Thursday, August 13, 2009

Indie Music 92 (13-19 Aug 2009).

Welcome to my weekly roundup of inexpensive indie(ish) musical happenings in downtown Toronto, all for $10 or less. If I'm missing something you think I should list, or you have any comments, let me know. I star (*) shows that most interest me.

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Just the hits this week. I'm running out of time! The Oxford Hotel is having a final weekend of shows before closing forever. All the details are here. I'll fix up these listings over the next few days.

THURSDAY (13 aug)

Uglystick, The Pink Noise, Magic Cheezies, Ultra Thin, Dwarfstar, and JFM @ Teranga, 9pm, $3.

James O-L & the Villains, Tarantula, and Ron Leary @ Rancho Relaxo, 9pm, $5.

* The Junction (CD release) w/ The Reason and Songs From A Room @ The Horseshoe Tavern, 8:30pm, $7.

Bloody Panda, Orca, and Orn @ The Smiling Buddha Bar, 8pm, $8. Doom!

Miles Jones (CD release), hosted by Deadly Hedley, w/ DJ Serious and DJ Dopey @ The Drake Hotel (Underground), 9pm, $10.

* [SW] Out Of This Spark presents The D'Urbervilles and Forest City Lovers (a "collaboration") @ Theatre Centre, 10pm, $10.

FRIDAY (14 aug)

High Art for the Low Down presents The Rebel Spell, Endprogram, Broadcast Zero, GSTS, and Chaos Disorder & Panis @ Rearview Mirror, 8pm, $5.

Broken Bricks and The Fishwives @ Mitzi's Sister, 9pm, $5. All ages. Good young rock bands.

* TWM presents Caledonia (CD release), Chang-A-Lang, and The Locusts Have No King @ Rancho Relaxo, 9pm, $5.

* Bishop Morocco, The Two Koreas, Metz, and Pace The Stairs @ Silver Dollar, 9pm, $6.

* [SW] Sunparlour Players and Josh Reichmann Oracle Band @ Theatre Centre, 10pm, $10.

SATURDAY (15 aug)

* Secret Sessions presented by feat. The Most Serene Republic and The Junction @ TARA (554 Queen St. E.), 5pm, free. All ages. For more information on this series, see this website.

Luau Or Die, The Innocent Guns, and Sean Cosier @ Mitzi's Sister, 9pm, $5.

* Revolvers (CD release), The Caraways, and Drunk Woman @ The Silver Dollar Room, 10:30pm, $5. Revolvers got a couple nice reviews of this disk in the weeklies.

* Primary Colors presents Peace, Love, and Hippie Shit feat. Juiceboxxx, Romo Roto, ROMINS, Anaeq, John Milner You're So Boss, w/ DJs Botox Corvette, Dougie Boom, and Ghostrashcat @ F-13 (156 Augusta Ave), 9pm, $5.

TWM presents Make Your Exit, Michou, and Trevor James & the Perfect Gentlemen @ Rancho Relaxo, 9pm, $7.

* Luke Lalonde (Skeleton Me), The Manson Family Picnic, and Allie Hughes @ Whippersnapper Gallery, 9pm, $8.

* [SW] Germans and Great Bloomers @ Theatre Centre, 10pm, $10.

No Official Capacity presents Woods of Ypres, Inflict, and TBA @ The Annex WreckRoom, 7-10pm (early show), $10.

Kidstreet @ The Mod Club, 11pm (set time), $10, or email infoATyyzrecordsDOTcom to get in for free. (Don't be shy: the band has unlimited guestlist.)

SUNDAY (16 aug)

* Wavelength 476 feat. The Ooohh Baby Gimme Mores, Gobble Gobble, and Professor Fingers, hosted by Doc Pickles, w/ visuals by General Chaos @ Sneaky Dee's, 9pm, pwyc ($5-10 sugg).

Clara Engel, Laura Aidanblaise, and Dwight Schenk @ Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge), 10pm, pwyc.

MONDAY (17 aug)

Elvis Mondays feat. Gira Gira Gif, John Milner You're so Boss, Triplight, Bella Clava, People of Canada, and more @ The Drake Hotel (Underground), 9pm, free.

* Pony Da Look, Buildings, Romo Roto @ Trash Palace (89-B Niagara St.), 8-11pm, $5.

TUESDAY (18 aug)

The Ambient Ping presents Decade! The Ping's 10th Anniversary Party feat. Wally & CJ Jericho, Kalte, dreamSTATE, and visuals by General Chaos @ Supermarket, 8pm, $6.

WEDNESDAY (19 aug)

* Granny Boots presents Friends In Bellwoods II release pre-party feat. Gentleman Reg & Katie Sketch, Diamond Rings, Casey Mecija (Ohbijou), and Emma McKenna, with DJ May@ The Gladstone Hotel (Melody Bar), 7:30-11pm, free. Plus videos by Ohbijou, Diamond Rings, Emma McKenna, Kids on TV, and Katie Stelmanis.

PWYC Weds feat. Last of the Bandits, Plastics Inc, and Make Me Young @ Rancho Relaxo, 9pm, pwyc ($5 sugg).

* Wombat Wednesdays feat. I Am Robot & Proud, T H O M A S, Radius & Helena, Gravity Wave, Ginger & Irene, and Circus School, w/ DJ Matt Blair and installations by Jesse James Laderoute @ The Tranzac (Main Hall), 8pm, $5. With

* Carolyn Mark, Sunbear, and $100 (duet) @ The Horseshoe Taverm, 8:30pm, $8.


nowhere said...

8$ for the Skeleton Me show.

historyjen said...

Thanks David!