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The top 10 concerts in Toronto for fall 2016

Posted by Phil Villeneuve / September 20, 2016

fall concerts torontoThe top concerts in Toronto for fall 2016 are like a greatest hits of your life. There's a shocking amount of amazing hit-makers and trend-starters rolling through the city to soundtrack your fall from big ticket stadium bangers to more intimate venues.

Drake returns for his Summer Sixteen tour sequel in October, but it's the other fresh names on this list that will have you really excited.

Here are my picks for the top concerts in Toronto this fall.

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Gord Downie to play Toronto show this fall

Posted by Amy Grief / September 20, 2016

tragically hip torontoGord Downie and the Tragically Hip embarked on the whirlwind Man, Machine, Poem tour this past summer, bringing the country together through music and raising more than $1 million for brain cancer research.

Downie also announced he'd release a graphic novel, an animated film and a solo album called The Secret Path, about an Indigenous 12-year-old boy named Chanie Wenjack who died fifty years ago while trying to run away from the Cecilia Jeffrey Indian Residential School near Kenora, Ontario.

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Lenny Kravitz to replace Green Day at Distillery concert

Posted by Amy Grief / September 19, 2016

Lenny KravitzThere's a reason why Green Day croons about waking up when September ends. Apparently this month is full of disappointment because yesterday the American band announced they'd be cancelling their upcoming Toronto concert.

The show, however, must go on and Lenny Kravitz will be filling in on Friday night. Green Day was supposed to headline a concert at the World Cup of Hockey Fan Village on Friday, September 23. Tickets were $25 and sold out pretty quickly.

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Red Hot Chili Peppers coming to Toronto this winter

Posted by Amy Grief / September 19, 2016

red hot chili peppers torontoGet ready, Toronto because Anthony, Flea and the rest of the Red Hot Chili Peppers gang are coming to Toronto this winter.

The RHCP release their 11th studio album The Getaway earlier this year. They made stops at Osheaga and the Ottawa Bluesfest this past summer, but now they'll finally be making their way to Toronto on their North American tour.

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This Toronto dance party has blown up across the globe

Posted by Phil Villeneuve / September 15, 2016

Motown Party Toronto"I'm like the McDonald's of rock 'n roll and soul music," Steve Rock jokingly says. He's the creative genius behind Motown Party, which is now franchised and operates on a mostly monthly basis across Canada, the U.S., Paris, London and very soon in Philadelphia, L.A. and Tokyo.

The party he started also turns eight this year.

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The guys behind Toronto's best monthly disco party

Posted by Phil Villeneuve / September 10, 2016

beam me up disco party torontoA lot of friends like the same kind of music. Many of those friends end up playing tunes at parties for friends and some brave ones eventually end up throwing bigger parties in bars.

Only a select few however, keep the party going, growing their common love for music and making people dance into a phenomenon.

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