Thursday, April 08, 2010

Indie Music 115 (8-14 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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Lots of good shows happening over the next 7 days no matter what your particular tastes. I've highlighted a few that I'm most interested in over at Sticky Magazine. I can't believe I have to miss Old Man Luedecke's free in-store performance this evening!

THURSDAY (8 apr)

* Old Man Luedecke (in-store) @ Criminal Records, 6:30pm, free.

Reverse Mount Rushmore, Crop Failure, Sleep for the Nightlife, and Whipping Boy @ Bread & Circus, 9pm, pwyc.

Doug Tielli @ Holy Oak, 10pm-midnight, pwyc.

WreckingBall Entertainment presents Broken Bricks, Worldly Savages, and the Lemon Bucket Orchestra @ The Piston (937 Bloor St. W.), 9pm, $5 w/ canned food donation.

Let There Be Art (art exhibits & live music) feat. The Dank, The Vicious Guns, No Brigade, Revolution Love, more @ Neutral, $5

AfterpartY (CD release) w/ You Vs Me @ Sneaky Dee's, 9pm, $5.

Burn Down the Capital presents Man Made Hill (LP release), Pants & Tie, Daniel Francis Doyle, and J FM, w/ DJ Sylvermaybe @ The Boat, 9pm, $7.

mily Brown, Steve Brockley, and Christine Bougie @ The Rivoli, 9pm, $8.

FRIDAY (9 apr)

Fake Date, Mindbender, and Andrew Masuda @ NACO Gallery (1665 Dundas St. W.), 8:30pm, pwyc.

Soft Copy, Super Repeater, and Hybrid Moments (debut) @ Teranga, 9pm, pwyc.

Bend Sinister w/ Darlings Of Chelsea and Voodoo Bunny @ The Bovine, 9pm, $5.

Clothes Make The Man, The Dirty Tricks, and Solitary Sun @ The Garrison, 9pm, $5.

All Night Long, Commandeer, and DJs Lazy Ray, Pooyan, and guests @ Wrongbar, 10pm, $5.

* Beth in Battle Mode (final show) w/ the Speaking Tongues and Make Me Young @ Rancho Relaxo, 9pm, $5.

* BikeSauce Bicycle Resource Centre fundraiser feat. Abdominal & the Obliques, Hooded Fang, Entire Cities, and Bike Jazz w/ dancers @ Blue Moon (725 Queen St. E.), 9pm, $5-$10.

Sara Kamin, Meaghan Tonjes, and Katey Morley @ the Rivoli, 8:30pm, $10.

SATURDAY (10 apr)


Lovely Picnic 005 feat. Pat LePoidevin, Sarah Keshen, and Nathan Cyprys @ Project 165 (165 Augusta), 3pm, $5/pwyc.

* Daps Duo All-Ages V feat. Grang Analog, $100, Maylee Todd & Pegwee Power, and Doldrums @ Kapisanan Philippine Centre (167 Augusta), 2:30-6:30pm, $7. All ages. Free for kids 12 and under.


* The Golden Dogs, Sports: the Band, and the Modern Superstitions @ El Mocambo, 9pm, pwyc.

Orang Pendek, Holy Mount, and the City Above @ Rearview Mirror, 9pm, $5/pwyc.

* A Pitter Patter Fest fundraiser feat. Maylee Todd, Cigarettes, and Mooseblood @ Bread & Circus, 10pm, $5/pwyc.

Trinket Trance Presents Tripping Hazard, Clara Engel, Little Silver Tabby, and Stripping Buzzard @ The Cameron House, 9:30pm, $6/pwyc.

Life Sized Dream, Picture Me Free, and the Get Nuns @ The Bovine, 9pm, $5.

* Whale Tooth, Ten Kens, and the Elwins @ Silver Dollar, 9:30pm, $5.

TWM presents Volcano Playground, Indian Handcrafts, Hands & Teeth,and In Plain View @ Rancho Relaxo, 9pm, $6.

* The Flowers Of Hell, the Hoa Hoas, and Ostrich Tuning @ The Garrison, 9pm, $8.

Sleigh Bells, Young Empires, and DJs the Frandiscos and guests @ Wrongbar, 10pm, $10.

SUNDAY (11 apr)

Marcel Aucoin and Michael Holt presents the Piano Salon feat. Katey Morley, Dave Meslin (talk), Amy Medvick, and Catherine Brown @ 592 Palmerston Ave., 7pm, pwyc ($5-10 sugg). Snacks and drinks provided, and feel free to bring your own contributions.

* Gather Round feat. Hamilton Trading Co., the Strumbellas, Pat LePoidevin, and Giant Hand @ The Boat, pwyc/$5.

Burn Down the Capital presents Peace,Loving, No White God, The Dead Are Those Who Have Died, Quartetto Graphica, and DJ Random @ Teranga, 9pm, $6.

MONDAY (12 apr)

* Elvis Monday feat. the Royal So and So's, John Milner,You're So Boss, the Whole Entire Universe, the Champion Heartache, the Peace Leeches, and Scarlet Coppins @ The Drake Hotel (Underground), 9pm, free.

TUESDAY (13 apr)

The Pink & Black Attack presents The Daily Times and Romeo Liquor Store, 9pm, free.

* MV+EE, Chris Corsano & Mick Flower, and Spiritual Sky Blues Band @ The Boat, 10pm, $10 or $5 w/ Josephine Foster/Baby Dee ticket.

WEDNESDAY (14 apr)

Lisa Marie Kruchak, Micheil Gray, and David Solomon @ Mitzi's Sister, 9pm, pwyc.
Wednesdays Go Pop! feat. Wildlife, the Archives, and Steve Gleason @ Supermarket, 8:30pm, pwyc.

Bellewoods, Eve & the Ocean, and David Juliet @ The Garrison, 9pm, pwyc.

Low Down Dirt and Graydon James & the Young Novelists @ The Boat, 9pm, $5.

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