5 pm Manhattan @ Roosevelt Room, 2 Drummond Place. Wine, some networking and gossip. $15 for filet mignon mini burgers and a cold beer.
5:35 pm What Is Indie @ Clinton’s, 693 Bloor St. W. Performances from !ATTENTION!, Take Cover Arizona, Haunts, Atlas.
10 pm Surf’s Up @ 751, 751 Queen St. W. 60’s garage, surf, rockabilly, and some Lo Fi and new jams. $10 pitchers, $3.50 PBR
10 pm Thursdays Upstairs @ Nyood, 1096 Queen St. W. Hip meets swank. DJ Jedi, with $160 bottles of Grey Goose. Style code enforced, reservations suggested. Kirby: 416-419-0975
10 pm The In Crowd @ Tattoo Rock Parlour, 567 Queen St. W. With Ride The Tiger and Slater & Ty. Soui, Motown, Funk, Stax, 60’s Rock. $5 cover, $3.50 drinks, free before midnight with student ID.
10 pm Stacked @ Andy Poolhall, 489 College St. W. New Music Edition this week.
6 pm Marben’s Goodbye Party @ Marben, 488 Wellington St. The old Marben is closing, so send ‘er off with a $45 greatest hits prix fixe (duck tacos!), old school tunes, and bidding on everything but the kitchen sink (who will score the glowing bar?)
7:30 pm Defected In The House @ Roosevelt Room, 2 Drummond Place. The record label’s first ever party in Toronto. DJ Michael Canitrot, who DJ’d the Cannes Film Festival. RSVP for guestlist: email@example.com
8 pm Live Jazz with Rachelle Boudreau and Konrad Pluta @ Lola’s Lounge, 634 Church St. A mix of classic standards and contemporary tunes.
8 pm A Top Rankin’ Nite of Ska @ Margret , 2952 Dundas St. W. Late 70’s and early 80’s ska rhythms.
9 pm Hip-Hop Karaoke Round 38 @ Revival, 783 College St. Over 600 songs to test your skills. $5 before 11, $10 after.
9 pm SNFU Greatest Hits Set @ Sneaky Dee’s. Legendary Skatepunk band from Edmonton plays their greatest hits. $13.50 in advance at Soundscapes and Rotate This.
10 pm Fuck Faces @ Wrongbar, 1279 Queen St. W. Rock, Ghetto, Funk, Tech, Hip Hop, House, Bass, with Scott Seewhale. firstname.lastname@example.org for free entry before 12.
10 pm Finally Fridays @ Shallow Groove, 559 College St. House, Nu Disco, Electro, Dubstep. $3 drinks before midnight. For $5 reduced guestlist: email@example.com subject Shallow Groove
10 pm Rocks Off @ Czehoski, 678 Queen St. W. Rock and roll for you.
10 pm Down Low @ 751, 751 Queen St. W. R.Kelly and slow jamz all night long. $5.
10 pm Atmosphere @ The Boat, 158 Augusta Ave. Warehouse music all night long. $5 after 11 pm
11 pm Edumacation @ The Drake Underground, 1150 Queen St. W. With DJ Fase and DJ M-ROCK
8 pm Pop Up @ Bread and Circus, 299 Augusta Ave. Nice, dirty performances from Adolf Glitter, Airheart, TAngA, and Vivek Shraya. DJ Le Freak C’est Keek. $5
9 pm Turning Point @ The Garrison, 1197 Dundas St. W. Afro latin and Caribbean sounds. Special guest Paulo Superfly, with stacks of old vinyl from the African continent.
9:50 pm There Goes The Neighbourhood: Lady Gaga’s Birthday @ The Barn, 418 Church St. With DJs Shane Percy, Vivi Diamond, Betti Forde. $2 Cran Vodka before 11:30, and cake.
10 pm Hot Music! @ 751, 751 Queen St. W. Heavy funk, soul, disco, party anthems.
10 pm Jackin’ The House @ Wrongbar, 1279 Queen St. W. with Jason Hodges, Mike Gleeson, and Famous Players. $10 reduced guestlist: firstname.lastname@example.org
10 pm Digital Future @ The Sound Academy, 11 Polson Pier. 4 rooms with artists like Calvin Harris, Laidback Luke, and Dake Blood. Tickets on Ticketmaster.
10 pm Birdtown and Swanville Keg Party @ 58 Montrose. $10 for all the beer you can swill. Jams, grilled cheese, hair curling, aura cleansing, hopscotch. Proceeds fund their upcoming play.
10 pm Evening Standard @ Drake Underground, 1150 Queen St. W. With Eli Escobar and Membersonly.