian-made brands includingNaked & Famous, Muttonhead, Topo Designs, Raised by Wolves, 18 Waits, Cuchara, Crown ShavingCo., Clothing Brand Experiment, Fresh Train Co., The Leather Atelier, Varsity Brown, Label, andmore. Credit card and cash accepted; please bring your own shopping bags. Open 12 to 7 pm daily.

WEDNESDAY

9 pm Fear Street @ Sex Laser, 1369 Dundas St W. Horror/sci-fi movie scores/songs from soundtracks,or spooky/cool stuff every Wednesday. Maybe you’ll talk about movies. Maybe you;ll dance with somezombies. Maybe you’ll fall into the Hell Mouth. $3 PBR before 11 pm.

10 pm Sha Na Na @ The Red Light, 1185 Dundas St. W. DJ Brittney (one half of the Bangs & Blushduo) plays jukebox hits and makeout songs all night long.

10 pm Bowie Bar Wednesdays @ Andy Poolhall, 489 College St. DJs Avery, Doc Benway, and Guestsplay music by David Bowie and Bowie-esque tunes. Drink specials until midnight.

10 pm Common People @ The Midpoint, 1180 Queen St. W. DJ Tigermilk plays a mix of post-punk,alternative, Brit-pop, seminal to current indie rock, and whatever else. $4 mixed drinks before 11 pm,$4 tequila, $5 Jameson, $5 pints of PBR, and $7 mug + shot.

10 pm I’m With the Band @ The Garrison, 1197 Dundas St. W. Every Wednesday, a different bandand their friends DJ in the front room. This Wednesday, Alt Altman of Digits plays you some reallynice Wednesday night jams while you drink fine liquors and (if you’re early enough) eat fantastictacos.

THURSDAY

9:30 pm Soul Machine @ Czehoski, 678 Queen St W. New night! DJ Caff and special guestSplattermonkey play the best in funk and soul. Drink specials all night long.

10 pm Heart & Strokes @ Souz Dal, 612 College St. New night, new location for indie rocksocializing! Come for the Heart, stay for the Strokes.

11 pm Wack Slack’s 90’s Dance Party @ The Beaver,1192 Queen St. W. Spring Fling Edition!Remember warm weather? Remember not having to wear six layers of clothing every time you leavethe house? DJs Kris Kadas and Robin Sharp play the best 90’s jams + a working SNES hooked up to aprojector for you to play. The 90’s are alive in our hearts. Always.

FRIDAY

7 pm Craft Beer & Cheese: A Love Story @ TBA. Beer’s bubbles and lack of acidity make it mucheasier to pair with cheese than wine ever will be. Don’t believe it? Taste five beer and cheese pairingswith The Grid’s beer columnist and Prud’homme Beer Sommelier, Crystal Luxmore. Learn some easy

tips on pairing your favourite beer styles – from peppery Belgians to chocolaty stouts – with yourfavourite cheeses, so you can host your own beer and cheese soiree at home. $35 per person. Book yourspot online (location will be revealed after you’ve booked your spot).

8 pm “I.LL SLEEP WHEN I.M DEAD” Opening Reception @ The White House, 277.5 Augusta Ave.“’I.LL SLEEP WHEN I.M DEAD’ is a proclamation of great living. There’s just not enough time in aday to do all of the things we’d like to do. By sacrificing sleep, we get those extra nocturnal hours toexperience it all and see the day til the very end. But there’s also a flipside. Staying awake all night cancause disorientation, mania, tears, and even mild hallucinations!” Over 20 artists, mostly local, exhibitwork in video, painting, illustration, and photography. Exhibition runs until April 10.

10 pm Songs: A Dance Party With Guest DJs Wavves @ BLK BOX, 1087 Queen St. W. Back bysweaty demand, it’s Songs 2013! Vol I featuring southern California’s top fuzz rockers Wavves, whowill be popping by after their Horseshoe gig to play the heck out of their favourite dance party jams.With support from the Summer Fling DJs. $5 (free entry for the first 50 ticket stubs).

10 pm Deckade @ Margret, 2952 Dundas St. W. 2000-2009: A Retrospective. Take a trip to the not-so-distant past and relive all those fresh memories of a simpler time. You know, that special time betweenteen angst and dubstep, when white ties, beehives, and leather jackets that were too small for us werethe only thing worn. DJs Candy-O and DJ Snatch play alllll the hits! The Hives! The Strokes! Interpol!Franz Ferdinand! Ladytron! The White Stripes! Phoenix! The Kooks! Lily Allen! Amy Winehouse!The Black Kids! The Vines! Yeah Yeah Yeahs! More!

10 pm Beatlemania! @ The Piston, 937 Bloor St. W. Join Bangs & Blush for a HARD DAY’S NIGHTwhere you TWIST AND SHOUT to 60’s soul, rock ‘n’ roll, and all your favourite Beatles tunes! $5.

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

10 pm City Love / She’s So Thirsty @ Crawford, 718 College St. Upstairs, Crawford’s sweetheartsLacey & Tammy blast out hot hip-hop and RnB tunes! Downstairs, DJ Grouch plays reggae and trap allnight long. $5 before 11:30 pm, more after.

10 pm Girl & Boy 90s Dance Party @ Clinton’s, 693 Bloor St. W. A pulsating dance party rocking theretro 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 Sweat Pants @ The Ossington, 61 Ossington Ave. DJ Coolin Cregg plays his/your favouritesongs all night. ’95(ish) to ’05(ish) rap/RnB/reggae/dancehall, sexy tunes, new joints, old jams, sweatpants.

10 pm Tits & Toques @ The Henhouse, 1532 Dundas St. W. Bring your ladies, your lesbros, and allyour homogays out for a night of dancing that will see you jumping and destroying your vocal chordsto your favourite indie jams!

10 pm Pop Lobster: No Rain Edition @ Magpie, 831 Dundas St. W. Ring in the (pretty please!) nice-ish weather with a downright wholesome dancing party. DJ Little Kicks and Short Stack know no popboundaries! You may or may not have the opportunity to dance to the likes of Pet Shop Boys, Blondie,Destiny’s Child, Le Tigre, Britney Spears, Robyn, Motown, indie, new wave, disco, and more.

10 pm Big Primpin’ @ Wrongbar, 1279 Queen St. W. Hip-hop and hot times for homos, their friends,and admirers. With DJs Craig Dominic, Nino Brown, and Blackcat. Half-price drinks before 11 pm!For line bypass, email bigprimpin@gmail.com. $5.

11 pm Your Boy Brian + Simon’s B-Day Party @ The Drake Underground, 1150 Queen St. W. TheDrake’s resident DJ Your Boy Brian and bartender extraordinaire Simon Ho celebrate their birthdaytogether with friends, cake, and music. $10.

SATURDAY

10 pm Goldroom @ Wrongbar, 1279 Queen St. W. Los Angeles-based producer Goldroom (a.k.a.Josh Legg)’s dreamy tunes and remixes conjore up images of poolside lounging and coastal cruising.With support from locals Natural Animal. $15 advance tickets available online. For guestlist, emailguestlist@wrongbar.com.

10 pm All My Friends @ The Shop under Parts & Labour, 1566 Queen St. W. Born To RunDMC presents an all-new dance party! DJs Mizz Brown and Paul G play PARTY MUSIC: NYCunderground disco, hip-hop, rock, R&B, LCD, everything. Free before 11 pm, $5 after.

10 pm Beam Me Up Keeps Diggin’ With: Al Kent @ BLK BOX, 1087 Queen St. W. A disco jam notto be missed! With Al Kent (BBE Records/Million Dollar Disco), the King of Rare Disco, and supportby Beam Me Up Disco DJs A Digital Needle and Cyclist. $10 advance tickets available at Rotate This,Soundscapes, and online.

10 pm moondance @ The Boat, 158 Augusta Ave. DJs Annie Webber and Keith Hamilton bring youthe best dance jams under the moon! Sweat your way to last call by dancing to their favourite music ofall eras (surely, some of your favs too). $5.

10 pm Motown Party @ 751, 751 Queen St. W. Motown, northern soul, and remixes with DJs FawnBC and Caff upstairs + an all-vinyl set with DJs Brett Millius and Reverend Throwdown downstairs.$5 before 11 pm, $10 after.

10 pm Pacific High @ The Beaver, 1192 Queen St. W. DJs Colin Bergh and Scott Seewhale playDymaxion house music all night long.

10 pm Super Good / Grilled Cheese @ Crawford, 718 College St. Upstairs, three-time Juno nominatedDJ/producer Techtwelve spins the best in hip-hop, R&B, trap, and classics. Downstairs, DJs JamesRedi and Big Jacks play Motown, disco, hip-hop, and reggae while Fundament holds it down frontand centre with a mic, a George Foreman grill, a stack of Cheesy slices and a fresh loaf. Yes, FREEGRILLED CHEESE ON THE DANCE FLOOR! Free before 11 pm, $5 after.

10 pm Keep Coming @ Bambi’s, 1265 Dundas St. W. DJ Prince Ness and special guest BartoszGawdzik play dance party music.

10 pm Rip It Up! @ The Piston, 937 Bloor St. W. DJ Davy Love and friends play R&B, garage, soul,doo-wop and down and dirty rock ‘n’ roll records for your listening, dancing and drinking-along-withpleasure.

10 pm Shake, Rattle & Roll @ Clinton’s, 693 Bloor St. W. Spend the night together with the Bangs &Blush ladies! 60′s pop, soul and rock ‘n’ roll to drink, dance, and get messy to. $5.

10 pm Reality Bytes @ Augusta House, 152-A Augusta Ave. Travel back in time to the 90′s! DJs4est, Lindzrox, Jrox, and special guest Dislexia spin all your favourite dance, hip-hop, electronica, andalternative 90’s tunes. Free before 11 pm, $5 after.

10 pm CUE POC @ Margret, 2952 Dundas St. W. The freshest Queer People of Colour + friends partyto hit Toronto! With DJs Sissy Fuss and Auntie Flowww + your host Hiba Al-a-Mode.

11 pm Shake A Tail @ Sneaky Dee’s, 431 College St. 60′s pop, rock, soul, funk, garage, ska,ANYTHING! Always humid. $5.

11 pm Never Forgive Action @ The Drake Underground, 1150 Queen St. W. DJs Numeric, TedDancin’, and Dalia + host More or Les pay tribute to the golden age of hip-hop, spinning classic jamsfrom the sweet spot of 1986 to 1994. $10.

SUNDAY

7:30 pm “Shoes, Sex & Exes”: Sex & The City Trivia: @ GO Lounge, 1718 Queen St. W. A specialedition of GO Lounge’s Sunday night trivia. Sip $7 Cosmos while you answer very important questionsabout all things Sex & The City! Prizes to be won and no cover to be paid.

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

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