Toronto Hit List: Still Tippin’, Nuit Blanche, You Rang??, With It & more!

WEDNESDAY

7 pm Alriiight! A Bob’s Burgers Trivia Night @ The Office Pub, 117 John St. Time to throw on a pink bunny ears cap and study up on your Erotic Friend Fiction because The Office Pub is holding the best Bob’s Burgers trivia night this city has ever seen (and probably the only Bob’s Burgers trivia night this city has ever seen, but that’s besides the point). If you’re a fan of the show, start getting your team together now, because this night is going to be more fun than a potluck at a senior swingers retirement home! Doors at 7 pm, trivia at 8. $5.

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 Freaky Tiki Wednesdays @ Tiki Bar, 542 Queen St. W. A rooftop dance party with DJ Blush playing ’60s/’70s soul, funk, and rock all night.

THURSDAY

5 pm Perfect Strangers @ Thoroughbred Food & Drink, 304 Richmond St. W. A brand-spanking new Thursday weekly starting at 5 pm for your post-work hang time. DJ Caff on the 1s and 2s all night long, playing everything from bangers to ballads.

7 pm Swash & Serif @ Black Cat, 2186 Dundas St. W. Swash & Serif is back for a second year! The teams behind Ligatures and the Toronto Design Directory are incredibly excited to hold another fantastic art show featuring lettering and typography from Toronto and beyond.

8 pm Love To Love Disco @ Miss Thing’s, 1279 Queen St. W. Disco, every Thursday! Rare, groove, classic, italo, and nu. $5.

8 pm Phat N’ Phull Presents: Southern Soiree @ Bathurst Local, 322 Bathurst St. Join the ladies of Phat N’ Phull for an old-fashioned cocktail party inspired by the spirit of the South! Guests are invited to mix and mingle among snack bowls, southern inspired hors d’euvores and featured retro cocktails designed by Phat N’ Phull and the host, Bathurst Local. Appetizers will be passed between 8:30 and 10 pm and snack bowls will be available all night! Advance tickets are $32.00 and include all food + 1 drink ticket.

9 pm Electricladyland @ The Beaver, 1192 Queen St. W. A queer, synthy, sexy dance party, playing all and only electronic ladies!Expect lots of Le Tigre, Bjork, Kate Bush, Broadcast, Robyn, Erykah Badu, Elastica, Madonna, The Knife, Kylie Minogue, M.I.A., Lykke Li, FKA Twigs, Santogold, Glasser, and on and on.

10 pm Strangelove Society @ Weldon Park, 569 College St. The society as you know it outside doesn’t exist. This is the unseen society; this is Strangelove. $3 drinks and Red Bulls before midnight. $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 Buffet @ The Ossington, 61 Ossington Ave. A big serving of vinyl featuring everything from old rock ‘n’ roll and punk to ’60s garage/psych, disco, ’80s stuff, soul, and whatever else!

FRIDAY

7 pm Friday Night Live: nuitROM @ Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen’s Park. Toronto’s most unique social destination, with eclectic eats, drinks, DJs, dancing, live music, and unexpected experiences is back for a new season. This week’s theme is nuitROM, an ode to Nuit Blanche. $15 advance tickets available online.

8 pm Toronto Boobyball 2015 @ Sound Academy, 11 Polson St. Get ready to blast off to the hottest party in town! Lighting up the entire galaxy this fall, Planet Booby is guaranteed to be an event that is truly out of this world. Prepare to be transported to another dimension, where aliens and space cadets mingle at the bar, while droids and storm troopers join forces on the dance floor. Whether you’re thinking Judy Jetson or Captain Kirk, dress to impress and watch the planets align as sci-fi goes glam for Rethink Breast Cancer. $125 advance tickets (includes $25 tax receipt) available online.

9 pm Feast in the East @ Jam Factory Co., 2 Matilda St. A monthly east-end music, food, and installation series. This month’s edition features a free dinner by Stephanie Fielding and Heather Rule, with music provided by Jerusalem In My Heart, Jessica Moss (A Silver Mt. Zion), Rose Bolton & Music In The Barns, and Khora. Environs by Mary Tremonte. $10 advance tickets (includes a free dinner) available at Circus Books & Music, Cask Music, Rotate This, and Soundscapes. $12 at the door or $15 with food. All ages.

10 pm Still Tippin’ @ Studio Bar, 824 Dundas St. W. DJ Yung Adult and Jordan Sowunmi are kickin’ it old school, bringing you the hottest tracks of the 2000s. Expect to hear tunes and artists like: Fat Joe & Ashanti, Ja Rule & Ashanti, Lil’ Jon’s Oeuvre, The Ying Yang Twinz, 50 Cent, G-Unit, Ludacris, T.I., T-Pain, and lots more. Free before 11 pm, $5 after.

10 pm Wedding Night @ The Piston, 937 Bloor St. W. A ruckus of unimpeachably guiltless proportions! Strangers in first-rate finery make tequila-fuelled matrimony with a pleasure-packed soundtrack to this dance party. Overdressing for the occasion is very much encouraged. Yacht rock, Leo Sayer, pop, Kool & the Gang, soul, Nina Simone, funk, Mystikal, and hip-hop. Bad decisions are likely to befall all.

10 pm SoulSkank @ Handlebar, 159 Augusta Ave. Funk, soul, reggae, ska, and dancehall in its most raw form! A vinyl-only dance party with DJs Gramera and Parkdale Funk on the decks + Dennis P on the sax. Free before 11 pm, $5 after.

10 pm Biggity Boop @ The Shop under Parts & Labour, 1566 Queen St. W. Hip-hop, dancehall, and R&B with your hosts Alikulapo, Hoiking and Teej Mahal. It ain’t nothin’ but a biggity boop! Free before 11 pm, $5 after.

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

10 pm Stones Place Friday Nights @ Stones Place, 1255 Queen St. W. DJ Blush and Stones Place are throwing a brand new Friday night party! Dance all night to the best of ’50s, ’60s, and ’70s rock ‘n’ roll, soul, and pop at one of Toronto’s most legendary dance venues in the city of Toronto. Bring those dancing shoes – you’ll be sure to leave sweaty and smiling. $5.

10 pm Marmalade & Buttahfingaz @ The Ossington, 61 Ossington Ave. Hip-hop, soul, RnB, rap, trap, south.

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 Big Primpin’: Bases Loaded @ Miss Thing’s, 1279 Queen St. W. Party like it’s 1993! Hip-hop and hot times for homos, their friends, and admirers. With DJs Nino Brown and Sammy Royale. For guestlist, email bigprimpin@gmail.com. $5.

10 pm Girl & Boy 90s Dance Party @ Clinton’s, 693 Bloor St. W. A pulsating dance party rocking the retro sounds of the 1990s! All your favourite dance, pop, hip-hop, R&B, and so on and so on and so on. $5.

11 pm A Summer Fling Dance Party @ The Steady, 1051 Bloor St. W. Sweaty, unabashed dancing with new friends, naughty projections, disco balls, and donuts. The Summer Fling DJs play great songs from all of the eras: classic rock, funk and disco, modern indie, and a sprinkle of other dance floor favourites.

11 pm Leant @ Tattoo, 567 Queen St. W. DJs Big Jacks, Royale, and Bozack play that classic leant shit. $10 before midnight, more after.

11 pm High Gloss @ The Libertine, 1307 Dundas St. W. A night of nudisco, house, and indie dance brought to you by Cyclist and Dickystixxx.

11 pm Y2K: A Millennium Dance Party @ The Drake Underground, 1150 Queen St. W. A party devoted to the best jams of the early-to-mid 2000s, brought to you by Good Kids. Guilty pleasures, one hit wonders, chart toppers, and everything in between! $10.

SATURDAY

7 pm Scotiabank Nuit Blanche @ various locations. A FREE all-night contemporary art event featuring more than 110 art projects created by 400 artists. Until 7 am.

10 pm You Rang?? @ The Rum Exchange, 67 Richmond St. W. First official monthly You Rang?? party featuring Wednesday Addams spinning JUICY house and techno open to close. Free before 11 pm, $5 after.

10 pm With It @ The Piston, 937 Bloor St. W. Floorshakers and heartbreakers with DJ Nico and Magnificent! ’60s mod, R&B, reggae, and soul. Presented in collaboration with Fred Perry Toronto and in part by Kops Records and CIUT 89.5 FM. $5 before 11 pm, $10 after.

10 pm Nuit Nachtclub @ Double Double Land, 209 Augusta Ave. A 12-hour Nuit Blanche nightclub. DJ sets by Ebony, Cyber69, Kristie Muller, Happy Boy Tona, Elliott Vincent Jones, and special guests. Projections and art direction by ACC studios. Until 7 am. $5 early, $10 late.

10 pm Pay Day @ The Shop under Parts & Labour, 1566 Queen St. W. DJs Isosceles, Stew Innes, and special guest Big Runt play hip-hop, RnB, and party jams. Free before 11:30 pm, $5 after.

10 pm For The ’99 & The 2000 @ SET on King, 333 King St. W. Are you working with some thing yeah? Are you bad yeah? Making a player spend his cash yeah? His last yeah? All music from the ’90s and early ’00s. Soundtrack provided by Lissa Money, Andreena, Ace Dillinger, and Mars Forever. $15 (ladies free before 11 pm).

10 pm Lucky Bitches @ The Ossington, 61 Ossington Ave. The west side’s longest running, glam-positive dance party blowout spectacular. Party jams and freedom!

10 pm Bad News @ Dundas Video, 831 Dundas St. W. ’60s soul + rock ‘n’ roll dance party! All on vinyl.

10 pm PPParty @ The Boat, 158 Augusta Ave. Why all the the P? ‘Cuz this party is golden! 24 Karat hits from all decades. $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.

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

11 pm Love Saves The Day @ The Beaver, 1192 Queen St. W. Maximal house and maximal disco with DJs Kevin Ritchie and Jaime Sin.

SUNDAY

10 am Parkdale Flea @ Goodfellas Gallery, 1266 Queen St. W. Antiques, vintage, collectables, designer objects, local artisans, crafts, food + drink, and more. Free entry for all! Until 5 pm.

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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