Thursday, April 01, 2010

Indie Music 114 (1-7 April 2010).

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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I'm running late with things this week, so here's tonight, Friday, and Saturday. More to come! Check back later this week.

THURSDAY (1 apr)

* Gravity Wave presents Spin Cycle feat. Henri Faberge, Almonds,Cohen, Sarah Green, More or Les, and lots more @ various locations, free. Details here. This April Fool's romp" should be great!

Jennifer LFO w/ Colleen and Paul @ Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge), 10pm, pwyc.

* Mantler & Steamboat, Nick Zubeck, and Alex Lukashevsky @ The Piston (937 Bloor St W), 9:30pm, pwyc/$5.

Lisa Bozikovic, Jessica Moore, and Abigail Lapell @ Holy Oak, 9pm, pwyc.

Burning the Day, Russian Roulette, Hallows Die @ Hard Luck Bar, 8pm, $5.

Hot Soup feat. The Swyves, Brilliant Corners, Anthony Bergamin, and Dawne Carleton & D. Alex Meeks @ Labspace Studio, 8pm, $5.

Tempest Thursday feat. Old World Vulture, The Stormalongs, and Adam Weir (comedy) @ Clinton's, 9pm, $5.

* Nightwood, The Details, Murder Ford Monument, and Brave/Deeds @ The Boat, 9pm, $6. I don't know what the order of bands is. A couple of Montreal bands, a Winnipeg group, and Toronto-based openers.

TWM presents The People, Wild Fireworks (Kevin Kralik), the Big Deal, and Ryan Warner @ Rancho Relaxo, 9pm, $6.

Holy Holy Holy Records doublt 7" release party for DJ Dog Dick and Sean Leather @ The White House, 9pm, $?

We Are Busy Bodies presents Past Lives, Doldrums, and Heartbeat Hotel @ The Garrison, 9pm, $10.

Caravan of Hope, Sun Sattelite, KC Roberts & The Live Revolution @ Mitzi's Sister, $10.

FRIDAY (2 apr)

* OOTS presents I Am Robot And Proud w/ Kite Hill @ Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge), 10pm, pwyc.

* A Soul @ Holy Oak, 10pm, pwyc.

Voodoo Bunny, Teenage X @ Bovine, 9pm, $5.

Douglas September, Stephen Keeping @ Mitzi's Sister, 9pm, $5.

Magnolious, Fresh Kils, DJ Irrate, Perilelle, Lee Reed @ Rancho Relaxo, 9pm, $5.

The Roman Line, The Video Dead, Mockingbird Wish Me Luck, The Hunters @ Sneaky Dee's, 9pm, $6.

Play Deaf, Wentworth @ The Velvet Underground, 8:30pm, $5.

Abyss w/ Illegal, Sakhalin, Molested Youth, and Reality Terror @ Hard Luck Bar, $5.

Honest I's, Bootley Glory, and Orange Fuzz @ Silver Dollar, 10pm, $6.

Download: Honest I's, "Farmer."

Cool Man Cool, Eating For The Eighties, Tpops & The Revolutions, Mad Collab @ Smiling Buddha, $7.

Horses, Prevenge, Fellow Project, Atlas @ Siesta Nouveaux, 9pm, $8. BYOB. All ages.

Vedette, Myke Mazzei & the Mod Villains @ Bread & Circus, 9pm, $10.

Microbunny (CD release) w/ Mean Red Spiders, Huelepega Sound System, DJ David Dacks, and General Chaos visuals @ Rivoli, 9pm, $10.

Download: Microbunny, "Blue September Blues" (49 Swans, 2010).

Crued, Thunderstruck, Yankee Rose @ Lee's Palace, 9pm, $10.

Useless ID, Unbelievers, Crookedhook, Old School Politics, and IVS @ Soybomb HQ (156 Bathurst), 8pm, $10. "As usual, there will be refreshments sold in the kitchen, and as this is also our home, I expect you all to be the best guests that we have become accustomed to!"

SATURDAY (3 apr)

Whippoorwill and Stacy Burke @ Not My Dog, 9pm, pwyc.

5th Annual New Grunge Unplugged fundraiser feat. Keith Hamilton, Matt Madill, Switzer / Hudson / Garner / Granados, Testrogen, Julian Petti, Nidhan Grewal, Junzi, Reuben O'dell-barkow, Violent Phlegm aka Ian Strung & Roberto Granados, and Jon Sohn @ The Boat, 9pm, $5/food donation. Proceeds to the Daily Bread Food Bank.

High Heels Lo Fi, Truth Panel @ Velvet Underground, 9pm, $5.

Sword Heaven w/ Little Women, Induced Labour, and Yukon @ Teranga, 9pm, $8. Relaunch feat. Maylee Todd, Tonka Puma, Jeremy Glenn and Rod Skimmins (DJ set) @ 167 Augusta Ave., 7pm, $?'

SUNDAY (4 apr)

Gather Round feat. Hamilton Trading Co., Girl & The Machine, Grady Mutzel, and Kira Sheppard @ The Boat, 9pm, pwyc.

MONDAY (5 apr)

TUESDAY (6 apr)

Sarah Greene and Ben Veneer @ Not My Dog, 9pm, pwyc.

Steamboat (every Tuesday) @ The Dakota Tavern, 9pm, $5.


Wednesdays Go Pop! feat. Stephanie Braganza, Laurell, and Karina Es @ Supermarket, 8:30pm, pwyc.

Bradley (album release) w/ Amber Long @ The Rivoli, 9pm, $5.


Anonymous said...

the USELESS ID show @ sotbomb is FRIDAY!! April 2nd!!!

historyjen said...

Oh! Fail. I too often make mistakes... thx for catching this one.