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All Day I Dream is Toronto's newest summer music fest

Posted by Amy Grief / June 29, 2016

ADID TorontoIt's festival season in Toronto and among the many returning musical extravaganzas, there's a new one in the mix this year.

All Day I Dream (ADID) is coming to Toronto for the first time ever. This daytime event by Lee Burridge and his partner Matthew Dekay started in Brooklyn back in 2011 and has spread across the States and around the world to cities such as Los Angeles, Berlin and Barcelona.

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12 must-see concerts in Toronto this July

Posted by Shazia Khan / June 28, 2016

july concerts torontoThe top Toronto concerts for July begin with some humble music charity and end with a big, decadent rap fest, courtesy of our ever-present city mascot. Despite June's disappointments, from an underwhelming NXNE to frustrating cancellations (At the Drive-In's was to be expected, but Grandmaster Flash? This is your third reschedule!), we have plenty to forge ahead with this month.

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What it's like to watch the MMVAs with hordes of teens

Posted by Martha Stortz / June 20, 2016

MMVA 2016Queen West drew hundreds of Torontonians on Sunday evening for the 2016 Much Music Video Awards. Designed to honour Canada's best music videos, the awards featured model/television personality/Taylor Swift coven member Gigi Hadid as the host and included performances by acts like Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Tegan and Sara, and Fifth Harmony.

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This might be the most chill music festival in Toronto

Posted by Amy Grief / June 20, 2016

Great Heart TorontoToronto's Trinity Bellwoods Park is usually packed on hot, sunny days. Some head here to play tennis, soccer and baseball, while others prefer to relax and sip on clandestine adult beverages. This past weekend, however, visitors could also attend a free outdoor music fest thanks to the Great Heart Festival.

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There's Toronto warehouse parties and then there's this

Posted by Martha Stortz / June 19, 2016

Dudebox Luminato partyToronto's favourite queer hiphop dance party and some of the city best best party planners turned the Hearn Generating Station into the place to be late Friday night. Dudebox and Yes Yes Y'all teamed up for a special party as part of Luminato programming this year. The collaborative effort between the two groups raised funds in support of the Regent Park School of Music and the families of the Orlando shooting victims.

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This is what NXNE looks like in the Port Lands

Posted by Staff / June 19, 2016

NXNE port landsNxNE is trying to break the festival-hopping mould this year by setting up shop in the Port Lands for a two-day music festival. After day one, it's very clear that the new venue is a Jekyll-and-Hyde scenario: harsh, barren, sun-baked parking lot by day, but when the sun sets, that's when the site really shines.

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