Thursday, April 22, 2010

Indie Music 117 (22-28 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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THURSDAY (22 apr)

Blocks Recording Club presents Thursday Night Confidential feat. Animal Monster, Shadow Self, and Hoover Party, w/ DJ Rob Gordon @ The Gladstone Hotel (Melody Bar), 9pm, free.

Massey Harris, Mona Dhanjal, and Yawn Temiseva @ The Imperial Pub, 9pm, pwyc.

WreckingBall Entertainment presents HeartCore, the Dress Whites, and Whosarmy @ The Piston, 9pm, $5 w/ canned food donation. The Dress Whites are on at 11pm.

Paint, The Black Fever, and In Support of Living @ The Boat, 9pm, $5.

Earth Day Show feat. Young Doctors In Love, recordbreaker, Volenska @ Sneaky Dee's, 9pm, $5.

Devil Eyes, The Soupcans, Potions, Dildoniks @ Rancho Relaxo, 9pm, $5.

* The Untold City presents Robots////US III feat. PDF Format, Put the Rifle Down, Green Splat, OPOPO Rmx, and DJ Matt Weed @ Wrongbar, 9pm, $7.

Regression (Wolf Eyes), Spykes, Dog Lady, Drainolith @ Teranga, 9pm, $7.

Paper Bag Acoustic Sessions feat. Adam Green, the Music Project, and Kiersey Rand @ Supermarket, 7:30pm, $8.

Unknown Funk Hero Presents The Beat Lounge feat. Circle Research (CD release) @ The Rivoli, 9pm, $5.

Download: Circle Research, "Out of This World" (Single).

FRIDAY (23 apr)

Cousins, Jon McKiel, Duzheknew, and Wolfcow @ Whippersnapper Gallery, 8:30-11:30pm, $?

Vesper Hours, Tommy & The Tall Girls, Gentlemen...The King!, and Nitty Gritty @ The Piston, 9pm, pwyc.

Missing Matter, Space With Air, Macro Fiesta @ Rancho Relaxo, 9pm, $5.

Drunk Woman, The Hunting Horns, and Turantula @ The Silver Dollar, 10pm, $5.

APE (CD release) @ 12;30p, Tenth Planet @ 11:30p, Volitionaire @ 10:30p, and Wentworth @ 9:30p. Lee's Palace, 9pm, $7.

* Yukon Blonde, Sports: the Band, and Fox Jaws @ The Garrison, 9pm, $8 adv.

Wild East 2 feat. Jumple, Wordly Savages, and DJs Gypsy Viking and Medicineman @ Bread & Circus, 9pm, $10. You could get in for $5. Details here.

SATURDAY (24 apr)

* Heavy Trash (in-store) @ Sonic Boom, 2pm, free. All ages. Bring a canned food donation for the Daily Bread Food Bank.

Sarah Greene and Abigail Lapell @ Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge), 7-9pm, pwyc.

Mantler, the Soundtastics, and DJ Jeremy Finkelstein @ Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge), 10pm, pwyc.

Turdfest feat. John Milner You're So Boss, Birth Defelt, Hell Hell, Snake Pit, and Induced Labour @ Creole Ballet School, 375 Dovercourt Rd, 9pm, $3. All ages.

* City Mouse Records presents Ryan Masters & the Pinnacle People, Secret Connection (Rajiv Thavanathan), and Kira Sheppard @ The Drake Hotel (Underground), 8-11pm, $5.

WreckingBall Entertainment presents The Ninja Funk Orchestra, Slave to the Squarewave, and Dream Jefferson (formerly Owel Five and Corboe) @ The Piston, 9pm, $5.

Canadian Indie Movement (9pm), Tia Brazda, Carly Manley, and Beth Moore (6pm) @ The Central, 9pm, pwyc/$5.

* The Holy Cobras w/ Tundra Fun, and the Mutters @ Silver Dollar, 10:15pm, $6.

The Crazy Dreams Band (Mouthus), Cousins Of Reggae, Karaoke, and Dentata @ Teranga, 9pm, $7.

The Dyadics, The Standstills, Cure Gravity, and Bangladesh @ Rancho Relaxo, 9pm, $10.

The Cliks @ 12:00a, The Framework @ 11:00p, and tba @ 10:00p. Lee's Palace, 9pm, $10.

SUNDAY (25 apr)

* Gather Round w/ Hamilton Trading Co, the Strumbellas, Laura Peek, and Irene Chu @ The Boat, 9pm, pwyc.

* The Weather Station w/ Lisa Conway and Arkana Music @ Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge), 10:30pm, pwyc.

BBtBB4 presents The Roman Line, Streetcore, The Honkies, and Brooklyn Fletcher @ Sneaky Dee's, 9pm, $5.

Heavy Vessel presents Rouge and the Cry Break @ Teranga, 8-11pm, $5.

MONDAY (26 apr)

* Daniel, Fred and Julie (in-store) @ Soundscapes, 7:30pm, free. All ages.

Elvis Monday feat. Drunk Hussy, the Whole Entire Universe, Broken Bricks, Little City, and Rob Moir @ The Drake Hotel (Underground), 9pm, free.

Shoeless Monday feat. Tedd @11:15p, Manic 27 @10:15p, and Coldjack Band @9:15p. The Horseshoe Tavern, 8:30pm, free.

* An Horse and Hannah Georgas @ The Garrison, 9pm, $10.

Van Noise Promotions presents The Go Time w/ Grand Scale, Night of The Snake, and Illuminate the Sky @ Sneaky Dee's, 7pm (early show), $10. All ages.

TUESDAY (27 apr)

* Hannah Georgas (in-store) @ Criminal Records, 6pm, free. All ages.

The Edge 102.1 Dave Bookman's Nu Music Nites feat. The Red Boy @11:40p, The Mississippi Kings @10:50p, Lifestory @10:00p, The Scenario @9:10p. The Horseshoe Tavern, 8:30pm, free.

Toonie Tuesdays feat. Nightmares, City Sweethearts, Chang-A-Lang, and the Get Nuns @ Rancho Relaxo, 9pm, $2.

Locomotive 8, Tribulations, Nate Siegler & the Gentiles @ Bread & Circus, 9pm, $5.

Freebie, Laura Peek, and Pkew Pkew Pkew @ The Boat, 9pm, $5.

Stephen Staley (Lowest Of The Low) @ C'est What, 10pm, $6.

WEDNESDAY (28 apr)

Fat as Fuck, BF Soul, and Juice @ Rancho Relaxo, 9pm, $2.

Canyon City and MJ Cyr @ The Boat, 9pm, $5.

Sunbear @ The Dakota Tavern, 9pm, $5?

The PiNG presents SPACE TOURiSM feat. Pholde, dreamSTATE, BETA Beta Cloud, and General Chaos Visuals @ Supermarket, 8pm, $6.

* Horse Feathers w/ the Wilderness of Manitoba @ The Drake, 8pm, $10 ($8.50 adv).

Harlem @11:00p, Teenanger @10:00p, Tropics @9:00p. The Horseshoe Tavern, 8:30pm, $10 (or $9 adv).

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