Uncategorized

Toronto Hit List, Jan. 5th-9th

WEDNESDAY

10 pm Hot Rock @ The Dakota Tavern, 249 Ossington Ave. Members of the Beauties and Flash Lightin’ play Rolling Stones tunes.

10 pm Snakepit @ Henhouse, 1532 Dundas St. W. Weekly queer dance party; this week featuring special guest DJ Diamond Rings. Playlist will include Kraftwerk, Kylie, and Kriss Kross (plus many more hit favourites not beginning with the letter K).

THURSDAY

10 pm Burner Thursdays @ Andy Poolhall, 489 College St. Burner Magazine/Burner Records brings you the sexiest and most popping dance/rock/electronica/house night. DJs Mark Bashai, Doll Parts and Barletta + drink specials aplenty.

10 pm Phantom Signal @ The Red Light, 1185 Dundas St. W. Records & records & records with Josh McGuirk and Nick Fox. Al Green, David Bowie, Herbie Hancock, Talking Heads, Velvet Underground, etc.

10 pm Ape Sodom @ Unlovable, 1415-B Dundas St. W. Punk, doo-wop, psych, and more R&B than usual with special guest DJ Red Dawn. Good music to dance away that winter arthritis.

FRIDAY

9 pm Aughtie By Nature @ Teranga, 159 Augusta Ave. Remember the 00’s? A celebration of the best decade for pop music, featuring Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears, Modest Mouse, Franz Ferdinand, Gorillaz, DMX, R. Kelly, and more. PWYC.

10 pm Whatevs @ 751, 751 Queen St. W. Steve Rock playing the best in 90’s hip-hop and gangsta rap. $10 pitchers and loose morals in effect.

10 pm Myth Paradise Music @ The Ossington, 61 Ossington Ave. An event of galactic proportions with DJs Todd Westendorp and Aman Sandhu. Soul, disco and house music.

10 pm Ctrl Alt Dance @ JangBang, 430.5 College St. DJ Huge Jeans and Dennis Ramen plays tunes that make you wanna dance. Cheap drinks!

10 pm Bottoms Up @ The Shop under Parts & Labour, 1566 Queen St. W. Classics and bangers all night long. Free before 11:30 pm, $5 after.

10 pm Big Primpin’ @ Wrongbar, 1279 Queen St. W. The Pinko Monster Edition with DJs Max Mohenu, Phil V and Rory Them Finest. Hip-hop, R&B and hot times for homos and their friends and admirers. RSVP bigprimpin@gmail.com for line bypass. $5.

11 pm Never Forgive Action @ Drake Hotel Underground, 1150 Queen St. W. Classic hip-hop and R&B anthems with vintage videos on three screens. DJs Numeric and Ted Dancin’ with special guests Big Jacks and Royale. $5.

SATURDAY

10 pm 90s Party @ Neutral, 349A College St. A celebration of 90s music and fashion! Costume contest for $100 cash and drink prizes, giveaways, 90s movies, Much Music Oh Henry Video Dance, spotlight slowdances, and more. Free before 11, $5 after.

10 pm Let’s Dance @ 751, 751 Queen St. W. All your favourite danceable tunes from the likes of Salt-n-Peppa, Lil Wayne, Mariah Carey, Tom Petty and millions more. Cheap pitchers and shots.

10 pm Chronologic @ The Boat, 158 Augusta Ave. A dance party through the ages! Pop and antipop from since the end of history (i.e. music from 1890 to 2012, played in chronological order).

10 pm There Goes The Neighbourhood @ The Barn, 418 Church St. Glow in the dark edition! DJs Blackcat and Vaneska + glow in the dark body paint and black light dance floor. Free before midnight, $2 drinks until 11:30 pm.

10 pm Dream//Date @ The Shop under Parts & Labour, 1566 Queen St. W. DJ Max Mohenu, Tony Price and Steven Manning bring you a night of inside jokes, awesome records, debauchery, and dance floor riots. Post-punk, minimal wave, soul, disco + giveaways and movie screenings courtesy of Eyesore Cinema. Free before 11:30 pm, $5 after.

10 pm Rapture @ Blondie’s, 1378 Queen St. W. DJs Filthy Gorgeous, Sylvermayne, and special guest Marcus Visionary play a sexy melange of soulful dance music. Mmm.

10 pm Shake, Rattle & Roll @ Clinton’s, 692 Bloor St. W. Sweat to the oldies with the Bangs & Blush ladies! Motown + soul + 60’s rock n’ roll and pop. $5.

11 pm Shake A Tail @ Sneaky Dee’s, 431 College St. Shake away the holidays to the sounds of 60’s pop, rock, soul, funk, garage, and ska. $5.

SUNDAY

4 pm Amelie @ Bloor Cinema, 506 Bloor St. W. “A delicious pastry of a movie – a lighthearted fantasy with a winsome heroine who overcomes a sad childhood and brings cheer to the needful and joy to herself…” says Roger Ebert of this 2001 French gem. $9.

Post Comment