Dance Like You Fuck @ Strangelove 587 College St.
A wild weekly dance party presented by Toronto partyboys the Jon’s. Resident DJ Medley will be holding down the fort, along with Y-Pro. Free cover and $3 drinks before 11 p.m.
In Crowd @ Tattoo Rock Parlour 567 Queen St. West
Mods > Rockers. Bold statement, but we’re sticking to it. Beehives optional, dancing shoes are a must. This week featuring Ride The Tiger. Presented by Pink Mafia, $5 cover.
Motley Crue @ ACC
Couldn’t resist adding this one, though no description is necessary. Rock on, 80’s metalheads. Rock on.
Slowpitch @ The Red Light 1185 Dundas St. West
It’s February, the month for cynics and lovers. The latter will like this one, slow songs to sway your sweetheart. It’s a cheap date; no cover
Cinematic Social @ Augusta House 152 Augusta
For lovers of the cinema, a meet, a greet, a cocktail hour. Doors at 7 p.m.
Cottage Wattage: The Dock Rock Dance Party @ Sneaky Dee’s 431 College St.
Winter sucks but nacho’s and dancing are awesome. Especially when the dancing is to invoke tender feelings of longing towards lazing at the cottage on the lake. A fictional cottage radio station will be playing the best summer tracks. CRTC regulations call for 30% Canadian content so be prepared for some homegrown oldies, oh Canada indeed! $5 cover.
MadLove with Friendly Rich and the Lollipop People @ The Garrison 1197 Dundas St. West
$10 in advance, tickets at Soundscapes and Rotate This
Tuff Meat @ Clinton’s Tavern 693 Bloor St. West
A snippet from their event page: “If TUFF MEAT were an animal it would be fire-breathing dragon wearing a beer helmet doing the robot. And if you are an animal we’d like to invite you to come sweat beer on the dancefloor at TUFF MEAT.” Music by good indie bands. We Likey.
ROLLIN’ $ SCRATCHIN @ Supermarket 268 Augusta Ave.
A sweaty dance party in the market, this week featuring Opopo. $5 before 11 p.m.
Hold Tight @ The Ossington 61 Ossington Ave.
Special guest DJ Andrew Allsgood. Disco/House party. Doors 10 p.m., no cover (!!!)
In Crowd @ Czehoski’s 678 Queen St. West
Once the dinner crowd is gone the In Crowd takes the thunder. Tables and chairs get pushed away for twisting and shouting galore. No cover (!!!)
One Love For Haiti @ Koolhaus 132 Queen Quay East
Benefit bashed kill two birds with one stone. Featuring performances by Rita Marley (Bob’s wife; who knew?) Jully Black, Blessed, Etana and more. Profits go to UNICEF. Tickets $20 in advance or $25 at the door.
Chuck Ragan (of Hot Water Music) & Tim Barry (of Avail) @ Wrongbar 1279 Queen St West
A great line up at Parkdale’s favourite watering hole. Tickets $13 in advance, doors 7 p.m.
Motown Party @ 751 (751) Queen St. West
Name says it all. First Saturday of every month. $5 cover, cheap drinks