March 12th-15th Sample Sale @ Muttonhead, 337 Roncesvalles Ave. Muttonhead‘s sample sale is back and better than ever! Score deals on all SS’15 and AW’15 samples. Open 12-7 pm Thursday and Friday, 11-6 pm Saturday, 12-5 pm Sunday.


8 pm Drake Trivia @ The Drake Hotel Lounge, 1150 Queen St. W. Teams of four or less put their random knowledge to the test as hosts Megan Griffith-Greene and Jeromy Lloyd fire off questions ranging from sporting records and celebrity scandals to geographic discoveries and culinary lingo. $2 to participate and the winning table gets an $80 Drake gift card (plus bragging rights!). Show up early to reserve a spot or make a reservation online.

8 pm Movie Night @ The Garrison, 1197 Dundas St. W. Movie Night returns for March. Free popcorn, no cover. This week’s screening is everything Bowie: Labyrinth followed by The Hunger.

10 pm Liquid Karaoke @ Bambi’s, 1265 Dundas St. W. Colin Bergh, James McDonough, Nadia Belerique, and Jeff Hayward are your hosts. $4 Jameson and $5.50 pints before midnight.

10 pm Home Based @ Weldon Park, 569 College St. A night filled with good hip-hop, good people, and good vibes with DJs Sanga Genesis, James Redi, and special guests. Every Wednesday.


10 pm Strangelove @ Weldon Park, 569 College St. The return of a Toronto cultural institution. Every Thursday. $5.

10 pm Get Lo @ Clinton’s, 693 Bloor St. W. The secret is out and now we know why Gretchen Weiners’ hair was so big! Bangs & Blush and She Does the City are taking over Clinton’s with the ULTIMATE 2000s dance party, GET LO! So slap on your Von Dutch hat and get ready for a total ear assault because your Thursdays will never be the same!

10 pm DJ Downunda @ Crawford, 718 College St. Trap, rap, RnB, and bangers! Hosted by Miss Olivia and Kermit. $5 bar rail + $4 shots and jello shooters.

10 pm Fat Laces @ The Ossington, 61 Ossington Ave. DJ Big Jimmy Mills, the scratch-monster, spins old school hip-hop.


10 pm All My Friends @ Milk Glass, 1247 Dundas St. W. A dance party for the homies featuring perfectly-curated dance tunes from every genre under the sun, mixed to perfection by Philpmode. All the friends, all the fun.

10 pm Loving In The Name Of @ Virgin Mobile Mod Club, 722 College St. A dance party and live set in celebration of the greatest hits of all time! The Best recreates classic songs from Salt-N-Pepa, Daft Punk, George Harrison, Dr. Dre, George Michael, Beyonce, Loverboy, Marvin Gaye, and Cat Stevens. DJ Scott Cudmore spins the hits all night long. $12.

10 pm #TheUnderground @ The Shop under Parts & Labour, 1566 Queen St. W. Dance, house, trap, hip-hop, bounce/twerk, RnB, b-sides, mixtapes, dancehall, and everything in between with DJs Spoonz, Olen Only, and Lissa Money. Free before 11 pm, $5 after.

10 pm Boom Boom Boom Boom @ The Steady, 1051 Bloor St. W. Toronto’s ONLY vintage vinyl rhythm ‘n’ blues and ska dance party is back for one night at The Steady. Tunes provided by Shindig residents General Eclectic and Splattermonkey – all on 7″ 45 RPM vinyl records! $5.

10 pm Friday the 13th Disco Party @ Cardinal Rule, 5 Roncesvalles Ave. Run a comb through your hair, walk under a ladder, and cross the path of a black cat on your way to boogie-oogie-oogie all night long to the tunes of DeeJay Triple-X! Dress code: disco-infused (bell bottoms, platforms, polyester, stripes, sparkles, hot pants, spandex, chains). Barbie Jo Bontemps returns for an encore performance + Mme Zsa Zsa the $2 psychic makes her first appearance.

10 pm Freaks @ Luanda House, 974 Bloor St. W. DJ Maysr spins reggae/dancehall music spanning the decades. Sip some rum and boom and bend ova.

10 pm Puppy Love @ The Beaver, 1192 Queen St. W. Laid back queer + sex positive dance party. More a peck-on-the-cheek than a full-on makeout. A night for people who aren’t into the club scene but want to shake their booty and make new friends. Also: dance floor, board games/truth or dare/spin the bottle, porn screenings, outdoor patio, tons of sex-positive friends to meet, lots of places to sit and talk! $5, with a portion of door earnings donated to The 519.

10 pm Fuck It @ Clinton’s, 693 Bloor St. W. The ladies of Bangs & Blush invite you to another night chocked-full of the best and worst from the ’80s, ’90s, and ’00s – only the guiltiest of pleasures will be played! $5.

10 pm Synthesexer @ The Piston, 937 Bloor St. W. A wet and drippy, catch my eye-y, shake my body, bite my lip-y, sexy synthy dance party! Expect to hear stuff like Tiga, Annie, Chromeo, M.I.A., Holy Ghost!, Robyn, Daft Punk, Little Dragon, Pet Shop Boys, and more. DJs ARP 2600, Digits, Little Kicks, and special guest guest Stephen Carlick (music critic and senior editor at Exclaim! Magazine) will be present to sex you up (music-wise). Free before 11 pm, $5 after.

10 pm Get By Friday @ The Ossington, 61 Ossington Ave. DJs Mantis and Hajah Bug spin hip-hop, funk, soul, and reggae vibes on two turntables. All jams all night. $5.

10 pm No Sleep ‘Til Brooklynn @ Brooklynn, 1186 Queen St. W. Make new friends. No dress code. No bullshit. Mickey “bottle service” available. Music $5 with guestlist before 11:30 pm, $10 otherwise.

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

11 pm Racks & Bands @ The Drake Underground, 1150 Queen St. W.Racks & Bands is a monthly party focused on one thing and one thing only: bringing booty back to the Underground. Turn up with resident DJs Johnny Hockin and Vanity Muscles as they motivate the winin’ and grindin’, playing only the hottest in current rap and RnB. $10.


2 pm St. Patrick’s Day Loft Party @ 99 Sudbury Ave. Come party with 1,000 of your closest friends! Music by: No Big Deal, Andy Wilson, Christensen & Chase, Patty Blue, Natural Animal, Dante Anderson, Matthew Castell, Gray Moonen, David King, Dickystixxx, Cailen McQuattie, Al Finateri, Mikey Wilson, Alex Viau, and Jason Neyra. $20-25 advance tickets available online.

8:30 pm Purple Rain @ Bloor Hot Docs Cinema, 506 Bloor St. W. Bloor Hot Docs Cinema teams up with NXNE for a screening of ’80s cult classic Purple Rain, featuring the one and only Prince! Arrive early as we kick off the party with DJ Moe Berg and drink specials. Screening at 9:30 pm. $12 advance tickets available online.

10 pm Bad Girls Club @ The Yukon, 1592 Queen St. W. Calling all bad seeds and low lifes! DJs Conway Clitty and Vivs are back, spinning all vinyl. Wild, rampant tracks from the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s.

10 pm Grill$ @ Crawford, 718 College St. DJs James Redi and Jon Chetty spin Motown, funk, disco, hip-hop, and reggae tunes while the George Forman holds it down front and centre with a stack of cheesy slices and a fresh loaf. That’s right – FREE GRILLED CHEESE ON THE DANCE FLOOR! Free before 11 pm, $5 after.

10 pm Business Woman’s Special: Sure, Jan feat. Juice Boxx @ Round, 152-A Augusta Ave. He’s really good looking and he thinks I’m super cool … Sure, Jan. BWS is back with a special performance by queen Juice Boxx. And girl, you better work! DJs Sammy Royale, Nino Brown, and Diego Armand provide the tunes. $6.

10 pm Love Below @ Bambi’s, 1265 Dundas St. W. Music made by machines (and people) moving in slow motion. Codeine techno + hypno house + subterranean atmosphere with DJ Andrew Ross and special guest Bordello. $5.

10 pm The BRTHDAY PRTY @ The Shop under Parts & Labour, 1566 Queen St. W. Who doesn’t love a birthday party?! Music provided by Styles of Tigers and RVM. Cupcake hour provided by Baken Toronto. Free before 11 pm, $5 after.

10 pm Git Down @ Junction City Music Hall, 2907 Dundas St. W. DJs OH16 and Splattermonkey spin funk and soul to get your feet moving!

10 pm Treatment 001 @ Weldon Park, 569 College St. Chopped x future bass x Jersey club x UK garage with resident DJs DeMiggs and ΛV + special guest CRSB (Bevstmode).

10 pm Bump N’ Hustle @ The Rivoli (upstairs), 334 Queen St. W. Paul E Lopes and special guest DJ Dave Campbell
kicking the best in house, soul, funk, hip hop, disco, reggae, and everything else that bumps.
Hosted by Carlos (Hot Stepper). For $5 early bird guestlist (before 11 pm), email;
$10 otherwise.

10 pm Secret Models @ The Ossington, 61 Ossington Ave. One big room, full of bad bitches! DJs Secret Models play hits straight from your high school semi-formal.

10 pm Bush Beat @ The Henhouse, 1532 Dundas St. W. Where ladies meet! Flake away your dry winter skin all over the dance floor! Let’s the music moisturize your soul. $4.50 bar rail before 11:30 pm.

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

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

10 pm Tramp @ The Steady, 1051 Bloor St. W. GIRLS, GIRLS, GIRLS who love GIRLS! (And their friends.) Music by Fawn B.C. and Linguist. $5 Hogtown pints and $4 Tropical Titty Twister shots.

10 pm Beam Me Up Disco @ The Piston, 937 Bloor St. W. Beam Me Up is back at the Piston for that monthly dose of disco! Funk, jazz, soul, boogie, rare groove, reggae, gospel, and proto-house all factor into their definition of disco – a movement typified by an all-embracing mix of musicality and a message of love and inclusivity. Joining residents A Digital Needle and Cyclist this month is PHVK HVGH.

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

11 pm Born To Party @ Velvet Underground, 510 Queen St. W. DJ Misty Rock n’ Roll plays new rock, alternative, ’80s, ’90s, and guilty pleases like: The Cure, The Black Keys, AC/DC, David Bowie, Lorde, The Strokes, Daft Punk, Jay-Z, Billy Idol, Grouplove, Run-D.M.C., and more!

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

11 pm Quatro @ The Drake Underground, 1150 Queen St. W. Bridging the gap between four different eras and forming a cohesive sonic bond, Conor Cutz and Rouge bring you a night of the best music from times past. From the 1970s to the early 2000s, expect to hear the best of everything from James Brown to Justice, M.J. to Biggie – tracks that defined generations, seamlessly mashed up and reworked by the infamous duo. Aroundmidnight, renowned speed artist Anthony Haley takes the stage and begins performing his craft. Gaining inspiration from the crowd, music and overall feel of the night, Haley will take you on a visual quest creating piece after piece live on stage. $10.


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

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